basketball

Whitney, Rocklin girls await playoff seedings

Brackets for the Sac-Joaquin Section basketball playoffs will be announced Sunday, and it appears the girls teams at Rocklin and Whitney high schools will make it in their respecti ...

Jessup men take shot at title

More than a conference championship will be at stake for the William Jessup University men’s basketball team tonight when the Warriors battle Menlo College at 7:30 p.m. in Rockli ...

Whitney boys, girls both 14th in power ratings

Whitney High School's boys and girls basketball teams would be in the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs if the postseason began today. Rocklin's girls would also earn a berth. Rocklin' ...

Gym would be dandy at William Jessup

A plan to build a larger cafeteria at William Jessup University could be a blessing for the basketball and volleyball teams. They are starving for a gymnasium that does not resembl ...

Rocklin senior comprehends court

Kyle Peterson might as well be a coach with Rocklin High School’s boys basketball team. The 6-foot-1 senior guard certainly acts like one when he is standing on the sideline duri ...

Eagles reaching rarified air

“Ubuntu,” or all for one. It’s an African word and the motto of the Del Oro High girls basketball team this year. The Golden Eagles prove their talent, coupled with unity on ...

Former Wildcat weathers college life

Derek Knutty has a slight problem at Saint Michael’s College in Burlington, Vt. The 2009 Whitney High School graduate could be having the time of his life if the weather would ju ...

Basketball takes translation for exchange student

Marina Garcia doesn’t know how traveling can be a violation. How else could the 17-year-old have made the 5,700-mile trip from Madrid, Spain to Rocklin as a high school exchange ...

Junior Thunder hoopsters hit the court

Rocklin Junior Thunder Basketball program has attracted more than 300 participants. The program teaches basketball to young students, taught by Rocklin High players and coaches. Pi ...

Whitney girls let one get away

Fourth-quarter leads are nothing new for Whitney High School’s girls basketball team. The cause of concern for coach Joel Williams is his Wildcats are making a habit of letting t ...

Shortage of players not helping Wildcats

Plenty of good seats are available at Whitney High School’s boys basketball games. There are even a few open on the Wildcats’ bench, and those chairs are far more comfortable t ...

Rocklin coaches trade shots, wisecracks with players

Andre Jones is learning to tame his tongue during basketball practice. All might be fair in love and an intrasquad war, but Rocklin High School’s varsity coaches will take only s ...

Playing the post is tall task for Thunder

Help is on the way for Courtney Grant. The 5-foot-9 senior is holding her own in the post for Rocklin High School’s girls basketball team despite battling players who have a heig ...

Homework before hardwood for Wolverines

John Fusano is all up in his players’ business all the time, and the Sierra College men’s basketball coach could not care less if anyone thinks he is being too intrusive. Let ...

42-0: Roseville's Cooley Middle School basketball team completes a two-year unbeaten run

Darvin Beaman is a P.E. teacher and has been a boys basketball coach in some capacity since arriving at Cooley Middle School in Roseville in 2001. He has coached good teams and ave ...