basketball

Rocklin topples Nevada Union and heads for playoffs in spite of Folsom loss

The Rocklin High boys basketball team had Folsom fans a bit nervous Friday night, for two quarters at least. The Thunder rallied back from a 19-15 first-quarter deficit to tie the ...

Whitney girls enter playoffs No. 5, but end season with loss

Devastating – no, disappointing – yes, was the Whitney High girls basketball team's 60-52 loss to Antelope Monday to close out the regular season. A win really wou ...

Rocklin girls wrap up season with losses to Folsom, Nevada Union

The Rocklin High girls basketball team did not go out without a fight, but Folsom proved too strong to allow the Thunder to go out with a victory in the regular season finale. Eig ...

Rocklin High Thunder's Kelsey Summers

GRADE:  Senior Kelsey Summers had to battle the flu several times during her senior year, but managed to recover enough to help her team defeat Granite Bay Feb. 6, with 17 ...

The road is long for Warriors’ women

SANTA BARBARA, Feb. 4 – The William Jessup University women’s basketball team enjoyed the warm weather outside, but things weren’t so sunny inside where the Warri ...

Road gets a little rough for Jessup men’s basketball

SANTA BARBARA, Feb. 14 — The William Jessup University men’s basketball team capped off a two-game conference road trip Saturday with a Valentine’s Day clash with ...

Western Sierra teams on the road to begin playoffs

The Western Sierra Collegiate Academy girls basketball team put a solid stamp on their Northern Pacific Athletic Conference championship with a 52-22 victory at Trinity Prep Friday ...

Western Sierra basketball teams headed for the playoffs

The Western Sierra Collegiate Academy girls basketball team played their last regular season home game against non-conference opponent Pine Hills Adventist Wednesday and earned the ...

Lady Warriors fight, but miss pulling off upsets

The William Jessup University women’s basketball team battled through two tough Golden State Athletic Conference games this week, but fell short of pulling off the upsets las ...

William Jessup men suffer heartbreak homecoming

In front of the Warrior Arena’s largest crowd this season, the William Jessup University men’s basketball team gave the fans perhaps the school’s greatest game fo ...

Rocklin rebounds from Granite Bay loss to topple Nevada Union

The Rocklin High boys basketball team held onto a glimmer of an at-large bid for the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division II playoffs after defeating Nevada Union 60-53 on senior night ...

Whitney girls all business in 55-33 victory over Oakmont

It was business as usual for the Whitney High girls basketball team Friday as they opened up an early lead on visiting Oakmont and built on it in every quarter. The effort gave th ...

Wildcats playoff hopes brighten with Roseville win

Roseville came into Wednesday night’s Capital Valley Conference game against the Whitney High boys basketball team poised for an upset, but the 1-11 Tigers returned home with ...

Thunder girls topple Granite Bay as finale draws near

Behind great energy and inspiration over the return of Kaitlyn Solomon to the Rocklin girls basketball lineup, the Thunder made 13 3-pointers and won the rebounding war to defeat G ...

Whitney boys continue winning ways, but stumble at Del Campo

The Whitney High boys basketball team threw the Capital Valley Conference into a temporary three-way race for third place by beating Bella Vista at home 61-58 Friday. But Del Campo ...