Sports

Pitching sees less zip, but more jump

Moving the softball pitching rubber from 40 feet to 43 this season has produced more hitting and scoring. No surprise there.What may come as a surprise is the improved pitching sta ...

Granite Bay starts fast at Division II track meet

Six finals were held at the Sac-Joaquin Section Divisions II and III track and field meet Wednesday at Bella Vista High School in Fair Oaks. Granite Bay won four.Senior Kevin Niels ...

Local high schools offering summer sports camps

Woodcreek High School is planning its Lady Timberwolves Fundamental Basketball Camp from June 13-16.The camp is open to girls who will be in grades 1-10 next fall. The cost for pre ...

River Cats all-city teams include 61 from Roseville

The Sacramento River Cats have released the lists for their third annual all-city high school athletic teams, and 61 of the 360 honored athletes attend Roseville schools.The River ...

One save enough to put Granite Bay in D-II soccer final

Granite Bay and Bella Vista high schools duked it out Thursday in a soccer match that went to penalty kicks to decide which team would advance to the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I ...

Eighteen outs, 18 K's for VCA pitching in no-hitter

Sophomore left-hander Jimmy Shaw didn’t have his best stuff Thursday night, but he had enough to help produce a game Valley Christian Academy baseball coach Brad Gunter Jr. h ...

Holiday weekend approaching; weather could be a factor

The high country was just beginning to really open up. The temperature was warming nicely. Snow was melting. Campground operators were scrambling to get their territories opened by ...

Diggin’ the dirt at Hangtown

Matt Kreegar can already feel the energy of the Rockstar Energy Hangtown Motocross Classic. Kreegar, 35, of Auburn is competing in the B-Class amateur division for a spot at amateu ...

Wolverines strike out in regionals

One bad inning was the beginning of the end for Sierra College’s baseball team. One good pitcher was too much for the Wolverines softball squad during the Northern California Sup ...

Hunting licenses, tags, applications now available

Hunting licenses expire at the end of June each year. Any hunting after that requires a new license.To purchase tags and applications for any of the state’s special hunts, yo ...