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ALL-STARS SHINE

STOCKTON — Delaney Pamplin can now walk away from her decorated prep career satisfied.

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Posted: jun. 17, 2017 12:52 a.m. | | ALL-STARS SHINE Comments 0 Comments

FAMILY TRADITION

Solman Aniss used to read articles such as these.

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Posted: jun. 13, 2017 1:09 a.m. | | FAMILY TRADITION Comments 0 Comments

FOES NOW FRIENDS

Nine standouts from five area schools will play for East Union head coach Willie Herrera and the North team in the 44th annual Central California ...

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Posted: jun. 10, 2017 12:45 a.m. | | FOES NOW FRIENDS Comments 0 Comments

Manuleleua takes full-ride offer from South Dakota State

Leah Manuleleua never envisioned herself going out of state for college, but a full-ride scholarship offer from a competitive NCAA Division I soccer program was ...

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Posted: jun. 10, 2017 12:45 a.m. | | Manuleleua takes full-ride offer from South Dakota State Comments 0 Comments

SHARPENING IRON

Christian Guzman dwells on the misses more than he celebrates the makes.

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Posted: jun. 09, 2017 12:53 a.m. | | SHARPENING IRON Comments 0 Comments

SPLL Giants ride Ontai to majors title

Kainoa Ontai started and ended the game with a bang Tuesday, leading the Giants to an 11-1 five-inning mercy-rule win over the White Sox for ...

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Posted: jun. 08, 2017 12:52 a.m. | | SPLL Giants ride Ontai to majors title Comments 0 Comments

BEST OF THE BEST

Some of the area’s best talent will be on display Friday, June 16 during the 27th annual All-Star Baseball-Softball Classic at Delta College.

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Posted: jun. 08, 2017 12:51 a.m. | | BEST OF THE BEST Comments 0 Comments

BACK AND FOURTH

Isaias Hunter didn’t set a personal record as he had hoped, but he returned home with a nice consolation prize on Saturday: a CIF ...

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Posted: jun. 06, 2017 12:51 a.m. | | BACK AND FOURTH Comments 0 Comments

BOUND & DETERMINED

CLOVIS — Isaias Hunter wasn’t so wide-eyed on his second trip to the CIF State Track & Field Championships Friday at Buchanan High’s Veterans Memorial ...

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Posted: jun. 02, 2017 11:42 p.m. | | BOUND & DETERMINED Comments 0 Comments

Ranch’s Stamps inks with South Dakota school

STOCKTON — Asia Stamps showed plenty of promise during her two years at Weston Ranch High.

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Posted: jun. 02, 2017 11:42 p.m. | | Ranch’s Stamps inks with South Dakota school Comments 0 Comments

OUT WITH A BANG

Mikaela Ferreira managed to outproduce her MVP season from a year ago.

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Posted: jun. 02, 2017 12:26 a.m. | | OUT WITH A BANG Comments 0 Comments

IZZY POP

The city of Manteca was rich with softball talent this past season, and that was reflected in the results of the All-Valley Oak League team.

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Posted: jun. 01, 2017 12:31 a.m. | | IZZY POP Comments 0 Comments

Last hurrah for state qualifiers Thiara, Hunter

School is out, but recent graduates Bikram Thiara and Isaias Hunter haven’t ended their prep careers just yet.

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Posted: jun. 01, 2017 12:28 a.m. | | Last hurrah for state qualifiers Thiara, Hunter Comments 0 Comments

SUDDEN IMPACT

Joel Olmos made his only year at Manteca High count.

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Posted: may. 31, 2017 12:07 a.m. | | SUDDEN IMPACT Comments 0 Comments

Katie O’Leary, Ripon Christian softball

The Knights senior led Ripon Christian to an undefeated playoff run resulting in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division VII championship, the first blue banner in program ...

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Posted: may. 30, 2017 11:49 p.m. | | Katie O’Leary, Ripon Christian softball Comments 0 Comments

LANCERS 2nd IN SECTION

STOCKTON – In Benicia’s 11-1 win over East Union for the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III softball championship Saturday at Arnaiz Field, the ball just could ...

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Posted: may. 29, 2017 11:58 p.m. | | LANCERS 2nd IN SECTION Comments 0 Comments

Thiara races to surprise gold at Masters

ELK GROVE — Sierra’s Bikram Thiara is returning to the CIF State Track and Field Championships, but this time his path south was paved with ...

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Posted: may. 27, 2017 2:03 a.m. | | Thiara races to surprise gold at Masters Comments 0 Comments

ODDBALLS

STOCKTON — Sierra’s odd-year magic has yet to wear off, and with only two of its players graduating the Timberwolves may not have to wait ...

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Posted: may. 27, 2017 2:02 a.m. | | ODDBALLS Comments 0 Comments

RC’s O’Leary bound for Brown; 2 ink with Calvin

RIPON — Carly Eastham, who will continue to be a Knight, is no stranger to Calvin College.

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Posted: may. 27, 2017 2:02 a.m. | | RC’s O’Leary bound for Brown; 2 ink with Calvin Comments 0 Comments

FINAL HURDLE

ELK GROVE — Following the first day of the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Track and Field Championships on Thursday, Sierra’s Bikram Thiara will compete in two ...

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Posted: may. 26, 2017 1:49 a.m. | | FINAL HURDLE Comments 0 Comments

Lancers get another shot at Benicia, SJS title

STOCKTON — East Union still has a heartbeat in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III playoffs, and that’s enough for head coach Brian Goulart and his ...

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Posted: may. 26, 2017 1:48 a.m. | | Lancers get another shot at Benicia, SJS title Comments 0 Comments

Buffs fall short in semifinal upset bid

SACRAMENTO — Manteca was a hit, a pitch or a defensive play away from taking down the top-seeded team in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III playoffs ...

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Posted: may. 25, 2017 1:58 a.m. | | Buffs fall short in semifinal upset bid Comments 0 Comments

KNIGHTS WIN 1ST SJS TITLE

STOCKTON — Katie O’Leary homered for top-seeded Ripon Christian and Elizabeth Thomas ripped a pair of RBI doubles as the Knights hammered No. 3 Stone ...

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Posted: may. 25, 2017 1:58 a.m. | | KNIGHTS WIN 1ST SJS TITLE Comments 0 Comments

Lorge’s homer launches Sierra into final

STOCKTON — Hitting behind Lindsey Walljasper just might have its advantages.

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Posted: may. 25, 2017 1:58 a.m. | | Lorge’s homer launches Sierra into final Comments 0 Comments

1-run losses end Ripon’s season

STOCKTON — Ripon was six outs away from reaching the Sac-Joaquin Section Division V finals for a second straight year.

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Posted: may. 24, 2017 1:30 a.m. | | 1-run losses end Ripon’s season Comments 0 Comments

Seniors choosing Masters meet over graduation

Instead of marching alongside his classmates during Sierra High’s graduation ceremony this week, Kyle Wesley plans on running with the fastest athletes from the ...

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Posted: may. 24, 2017 1:29 a.m. | | Seniors choosing Masters meet over graduation Comments 0 Comments

Buffs fall in semifinal series opener

SACRAMENTO — The score is far from settled, but top-seeded Christian Brothers exacted a little revenge Saturday with its 8-4 win over Manteca in their Sac-Joaquin ...

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Posted: may. 23, 2017 12:45 a.m. | | Buffs fall in semifinal series opener Comments 0 Comments

SWEET REVENGE

STOCKTON — East Union pitcher Mikayla Bongi was on fire Monday night, allowing just one hit, striking out 11 Vista del Lago batters and retiring 16 ...

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Posted: may. 23, 2017 12:44 a.m. | | SWEET REVENGE Comments 0 Comments

Guzman cards 7-over 79 in 1st NorCal tourney

ROSEVILLE — Christian Guzman’s strong start did not carry over into the rest of the CIF Northern California Regional Golf Championships held at Sierra View ...

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Posted: may. 23, 2017 12:43 a.m. | | Guzman cards 7-over 79 in 1st  NorCal tourney Comments 0 Comments

Ripon’s Wells captures silver at state meet

CLOVIS — Ty Wells got to stand a couple steps higher on the Clovis Olympic Swim Complex’s medal podium Saturday in the CIF State Swimming ...

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Posted: may. 23, 2017 12:43 a.m. | | Ripon’s Wells  captures silver at state meet Comments 0 Comments

RIPON RULES

STOCKTON – Sometimes, it pays to read the rule book.

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Posted: may. 22, 2017 12:30 a.m. | | RIPON RULES Comments 0 Comments

Walljasper nails pair of home runs in SHS win

STOCKTON – Lindsey Walljasper took some of her pitching mojo into the batter’s box Saturday, belting two home runs and sending a third offering to ...

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Posted: may. 22, 2017 12:29 a.m. | | Walljasper nails pair of home runs in SHS win Comments 0 Comments

RC two out rally: 12 runs

STOCKTON – No. 1 Ripon Christian gave a new meaning to the term “two-out rally” on Saturday, scoring 12 runs in the second inning of a ...

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Posted: may. 22, 2017 12:28 a.m. | | RC two out rally: 12 runs Comments 0 Comments

ON TRACK TO MASTERS

FAIR OAKS — Patricia Tajii chose track over softball, and she plans on running next week instead of walking across the graduation stage.

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Posted: may. 20, 2017 1:58 a.m. | | ON TRACK TO MASTERS Comments 0 Comments

Ripon’s Ty Wells earns top seed in state 100 fly

CLOVIS — Ripon High junior Ty Wells is the pacesetter going into today’s CIF State Swimming & Diving Championships 100-yard breaststroke final at Clovis Olympic Swim ...

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Posted: may. 20, 2017 1:57 a.m. | | Ripon’s Ty Wells earns top seed in state 100 fly Comments 0 Comments

Rachels’ 2-run triple advances Buffs to semis

SACRAMENTO — Manteca opened the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III playoffs with River Valley of Yuba City for a third straight year Thursday at Dan McAuliffe Memorial ...

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Posted: may. 19, 2017 1:53 a.m. | | Rachels’ 2-run triple advances Buffs to semis Comments 0 Comments

Sierra goes down swinging against top-seeded CB

SACRAMENTO — One bad inning doomed Sierra in its attempt to upset top-seeded Christian Brothers on Thursday.

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Posted: may. 19, 2017 1:51 a.m. | | Sierra goes down swinging against top-seeded CB Comments 0 Comments

Reyes signs with Holy Names

Jocelyn ‘Josie’ Reyes has been a part of some memorable moments during her time with the Manteca High girls’ soccer program.

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Posted: may. 19, 2017 1:51 a.m. | | Reyes signs with Holy Names Comments 0 Comments

ONE-HIT WONDER

Lincoln pitcher Lexee Sheiring did not give up a hit to East Union until the seventh inning, when Delaney Pamplin led off the frame with ...

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Posted: may. 19, 2017 1:50 a.m. | | ONE-HIT WONDER Comments 0 Comments

Veltkamp vaults way to Masters

TURLOCK — Ripon pole vaulter Joshua Veltkamp jumped 13 feet Thursday to finish second in the Sac-Joaquin Division V track and field finals and tied for ...

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Posted: may. 19, 2017 1:49 a.m. | | Veltkamp vaults way to Masters Comments 0 Comments

Sierra stuns LR despite errors

GALT — After a tough first six innings, Sierra junior hurler Lindsey Walljasper came up huge in the bottom of the seventh Thursday when she struck ...

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Posted: may. 19, 2017 1:49 a.m. | | Sierra stuns LR despite errors Comments 0 Comments

Falcons soar past Buffaloes

SACRAMENTO — Manteca was unable to hold onto an early two-run lead and gave up four in the bottom of the fourth as eighth-seeded Christian Brothers ...

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Posted: may. 18, 2017 1:27 a.m. | | Falcons soar past Buffaloes Comments 0 Comments

3 qualify for Masters meet in D-III trials

FAIR OAKS — School records were broken, tickets were punched to next week’s Sac-Joaquin Section Masters meet and impressive all-around individual efforts has several area ...

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Posted: may. 18, 2017 1:27 a.m. | | 3 qualify for Masters meet in D-III trials Comments 0 Comments

Season ends for Ripon, RC in shutout losses

STOCKTON — Ripon High’s season came to a screeching halt Wednesday in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division V playoff game against Capital Christian.

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Posted: may. 18, 2017 1:26 a.m. | | Season ends for Ripon, RC in shutout losses Comments 0 Comments

AT LONG LAST

RIPON — Emily Van Vliet used to be on the other end of these blowouts.

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Posted: may. 18, 2017 1:26 a.m. | | AT LONG LAST Comments 0 Comments

Ripon outslugs Waterford in D5 opener

RIPON — She just wanted to hit one out of the infield. 

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Posted: may. 18, 2017 1:25 a.m. | | Ripon outslugs Waterford in D5 opener Comments 0 Comments

ONE-SIDED OPENERS

Sierra came up one win shy of returning to the Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV finals last year, and standout pitcher Lindsey Walljasper is doing all ...

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Posted: may. 17, 2017 1:30 a.m. | | ONE-SIDED OPENERS Comments 0 Comments

East Union hammers Bethel

Score early, score often.

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Top-seeded Golden Sierra sweeps Buffs

GARDEN VALLEY — Manteca’s maiden voyage reached its end Tuesday.

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Posted: may. 17, 2017 1:30 a.m. | | Top-seeded Golden Sierra sweeps Buffs Comments 0 Comments

Evans advances to D5 finals in sprints

TURLOCK — Amanda Evans clocked qualifying times for the Sac-Joaquin Section Division V finals in two events Tuesday at Stanislaus State.

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Posted: may. 17, 2017 1:30 a.m. | | Evans advances to D5 finals in sprints Comments 0 Comments

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