Joel Williams

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 ...

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 ...

Whitney girls edge Rocklin in overtime

His players were tired, and Rocklin High School girls basketball coach Rob Ferraro could not blame them. The Thunder chased Whitney’s Kristin Ladas and Morgan Green for four qua ...

Wildcats come of age in basketball

If it worked once, Joel Williams figured he might as well do it again. The Whitney High School girls basketball coach has promoted a freshman to be a varsity point guard for the s ...

Whitney coach excited about next season

Whitney High's varsity girls basketball team closed its season with a victory over Lincoln (52-46) and a loss to a tough Colfax team (46-32). The Wildcats finished their first sea ...