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  • We Meet Again: Tracy, Manteca to see familiar faces in playoffs
    published on Fri, 21 Nov 2014 07:21:33 GMT
    Tracy football's Nate Jones embraces teammate Jason Nelson after last year's home playoff loss to Jesuit. The Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs continue Friday and Saturday, as Divisions I-III are in the quarterfinal stage....
  • Lawrence: Football playoffs prove coaches' worth
    published on Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:54:17 GMT
    College football is a coach's game. Look at the robotic Nick Saban. The man has three of the last five national championships, and would rather wear a sequined “War Eagle” T-shirt than crack a smile at a press conference....
  • Helmet Stickers: Sac-Joaquin Section Football First Round
    published on Mon, 17 Nov 2014 20:19:39 GMT
    Senior wide receiver Demetrius Ferguson had two touchdown catches as St. Mary's smashed River Valley Friday. St. Mary's, Tracy, Manteca, Sierra, Escalon, Ripon Christian and Brookside Christian all won, and St. Mary's, Manteca, Sierra and Escalon did so handily....
  • Cal 84, Pacific women 64: Bears show why they're favored to win Pac-12
    published on Mon, 17 Nov 2014 08:18:34 GMT
    The Golden Bears had too much strength and athleticism for the Tigers, who were without the services of senior forward Kendall Kenyon . The St. Mary's graduate and All-West Coast Conference selection was in uniform but didn't play, and Cal cruised 84-64 in front of 1,201 at Spanos Center....
  • Tigers eager for rematch against Bears Posted at
    published on Sun, 16 Nov 2014 08:54:59 GMT
    Last season, the Pacific women's basketball team led then-No. 21 Cal for much of the game before it gave up the final four points in regulation and lost 68-66 in overtime at Haas Pavilion....
  • High school football: Woodland High School coach Bert Salinas resigns after 8 seasons
    published on Fri, 14 Nov 2014 02:00:17 GMT
    Bert Salinas was 34-50 in his eight seasons as head football coach of the Woodland Wolves. He reached the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs four times....
  • Know Thine Enemy: Football Playoff Edition, Part II
    published on Thu, 13 Nov 2014 06:52:49 GMT
    Tracy football cornerback Will Alexander extends to try and tackle a Turlock runner in their game earlier this season. One of the most fascinating part of the Sac-Joaquin Section football playoffs is the unknown....
  • The Record's Football Player of the Year Watchlist
    published on Sat, 08 Nov 2014 00:48:56 GMT
    Chavez football senior tailback Priest Jennings leads the Sac-Joaquin Section with 1,661 rushing yards. However, I'm keeping you up to date with who's in the running for The Record's Offensive and Defensive Player of the Year categories, and why they're there....
  • Sierra falls in latest NorCal bowl rankings
    published on Thu, 06 Nov 2014 03:53:26 GMT
    Sierra football's unbeaten run came to a rain-soaked ending, in a 34-20 loss at rival Manteca and its mucky Guss Schmiedt Field. The Buffaloes defense held T'wolves' running back Mark Paule Jr. under 60 yards and with no touchdowns, by far the best containment of him this season....
  • Manteca's mayor pro tem leads over challenger
    published on Wed, 05 Nov 2014 10:27:15 GMT
    The voters of Manteca have dediced to stay nside the city government to find a replacement for longtime Mayor Willie Weatherford. With 100 percent of the precincts reporting on Tuesday night, Mayor Pro Tempore Steve DeBrum beat on local businessman Benjamin Cantu in the race to lead City Hall....
  • The final regular-season Sac-Joaquin Section football Top 25
    published on Wed, 05 Nov 2014 06:24:32 GMT
    Our friend Joe Davidson of The Sacramento Bee and MaxPreps released the Week 10 version of the Sac-Joaquin Section Top 25 football rankings today, with four local teams in the mix again. Here's a look at the top 25, with the team, last week's ranking in parenthesis and overall record: St. Mary's , at fifth, is as high as it's been in the section rankings this season....
  • Stats, Breakdown and Analysis: Buffaloes roll to 34-20 win over Sierra
    published on Sun, 02 Nov 2014 00:10:28 GMT
    Manteca football's defense became to first unit to hold Sierra's Mark Paule Jr. to less than 100 rushing yards and no touchdowns this season. When rain came into the forecast for Friday night's game between Sierra and Manteca football, it only seemed appropriate....
  • Manteca 34, Sierra 20: Buffs end T'Wolves unbeaten streak
    published on Sat, 01 Nov 2014 07:47:58 GMT
    Last year's Sac-Joaquin Section finals and NorCal bowl were a couple of them. Facing Oakdale at the 49ers' Levi's Stadium this year was another....
  • Sierra-Manteca Player of the Game: Hector Soto
    published on Sat, 01 Nov 2014 07:36:40 GMT
    Manteca High tailback Hector Soto had 31 carries for 193 yards and two touchdowns Friday. Manteca High football was taking on Central Catholic to open Valley Oak League play....
  • Recent History: Sierra-Manteca football rivalry
    published on Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:05:52 GMT
    For a rivalry that's less than 20 years old, the football rivalry between Sierra and Manteca high schools feels incredibly deep-rooted. The Buffaloes host the Timberwolves Friday night at 7 p.m. Sierra clinches a share of a Valley Oak League championship with a victory, puts itself in line to be a No....
  • Players to Watch/X-Factors: Sierra at Manteca
    published on Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:35:59 GMT
    Well, first things first. An X-Factor for our prep football Game of the Week, Sierra at Manteca? Well, how about 70 percent chance of rain, according to AccuWeather.com....
  • Sac-Joaquin Section football Top 25 Rankings: Week 9
    published on Wed, 29 Oct 2014 06:36:42 GMT
    The Rams, Timberwolves, Buffaloes and Bulldogs are all back. MaxPreps.com and The Sacramento Bee's Joe Davidson released their Week 9 edition of the Sac-Joaquin Section Top 25 football rankings today....
  • Cheers and Jeers: World Series trophy bound for 'City' again?
    published on Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:28:20 GMT
    There's no other way around it: One more victory and the San Francisco Giants can be considered a modern-day baseball dynasty. Of course, that fourth triumph often can be the most difficult to achieve....