sports

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 ...

A charter for success

I like the idea of innovation and trying new things. It’s the engine of invention and greater efficiency. “Too big to fail” is too often an attempt to restart the ...

Rocklin lands four on volleyball All League

Volleyball The Sierra Foothill League has released its 2012 All League selections for varsity volleyball to include four players from Rocklin High School. Thunder players making ...

Local community sports, events and fundraisers

Local community sports, events and fundraisers JUNIOR VOLLEYBALL What: Girls Technique Building Camp Who: California Family Fitness When: Oct. 21, 10 a.m. to noon for girls 18 and ...

Capitalizing on local sports

Strikes Unlimited at 5681 Lonetree Blvd. in Rocklin is putting their money and efforts where their hearts are in hopes it will pay off for the community. Not only do they have a fi ...

The economy of the game

When space permits, we try to include announcements of fundraisers put on by various athletic programs. Public funds are tight these days and many coaches and teams use these event ...

The passion to persevere

Many of us have dreamed of reaching the pinnacle of our success, but have little or no idea how to get started. We often end up discouraged, which leads to a path of disappointmen ...