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Granite Bay's senioritis beats Rocklin; Grizzlies own SFL boys basketball title

ROCKLIN — Granite Bay High School’s boys basketball team had one last little — OK, one last big thing to take care of Tuesday night before marching onward to the ...

Rocklin beats buzzer, Roseville in OT

ROSEVILLE — Math is a tough opponent to beat. With 7.5 seconds left and a one-point deficit, the odds were against Rocklin High School at Roseville. The Thunder had to inbou ...

Local soccer players gather to sign Letters of Intent

LOOMIS _ Six seniors from local high schools were scheduled to sign Letters of Intent to play soccer at various colleges and universities. Two seniors from the area have committed ...

Granite Bay stops Rocklin, takes two-game lead in SFL

If the second half of Sierra Foothill League basketball competition is going to be as intense as the first half, the courts might very well explode. Granite Bay High School held o ...

Chasing the elusive rainbow

As many predicted, the Sierra Foothill League boys basketball title would be a wild race. As it stands, with the exception of Granite Bay (3-0), all the teams have one loss. Rockl ...

Rocklin shakes up SFL

The highlight of this week’s beginning of league play was the Rocklin boys basketball team win at Del Oro. Anyone familiar with high school competition in this area knows the ...

Rocklin gets methodical 73-62 win over Yuba City

Although the Rocklin High boys basketball team appeared to play below their usual pace, the Thunder had little trouble dispatching the (7-7) Honkers from Yuba City 73-62 Jan. 2. I ...

Fans make a difference

I wrote about this a couple weeks ago after covering the Rocklin Holiday Tournament. It had to do with the Thunder’s last game of the event against Weston Ranch. The boys in ...

Realignment proposal: Folsom, Oak Ridge would join SFL

Folsom and Oak Ridge high schools, featuring powerful football programs, would join the Sierra Foothill League for the 2014-15 school year as part of the next Sac-Joaquin Section r ...

Whitney, Del Oro fall in Winter Tournament

The Whitney High boys basketball team made a masterful attempt to get back into the game against Vallejo Friday but eventually fell to the Apaches 69-56. Scoring just 13 points in ...

More predictions by the numbers

Last week, I introduced my ingenious method for predicting how the boys basketball teams would fare in the Pioneer Valley, Sierra Foothill, and Capital Athletic leagues. To repeat ...

Rocklin wrestling to challenge for SFL title

The Sierra Foothill League wrestling campaign has long been dominated by Del Oro and challenged by Granite Bay, but Rocklin’s head coach feels this could be the year the Thun ...

Rocklin holds off Tigers, defeats Del Oro in volleyball

Rocklin High girls volleyball solidified its second-place position in the Sierra Foothill League by downing both Roseville and Del Oro last week. Oct. 24, the Thunder jumped out t ...

Rocklin readies for Del Oro with 49-14 win over young Roseville team

With Roseville coming in at 1-7 Friday night, there was a chance the Rocklin High football team could suffer a letdown with Del Oro waiting in the wings in the final week of the ...

Rocklin keeps pace in SFL volleyball

Rocklin rose to the occasion Monday to defeat Del Oro 3-1. The scoring was 27-25, 24-26, 25-21 and 25-10. The win put the Thunder in second place in the Sierra Foothill League, a ...