sports

In search of community excellence

Perhaps not a day goes by that I do not think about how we could improve our sports coverage to better connect the schools with the community. We work hard at that, but some of the ...

Don’t underestimate the punching power of a cheerleader

It is perhaps not the most common choice a cheerleader would make when deciding to change sports, but one former Rocklin High spirit-squad member is proving what meets the eye migh ...

They say it’s how you finish

They say it’s not how you start, but how you finish. In the case of local basketball, we’ll be looking for a strong finish. Both Rocklin and Whitney high schools got o ...

Rocklin local aces the third hole at Northstar

Rocklin’s Blake Campbell filled in as an alternate for a golf tournament held last month at Northstar Golf Course in Truckee and had the good fortune of getting a hole-in-one ...

Basuini, Wiesner Cal Pac runners of the week

It was a busy week for the William Jessup sports programs as cross-country and soccer kept pace in the California Pacific Conference recently. CROSS-COUNTRY The Warriors’ M ...

When David has to face Goliath

While covering the Rocklin football game at Inderkum High School this past week, I couldn’t help but marvel at the number of injured players on the sidelines. Of course, all ...

Section media day and Bill

I took the long trip to Lodi last week for the California Interscholastic Federation, Sac-Joaquin Section’s annual media day. I had not been to one of these before and found ...

The head is used for school, not tackling

The concussion issue in football was addressed at the USA Football Youth Summit held last month in Canton, Ohio, and included some valuable information on the prevention and proper ...

The sport of hunting gold

It is no secret that the lure bringing thousands of people to California was gold. Having lived in the gold country for many years, I became familiar with the phenomena that trigge ...

Local competitions and fundraisers

SOFTBALL No less than 53 teams will converge on Rocklin this weekend for the 13th annual Piece of the Rock Softball Tournament, with play both Saturday and Sunday. The fast-pitch ...