Sports

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 ...

Loder takes down another tourney title

Ryan Loder continues to dominate the 189-pound weight class as he prepares to make a run at a state wrestling title. The Granite Bay senior won his division at the prestigious Tim ...

Placer United players selected for Olympic Development rosters

A number of local soccer stars earned spots on the California Youth Soccer Association Cal North Olympic Development Program teams. ODP is a national process for identifying and ...

Competitive baseball team holding tryouts

South Placer Demons, a 14-and-under travel competitive baseball club will be holding tryouts for the 2009 season from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, Sunday, Feb. 1, Saturday, ...

Woodcreek track and field clinics continue

The Woodcreek High School 2009 preseason track and field clinics continue in the coming weeks for athletes 10-16 years of age. Learn training techniques and competition skills fr ...

Oakmont High School to hold baseball clinic

Oakmont High School is holding its annual baseball skills clinic for all boys and girls, 6-13 years old from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Feb. 7, on the Oakmont High School varsity ba ...

VCA JV boys improve to 12-5 with win over San Juan

The Valley Christian Academy junior varsity boys basketball team used a 29-8 first-quarter advantage on the way to a 78-52 win Monday night against San Juan. Jason Gish led th ...

Calvert leads William Jessup women over Menlo College

Rebekah Calvert scored 26 points and added eight rebounds to help the host Lady Warriors easily handle second place Menlo 61-46. Tracy Smith added 13 points, while freshman Lindsey ...

Birchard leads WJU to win, earns conference honors

William Jessup University forward Lucas Birchard was selected as the California Pacific Conference men’s basketball player of the week for the dates of Jan. 19-26. Birchard had ...