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Weston Ranch’s Finley heading to Iowa Central College

STOCKTON — Amaya Finley is getting out of Dodge and heading to Fort Dodge, home of the Iowa Central College Tritons.

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Posted: nov. 17, 2017 12:13 a.m. | | Weston Ranch’s Finley heading to Iowa Central College Comments 0 Comments

San Jose State lands Ripon’s Shay Furtado

Ripon High senior Shay Furtado verbally committed to LaSalle University out of Philadelphia during her sophomore year, but a coaching change forced her to seek ...

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Posted: nov. 16, 2017 1:00 a.m. | | San Jose State lands Ripon’s Shay Furtado Comments 0 Comments

Manteca falls in NorCal opener

MADERA RANCHOS — Well rested and motivated, ninth-seeded Manteca started strong against No. 8 Liberty in the Buffaloes’ first CIF Northern California Regional Championships match in ...

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Posted: nov. 16, 2017 12:56 a.m. | | Manteca falls in NorCal opener Comments 0 Comments

SIERRA FALLS SHORT

STOCKTON — The hint of sadness in Alyssa Patterson’s voice was not of disappointment.

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Posted: nov. 14, 2017 11:57 p.m. | | SIERRA FALLS SHORT Comments 0 Comments

Buffs to play 1st NorCal match in 27 years

Manteca is on the road again and thankful to be making the trip.

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Posted: nov. 14, 2017 12:24 a.m. | | Buffs to play 1st NorCal match in 27 years Comments 0 Comments

FANTASTIC FOUR

FOLSOM — Sierra juniors Megan Oblin and Jesse Hurtado are heading back to the CIF State Championships, and they’ll have company with two other Manteca-area ...

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Posted: nov. 11, 2017 12:48 a.m. | | FANTASTIC FOUR Comments 0 Comments

BUFFS PASS THE CROWN

STOCKTON — There will be no repeat of a title for the Manteca High girls tennis squad.

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Posted: nov. 10, 2017 1:12 a.m. | | BUFFS PASS THE CROWN Comments 0 Comments

Sonora upsets VOL rival Ripon in semifinal

LODI — Two late Sonora steals that were converted into goals squelched a late comeback by No. 2 Ripon and give the No. 6 Wildcats a ...

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Posted: nov. 09, 2017 1:03 a.m. | | Sonora upsets VOL rival Ripon in semifinal Comments 0 Comments

MANTECA OUTMATCHED IN SONORA

SONORA — Sonora acted like it has been here before.

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Posted: nov. 08, 2017 1:59 a.m. | | MANTECA OUTMATCHED IN SONORA Comments 0 Comments

Big Valley fends off late charge from RC for sweep

MODESTO — Sixth-seeded Ripon Christian did not manage a lead until the third set Tuesday, and even then the Knights could not hold that lead as ...

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Posted: nov. 08, 2017 1:59 a.m. | | Big Valley fends off late charge from RC for sweep Comments 0 Comments

Buffs earn shot at another SJS championship

Senior Koryn Menasco did her part with a ho-hum 6-0, 6-0 win in top-seeded Manteca’s Sac-Joaquin Section Division III semifinal with visiting Mira Loma.

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Posted: nov. 08, 2017 1:59 a.m. | | Buffs earn shot at another SJS championship Comments 0 Comments

Kim propels Sierra to first appearance in section finals

LOS BANOS — From Ellie Kim’s crazy comeback win to the clinching No. 1 doubles match at a different venue, Sierra definitely earned its spot ...

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Posted: nov. 08, 2017 1:59 a.m. | | Kim propels Sierra to first appearance in section finals Comments 0 Comments

HITTING THE ROAD

It’s been a season of “first time since” for Manteca’s girls volleyball team.

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Posted: nov. 07, 2017 1:02 a.m. | | HITTING THE ROAD Comments 0 Comments

EU’s Reyes takes 3rd in tune-up for section meet

ANGELS CAMP — The Valley Oak League’s varsity boys and girls champions have made it safely through to the Sac-Joaquin Section Championships.

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Posted: nov. 07, 2017 1:00 a.m. | | EU’s Reyes takes 3rd in tune-up for section meet Comments 0 Comments

Petrovic, Kim fall in section semifinal

ROSEVILLE — Nadia Petrovic and Ellie Kim’s Cinderella run came to an end in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II Doubles Tournament semifinals Monday at Johnson ...

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Posted: nov. 07, 2017 12:59 a.m. | | Petrovic, Kim fall in section semifinal Comments 0 Comments

De La O’s 18 saves highlight 1st-round rout for Ripon

RIPON — While 15 goals will win most water polo games, as it did Friday for second-seeded Ripon in a 15-1 trouncing of visiting No. 7 ...

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Posted: nov. 04, 2017 1:53 a.m. | | De La O’s 18 saves highlight 1st-round rout for Ripon Comments 0 Comments

Sierra doubles reach section semis

ROSEVILLE — Sierra’s Nadia Petrovic and Ellie Kim were not intimidated by their first-round assignment Thursday in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II Tournament at Johnson ...

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Posted: nov. 03, 2017 1:25 a.m. | | Sierra doubles reach section semis Comments 0 Comments

Knights conquer No. 3 Cavaliers in five

SACRAMENTO — Ripon Christian extended its season in exciting fashion Thursday.

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Posted: nov. 03, 2017 1:25 a.m. | | Knights conquer No. 3 Cavaliers in five Comments 0 Comments

STILL GOING

Manteca knew better than to overlook 12th-seeded Placer in their Sac-Joaquin Section Division III quarterfinal on Thursday.

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Posted: nov. 03, 2017 1:24 a.m. | | STILL GOING Comments 0 Comments

More than bragging rights at stake for rivals

The last time Manteca and East Union entered their annual Week-10 rivalry grudge match with mirroring records was back in 2003 when both were 4-5.

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Posted: nov. 01, 2017 11:56 p.m. | | More than bragging rights at stake for rivals Comments 0 Comments

ONE DOWN, TWO TO GO

MaryAnn Tolbert was admittedly nervous going into the start of Manteca’s Sac-Joaquin Section Division III title defense Wednesday.

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Posted: nov. 01, 2017 11:55 p.m. | | ONE DOWN, TWO TO GO Comments 0 Comments

Timberwolves thump Tigers

Fourth-seeded Sierra took five of six singles matches from No. 5 Patterson on Wednesday on the way to a 7-2 win in Sac-Joaquin Section Division ...

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Posted: nov. 01, 2017 11:55 p.m. | | Timberwolves thump Tigers Comments 0 Comments

PLAYOFFS BEGIN

Manteca isn’t looking past an opponent it has already swept this season.

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Posted: oct. 31, 2017 12:38 a.m. | | PLAYOFFS BEGIN Comments 0 Comments

Toledo cards 110 at Masters Tournament

STOCKTON — Ripon sophomore Myra Toledo gained valuable experience Monday at the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Tournament at The Reserve at Spanos Park, where she was the ...

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Posted: oct. 31, 2017 12:36 a.m. | | Toledo cards 110 at Masters Tournament Comments 0 Comments

PERFECT ENDING

Sierra showcased its talented trio of underclassmen this week in the Valley Oak League singles and doubles tournaments, while Manteca proved again why its depth ...

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Posted: oct. 27, 2017 12:40 a.m. | | PERFECT ENDING Comments 0 Comments

Buffs get top seed; Sierra in Division 4

Manteca’s girls tennis team will get to defend its Sac-Joaquin Section Division III title but against a new and unfamiliar lineup of challengers.

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Posted: oct. 27, 2017 12:39 a.m. | | Buffs get top seed; Sierra in Division 4 Comments 0 Comments

Ripon Christian’s SAL title streak ends at six

RIPON — Ripon Christian’s reign in the Southern Athletic League had already ended before its regular-season finale with Waterford on Thursday, but the Knights didn ...

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Posted: oct. 27, 2017 12:38 a.m. | | Ripon Christian’s SAL title streak ends at six Comments 0 Comments

Lathrop bids VOL farewell with stunner

LATHROP — Lathrop may have narrowly missed its first-ever postseason berth, but it ended its final campaign with the Valley Oak League with the biggest win ...

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Posted: oct. 26, 2017 1:43 a.m. | | Lathrop bids VOL farewell with stunner Comments 0 Comments

AT LONG LAST

Coming into this season, the last time Manteca High won a Valley Oak League volleyball championship was 1991. 

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Posted: oct. 26, 2017 1:42 a.m. | | AT LONG LAST Comments 0 Comments

Sierra repeats as league champs

TRACY — Jesse Hurtado finally got the better of Noe Reyes in the Valley Oak League Championships, but both had reasons to celebrate after the race ...

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Posted: oct. 26, 2017 1:41 a.m. | | Sierra repeats as league champs Comments 0 Comments

BACK ON TOP

RIPON — Perfection.

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Posted: oct. 24, 2017 11:11 p.m. | | BACK ON TOP Comments 0 Comments

Sierra’s Rausa makes it back to VOL final

OAKDALE — Kaitlyn Rausa is returning to the Valley Oak League Singles Tournament final, and this time as a heavy favorite.

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Posted: oct. 24, 2017 11:10 p.m. | | Sierra’s Rausa makes it back to VOL final Comments 0 Comments

Manteca gets some help for outright lead in VOL

TRACY — Two area clubs were affected by Central Catholic’s four-game upset of Oakdale on Monday.

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Posted: oct. 24, 2017 1:19 a.m. | | Manteca gets some help for outright lead in VOL Comments 0 Comments

BARNBURNER

After she was forced to sit most of the opening set with an expulsion, East Union middle blocker Kiana Day made up for it in ...

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Posted: oct. 24, 2017 1:19 a.m. | | BARNBURNER Comments 0 Comments

Ripon’s Toledo advances to SJS Masters

LODI — Ripon High’s Myra Toledo is the last golfer standing in the Manteca area.

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Posted: oct. 24, 2017 1:17 a.m. | | Ripon’s Toledo advances to SJS Masters Comments 0 Comments

LANCERS TOP SIERRA

East Union’s Leo Bonilla ran for one touchdown and returned an interception for another to lead the Lancers to a 34-20 Valley Oak League ...

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Posted: oct. 23, 2017 1:34 a.m. | | LANCERS TOP SIERRA Comments 0 Comments

East Union, Manteca score frosh victories

Anthony Corrales ground out 181 yards for East Union on Thursday and Tyler Diaz scored two touchdowns for the Lancers on the way to a ...

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Posted: oct. 23, 2017 1:33 a.m. | | East Union, Manteca score frosh victories Comments 0 Comments

RC volleyball sweeps Mariposa for needed win

RIPON — Needing a win to keep pace with Southern Athletic League-leading Orestimba, Ripon Christian fended off postseason hopeful Mariposa 25-10-, 25-21, 26-24 on Thursday.

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Posted: oct. 20, 2017 12:24 a.m. | | RC volleyball sweeps Mariposa for needed win Comments 0 Comments

PERFECTION

Manteca finally hit a rough patch during its bid for a second straight 14-0 finish in the Valley Oak League.

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Posted: oct. 20, 2017 12:23 a.m. | | PERFECTION Comments 0 Comments

BUFFS RISE TO CHALLENGE

After taking it on the chin in the first set Wednesday night, Manteca bounced back to win the next three and hand Lathrop a 19-25 ...

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Posted: oct. 19, 2017 12:05 a.m. | | BUFFS RISE TO CHALLENGE Comments 0 Comments

Manteca tops EU to seize outright title

One more to go.

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Posted: oct. 19, 2017 12:04 a.m. | | Manteca tops EU to seize outright title Comments 0 Comments

STINGING DEFEAT

RIPON — Ripon had its moments Tuesday night but couldn’t keep up with the overall size, skill and experience of Hilmar, which rolled to a ...

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Posted: oct. 18, 2017 12:49 a.m. | | STINGING DEFEAT Comments 0 Comments

Amick places 6th, EU runner-up in VOL tournament

OAKDALE — East Union’s Melinda Amick continued her late-season surge Tuesday in the Valley Oak League Championships, leading the Lancers to a second-place finish at ...

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Posted: oct. 18, 2017 12:48 a.m. | | Amick places 6th, EU runner-up in VOL tournament Comments 0 Comments

Moreno shines under the lights for Lancers

The final set to decide a victor had to be played under the lights of Manteca Regional Tennis Center.

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Posted: oct. 18, 2017 12:48 a.m. | | Moreno shines under the lights for Lancers Comments 0 Comments

Freshman helps lift Manteca past CC

Freshman Therese Ferral stepped up in a big way for Manteca on Monday, tallying 12 service points and eight aces while filling in for injured ...

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Posted: oct. 17, 2017 12:40 a.m. | | Freshman helps lift Manteca past CC Comments 0 Comments

Weston Ranch wards off Sierra to finish sweep

Sometimes, even being wrong turns out all right.

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Posted: oct. 17, 2017 12:39 a.m. | | Weston Ranch wards off Sierra to finish sweep Comments 0 Comments

KNIGHTS MAKE STATEMENT

RIPON — Ripon Christian still has some say in the Southern Athletic League.

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Posted: oct. 17, 2017 12:38 a.m. | | KNIGHTS MAKE STATEMENT Comments 0 Comments

Lathrop bounces back to take consolation title

Lathrop dropped its first game of the Stockton Classic Volleyball Tournament before winning the next three to take the consolation at Weston Ranch High, one ...

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Posted: oct. 16, 2017 1:46 a.m. | | Lathrop bounces back to take consolation title Comments 0 Comments

T’WOLVES PREVAIL

Lathrop High’s girls tennis team put forth good efforts in several spots Thursday at Manteca Regional Tennis Center but came up short to second-place ...

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Posted: oct. 13, 2017 12:19 a.m. | | T’WOLVES PREVAIL Comments 0 Comments

Manteca drops final VOL match to Oakdale

Manteca High’s girls golf team ended its regular-season schedule with a 223-277 loss to Valley Oak League-leading Oakdale at Manteca Park Golf Course on ...

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Posted: oct. 12, 2017 12:40 a.m. | | Manteca drops final VOL match to Oakdale Comments 0 Comments

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