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Manteca gets needed win over Oakdale with 2nd-half barrage

Manteca’s boys soccer team has been at its best in the second half of late.

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Posted: jan. 24, 2017 12:13 a.m. | | Manteca gets needed win over Oakdale with 2nd-half barrage Comments 0 Comments

Area coaches weigh in on soggy, sloppy soccer season

Another day, another game cancelled for Manteca High boys and girls soccer coach Justin Coenenberg.

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Posted: jan. 24, 2017 12:12 a.m. | | Area coaches weigh in on soggy, sloppy soccer season Comments 0 Comments

SHOW GOES ON

The coaching change for Ripon High’s girls basketball team has had no effect on the annual Hoops for the Cure Classic, which is now ...

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Posted: jan. 24, 2017 12:09 a.m. | | SHOW GOES ON Comments 0 Comments

Buffs pull away for win

LATHROP – Manteca’s Kyle Bolding knows how to bury an opponent.

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Posted: jan. 22, 2017 11:44 p.m. | | Buffs pull away for win Comments 0 Comments

EU MOVES INTO FIRST

East Union employed a suffocating defense to take over first place in Valley Oak League boys soccer Saturday with a 3-1 win over host Sierra ...

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Posted: jan. 22, 2017 11:43 p.m. | | EU MOVES INTO FIRST Comments 0 Comments

STRENGTH IN NUMBERS

The stars shined Friday at Manteca High’s raucous Winter Gym, but it was the play of the less heralded players that was the difference ...

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Posted: jan. 21, 2017 1:04 a.m. | | STRENGTH IN NUMBERS Comments 0 Comments

Ripon survives Ripon Christian rally

RIPON — Ripon Christian exploded on a 16-0 run in the second half Friday to trim a 20-point deficit to four in the fourth quarter, but ...

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Posted: jan. 21, 2017 1:03 a.m. | | Ripon survives Ripon Christian rally Comments 0 Comments

Third-quarter surge lifts Ranch past Sierra

STOCKTON — Weston Ranch survived a scare Friday night, needing a 14-4 flurry in the third quarter to ward off Sierra, 49-41.

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Posted: jan. 21, 2017 1:02 a.m. | | Third-quarter surge lifts Ranch past Sierra Comments 0 Comments

Lady Indians play complete game to knock off rivals

RIPON — In a 9-0 Ripon run to start the second quarter Friday, Sarah Thompson converted one steal in into a transition basket and Reina Sausedo ...

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Posted: jan. 21, 2017 1:02 a.m. | | Lady Indians play complete game to knock off rivals Comments 0 Comments

Navarette nets 4 2nd-half goals in MHS comeback

Aron Navarette led a second-half Manteca comeback with four goals Thursday as the Buffaloes came from behind to beat visiting Lathrop 4-2 in boys Valley ...

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Posted: jan. 20, 2017 1:01 a.m. | | Navarette nets 4 2nd-half goals in MHS comeback Comments 0 Comments

Sierra’s Pires tabbed as SJS Model Coach

The Sac-Joaquin Section announced Thursday that Manuel Pires is one of its six Model Coaches for the 2016-17 school year.

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Posted: jan. 20, 2017 1:01 a.m. | | Sierra’s Pires tabbed as SJS Model Coach Comments 0 Comments

SPARTANS’ SPARK

Sierra accomplished almost all that it wanted to for three quarters against Junior Ballard and visiting Lathrop on Thursday.

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Posted: jan. 20, 2017 12:59 a.m. | | SPARTANS’ SPARK Comments 0 Comments

Hulsebosch spearheads East Union’s upset of CC

MODESTO — East Union’s boys basketball team followed one of its worst efforts of the season with its best.

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Posted: jan. 20, 2017 12:57 a.m. | | Hulsebosch spearheads East Union’s upset of CC Comments 0 Comments

Defense leads Lathrop girls basketball

LATHROP — After allowing its previous opponent to shoot 33 free throws in a loss, Lathrop’s girls basketball team made it a point to scale ...

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Posted: jan. 19, 2017 12:20 a.m. | | Defense leads Lathrop girls basketball Comments 0 Comments

BRINGING PAYNE

East Union High remains in the thick in the Valley Oak League race.

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Posted: jan. 19, 2017 12:20 a.m. | | BRINGING PAYNE Comments 0 Comments

Manteca has its way against Sierra

Rhiannon Genilla can make lemonade out of lemons.

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Posted: jan. 19, 2017 12:19 a.m. | | Manteca has its way against Sierra Comments 0 Comments

Kakala selected for McDonald’s All-American Games

Manteca High’s Loretta Kakala was one of hundreds of nominees watching the 40th Annual McDonald’s All-American Game selection show Sunday evening on ESPNU ...

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Posted: jan. 18, 2017 1:06 a.m. | | Kakala selected for McDonald’s All-American Games Comments 0 Comments

BUFFS STAMPEDE SIERRA

It is good to have a Tydus in your tank.

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Posted: jan. 18, 2017 1:05 a.m. | | BUFFS STAMPEDE SIERRA Comments 0 Comments

Ravelo jump starts East Union’s upset of Sierra

East Union needed just 15 seconds to test Sierra freshman goalkeeper Michaela Bitle, who was filling in for ailing starter Callie Crain (shoulder) in Tuesday ...

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Posted: jan. 18, 2017 1:05 a.m. | | Ravelo jump starts East Union’s upset of Sierra Comments 0 Comments

1st-place Lady Knights trample Orestimba

NEWMAN — The Southern League-leading Ripon Christian girls soccer team got untracked early and often in its 5-0 drubbing of Orestimba on Tuesday.

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Posted: jan. 18, 2017 1:03 a.m. | | 1st-place Lady Knights trample Orestimba Comments 0 Comments

Turnovers don’t keep Ripon from drubbing Bruins

RIPON — Ripon came out on the winning end of what coach Rod Wright described as a “turnover fest” Tuesday, trouncing always-dangerous Riverbank 75-59 to remain ...

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Posted: jan. 18, 2017 1:03 a.m. | | Turnovers don’t keep Ripon from drubbing Bruins Comments 0 Comments

Youth serves Weston Ranch well vs. EU

STOCKTON — Weston Ranch looked every bit of that up-and-coming young team on Tuesday.

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Posted: jan. 18, 2017 1:03 a.m. | | Youth serves Weston Ranch well vs. EU Comments 0 Comments

TIMBERWOLVES FEND OFF RIVAL

Manteca was able to accomplish much of what it wanted to in Monday’s vital Valley Oak League clash at Sierra’s Daniel Teicheira Memorial ...

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Posted: jan. 17, 2017 12:28 a.m. | | TIMBERWOLVES FEND OFF RIVAL Comments 0 Comments

MHS wins in OT on Bolding’s buzzer beater

MORAGA — One of Manteca’s shortest players stood tall Monday during the 20th annual MaxPreps/De La Salle Martin Luther King Jr. Classic at St ...

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Posted: jan. 17, 2017 12:28 a.m. | | MHS wins in OT on Bolding’s buzzer beater Comments 0 Comments

ANOTHER CLOSE CALL

LATHROP — Jim Agostini knew there would be nights like this.

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Posted: jan. 14, 2017 1:09 a.m. | | ANOTHER CLOSE CALL Comments 0 Comments

Kakala, Manteca overcome physical Kimball

It is tough to keep a good person down – no matter how much you push, pull or grab trying to do so.

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Posted: jan. 14, 2017 1:04 a.m. | | Kakala, Manteca overcome physical Kimball Comments 0 Comments

Ripon throttles Mustangs in TVL 1st-place battle

MOUNTAIN HOUSE — Ripon’s boys basketball team established itself as the team to beat Friday after crushing Mountain House 71-48 in a battle showcasing the ...

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Posted: jan. 14, 2017 1:03 a.m. | | Ripon throttles Mustangs in TVL 1st-place battle Comments 0 Comments

Indians take down defending TVL champ

ESCALON — Escalon’s longtime reign in the Trans-Valley League may soon come to an end.

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Posted: jan. 13, 2017 1:32 a.m. | | Indians take down defending TVL champ Comments 0 Comments

Tala’s 3s catapult Mountain House over Ripon

RIPON – Practice makes perfect.

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Posted: jan. 13, 2017 1:31 a.m. | | Tala’s 3s catapult Mountain House over Ripon Comments 0 Comments

Lathrop rallies for 1st win over rival Weston Ranch

LATHROP — Lathrop finally has a win in what has been a one-sided Battle of I-5 rivalry with Weston Ranch, but it didn’t come easy.

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Posted: jan. 13, 2017 1:31 a.m. | | Lathrop rallies for 1st win over rival Weston Ranch Comments 0 Comments

DOWN TO THE WIRE

Brett Lewis emerged from the locker room smiling and with good reason: his Manteca boys basketball team had squeaked out a 61-58 win over Central ...

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Crain’s late saves help Sierra fend off Raiders

The combined hustle of Daisy Valencia and Jadyn Shinn coupled with a gritty effort from ailing goalkeeper Callie Crain proved to be the difference for ...

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Posted: jan. 13, 2017 1:28 a.m. | | Crain’s late saves help Sierra fend off Raiders Comments 0 Comments

Sierra blows by Raiders in 2nd half

Sierra overcame two first-half deficits and dominated the final 40 minutes Wednesday en route to a 4-2 win over visiting Central Catholic to remain undefeated ...

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Posted: jan. 12, 2017 12:52 a.m. | | Sierra blows by Raiders in 2nd half Comments 0 Comments

Lancers overcome early losses to rout Lathrop

LATHROP — It was good while it lasted.

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Posted: jan. 12, 2017 12:51 a.m. | | Lancers overcome early losses to rout Lathrop Comments 0 Comments

REPELLING RAIDERS

Sydney Fryer poured in 19 points, 15 rebounds and four assists, but it was the play of the supporting cast that allowed Manteca to keep ...

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Posted: jan. 12, 2017 12:50 a.m. | | REPELLING RAIDERS Comments 0 Comments

EU escapes Oakdale with last-second win

OAKDALE — Ruby Daube spearheaded East Union’s dramatic 42-41 win over Oakdale with 21 points on Wednesday, but it was a key play in the ...

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Posted: jan. 12, 2017 12:49 a.m. | | EU escapes Oakdale with last-second win Comments 0 Comments

Lathrop rolls to blowout of rival

STOCKTON — Lathrop High used a strong third quarter to roll past host Weston Ranch 52-32 in Wednesday’s Valley Oak League rivalry clash.

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Posted: jan. 12, 2017 12:49 a.m. | | Lathrop  rolls to blowout of rival Comments 0 Comments

Sharmoug signs with New Mexico State

Billy Sharmoug referred to Wednesday’s signing to play football at New Mexico State as his second chance.

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Posted: jan. 12, 2017 12:48 a.m. | | Sharmoug signs with New Mexico State Comments 0 Comments

BACK ON TRACK

Based on recent history, Lathrop may be due for another big winning streak.

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Posted: jan. 11, 2017 12:51 a.m. | | BACK ON TRACK Comments 0 Comments

Power outage, not Waterford, slows RC girls

RIPON — On a rainy, windy night Tuesday host Ripon Christian had the wind at their backs top start the game, putting up three goals in ...

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Posted: jan. 11, 2017 12:51 a.m. | | Power outage, not Waterford, slows RC girls Comments 0 Comments

Verhouven’s triple double helps push Buffs to win

TRACY — A close one throughout, Manteca needed a 21-point burst in the fourth quarter and a triple double from highly-recruited Tydus Verhoeven to pull away ...

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Posted: jan. 11, 2017 12:51 a.m. | | Verhouven’s triple double helps push Buffs to win Comments 0 Comments

Ripon boys rally late to top Hughson

HUGHSON — Hughson has been a house of horrors for Ripon in the past.

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Posted: jan. 11, 2017 12:51 a.m. | | Ripon boys rally late to top Hughson Comments 0 Comments

TRY, TRY AGAIN

And on the eighth corner kick, Sierra scored.

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Posted: jan. 10, 2017 12:27 a.m. | | TRY, TRY AGAIN Comments 0 Comments

PK save lifts EU against Ranch

STOCKTON — Weston Ranch had a goal taken away after one of its own players was on the receiving end of a foul in the penalty ...

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Posted: jan. 10, 2017 12:26 a.m. | | PK save lifts EU against Ranch Comments 0 Comments

Reindel pins 285-pound title

ESCALON – To even make the A bracket at Escalon’s Lloyd C. Engel Invitational is an accomplishment. East Union’s Jaysen Reindel was accomplished Saturday ...

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Posted: jan. 08, 2017 11:35 p.m. | | Reindel pins 285-pound title Comments 0 Comments

Grizzlies rally from 24 down to stun Warriors in OT

OAKLAND  (AP) — Mike Conley scored 27 points and the Memphis Grizzlies rallied all the way back from 24 down, stunning Golden State 128-119 in overtime ...

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Posted: jan. 07, 2017 12:34 a.m. | | Grizzlies rally from 24 down to stun Warriors in OT Comments 0 Comments

Rivers scores 24, Clippers top Kings for 3rd straight

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Austin Rivers scored 24 points and the Los Angeles Clippers won their third straight game by defeating the Sacramento Kings 106-98 on Friday ...

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Posted: jan. 07, 2017 12:34 a.m. | | Rivers scores 24, Clippers top Kings for 3rd straight Comments 0 Comments

SMALL BEATS TALL

RIPON — After starting the season on a six-game winning streak, Ripon Christian is now reeling and searching for answers as it begins its defense of ...

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Posted: jan. 07, 2017 12:33 a.m. | | SMALL BEATS TALL Comments 0 Comments

Kakala, Buffaloes charge past Weston Ranch

STOCKTON — Big-time players know when to step up, and Manteca’s Loretta Kakala stepped up big time for the Buffaloes on Friday night at Weston ...

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Posted: jan. 07, 2017 12:31 a.m. | | Kakala, Buffaloes charge past Weston Ranch Comments 0 Comments

Lathrop girls basketball upends CC

MODESTO —Lathrop’s girls basketball team rebounded from a disappointing loss with a big comeback win Friday, as the Spartans overcame a 10-point halftime deficit ...

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Posted: jan. 07, 2017 12:30 a.m. | | Lathrop girls basketball upends CC Comments 0 Comments

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