Sports

Mason jars opponents, seeks state title

A wrestling career that began at E.V. Cain Middle School in Auburn reached maturity last weekend at Granite Bay. Many of his friends are wearing Placer’s green and gold, but ...

Valley Christian boys win finale, await playoff fate

An up-tempo attacking style allowed the Valley Christian Academy boys basketball team to close out its regular-season with a 75-60 win over Sacramento Adventist Thursday night. ...

JV Lions close out season with 12 consecutive wins

A 64-40 win on the road at Sacramento Adventist Thursday night allowed the Valley Christian Academy junior varsity boys basketball team to close out its season with a 12-game winni ...

Vikings survive late Roseville charge

A strong run late in the game was not enough to provide the Roseville High boys basketball team its first Sierra Foothill League of the season Wednesday night. In their final ga ...

Shooting woes doom Woodcreek boys on road at Nevada Union

The Woodcreek High boys basketball team was unable to overcome a rough shooting night and a slow start as it dropped a 70-60 game at Nevada Union Wednesday night. Fighting to se ...

Grizzlies top DO in OT as teams honor cancer survivors

Youth was served Wednesday night at Granite Bay High as the Grizzlies’ boys basketball team turned to a pair of sophomores down the stretch in taking a 59-58 overtime win over De ...

Woodcreek girls put clamps on NU

With each win adding steam to its run at a playoff home game, the Woodcreek High girls basketball team came out with a vengeance on the defensive end, dominating Nevada Union 58-35 ...

Clash of seventh-grade titans, Spring View edges Eich

A midseason battle for supremacy in the Foothill Intermediate School Athletic League seventh-grade girls basketball hierarchy lived up to the hype when Roseville’s W.T. Eich visi ...

Kobzeff, Gish lead VCA to JV title

Taking its winning streak to 11 consecutive games, the Valley Christian Academy boys junior varsity basketball team used a 27-point second period explosion to bury second-place Bra ...

Lions can't catch league leaders

A 6-0 run to open the third quarter got the Valley Christian boys basketball team to within four points of league-leading Bradshaw Christian, but the Lions were unable to finish th ...

Valley Christian girls fall to top-ranked Bradshaw

Looking to surprise the No. 1 team in the current Sac-Joaquin Section Division V power ratings Tuesday night, the Valley Christian Academy girls basketball team took to its home co ...

Lady Grizzlies rain threes at Del Oro, fall just short

When the Granite Bay High girls basketball team hosted Del Oro three weeks ago, the game was over almost before it started as the Lady Eagles ran Granite Bay out of the gym in the ...

Oakmont girls get first league win, put Roseville playoff plans in jeopardy

One team was looking to seal up a trip to the postseason party while the other was looking to break through with its first league win of the season when the girls basketball teams ...

Clinching of league title must wait for Sierra women

The Sierra College women’s basketball team took a 34-30 lead into the break, but could not hang on as it dropped a 69-61 decision to Big 8 rival Delta College Tuesday night in St ...

College softball players of the week have Roseville, Sierra College roots

A pair of softball players with Roseville roots are making names for themselves as collegiate athletes in the southeastern part of the United States. Ashley Edgar and Shelby Flemi ...