sports

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 ...

Chasing those chasing the dream

Keeping up with the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Playoffs is no small task and that goes for everyone involved – schools, players, coaches, officials – and reporters. By We ...

Sweat equity is paying off

I often receive a number of invites to the local schools to witness the signing of a Letter of Intent for some student-athlete to go on to college and pursue a degree while continu ...

William Jessup receives all-conference sports award

The California Pacific Conference bestowed the 2013 CalPac Conference All-Sports Award to William Jessup University and its athletic department. It was the first time the school ha ...

Wildcats baseball shuts out Folsom for eighth win

BASEBALL Whitney High’s baseball team continued its hitting ways against Folsom by blanking the Bulldogs 9-0 Saturday. The Wildcats rapped out nine hits and made them count ...

Beijing Sport University free community event

Western Sierra Collegiate Academy will present Beijing Sport University’s presentation of sport, martial arts, acrobatics and dance at William Jessup University 6-7:30 p.m., ...

Serving the surrounding area in academics and athletics

Located just off Sunset Drive in Rocklin not far from Highway 65 is a high school that will hold its first graduation this spring. Although they’re yet to be a force in local ...