Sports

Waiting for the decision: Kings' likely departure has fans sad and angry

Newcastle native Mike Takayama is trying to look on the bright side of the fact that the basketball team he’s devoted hundreds of nights to over the past 25 years is likely leavi ...

Sierra rugby team in Sweet 16

Sierra College’s rugby team pulled off two upsets recently in the Division II Pacific Coast tournament to earn a trip to the Sweet 16 on April 16 in San Diego. The Wolverines wil ...

Whitney swimmer sets school record

Colleen Daley set a school record in the 50-meter freestyle during Whitney High School’s recent meet against El Camino. Her time of 24.31 seconds was also a personal best. Daley ...

Basketball players earn honors

Whitney High School has three of a kind. Freshman Morgan Green, sophomore Kristen Ladas and junior Alexandra Rodriguez were recently named to the All-Capital Athletic League girls ...

KVIE show looks at high school football injuries

KVIE Public Television on Tuesday will show “Frontline: Football High,” the story of two high school football players who collapsed from heatstroke during practices las ...

Wildcats get softball party started

Alyssa Schmidt is not only the starting shortstop for Whitney High School’s softball team. The senior also happens to be the conductor of the party train, and her teammates are a ...

Ex-King Jackson always finds action

Bobby Jackson does not have many opportunities to play basketball these days. His wife, five children and a front-office job with the Sacramento Kings keep him on the run most of t ...

Sierra unleashes sophomore slugger

Scott Templeton was doing exactly what he had been told. The Sierra College sophomore was selective at the plate, taking pitches in hopes of finding one to his liking before swingi ...

Ex-Wildcat packs college punch

Playing softball is nothing new for Stephanie Nippert, but it wasn’t until the 2009 Whitney High School graduate arrived at Corban University in Oregon that she learned how the g ...

Mosquitoes will be out in force this year

With so much rain this past winter, there are massive amounts of standing water just about everywhere. And, there hasn’t been enough heat or north wind to dry it up.That means pe ...