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Unafraid to take mediocrity head on

Sports are rarely, if ever, played to achieve mediocrity. However, there are limits for those willing to accept those limits. None of the teams I cover fall into that category. Ca ...

Whitney volleyball’s pursuit of excellence

The Whitney High boys volleyball “A” team was more than a match for visiting Bear River Thursday night in Capital Athletic League play, but the Bruins did fare a bit be ...

Get ready for prime time

They say it isn’t over until the fat lady sings; however, she is warming up in the wings, as virtually all league play begins either this week or next. Already in the thick ...

Predicting by the numbers

It’s time again to try predicting how the local basketball teams will fare in this year’s race for a league crown. I am not one to simply try and pull a rabbit out of t ...

Netting a playoff spot

Thanks to a change in the California Interscholastic Federation – Sac-Joaquin Section volleyball playoff selection, two of the local teams are solid contenders to make the po ...

Playoffs coming into focus

Locally, two football teams are on the bubble and one is close to wondering just where it will be seeded in the California Interscholastic Federation, Sac-Joaquin Section Playoffs. ...

Whitney routs Rodriguez in preparation for homecoming

For visiting Rodriguez High, the full moon that rose over Whitney High football stadium Friday night was best described in the lyrics of Creedence Clearwater Revival’s “Bad Moo ...

Whitney water polo contracts to improve program

Coming off a disappointing season last year, the Whitney High School boys water polo team is rededicating itself. The athletes have signed contracts holding them responsible for th ...

Whitney High puts a crush on Vintage Crushers

NAPA _ The Whitney High School football team put to rest any notions this season would be a rebuilding year by blowing past Vintage 48-12 last Friday. And, some of the Wildcats’ ...

Crunch time for America's pastime

Baseball has been called America?s favorite pastime and it is most certainly a favorite in the summer. It, too, is a game of irony in which one coach said to me, ?It?s the only gam ...