Basketball

Rocklin the top Division II team in the state

Rocklin High boys basketball woke Sunday morning to find they are the No. 1 Division II team in California. Rocklin improved to 10-1 on the season, winning the championship of t ...

Wildcats shake off loss for third at Madsen tourney

For a brief and unique period last week, Rocklin and Whitney ranked No. 1-2 in California Division II boys basketball. It was brief, as the Wildcats dropped to No. 4 after a loss ...

Western Sierra ends with win at Chavez Classic

The Western Sierra Collegiate Academy girls basketball team accepted the challenge of playing against Division II-III teams in Lincoln High’s Chavez Christmas Classic last we ...

Jessup stuns No. 14 Menlo College 77-60

ATHERTON – The William Jessup University women’s basketball team (10-2, 3-0) stunned the 4th-ranked Menlo College 77-60 Saturday on the Oaks’ home floor. It was ...

Western Sierra hosts small schools tournament

Western Sierra Collegiate Academy will host its first girls basketball tournament Thursday through Saturday. The Small Schools Tournament features both varsity and junior varsity b ...

Rocklin High Roundup

The Rocklin High basketball, soccer and wrestling teams are off to a good start for the 2018-19 season. Boys Basketball The Thunder has gotten started with a great season and had ...

Whitney holds signing day for student-athletes

Ten senior Wildcats’ student-athletes were recognized at Whitney High School Nov. 14, during a signing day ceremony held by the athletic department. Family, friends, coaches ...

Experience and depth fill the Wildcats’ ranks

Three years ago, the Whitney High girls basketball program was coming off a 24-5 season and facing the loss of seven seniors. Second-year coach Sydney Gatson had to field a freshme ...

NorCal Tip-Off Tournament at Rocklin and Whitney

The second annual NorCal Tip-Off Tournament for high school boys basketball will tip off at both Rocklin and Whitney high schools Nov. 28. Conceived by Rocklin head coach Stephen ...

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 ...