Sports

Late 3-pointers carry Eich seventh-grade girls to win

A pair of huge three-point lasers in the final minute by Emilee Gavia delivered an exciting 38-35 win for the W.T. Eich seventh-grade girls basketball team Thursday against a talen ...

Vikings can't catch Nevada Union

A rough patch at the free-throw line cost the Oakmont High School boys basketball team as the Vikings lost a 50-43 decision Wednesday night in Grass Valley against Nevada Union. ...

Oakmont JV boys bury Miners

The Oakmont High School JV boys basketball team faced a tough challenge Wednesday night, on the road at Nevada Union without its leading scorer and rebounder, but the Vikings respo ...

Strong second and third quarters carry GB over Woodcreek girls

A solid stretch through the middle of the game provided the difference for the Granite Bay High School girls basketball team in a 52-44 home court win over Woodcreek Wednesday nigh ...

Oakmont girls lose spirited battle to Nevada Union

A few moments off their game in the second and fourth periods proved costly for the Oakmont High School girls basketball team as it lost 68-55 on the home court against Nevada Unio ...

Woodcreek overcomes Granite Bay in OT thriller

A good look at the potential game-tying basket from the right baseline came up just short for Granite Bay High School junior guard Erick Harris Wednesday night as the Grizzlies dro ...

Granite Bay falls just short of Thunder wrestlers

In one of the most competitive contests of the year, the Granite Bay High School wrestling team came us just short Tuesday night against Rocklin, dropping the match 39-36. “It ...

Woodcreek wrestlers dominate Roseville

On senior night at Woodcreek High School, the Timberwolf wrestlers pinned Roseville 50-18 Tuesday behind strong performances across the board. Yahya Alvi (112 pounds), Matt Plo ...

WJU coaches to lace up the sneakers for cancer awareness

William Jessup University men’s basketball coach Aaron Muhic and his staff will wear sneakers instead of dress shoes with their usual game attire during Saturday night’s home g ...

Sierra College women top American River

Five players scored in double figures as the Sierra College women’s basketball team defeated American River College 78-50 Tuesday to improve its Big 8 conference record to 6-1. ...

Valley Christian survives to topple Sac Adventist

The offense was lacking its usual energy for the Valley Christian Academy boys basketball team Tuesday night, but the Lions found a way, knocking off Sacramento Adventist 57-40 in ...

Katie Simon wins P-T athlete of the month

Claiming 55-percent of the nearly 300 votes cast by Press-Tribune readers, Roseville’s Katie Simon is the January athlete of the month. After leading the Lady Tigers in scoring ...

Big hoops week for Grizzlies, Timberwolves

As the Sierra Foothill League boys and girls basketball seasons reach the halfway point this week, the top spots are filled with very familiar teams, but there is much work to be d ...

Lady Timberwolves think "Pink"

When it was announced this past weekend that North Carolina State University women’s basketball coach Kay Yow had passed away after a two-decade battle with breast cancer, the ou ...

Fishing line and the environment

For as long as there’s been fishing line, it has commonly been discarded along the waterways for a variety of reasons. Go to any waterway and you’ll find spools full of fishin ...