basketball

Last-second free throws lift Roseville over Placer

ANTELOPE — Andrew Schmidt made sure Roseville High’s comeback wasn’t wasted Friday night at the Antelope Classic basketball tournament. The senior nailed two free throws wit ...

Hoops dream a reality for former Del Oro star

Those familiar with Emilie Johnson know she rarely needs extra motivation to spend one more hour in the gym, jog another mile or put up 100 more free throws. But when the UC Santa ...

Granite Bay athlete shoots for college

Kyle Howarth has a hard time pinning down the best moment he experienced during his four years at Granite Bay High School. But he knows one thing for sure: That moment was definit ...

Arent grows by leaps, bounds

ROCKLIN — Casey Arent is no longer just, “a kid that’s tall.” That’s how the Del Oro High graduate described himself after a prep career that was admittedly mediocre. Up ...

Vintage basketball in Dimes Classic

Bennett Davison never made it to the NBA, but he has no regrets. His basketball career lasted much longer than he ever imagined and took him to countries he never thought he would ...

Del Oro goes OT, gets its rematch

The Del Oro High girls basketball team is headed back to Power Balance Pavilion with some revenge in mind. The Golden Eagles rallied in the fourth quarter, then pulled away in ove ...

Jessup women respect basketball elder

Ask Guin Boggs about the women’s basketball team at William Jessup University and the veteran coach is a fountain of information. Ask him to reveal his age and the well suddenly ...

No Mosier, no problem for Colfax

SACRAMENTO — Even from his uncomfortable seat on a stretcher in the Power Balance Pavilion pressroom, Chase Mosier couldn’t hold back his smile Saturday afternoon. Colfax High ...

Sierra women advance in playoffs

This season has lasted so long for the Sierra College women’s basketball team that two players look far different these days than they did when the squad convened Oct. 1 for its ...

Are you a fan of the Sacramento Kings?

You’ve probably heard the news that the Sacramento Kings may relocate to Anaheim. The Press Tribune is looking for devoted Kings fans in Roseville and Granite Bay who would be he ...

Eagles reaching rarified air

“Ubuntu,” or all for one. It’s an African word and the motto of the Del Oro High girls basketball team this year. The Golden Eagles prove their talent, coupled with unity on ...

42-0: Roseville's Cooley Middle School basketball team completes a two-year unbeaten run

Darvin Beaman is a P.E. teacher and has been a boys basketball coach in some capacity since arriving at Cooley Middle School in Roseville in 2001. He has coached good teams and ave ...

Hoop Shoot national free throw contest is today Hoop Shoot free throw contest for kids is Saturday in Roseville

The Roseville Elks Lodge #2248 will hold the first step in the national Hoop Shoot free throw contest at 10 a.m. today at Kaseberg Elementary School, 1040 Main St., in Roseville. ...

Barry headed to New Mexico State

Highly recruited basketball star Remi Barry told the Auburn Journal Tuesday he has committed to New Mexico State University. The 6-7, 200 pound forward from France graduated from ...

Eyes on the prize

While other college students are backpacking across Europe or partying till dawn, Emilie Johnson and Kasey Riecks are keeping busy with hoops. For Division I college basketball p ...