sports

City of Rocklin offering fall sports schedule

Whether it’s fencing, baton twirling or adult softball, now is the time to sign up for fall sports with the city of Rocklin. Rocklin Recreation is now accepting registrations f ...

Jr. Wildcats is more than just football and cheerleading

Whitney Junior Wildcats are learning more than how to tackle and cheer — they’re learning how to become better people. The youth football and cheer teams are centered around ...

Voluntary pay-to-play program hits high schools

Student athletes and their parents for years have been used to paying roughly $100 for transportation to and from games. This school year, the Rocklin Unified School District wil ...

End of a long ride; sports editor enjoyed time in Rocklin, Lincoln

After more than eight years, I am leaving my position as sports editor of The Placer Herald and The Lincoln News Messenger. This has not been an easy decision, as I have loved my t ...

Reflecting on the competitive ideals of youth sports

Now that Remi Barry has exhausted his legal options to our collective detriment, it’s time to reflect on the bigger picture of our culture’s philosophical approach to youth spo ...

Education takes center court

Third-graders at Coyote Ridge Elementary School in Roseville got a 6-foot surprise recently. William Jessup University’s men’s basketball team swapped their slam dunks for Sh ...

Sierra College athletics rank third in state

The California Community College Athletic Association, in association with the National Alliance of Two-Year College Athletic Administrators has named Sierra College third in the s ...

Kids’ sports are supposed to be fun

As parents of three daughters who have participated in various sports throughout the years, we feel that it is time to speak up regarding the competitive environment that we are cr ...

No room for couch potatoes

A basketball scholarship to UCLA is a rare treasure, an honor that is not lost on Rocklin High’s Brendan Lane. When the talented 6-10 post player makes his way to Westwood next ...

Wolverines’ season comes to close with 56-54 loss

Any excuse would have worked. A key injury, a lighting malfunction and of course the 18 days of down time leading into Saturday night's Northern California Junior College Regional ...
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