Sports

Warriors split road games; Murry sets school record

The William Jessup University men’s basketball team earned its first Golden State Athletic Conference victory on the road by beating San Diego Christian College 68-58 last we ...

American River takes it on the chin at Sierra – twice

Former Placer Hillmen Isaiah Pineiro went into another gear and recorded a double-double to help Sierra College defeat American River College 79-61 Friday in Big 8 Conference play. ...

Whitney and LARTA wrap up junior tennis camp

The Lincoln and Rocklin Tennis Association (LARTA) sponsored junior tennis camp coached by Whitney High tennis coach and LARTA Board member Matt Holm was concluded last week. The ...

Western Sierra basketball takes over top spots in conference

The Western Sierra Collegiate Academy girls basketball team hammered Trinity Prep 52-17 Friday to take over the top spot in the Northern Pacific Athletic Conference. The Crusaders ...

FIGHT to the FINISH: SJS Wrestlers prepare for a grueling season finish in the CIF playoffs

Wrestlers are crazy. They starve themselves to make weight, slap themselves to get pumped and admire an ear pulverized into a cauliflower salad like it’s a piece of art. Wr ...

SUPER WOMAN: Auburn preschool teacher competes in grueling Spartan Races

Auburn’s Nichole Root is a daytime superhero. The founder of Lolli Totts Preschool flies over fire, plods through lakes of mud and scales 10-foot walls, monkey bars and rope ...

Defense, local grads lead Sierra College men, women to Big 8 basketball wins

ROCKLIN — Placer High graduate Isaiah Pineiro went into another gear by recording a double-double in Sierra College’s 79-61 Big 8 men’s basketball victory over Am ...

Wildcats trim Cosumnes Oaks for second place in CVC

Even when it looked as if Cosumnes Oaks might have a chance to come back against Whitney High girls basketball Friday night, they had no chance. The Wildcats controlled the boards ...

Wolves hold off Foresthill in overtime for 33-32 victory

Although 3-13 on the season, the Foresthill girls basketball team gave Western Sierra Collegiate Academy all it could handle Wednesday, but the Wolves prevailed 33-32 in overtime. ...

BIGGER THAN BASKETBALL: Autistic Placer freshman scores her first basket amid magic moment

Jocyleen Ditico was born to play basketball. It’s not because she’s six feet tall, or even that she wound up attending classes at a school with one of the most histori ...