Sports

Grizzles drop second consecutive game in rough SFL

The Granite Bay High School boys basketball team closed out a tough week Thursday with a 65-60 loss at Del Oro. The Grizzlies, who entered the week on a high with a 3-0 record i ...

Vikings top Roseville for first SFL win

Two teams looking for their first Sierra Foothill League win of the season locked horns Thursday night at Roseville High School’s Moeller Gym, and it was the Oakmont Vikings who ...

Granite Bay girls top Thunder 65-45

Granite Bay High’s varsity girls basketball team hit nine 3-pointers in Wednesday night’s 65-45 victory over host Rocklin. The Grizzlies are now 4-0 in the Sierra Foothill Leag ...

Granite Bay wrestlers overcome Nevada Union

The Granite Bay High School wrestling team used its dominance at the heavier weight classes to take a big Sierra Foothill League dual competition with a 45-26 win over Nevada Union ...

Simon lifts Lady Tigers to big win at Woodcreek

With tensions high down the stretch, points were at a premium in the fourth quarter Wednesday night as the Roseville High School girls basketball team held off Woodcreek 52-49 in a ...

Northstar adds new meaning to its stay and play philosophy

In this European-inspired ski village, a recent sunny Monday morning arrives with considerable activity. Coffee-seeking people of all ages wander into Starbucks for a wakeup call, ...

Worried about summer water? You should be.

Early in November, there were torrential rains and the upcoming winter looked promising. At the time, we were over 150-percent of normal rainfall. Then came a return to dry condit ...

Woodcreek wrestlers drop tough dual match to first-place Del Oro

In a battle between two Sierra Foothill League frontrunners Tuesday night in Loomis, the Woodcreek High School wrestling team came up short against Del Oro. The Timberwolves won ...

Big men lead Valley Christian to big win

The Valley Christian Academy boys basketball team got back on the winning track Tuesday night on its home court with a 77-47 win over Faith Christian of Yuba City. The Lion big ...

Woodcreek opens second half firing, takes down Roseville

A dominating third quarter by the Woodcreek High School boys basketball team put an end to Roseville’s hopes of an upset Tuesday night in a Sierra Foothill League game at Moeller ...

Valley Christian girls beat Faith Christian

Led by 19 points from senior Veronica Hudson, the Valley Christian Academy girls basketball team jumped out early and rolled to a 53-27 win on its home court over Faith Christian o ...

Defense shines as Rocklin battles past Granite Bay

A fourth-quarter 6-0 run by the Rocklin High School boys basketball team came too late for Granite Bay to respond as the Thunder topped Granite Bay 59-47 in Tuesday night Sierra Fo ...

SJS suggests sweeping changes to playoff formats

When the realignment committee of the Sac-Joaquin Section gets back together on Jan. 28 there are certain to be many schools and leagues with opinions to share. Earlier this month ...

Whole new level of cheerleading

The best vocal support at many high school gymnasiums across the region is not necessarily coming from the cheerleaders standing courtside, but instead comes from the student secti ...

Varied approaches to coaching basketball with a common goal

As the Sierra Foothill League boys basketball community converged on Del Oro High School over the weekend to participate in a worthy cause, the difficult task of coaching in a mids ...