Sports

Hidden Heavenly: More than meets the eye at Tahoe resort

It’s a relatively quiet Sunday morning in South Lake Tahoe, a day when the weekend warriors are waking up late, a bit groggy from staying in the casinos far too long the nigh ...

Valley too much for Forest Lake

LAKE OF THE PINES — After four straight losses to Forest Lake Christian over the last three seasons, Samantha Shoemake and her Valley Christian teammates were more than ready for ...

Oakmont looks to enjoy home court playoff advantage

Rarely does a No. 2 seed enter the first round of a 16-team tournament with a great deal of concern about its matchup.   That is not quite true Wednesday night, as the Sac- ...

Woodcreek enters pursuit of section title as No. 2 seed

          FYI:   Wednesday’s playoff games (games tip at 7 p.m.) Division II No. 15 Folsom at No. 2 Woodcreek Division II No. 13 ...

Lions begin pursuit of crown

There is a sense of uncertainty around the gym at Valley Christian Academy as the Lions prepare for their first postseason game this week. After earning the No. 4 seed among the el ...

Playoff excitement ignites memories of Milosevic

The last time the O-zone, the student cheering section at Oakmont High, was this excited, Milos Milosevic was in the center of the action.   Two years ago, a talented but un ...

Fifth seeded Woodcreek welcomes Pitman for playoff opener

After falling victim to an amazing display of three-point shooting by Granite Bay in its regular-season finale, the Woodcreek High girls basketball team looks to recover quickly as ...

Lady Grizzlies enter postseason with high expectations

Back-to-back late-season losses while playing without its best player cost the Granite Bay High girls basketball team a higher seed in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II basketbal ...

Playoffs provide third chance for VCA Lady Lions

With high hopes that a third attempt holds the key to success, the girls basketball team from Valley Christian Academy will head to Auburn Tuesday night. The Lady Lions have l ...

Oak Ridge girls, Colfax boys draw No. 1 seeds

The Sac-Joaquin Section released its basketball playoff brackets Sunday afternoon, setting the schedule for the final few weeks of the hoops season. The Oak Ridge girls are the ...

Ten Eagles, six Grizzlies lead Masters qualifiers

While Oakmont and Rocklin did not deliver a large volume of qualifiers for the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters wrestling finals, the individuals who will represent those two schools do ...

Young Grizzlies lift each other to great heights

Sharing the load and the glory all season long propelled the Granite Bay High junior varsity boys basketball team to a record-setting season.   With a blowout win over Del ...

VCA Lions grab share of title

It’s a good thing no one called the fire marshal Friday night as they had to shoe-horn the crowd into the small gym at Valley Christian Academy. With the Sacramento Metro Athl ...

Woodcreek tops GB, wraps up SFL top spot

The Woodcreek Timberwolves completed a championship season Friday night with a 66-53 victory over the Granite Bay Grizzlies to claim the outright Sierra Foothill League title. ...