playoffs

Which football team will return to the postseason?

With the new week comes a new poll question at our comprehensive regional sports Web site, placersports.com. Gold Country Media has recently launched Placer Sports as a one-stop s ...

Bigger Looks To Be Better For Grid Playoffs

If the initial first down of the 2009 high school football season is just three weeks away and fans second-guessing a coach’s decision to go for it on fourth down isn’t far beh ...

Playoff Participants Not Smiling

“Where to now St. Peter?” The words that Elton John sang in the 1970s could literally sum up the feeling of the participants in this year’s Sac-Joaquin Section Div. IV footb ...

Oakmont overpowers Ponderosa in soccer playoff opener

The boys soccer team at Oakmont High School had not reached the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs since 2003 and had not won a postseason contest since the fall 2002 soccer season. T ...

Sacramento season Cap’d by loss

Needing a fast start against a high-powered opponent, the Sacramento Capitals received just that Friday night in the semifinals of the World Team Tennis Championships at Allstate S ...

Woodcreek ends Rocklin’s season in softball

It was a tough way to end the most successful season in Rocklin High softball history. The Thunder won the Sierra Foothill League title and collected two playoff victories before ...

Rocklin extends eventual champion to three games in playoff series

Rocklin High and Ponderosa battled it out for three games in the Sac-Joaquin Section, Division II baseball playoffs but it was the Bruins who survived and advanced to the section f ...

Ponderosa up one game on Rocklin

Rocklin High lost 6-3 to Ponderosa Monday in the first game of a three-game baseball series at Sacramento City College. The winner of this semifinal series advances to play in the ...

Rocklin 1-1 in softball playoffs

Rocklin High pitcher Britany Linton and Oak Ridge’s Kasey Stanchek engaged in an epic duel Saturday at the Sacramento Softball Complex in the second round of the Sac-Joaquin Sect ...

Wildcats eliminated by Rio Linda

Whitney High’s varsity softball team went 1-2 in the Sac-Joaquin Section, Division IV playoffs at Arnaiz Stadium in Stockton last week. The Wildcats topped Dixon 4-2 in the open ...

Playoffs start Friday for Rocklin softball team

Rocklin High’s varsity softball team will open the Sac-Joaquin Section, Division II playoffs Friday against Grant at the Sacramento Softball Complex. Grant (9-10-1) placed third ...

Thunder begin quest for another section crown

Rocklin High’s varsity baseball team won the section title last year and it opened its quest to do it again this week. The Thunder, the Sierra Foothill League champion, opened t ...

Rocklin tops Johnson 7-1 in playoff opener

The first-round playoff opponent proved to be no match at all for Rocklin High’s varsity girls soccer team. The Thunder crushed visiting Johnson 7-1 in the opening round May 8. ...

Wildcats in playoffs

Whitney High’s varsity softball team earned the Pioneer Valley League’s second and final playoff spot and opened the Sac-Joaquin Section, Division IV playoffs Wednesday. The e ...

Wildcats need two wins to reach finals

Whitney High’s varsity girls soccer team, the No. 2 seed from the Pioneer Valley League, opened the Sac-Joaquin Section, Division IV playoffs Tuesday against visiting Dixon. Dix ...