basketball

Whitney’s Wilson will stay in town for college

Former Whitney High basketball star Jordan Wilson, who graduated high school in June, will stay in Rocklin for college. Wilson, 6-foot-4 wing player, will play basketball for Willi ...

Saturday skill sessions at the Granite Bay Basketball Academy

The Granite Bay Basketball Academy presents Saturday skill sessions beginning Sept. 12 at Granite Bay High School. The goal of Saturday skill sessions is the improvement of ever ...

Whitney grad earns full-ride to St. Michael’s

Derek Knutty, who graduated from Whitney High in June, has earned a full-ride scholarship to play basketball for St. Michael’s College in Vermont. Knutty had a very successful se ...

Rocklin basketball squad scores big in Las Vegas

Ken Gee’s dream of creating a nationally recognized basketball club is finally within reach. At The Main Event, a NCAA certified basketball tournament held annually in Las Vegas ...

Lane matches up against big-name athletes at UCLA

Former Rocklin High basketball star Brendan Lane is learning quite a bit about being physical during his first summer at UCLA. The 6-foot-10 freshman recently found himself guardi ...

Former Warrior hoops stars stood out in classroom

A pair of 2009 William Jessup University graduates received additional accolades recently when Lucas Birchard of Lodi and Alex Dimotsantos of Las Vegas were named to the NABC Honor ...

Off to Philippines for Jessup men's hoops

William Jessup University Men’s Basketball Coach Aaron Muhic hasn’t been taking his off-season off. Muhic’s Warriors, fresh off a second place finish in the Cal Pac Conferen ...

Wildcats run with No. 1 Dragons, but bow out in D-III

GALT — Ignoring their No. 5 seed and refusing to be bullied by perennial area power Sacramento, the Whitney Wildcats proved they could hang with the best in Division III. Whitne ...

Competitive basketball league taking teams

Registration for the second annual Beach Hut Deli Foothill Competitive Basketball League is underway now. The league is run by FirstStep Sports Marketing, in conjunction with ...

Whitney misses shot at clinching outright title

LAKE OF THE PINES — Whitney High coach Bryce Newell wasn’t thrilled to share the Pioneer Valley League title, but the Wildcats may have to after falling to Bear River 62-50 Wed ...

Competitive basketball league registering teams

Registration is now available for the second annual Beach Hut Deli Foothill Competitive Basketball League. The league is run by FirstStep Sports Marketing, in conjunction with Nike ...

Varied approaches to coaching basketball with a common goal

As the Sierra Foothill League boys basketball community converged on Del Oro High School over the weekend to participate in a worthy cause, the difficult task of coaching in a mids ...

Whitney outlasts Placer to take PVL lead

It was too much Eric Gee and too many fouls for the Placer High boys basketball team to handle Thursday night at Earl Crabbe Gym. Whitney’s junior guard drilled a long 3-pointer ...

High school hoopsters gather in Loomis for Common Good

An ambitious project begun one year ago by Brad Swope is back for a new and improved second run this weekend when the Common Good Classic returns to Del Oro High School in Loomis. ...

Calvert’s hoop dreams live on

Rebekah Calvert had all but resigned herself to the idea that her college basketball career was over. The Colfax High graduate already had three seasons under her belt when she le ...