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Wildcats ready to make a run in Capital League

Beginning his second year, the head coach of the Whitney High School girls volleyball team feels his Wildcats have a solid chance of winning the Capital Volleyball League title in ...

Rocklin blanks Miners to assure spot in playoffs

The Rocklin High baseball team baseball team jumped all over Nevada Union to win the second game of their three-game series 10-0 Tuesday. The Thunder also defeated the Miners 10-3 ...

Lincoln Hills Coyotes are off and winning

LODI _ The Lincoln Hills 70s Coyotes picked up a win in the Lodi Wine Country Classic this past weekend. It was the first championship for the locals after placing second in their ...

Rocklin girls look to ‘survive and advance’

ROSEVILLE _ The Rocklin High girls basketball team took another giant step toward making the playoffs by defeating Roseville 53-44, Tuesday. This came on the heels of another heart ...

Rocklin had game but Eagles prevail 63-49

Prep sports fans can always be assured that whenever Del Oro and Rocklin meet on the field of competition no one goes away disappointed; even if one team comes in with a record of ...

In defense of defense

At a recent varsity basketball game I was again left wondering if prep games were getting too physical. However, some further research into the matter now leads me to believe it is ...

Rocklin takes out Timberwolves with 51-35 victory

The Woodcreek girls basketball team failed to make a showing in the third quarter as Rocklin outscored the visitors 20-4 and sailed to a 51-35 victory Friday night. The Timberwolve ...

Basketball preview

BOYS BASKETBALL After a gigantic win and two tough losses, the Whitney High School varsity boys basketball team is looking forward to the week ahead. The Wildcats (1-2 Capital Ath ...

Del Oro wins battle with Whitney

It’s been said offense wins games and defense wins championships; if that is the case then Friday night’s boys basketball battle between Del Oro and Whitney high schools (respe ...

Pioneer no match for surging Wildcats

Even a light rainfall in the fourth quarter couldn’t dampen Whitney High’s Friday night as the Wildcats ripped the Pioneer Patriots, 48-21, and Cosumnes Oaks gifted the maroon- ...

Cordova no match as Whitney rolls 42-0

It appeared the Cordova High Lancer just might be able to hang around with the Whitney High football team, Friday. The Wildcats twice turned the ball over deep in their own territo ...

Wilcats maul Mira Loma, 49-18

The Whitney High School varsity football team looked stellar in its Capital Conference opener. The Wildcats defeated Mira Loma High School on the road 49-18, Saturday. The Wildcat ...

Rocklin stuns ‘bigger’ Los Banos 27-19

In spite of Rocklin High School head football coach Greg Benzel’s earlier concern of how his Thunder would handle the “mass” of Los Banos High, his defense turned back the Ti ...

Preview of Whitney Wildcats football

Whitney High School should also be in the running for a division title in 2011. The Wildcats finished last season with a 4-1 Capital Athletic League record (7-5 overall) for second ...

Preview of Rocklin Thunder football

Last year Rocklin finished third in the Sierra Foothill League with a record of 3-2 (7-4 overall). The Thunder must replace quarterback Jimmy Laughrea who graduated. Laughrea led ...