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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

ONE AND DONE

SACRAMENTO — Tenth-seeded East Union was one of three Valley Oak League teams to lose their Sac-Joaquin Section Division III postseason openers on Monday. 

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Posted: may. 17, 2016 12:39 a.m. | | ONE AND DONE Comments 0 Comments

Hammer’s HR enough for Union Mine to edge Manteca

EL DORADO — Manteca’s few mistakes proved costly in its 3-1 loss at No. 7 Union Mine in their Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV playoffs out-bracket ...

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Posted: may. 17, 2016 12:38 a.m. | | Hammer’s HR enough for Union Mine to edge Manteca Comments 0 Comments

Ripon’s Larkin shoots 76 at Masters tourney

STOCKTON — Connor Larkin’s streak of tournament wins ended Monday at the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters at The Reserve at Spanos Park, but this may just ...

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Posted: may. 17, 2016 12:37 a.m. | | Ripon’s Larkin  shoots 76 at Masters tourney Comments 0 Comments

Manteca gets rematch with D3 runner-up

Getting swept by East Union this week may have caused Valley Oak League champion Manteca (19-7) to slide in the seedings for the Sac-Joaquin Section ...

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Posted: may. 14, 2016 12:00 a.m. | | Manteca gets rematch with D3 runner-up Comments 0 Comments

KILLING TIME

LODI — The Sierra boys and Ripon girls Valley Oak League champion swim teams represented well in the Sac-Joaquin Section Trials at Tokay High Thursday and ...

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Posted: may. 13, 2016 11:59 p.m. | | KILLING TIME Comments 0 Comments

Manteca rides early barrage to semifinal berth

In the first 29 minutes, Manteca High mustered up all the scoring in Thursday’s Sac-Joaquin Section Division III quarterfinals against Benicia at Guss Schmiedt ...

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Posted: may. 13, 2016 1:58 a.m. | | Manteca rides early barrage to semifinal berth Comments 0 Comments

Ripon Christian wins rematch of D7 final

RIPON — Ripon Christian toppled a familiar foe in its first-round match of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division VI playoffs on Thursday.

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Posted: may. 13, 2016 1:57 a.m. | | Ripon Christian wins rematch of D7 final Comments 0 Comments

Alvarez goal the difference in Ripon win

RIPON — One goal was all it took for Ripon to advance in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division V playoffs on Thursday.

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Posted: may. 13, 2016 1:56 a.m. | | Alvarez goal the difference in Ripon win Comments 0 Comments

STUNNER

Career win No. 400 will have to wait for Sierra head coach Manuel Pires.

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Posted: may. 13, 2016 1:55 a.m. | | STUNNER Comments 0 Comments

EU, Ripon top seeds; Sierra, Manteca in D4

East Union beat Oakdale in a coin flip Thursday to get the No. 1 seed for the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III playoffs.

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Posted: may. 13, 2016 1:54 a.m. | | EU, Ripon top seeds; Sierra, Manteca in D4 Comments 0 Comments

Ripon avoids upset in 8-inning TVL finale

MOUNTAIN HOUSE — With the outright Trans-Valley League title already clinched, Ripon completed a perfect run Wednesday but had to hold off last-place Mountain House 6-5 ...

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Posted: may. 12, 2016 1:34 a.m. | | Ripon avoids upset in 8-inning TVL finale Comments 0 Comments

BOUND FOR PLAYOFFS

Adrian Sevier-Aflleje pitched a gem for East Union on Wednesday and Manteca High committed two seventh-inning errors that led to the only run of the ...

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Posted: may. 12, 2016 1:32 a.m. | | BOUND FOR PLAYOFFS Comments 0 Comments

Rubio, Ranch finish strong in shutout of T’wolves

STOCKTON — Weston Ranch capped its winningest season in program history with a 4-0 shutout of defending Valley Oak League champion Sierra on Wednesday.

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Posted: may. 12, 2016 1:31 a.m. | | Rubio, Ranch finish strong in shutout of T’wolves Comments 0 Comments

EU SHARES SPOILS

OAKDALE – Even with a patchwork lineup, East Union battled Oakdale for 10 innings Tuesday before Kindra Hackbarth plated sister Maddi from second on a sizzling ...

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Posted: may. 11, 2016 12:52 a.m. | | EU SHARES SPOILS Comments 0 Comments

Two goals more than enough for dominant Manteca

Top-seeded Manteca dominated in its Sac-Joaquin Section Division III playoff opener on Tuesday, though the 2-0 final against visiting Ceres may indicate otherwise.

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Posted: may. 11, 2016 12:52 a.m. | | Two goals more than enough for dominant Manteca Comments 0 Comments

Manteca, Ripon, RC clinch league championships

TRACY — Three Manteca-area outright baseball champions were crowned on Tuesday.

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Posted: may. 11, 2016 12:52 a.m. | | Manteca, Ripon, RC clinch league championships Comments 0 Comments

Injury sours EU’s title-clinching win

East Union clinched at least a share of the Valley Oak League title with a 6-2 win over visiting Central Catholic at Northgate Softball Complex ...

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Posted: may. 10, 2016 1:12 a.m. | | Injury sours EU’s title-clinching win Comments 0 Comments

Peterson, Sierra shut down Weston Ranch

Jake Peterson threw a complete-game shutout Monday for Sierra and led the Timberwolves to a 5-0 Valley Oak League win over visiting Weston Ranch, keeping ...

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Posted: may. 10, 2016 1:11 a.m. | | Peterson, Sierra shut down Weston Ranch Comments 0 Comments

Manteca, RC fall in team playoffs

WEST SACRAMENTO — Manteca High’s boys tennis team played its final match of the season Monday, but coach Frank Fontana is hoping his young players ...

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Posted: may. 10, 2016 1:10 a.m. | | Manteca, RC fall in team playoffs Comments 0 Comments

Ripon’s Larkin wins D5 tourney with even-par 71

PATTERSON — Connor Larkin is playing his best golf at just the right time.

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Posted: may. 10, 2016 1:08 a.m. | | Ripon’s Larkin wins D5 tourney with even-par 71 Comments 0 Comments

HEAT IS ON

Nothing is settled yet in the final week of the Valley Oak League.

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Posted: may. 10, 2016 1:07 a.m. | | HEAT IS ON Comments 0 Comments

Lancers clinch fourth & final playoff spot

Despite being held to a combined no-hitter by Weston Ranch’s Larry Martinez and Jordan Severin, East Union downed the Cougars 3-2 Saturday at Agostini ...

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Posted: may. 08, 2016 11:22 p.m. | | Lancers clinch fourth & final playoff spot Comments 0 Comments

BUFF WITH A KICK

Manteca’s Juan Gomez has a heck of a kick.

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Posted: may. 08, 2016 11:21 p.m. | | BUFF WITH A KICK Comments 0 Comments

FANTASTIC FOUR

There won’t be third meeting between rivals Manteca and Sierra in the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs.

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Posted: may. 07, 2016 1:25 a.m. | | FANTASTIC FOUR Comments 0 Comments

Hoops star leaves Manteca

Kenny Wooten will not be graduating from Manteca High almost two months after helping the boys basketball team win its first state championship.

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Posted: may. 07, 2016 1:24 a.m. | | Hoops star leaves Manteca Comments 0 Comments

Sierra coach Pires on cusp of 400th win

Manuel Pires started coaching Sierra’s girls soccer team when the school opened in the mid-90s, thinking he’d retire soon after the youngest of ...

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Posted: may. 07, 2016 1:23 a.m. | | Sierra coach Pires on cusp of 400th win Comments 0 Comments

Dixie State gets top defender in EU’s Jeffrey

There was a time when Mariah Jeffrey figured her senior season at East Union would be her last as a soccer player.

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Posted: may. 07, 2016 1:23 a.m. | | Dixie State gets top  defender in EU’s Jeffrey Comments 0 Comments

Sierra sweeps Lathrop with postseason bid still in reach

LATHROP — Sierra is still very much in the hunt for a Sac-Joaquin Section playoff berth.

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Posted: may. 06, 2016 1:06 a.m. | | Sierra sweeps Lathrop with postseason bid still in reach Comments 0 Comments

Ripon, RC focus on postseason

The Ripon and Ripon Christian girls soccer teams both ended the regular season with blowout victories on the road.

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Posted: may. 06, 2016 1:06 a.m. | | Ripon, RC focus on postseason Comments 0 Comments

Rodriguez heading to UC Merced

Even as an up-and-coming sophomore, Kevin Rodriguez was a leader by example.

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Posted: may. 06, 2016 1:06 a.m. | | Rodriguez heading to UC Merced Comments 0 Comments

Former Manteca hoops standout inks with CSDH

Michael Hatfield could always knock down the 3.

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Posted: may. 06, 2016 1:04 a.m. | | Former Manteca hoops standout inks with CSDH Comments 0 Comments

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