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BLUE JAYS FLY HIGH

After going through three pitchers to keep pitch counts low, Anthony Sy took the hill for the Northgate Blue Jays with two outs in the ...

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Posted: jun. 21, 2016 11:36 p.m. | | BLUE JAYS FLY HIGH Comments 0 Comments

Local all-stars fall in showdown

STOCKTON – Despite the best efforts of the Manteca High and Sierra High girls playing for Valley Oak League/San Joaquin Athletic Association, Tri-City Athletic League ...

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Posted: jun. 19, 2016 11:51 p.m. | | Local all-stars fall in showdown Comments 0 Comments

SOUTH PICKS OFF NORTH

TRACY – The South scored on interceptions on the final play of first half and late in the second half, defeating the North 28-20 for the ...

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SOUTH RISES

STOCKTON — Playing from behind is nothing new for Tyler Graves-Kelso and his two Manteca teammates who were also selected to compete for the South team ...

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Posted: jun. 18, 2016 1:16 a.m. | | SOUTH RISES Comments 0 Comments

Trio’s productive outing not enough in slugfest

STOCKTON — Pudi Garcia Hernandez of Weston Ranch, East Union’s Alejandra Rascon and Ripon’s Taylor Jaquez came into Friday’s High School All-Star Softball ...

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Posted: jun. 18, 2016 1:16 a.m. | | Trio’s productive outing not enough in slugfest Comments 0 Comments

LOADING UP

The South baseball team has been bolstered by a trio of champions for today’s 26th annual High School All-Star Baseball/Softball Classic at Delta ...

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Posted: jun. 17, 2016 12:41 a.m. | | LOADING UP Comments 0 Comments

COMING TOGETHER

STOCKTON — Don Norton is going into his 12th year as Stagg High’s football coach, and though much of his career has been spent in ...

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Posted: jun. 15, 2016 12:46 a.m. | | COMING TOGETHER Comments 0 Comments

SENIOR SENDOFF

Jon Manrique will have one last chance to coach three of his former players this Friday in the 26th Annual High School All-Star Baseball/Softball ...

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Posted: jun. 14, 2016 1:03 a.m. | | SENIOR SENDOFF Comments 0 Comments

Manteca Little League A’s claim majors title, TOC berth

The A’s did not score the first run Friday night, but they scored the rest and defeated the Rays via the mercy rule 11-1 ...

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Posted: jun. 11, 2016 12:42 a.m. | | Manteca Little League A’s claim majors title, TOC berth Comments 0 Comments

PAIR OF ACES

Jack Mayer wasn’t just the ace pitcher for Ripon; he was also a super-utility player willing to fill any role when not on the ...

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Posted: jun. 11, 2016 12:42 a.m. | | PAIR OF ACES Comments 0 Comments

PAIN IS GAIN

Travis Vander Molen returned from a gruesome knee injury better than ever in his senior year, and he leaves Ripon Christian behind as one of ...

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Posted: jun. 10, 2016 12:43 a.m. | | PAIN IS GAIN Comments 0 Comments

SLUGGING SHORTSTOP

Mikaela Ferreira stood out in a stacked lineup with her bat, but it was her defense that helped propel Ripon High’s softball team to ...

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Posted: jun. 09, 2016 1:17 a.m. | | SLUGGING SHORTSTOP Comments 0 Comments

BACK FOR MORE

After a horrific start Tuesday, Giants pitcher Zac Cook got three consecutive outs to end the first inning and then blanked the Red Sox through ...

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Posted: jun. 08, 2016 12:57 a.m. | | BACK FOR MORE Comments 0 Comments

3 former WR standouts sign with 4-year universities

Three Weston Ranch graduates are going their separate ways for college.

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GOAL ORIENTED

Abby Buitrago is the Southern League’s MVP for a third straight season, while Cindy Alvarez and Courtney Slamon are the Most Valuable Offensive and ...

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Posted: jun. 07, 2016 12:58 a.m. | | GOAL ORIENTED Comments 0 Comments

Thiara medals at state

Bikram Thiara made history Saturday night.

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Posted: jun. 05, 2016 11:36 p.m. | | Thiara medals at state Comments 0 Comments

Griggs qualifies for Junior Worlds with 64

Ty Griggs, 14, has continued to gain momentum from his memorable effort at Augusta National in early April.

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Posted: jun. 04, 2016 1:10 a.m. | | Griggs qualifies for Junior Worlds with 64 Comments 0 Comments

RIDING ‘EL TORO’

“El Toro” to his teammates and coaches, East Union senior Marco Gonzales was a nightmare for opposing clubs.

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Thiara, Hunter moving on to CIF state finals

CLOVIS — The numbers flashed across the board near the finish line after the third and final heat of the 300-meter hurdles in the CIF State ...

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Posted: jun. 04, 2016 1:09 a.m. | | Thiara, Hunter moving on to CIF state finals Comments 0 Comments

SHARING SPOILS

With Alexis Erich shelved all season by an ACL injury, senior first baseman Michelle Castro and junior pitcher Mikayla Bongi filled the void well for ...

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Posted: jun. 02, 2016 11:59 p.m. | | SHARING SPOILS Comments 0 Comments

BEATING THE HEAT

Sierra hurdler Bikram Thiara scheduled his workouts for the morning to avoid the heat this week.

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GOING OUT ON TOP

Leah Manuleleua graduated as the Manteca High girls soccer team’s all-time career leader in goals scored, but she has meant much more to the ...

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Posted: jun. 01, 2016 12:36 a.m. | | GOING OUT ON TOP Comments 0 Comments

RC comeback falls short in 1st section final

LODI — The sting of defeat may linger for John DeVisser, Ripon Christian’s fiery baseball coach who endured his fair share losses for the Knights ...

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Posted: may. 31, 2016 1:19 a.m. | | RC comeback falls short in 1st section final Comments 0 Comments

SECTION CHAMPS

LODI – It may be baseball season, but Ronaldo Tijero’s football training came in handy Monday night. 

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Posted: may. 31, 2016 1:19 a.m. | | SECTION CHAMPS Comments 0 Comments

GOING FOR SECTION TITLE

Manteca is going back to where it made history two years ago.

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Posted: may. 27, 2016 11:40 p.m. | | GOING FOR SECTION TITLE Comments 0 Comments

LEAPS & BOUNDS

ELK GROVE — Isaias Hunter and Bikram Thiara are bound for the 98th annual CIF State Track & Field Championships.

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Posted: may. 27, 2016 11:39 p.m. | | LEAPS & BOUNDS Comments 0 Comments

FAST TRACK TO FINALS

ELK GROVE – Sierra junior Bikram Thiara advanced in two events from the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Track and Field trials and will be joined in the ...

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Posted: may. 27, 2016 12:17 a.m. | | FAST TRACK TO FINALS Comments 0 Comments

Knights roll to 1st final behind torrid 10-run inning in mercy-rule victory

STOCKTON — When the baseball playoffs roll around, pitching is at a premium for any team that wants to make a deep run. 

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Posted: may. 26, 2016 12:21 a.m. | | Knights roll to 1st final behind torrid 10-run inning in mercy-rule victory Comments 0 Comments

Graves-Kelso, Kovacs’ RBI walk propel Buffs over top-seeded Eagles

SACRAMENTO — Knee injuries kept Tyler-Graves Kelso from participating in previous championship runs.

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Posted: may. 26, 2016 12:20 a.m. | | Graves-Kelso, Kovacs’ RBI walk propel Buffs over top-seeded Eagles Comments 0 Comments

EARLY EXIT FOR EU

SACRAMENTO — To repeat as Sac-Joaquin Section Division III champions, East Union would have needed to win three straight elimination games and beat the winners-bracket finalist ...

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Posted: may. 25, 2016 12:33 a.m. | | EARLY EXIT FOR EU Comments 0 Comments

Ripon falls short in extra innings of ‘if’ game

STOCKTON — Staving off elimination with a tying run in the bottom of the seventh Tuesday night, Ripon let a golden opportunity slip away in the ...

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Posted: may. 25, 2016 12:33 a.m. | | Ripon falls short in extra innings of ‘if’ game Comments 0 Comments

BENICIA DROPS LANCERS

STOCKTON — Leave it to the freshman. 

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Posted: may. 24, 2016 12:41 a.m. | | BENICIA DROPS LANCERS Comments 0 Comments

TOLMAN MEDALS AT STATE

In a span of three days, Scott Tolman broke his own school records and reaffirmed his status as an All-American while twice medaling in the ...

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Posted: may. 22, 2016 11:36 p.m. | | TOLMAN MEDALS AT STATE Comments 0 Comments

SHARPSHOOTERS

STOCKTON —  Penalty-kick shootouts require “no skill” and hinges on “luck,” if you ask Rio Americano coach Chris Hall.

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Posted: may. 22, 2016 11:36 p.m. | | SHARPSHOOTERS Comments 0 Comments

Buffs win opener in section semi-finals

SACRAMENTO – Clutch performances helped Manteca defeat Vista del Lago-Folsom 9-7 Saturday in the first game of a Sac-Joaquin Section Division III semifinal series at McAuliffe ...

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Posted: may. 22, 2016 11:36 p.m. | | Buffs win opener in section semi-finals Comments 0 Comments

RIPON WINS SECTION TITLE

STOCKTON – If it is always darkest before the dawn, it is a wonder the lights were not on Saturday afternoon on Don Smiley Field at ...

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Posted: may. 22, 2016 11:35 p.m. | | RIPON WINS SECTION TITLE Comments 0 Comments

Sierra eliminated from section play

STOCKTON — Sierra High suffered a tough loss to Casa Roble in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV semifinal game at the Arnaiz Softball Stadium on Friday.

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Posted: may. 21, 2016 12:11 a.m. | | Sierra eliminated from section play Comments 0 Comments

Sierra earns three silvers at divisional

The Sierra boys picked up three silver medals in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II-III Track and Field Championships at Bella Vista High School in Fair ...

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Posted: may. 21, 2016 12:11 a.m. | | Sierra earns three silvers at divisional Comments 0 Comments

RIPON IN TITLE GAME

STOCKTON — Ripon High Indians are back in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division V championships.

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Posted: may. 21, 2016 12:10 a.m. | | RIPON IN TITLE GAME Comments 0 Comments

SIERRA WINS TWICE

STOCKTON — Lindsey Walljasper woke up with the fever on Thursday.

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Posted: may. 20, 2016 12:52 a.m. | | SIERRA WINS TWICE Comments 0 Comments

Ripon girls’ 400 relay finishes 6th

The Ripon girls’ 4x400-meter relay finished sixth at the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV-V Track and Field championships in 4 minutes, 15.41 seconds on ...

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Posted: may. 20, 2016 12:51 a.m. | | Ripon girls’ 400 relay finishes 6th Comments 0 Comments

Buffs earn section semis playoff berth

Vengeance may be the Lord’s, but Manteca got its own revenge Thursday night, eliminating River Valley of Yuba City from the Sac-Joaquin Section Division ...

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Posted: may. 20, 2016 12:50 a.m. | | Buffs earn section semis playoff berth Comments 0 Comments

Three field athletes qualify for Masters

FAIR OAKS — Three Manteca Unified athletes earned berths to the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters meet Wednesday at Bella Vista High.

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Posted: may. 19, 2016 1:43 a.m. | | Three field athletes qualify for Masters Comments 0 Comments

Ripon pummels 1st 2 opponents in D5 playoffs

STOCKTON — Ripon was locked and loaded for the start of its Sac-Joaquin Section Division V playoff run Wednesday at Arnaiz Softball Complex.

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Posted: may. 19, 2016 1:43 a.m. | | Ripon pummels 1st 2 opponents in D5 playoffs Comments 0 Comments

Knights throttle Golden Sierra to advance

STOCKTON — Connor McGovern knows how to lay down an exclamation point. 

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Posted: may. 19, 2016 1:42 a.m. | | Knights throttle Golden Sierra to advance Comments 0 Comments

ANOTHER SHOT

Manteca head coach Justin Coenenberg tried to find fault in his team at halftime of the Buffaloes’ Sac-Joaquin Section Division III semifinal with visiting Vista ...

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Posted: may. 19, 2016 1:41 a.m. | | ANOTHER SHOT Comments 0 Comments

Mayer’s 3-hitter, timely hits lift Ripon past Summerville

STOCKTON — Ripon High played enough of the little things in Thursday’s Sac-Joaquin Section Division V Playoff opener against Summerville.

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Posted: may. 19, 2016 1:40 a.m. | | Mayer’s 3-hitter, timely hits lift Ripon past Summerville Comments 0 Comments

Defensive breakdowns cost Ripon

SACRAMENTO — Three mistakes by the defense proved costly for Ripon in its Sac-Joaquin Section Division V semifinal won by second-seeded Capital Christian 3-1 on Wednesday.

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Posted: may. 19, 2016 1:39 a.m. | | Defensive breakdowns cost Ripon Comments 0 Comments

DRAGON SLAYERS

SACRAMENTO – East Union softball coach Brian Goulart is the king of plug-and-play.

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Posted: may. 17, 2016 11:37 p.m. | | DRAGON SLAYERS Comments 0 Comments

Manteca defense looks to ground Eagles attack

Coming off four straight shutouts, Manteca’s veteran defenders will be tested tonight by Vista del Lago’s multi-threat attack in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division ...

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Posted: may. 17, 2016 11:37 p.m. | | Manteca defense looks to ground Eagles attack Comments 0 Comments

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