boys basketball

SFL stars deliver in all-star game victory

In the 33rd annual boys Optimist All Star Basketball game, the North won in decisive and efficient fashion- scraping the south to the tune of 119-103. It was never close Saturday a ...

Timberwolves see NorCal title slip from their grasp

The victory that felt so close just slipped through the fingers of the Woodcreek High boys basketball team Saturday night at Arco Arena. The Timberwolves had possession of the b ...

Timberwolves return to Arco

As part of our game preview, we spoke to both coaches, and also to two coaches who are familiar with Woodcreek and St. Francis and asked their thoughts on the game. Steve Taylor of ...

Vikings can't get past St. Francis

It was a fantastic run for the Oakmont High boys basketball team. Unfortunately, it fell one win short of earning the Vikings a fifth shot at cross-town rival Woodcreek in the Nort ...

Timberwolves rally late, beat Mitty in overtime

On its way to the Bay Area Saturday afternoon, the Woodcreek High boys basketball team took a little detour past Arco Arena. "The guys looked out the window and said there was o ...

Thunder boys fall to St. Francis 75-72

The season came to a close for Rocklin High’s boys basketball team on Thursday night. The Thunder, seeded No. 10 in the Northern California regional tournament, were beaten 75-7 ...

Timberwolves survive Chico challenge

Depth is such an incredible luxury for Woodcreek High boys basketball coach Burnel Pinkerton.   “If it’s not going well with one group, I can just go down and gr ...

Vikings dunk Giants in road playoff test

The Oakmont High boys basketball team is used to being the team with the home court advantage. Thursday night, the Vikings found out they could get it done when the other guy has t ...

Vikings hit the road for second round contest

It might be time to see the Oakmont High boys basketball team get everyone going on the same night. All season long, the Vikings have received sensational performances from a nu ...

Fourth-seeded Woodcreek begins state title chase

After a bye to open the tournament, the Woodcreek High boys basketball team hits the floor Thursday night to open the CIF State Division II Championship tournament. By virtue of ...

New videos at Placer Sports

We have posted some new video reports at our regional all-sports Web site, www.placersports.com.  Visit our site and click on the video content area to see highlights from the ...

Rocklin tops Pleasant Valley; plays at St. Francis Thursday

The Thunder boys beat Pleasant Valley High of Chico 73-44 on Tuesday night in the first round of the Northern California regional basketball tournament. Rocklin High is a No. 10 s ...

Oakmont cruises past Montgomery into NorCal second round

The game felt like a mismatch from the outset, and except for the fact that Oakmont went into cruise control for portions of the night, it was just that. Montgomery High’s boy ...

Oakmont opens NorCal tonight, Woodcreek boys have bye

It’s ability to regroup quickly will be put to the test Tuesday night when the Oakmont High boys basketball team is back on the court. “They were down a little yesterday, bu ...

Woodcreek fights back, beats Oakmont for section title

When you get a chance to put away a great team like Woodcreek, you had better do it because they won’t stay down for long. That was a lesson learned by the Oakmont High boys b ...