Sports

Vikings hit the road for second round contest

It might be time to see the Oakmont High boys basketball team get everyone going on the same night. All season long, the Vikings have received sensational performances from a nu ...

Fourth-seeded Woodcreek begins state title chase

After a bye to open the tournament, the Woodcreek High boys basketball team hits the floor Thursday night to open the CIF State Division II Championship tournament. By virtue of ...

New videos at Placer Sports

We have posted some new video reports at our regional all-sports Web site, www.placersports.com.  Visit our site and click on the video content area to see highlights from the ...

Grizzlies take league opener over Del Oro

The Granite Bay High boys volleyball team began its quest for another Sierra Foothill League title Tuesday with a victory over Del Oro at the Granite Bay gym. Solid ball cont ...

Valley Christian falls short in San Francisco

Unforced errors in the opening half put the Valley Christian Academy boys basketball team in a situation it could not escape. The Lions lost their opening game in the CIF State ...

JV Grizzlies spike Del Oro in league opener

Finishing off the second game in a flurry of activity, the Granite Bay High junior varsity boys volleyball team started off its league season with a two-game sweep of Del Oro. B ...

Lady Timberwolves shut down Chico in playoff road game

It was a rematch with similar results Tuesday night as the Woodcreek High girls basketball team won in Chico. For the third time in two seasons, the Timberwolves, seeded No. 11 ...

Rocklin tops Pleasant Valley; plays at St. Francis Thursday

The Thunder boys beat Pleasant Valley High of Chico 73-44 on Tuesday night in the first round of the Northern California regional basketball tournament. Rocklin High is a No. 10 s ...

The difference two years have made at Woodcreek

Coming to center court at Arco Arena to accept its section championship banner was a monumental moment for the Woodcreek High boys.   Two years ago, the Timberwolves were at ...

GB's Loder still the man on the mat

A year ago, Ryan Loder was one of the headliners at the CIF State Wrestling Championships. Now, the former Granite Bay grappler is carrying his success to a whole new level. &nbs ...

Oakmont cruises past Montgomery into NorCal second round

The game felt like a mismatch from the outset, and except for the fact that Oakmont went into cruise control for portions of the night, it was just that. Montgomery High’s boy ...

Salmon fishery doubtful for 2010

For a couple of years now, there has been no offshore salmon fishery for any recreational, sport anglers or for the state’s numerous commercial fishermen. In fact, there has been ...

Snowboard lessons not just for children any longer

Unlike the past, a beginning snowboard lesson now often includes a variety of ages, because it’s now an accepted winter sport that’s not just for kids.   A grou ...

Double overtime win for Woodcreek lacrosse

It took double overtime, but the new club boys lacrosse team at Woodcreek High picked up a road win at Oakland Tech Saturday. Led by four goals from midfielder Sam Plecker, inc ...

Lady Timberwolves renew acquaintances with Chico

The Woodcreek High girls basketball team has a rare situation when it comes time to open the CIF State Basketball Championship tournament Tuesday night. While most teams get to ...