Sports

Western Sierra enters league play with confidence

MAHENY PARK – The Western Sierra Collegiate Academy lost it’s final preseason game at home Friday against University Prep 55-0, but the optimism among the Wolves remain ...

Golden Eagles shut out Whitney, move to 6-0

LOOMIS­− Del Oro has become quite the chess opponent this season. It’s hard to predict from which angle the Golden Eagles will strike next.   In the season- ...

Former Jessup player takes over golf program

ROCKLIN – As the 2018-19 men's golf season tees off this week, William Jessup University welcomes the return of Matthew Robinson as the new head coach. Tim Hovancsek was ...

FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL PREVIEW

Games that count opened up in the Capital Valley Conference, Delta, Sierra Foothill, Capital Athletic Leagues last Friday. Many teams have a scheduled bye week before Pioneer Valle ...

KIRBY’S KATCH

We had just started our second pass downstream when one rod started shaking and line started peeling off with a familiar zzz-zz-zz sound. “It’s a fish!” I shoute ...

Thunder could be headed for a league title

ROCKLIN – The Rocklin High girls volleyball team closed out the preseason with a 14-5 record while sandwiching in a Sierra Foothill League-opening win over Folsom last week. ...

Rocklin gets by Whitney, 31-21, in Quarry Bowl

ROCKLIN – As advertised, the ninth playing of the annual Quarry Bowl between host Rocklin and visiting Whitney was an exciting game but not necessarily well-played.   ...

Economy boom, officiating bust

We often take for granted that every game we attend is going to have the officiating necessary to put the outcome in the record book. Most of us do not know where those men and wom ...

William Jessup’s Smith honored by NAIA

ROCKLIN – The National Association of Interscholastic Athletics has awarded William Jessup University’s Farnum Smith 2018 Administrator of the Year. A near 30-year vet ...

Starting from scratch

Western Sierra Collegiate Academy is in its fourth year of football. They are members of the Sacramento Metropolitan Athletic League and, like other Division VII schools, they have ...

Section final rematch highlights Week 5

Get your popcorn ready. The Sierra Foothill League begins Friday night. Throw in some renewed rivalry games, and we’ve got ourselves a dandy of a preps football weekend. Week ...

Zebras shut out Whitney in Stars and Stripes game

The Lincoln High football team took on visiting Whitney last Friday in a game where the Fighting Zebras fired on all cylinders in front of a home crowd to defeat the Wildcats 30-0. ...

Local Flavor

We’re trying to keep track of the locally grown athletes who are still competing at the college level and beyond.     Grizzly Groundwork A pair of former Gr ...

Granite Bay wins Lengfeld Memorial Tournament

ROSEVILLE– Granite Bay’s girls golf team shot a blistering team score of 371 Monday to walk off with top honors at the ninth annual Helen Lengfeld Memorial Tournament p ...

Foresthill girls swept at Valley Christian

ROSEVILLE– Without one of its key players and team leaders, the Foresthill girls volleyball team fell to Valley Christian Academy in three sets Monday night in Roseville. A ...