Basketball

Young athlete prodigy chooses Rocklin High

Silverado Middle School grad Nathan Kent will begin his prep career at Rocklin High. That bears reporting because, though young, Kent has accomplished what most athletes never will ...

RockWood Tournament wraps up summer hoops

Basketball in this area is on an all-time rush, evidenced in no small part by the competition in this summer’s RockWood Tournament played Friday through Saturday at Rocklin, ...

Optimist annual all star basketball at Sac High

Whitney High school will send two seniors and Rocklin one to play in the 41st annual Optimist High School Basketball All Star Games April 7 at Sacramento High School. The Wildcats ...

William Jessup gets All American recognition

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics recently awarded William Jessup University basketball’s Keith Phillips All American Honorable Mention. Phillips is the s ...

Sierra College makes state semifinals

VENTURA – After a convincing 94-75 win over Irvine Valley Thursday, the Sierra College women’s basketball team moved on to the California Community College Athletic Ass ...

Sierra College scholar teams to be honored

Three of Sierra College’s 2016-17 women’s teams will be honored by the California Community College Athletic Association by receiving Scholar Team awards March 28. &ld ...

Wildcats finish up great postseason run

The 24-5 season in 2014-15 was the Whitney High girls basketball team’s best record, but the 23-9 ’17-18 team was the Wildcats’ best run in the playoffs. After t ...

Whitney unable to repeat, but makes State

It took all St. Mary’s had to beat the Whitney High boys basketball team, but the No. 2 seed succeeded in the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division II semifinals 69-67 in overtime ...

Wildcats miss goal, but host Redwood in NorCals Wednesday

The Whitney High girls basketball team fell a couple games short of their second goal of the season, but their season is not yet over. By making it to the semifinals of the CIF Sa ...

Wildcats advance with win over Thunder

The Whitney High School boys basketball team defeated visiting Rocklin 57-51 in the second round of the CIF Sac-Joaquin Division II Playoffs Friday to move into the semifinals. &nb ...

Whitney to host No. 6 Vanden Thursday

The Whitney High girls basketball program proved worthy of their No. 3 seeding in the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division II Playoffs by winning big in their opener. The Wildcats ope ...

Thunder battles back to make the playoffs

Just when it seemed the Rocklin High boys basketball team would not make the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Playoffs, they battled back to win three of their last four games to earn the N ...

Western Sierra finishes with style

The Western Sierra Collegiate Academy boys basketball team played their last regular season home game last week, which could mean only one thing – senior night. The Wolves w ...

Wolves finish strong and look strong

On senior night, the Western Sierra Collegiate Academy girls basketball team continued their dominant play by routing the John Adams Academy Patriots 63-11 last week. The win impr ...

Postseason eludes Rocklin after league grind

The Rocklin High girls basketball team finished the season with a 2-10 record in the Sierra Foothill League and 11-15 overall. Prior to the Thunder’s final game against visi ...