basketball

Saturday skill sessions at the Granite Bay Basketball Academy

The Granite Bay Basketball Academy presents Saturday skill sessions beginning Sept. 12 at Granite Bay High School. The goal of Saturday skill sessions is the improvement of ever ...

Lane matches up against big-name athletes at UCLA

Former Rocklin High basketball star Brendan Lane is learning quite a bit about being physical during his first summer at UCLA. The 6-foot-10 freshman recently found himself guardi ...

Former Warrior hoops stars stood out in classroom

A pair of 2009 William Jessup University graduates received additional accolades recently when Lucas Birchard of Lodi and Alex Dimotsantos of Las Vegas were named to the NABC Honor ...

Off to Philippines for Jessup men's hoops

William Jessup University Men’s Basketball Coach Aaron Muhic hasn’t been taking his off-season off. Muhic’s Warriors, fresh off a second place finish in the Cal Pac Conferen ...

Wildcats run with No. 1 Dragons, but bow out in D-III

GALT — Ignoring their No. 5 seed and refusing to be bullied by perennial area power Sacramento, the Whitney Wildcats proved they could hang with the best in Division III. Whitne ...

Competitive basketball league taking teams

Registration for the second annual Beach Hut Deli Foothill Competitive Basketball League is underway now. The league is run by FirstStep Sports Marketing, in conjunction with ...

Competitive basketball league registering teams

Registration is now available for the second annual Beach Hut Deli Foothill Competitive Basketball League. The league is run by FirstStep Sports Marketing, in conjunction with Nike ...

SJS releases first hoops power ratings

The Sac-Joaquin Section released its initial basketball power ratings Monday, with some surprising information for local teams. The section uses its power ratings to seed the play ...

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 ...

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 ...

High school hoopsters gather in Loomis for Common Good

An ambitious project begun one year ago by Brad Swope is back for a new and improved second run this weekend when the Common Good Classic returns to Del Oro High School in Loomis. ...

Calvert’s hoop dreams live on

Rebekah Calvert had all but resigned herself to the idea that her college basketball career was over. The Colfax High graduate already had three seasons under her belt when she le ...

Knights of Columbus free throw shootout

The Knights of Columbus will hold a free throw championship on Sunday, Jan. 11 in the gymnasium at St. Rose School in Roseville. The event is for girls and boys age 10-14, and ...

Basketball league holding registration

The California Youth Basketball League is currently registering players for the Winter 2009 season, which begins games on Jan. 10. The season runs through Feb. 20 and play is avai ...