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Kimball stuns East Union by a stroke

Rebuilding East Union’s longtime reign in the Valley Oak League is likely coming to an end in the coming weeks, and Kimball accelerated the ...

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Posted: sep. 30, 2016 1:13 a.m. | | Kimball stuns East Union by a stroke Comments 0 Comments

Manteca comes up short against 1st-place Kimball

TRACY — Manteca could not get over the hump against Valley Oak League-leading Kimball on Thursday.

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Posted: sep. 30, 2016 1:13 a.m. | | Manteca comes up short against 1st-place Kimball Comments 0 Comments

LANCERS SPIKE SIERRA

East Union coach Kim Brooks urged her setter to ramp up the pace of the attack against host Sierra on Thursday.

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Posted: sep. 30, 2016 1:13 a.m. | | LANCERS SPIKE SIERRA Comments 0 Comments

T’wolves too much for improved East Union

Sierra completed a season sweep of visiting East Union at Manteca Regional Tennis Center on Thursday, but the Lancers put up more of a fight ...

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Posted: sep. 30, 2016 1:11 a.m. | | T’wolves too much for improved East Union Comments 0 Comments

East Union gets revenge with win over Central Catholic

Bulletin staff reports

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Posted: sep. 29, 2016 12:02 a.m. | | East Union gets revenge with win over Central Catholic Comments 0 Comments

END GAME

STOCKTON – In the fifth and deciding set Wednesday the Lathrop Spartans did not take the lead until the next-to-last point and then they scored the ...

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Posted: sep. 29, 2016 12:01 a.m. | | END GAME Comments 0 Comments

RUNNIN’ & GUNNIN’

Jack Weaver statistically had his least impressive outing of the season last Friday.

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Posted: sep. 28, 2016 12:32 a.m. | | RUNNIN’ & GUNNIN’ Comments 0 Comments

EU outshoots Manteca for VOL victory

Neither team was at their best, but East Union was good enough to dispatch rival Manteca 270-288 and improve to 8-2 in the Valley Oak ...

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Posted: sep. 28, 2016 12:31 a.m. | | EU outshoots Manteca for VOL victory Comments 0 Comments

Buffs make statement with win at Oakdale

OAKDALE — Manteca closed the first half of Valley Oak League play with an impressive 8-1 win at Oakdale, one of the Buffaloes’ main threats to ...

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Posted: sep. 28, 2016 12:31 a.m. | | Buffs make statement with win at Oakdale Comments 0 Comments

Ripon golfers roll to VFL tourney win

LODI — Ripon High’s girls golf team further solidified its place as the top team in the Valley Foothill League North Division on Monday, winning ...

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Posted: sep. 27, 2016 12:54 a.m. | | Ripon golfers roll to VFL tourney win Comments 0 Comments

UPSET ALERT

Manteca appeared to be on its way to a sweep Lathrop after claiming the first two games Monday at Winter Gym.

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Posted: sep. 27, 2016 12:54 a.m. | | UPSET ALERT Comments 0 Comments

Knights sweep in 1st-place battle with Mariposa

RIPON — Everything was going Mariposa’s way at the start of its Southern League showdown of defending co-champions at Ripon Christian on Monday.

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Posted: sep. 27, 2016 12:53 a.m. | | Knights sweep in 1st-place battle with Mariposa Comments 0 Comments

BIG FINISH

RIPON — Hilmar wasn’t going down without a fight.

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Posted: sep. 23, 2016 1:00 a.m. | | BIG FINISH Comments 0 Comments

Ripon breezes past Sonora despite gusts

RIPON — The weather conditions weren’t ideal, but Ripon continued its march toward a second straight Valley Foothill League North Division championship Thursday with a ...

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Posted: sep. 23, 2016 12:59 a.m. | | Ripon breezes past Sonora despite gusts Comments 0 Comments

3rd doubles team lifts Cougars to 1st win of season

STOCKTON — Weston Ranch tallied its first win of the Valley Oak League season on Thursday, edging visiting East Union 5-4 thanks to a clutch win ...

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Posted: sep. 23, 2016 12:59 a.m. | | 3rd doubles team lifts Cougars to 1st win of season Comments 0 Comments

STARTING FRESH

East Union felt unstoppable at this point last season.

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Posted: sep. 22, 2016 12:54 a.m. | | STARTING FRESH Comments 0 Comments

Cougars close strong at Sierra for 1st VOL win

Weston Ranch struggled with serving errors throughout its Valley Oak League match at Sierra on Wednesday, but Judit Zamora came through in a big way ...

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Posted: sep. 22, 2016 12:53 a.m. | | Cougars close strong at Sierra for 1st VOL win Comments 0 Comments

Buffs rally past CC in lopsided Game 4

MODESTO — Manteca saved its best for last Wednesday at Central Catholic.

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Posted: sep. 22, 2016 12:52 a.m. | | Buffs rally past CC in lopsided Game 4 Comments 0 Comments

4 Buffaloes share lead in win over Lathrop

RIPON — Four Manteca players shared the top spot Wednesday in their 222-311 victory over Lathrop at Jack Tone Golf Course.

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Posted: sep. 22, 2016 12:51 a.m. | | 4 Buffaloes share lead in win over Lathrop Comments 0 Comments

Upstart Indians continue perfect run in VFL

RIPON — Ripon continued its roll through the Valley Foothill League’s North Division on Tuesday, dispatching Escalon 149-166 at Jack Tone Golf Course.

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Posted: sep. 20, 2016 11:59 p.m. | | Upstart Indians continue perfect run in VFL Comments 0 Comments

Ripon boys water polo 8th in Svendsen Shootout

MERCED — The Ripon High boys water polo team placed eighth out of 18 in the two-day Roddy Svendsen Shootout at Merced College.

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Posted: sep. 20, 2016 12:30 a.m. | | Ripon boys water polo 8th in Svendsen Shootout Comments 0 Comments

BUFFS BACK ON TRACK

Manteca wasn’t always sharp, but the Buffaloes were good enough to sweep rival Sierra across town Monday, 25-15, 25-16, 25-19.

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Posted: sep. 20, 2016 12:29 a.m. | | BUFFS BACK ON TRACK Comments 0 Comments

GETTING DEFENSIVE

The offense did not need to be perfect for the East Union sophomore team last Friday at Dino Cunial Field.

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Posted: sep. 18, 2016 11:51 p.m. | | GETTING DEFENSIVE Comments 0 Comments

HITTING THEIR STRIDE

RIPON — Ripon fell behind early in its first set with visiting Escalon on Thursday and ended up dropping that first game before rebounding to win ...

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Posted: sep. 16, 2016 1:02 a.m. | | HITTING THEIR STRIDE Comments 0 Comments

Manteca still unbeaten in VOL after topping EU

The Manteca High improved to 4-0 in Valley Oak League play Thursday with a 8-1 victory over rival East Union.

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Posted: sep. 16, 2016 1:01 a.m. | | Manteca still unbeaten in VOL after  topping EU Comments 0 Comments

Ripon beats Bret Harte in 1st-place battle

ANGELS CAMP – Ripon High sits atop of the Valley Foothill Hill League-North Division standings following a 188-215 victory over Bret Harte on Thursday.

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Posted: sep. 16, 2016 1:00 a.m. | | Ripon beats  Bret Harte in 1st-place battle Comments 0 Comments

Lathrop volleyball gets off the snide

LATHROP — Heather Anderson finally has her first win as Lathrop High’s new volleyball coach.

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Posted: sep. 15, 2016 12:58 a.m. | | Lathrop volleyball gets off the snide Comments 0 Comments

East Union on brink of 3-0 start with home opener

With four teams idle, it’s a light week on the grid iron in the area but an important one for the few in action.

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Posted: sep. 15, 2016 12:58 a.m. | | East Union  on brink of 3-0 start with home opener Comments 0 Comments

SETTING THE PACE

TRACY — All Megan Oblin wanted to do was keep pace with Iris Carrillo in the first of three Valley Oak League meets Wednesday at Eagal ...

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Posted: sep. 15, 2016 12:57 a.m. | | SETTING THE PACE Comments 0 Comments

VOL title still goes through Oakdale

After gutsy play by Manteca forced a fourth match game Wednesday night, two-time defending Valley Oak League champ showed they have not lost much from ...

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Posted: sep. 15, 2016 12:56 a.m. | | VOL title still goes through Oakdale Comments 0 Comments

3 high school football players arrested in hazing probe

DOS PALOS, Calif. (AP) — Police investigating what they called “very serious” hazing among football players at a high school in California’s Central Valley have ...

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Posted: sep. 15, 2016 12:42 a.m. | | 3 high school football players arrested in hazing probe Comments 0 Comments

National anthem protests trickling down to high school

Colin Kaepernick’s protest against social injustice is being heard loud and clear by young athletes across the country and a host of high school ...

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Posted: sep. 15, 2016 12:39 a.m. | | National anthem protests trickling down to high school Comments 0 Comments

Weberg comes through for EU with 3-set win

East Union won its first match of the season 5-4 against visiting Lathrop on Tuesday, getting a big point from Mandi Weberg at No. 3 ...

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Posted: sep. 14, 2016 12:24 a.m. | | Weberg comes through for EU with 3-set win Comments 0 Comments

Manteca edges Sierra behind Kissee’s 51

Manteca completed a season sweep of rival Sierra, but the rematch was much closer in the 289-293 victory for the Buffaloes at Manteca Park Golf ...

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Posted: sep. 13, 2016 1:23 a.m. | | Manteca edges Sierra behind Kissee’s 51 Comments 0 Comments

Manteca holds off game Weston Ranch

STOCKTON — Weston Ranch got Manteca’s attention by taking the second set, but the Buffaloes got back on track with a dominant third en route ...

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Posted: sep. 13, 2016 1:22 a.m. | | Manteca holds off game Weston Ranch Comments 0 Comments

VOL OPENS WITH THRILLER

There was no quit in the East Union and Lathrop volleyball teams Monday at Dalben Center, where the two clubs were engaged in a nip-and-tuck ...

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Posted: sep. 13, 2016 1:21 a.m. | | VOL OPENS WITH THRILLER Comments 0 Comments

Sierra boys 5th; girls 4th in invitational

MODESTO – The Sierra boys finished second and the Timberwolves girls were fifth Saturday in the 10th Annual Sierra Cross Country Invitational at Legion-Tuolumne Regional Park ...

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Posted: sep. 12, 2016 2:16 a.m. | | Sierra boys 5th; girls 4th in invitational Comments 0 Comments

East Union golfers rout Lathrop at Jack Tone

RIPON — Natalie Cowan was low medalist for a second straight day, carding a 2-over 33 in East Union’s 218-326 win over host Lathrop at ...

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Posted: sep. 08, 2016 12:33 a.m. | | East Union golfers rout Lathrop at Jack Tone Comments 0 Comments

FIRST SERVE

Sierra officially introduced itself as a contender in what is expected to be a wide-open race for the Valley Oak League title.

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Posted: sep. 07, 2016 1:01 a.m. | | FIRST SERVE Comments 0 Comments

Spartans competitive in 4-set loss to Modesto

LATHROP — Lathrop has two more chances before the start of Valley Oak League play to get the first win under first-year coach Heather Anderson, but ...

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Posted: sep. 07, 2016 1:01 a.m. | | Spartans competitive in 4-set loss to Modesto Comments 0 Comments

Cowan’s 45 leads EU past Sierra

Natalie Cowan shot 8-over 45 on Manteca Park Golf Course’s front nine, leading East Union’s 274-298 win over Sierra on Tuesday.

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Posted: sep. 07, 2016 1:01 a.m. | | Cowan’s 45 leads EU past Sierra Comments 0 Comments

NO REGRETS

Emma Broderick couldn’t pass up the chance to attend what she called her “dream college.”

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Posted: aug. 23, 2016 11:54 p.m. | | NO REGRETS Comments 0 Comments

‘MIRACLE’ MAN

STOCKTON — In dire need of a new volleyball coach, it turned out Weston Ranch athletic director Craig Bingham didn’t need to search far to ...

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Posted: aug. 13, 2016 12:41 a.m. | | ‘MIRACLE’ MAN Comments 0 Comments

MISSING LINK

East Union’s nine-year run as Valley Oak League champion in girls golf may be in jeopardy.

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Posted: aug. 10, 2016 12:25 a.m. | | MISSING LINK Comments 0 Comments

Former Manteca coach Joe Miller, 72, passes away

Often described as “old school,” Joe Miller was a no-nonsense leader who expected the best effort from his players on the field and beyond it.

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Posted: aug. 02, 2016 1:41 a.m. | | Former Manteca coach Joe Miller, 72, passes away Comments 0 Comments

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