Whitney

The bench is no longer for backup

It used to be that the “bench” was reserved for those basketball athletes who would only get to play when their team was well ahead or too far behind to catch up. That& ...

Earning this week’s recognition

The fall high school season is now in full swing and some teams have earned the right for some early accolades. Before tooting the horn of my usual recipients, I have to take off ...

Thunder, ‘Cats host season openers Friday

Rocklin and Whitney high schools will open their 2013 football campaigns at home Friday. The Thunder host Pleasant Grove and the Wildcats entertain Vintage from Napa. Rocklin got ...

Although it isn’t yet fall …

With temperatures hovering around the century mark, it’s hard to imagine that fall is approaching. OK, OK, it’s still two months away, but the talk has already turned t ...

Four Rocklin track athletes qualify for Junior Olympics

Four Rocklin athletes will pack their track and field utility bags and head for Greensboro, N.C., to compete in the USA Track and Field National Junior Olympics July 22-28. Rockli ...

Local athlete builds his future on ice

Sticking to the sport of ice hockey over the years has landed semi-professional athlete Steve Owre of Rocklin an opportunity to turn his childhood dream of becoming a professional ...

36th annual Optimist softball all-star game is May 29 at Capital Christian

The Evening Optimist Club of Sacramento will hold the 36th annual High School Softball All-Star Game at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Capital Christian High School in Sacramento. Tickets co ...

Four locals to play in Junior Nationals volleyball

Rocklin will send four of its young athletes to Dallas this summer to play in the Junior Nationals girls volleyball championships. Coached by Whitney High girls varsity head coach ...

Whitney hosts tennis match

TENNIS Whitney High School hosted its annual Wildcat Classic last Saturday with Antelope, Monterey Trail, Paradise, Rocklin, Weston Ranch and Woodcreek invited. Rocklin High tenn ...