Sports

If you’re not strong, you don’t belong

There’s a motto inside the Lion’s Cage – the weight room at Valley Christian Academy – that reads “If you’re not strong, you don’t belong& ...

Optimist All-Star Football Game set for Saturday

Just when you thought the prep football season was over, the 61st annual Optimist All-Star Football Game is set for Saturday. It will be one last time for some of the best talent ...

Woodcreek coach Stowers steps down after six years

The Kyle Stowers era at Woodcreek High School is over. Monday, the longest tenured coach in Timberwolves history stepped down after a six-year career at the helm. &ldquo ...

Area hoops in full swing

Boys   Roseville   The battle for the Capital Valley Conference title looks to be a two-way race in the early parts of the season.   Roseville (15-6, 5-0) is c ...

Tigers finish second at Sutter Invite

SUTTER– Roseville’s wrestling team took second place at the Sutter Lions Club Varsity Invitational last weekend. With 185 team points, the Tigers were behind only host ...

Sierra looking to make up ground in Big 8

ROCKLIN– Big 8 Conference play hasn’t given the Wolverine women much of a warm welcome. Sierra began 2018 winning nine of its first 11 games, including the Sasha Brown ...

Blackwell, Brown set to face off Saturday at Fresno State

Two of the most decorated basketball players in Woodcreek history will share the playing court for the first time since 2015 on Saturday – this time as opponents. Noah ...

Revolution Express season begins in February

The Revolution Express Track Club season begins in February and will run through July for boys and girls ages 7-18. The first practice is 6 p.m. Feb. 11 at Rocklin High School. ...

South Placer makes its mark on state rankings

SOUTH PLACER– One of the bell-weather websites for high school wrestling is The California Wrestler (ccsrank.com). It tracks the progress of more than 40 of the state’s ...

I don’t do resolutions

  I don’t do resolutions. At least not the New Year kind.   Goals? Not really. Bucket list? I have three buckets in the shed but they’re not on any list. ...

Foothill Valley League seems wide open to all comers

The Foothill Valley League saw some amazing games during the fall season in all sports. Here’s what to expect from inside the gym on the hardwood in the FVL.   BOYS P ...

Woodcreek sneaks by Oakmont in tuneup game

ROSEVILLE– If you are a fan of defense, Wednesday night’s girls basketball game between Oakmont and Woodcreek was your ideal game. In a game that saw only a total of 84 ...

KIRBY'S KATCH

No matter how you look at it, wintertime cold weather fishing presents some challenges. Of course we are blessed to have fairly mild seasons here in Northern California, as compare ...

Woodcreek boys, Whitney girls lead the pack

BOYS Woodcreek After starting 6-0, the Timberwolves suffered their first setback of the season losing to Bella Vista 1-0 on Dec. 14. That Broncos team is the same one that knocke ...