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Tennis is a ‘Life Time’ commitment for Purcell

The lesson was a hard one to swallow, especially for an 11-year-old boy who was accustomed to winning practically all his junior age-group tennis matches.However, this was no typic ...

Granite Bay lacrosse seeks third-straight NCS appearance

It’s not something Brandon Beland is likely to forget anytime soon. It was near the end of April last year when the Granite Bay High boys lacrosse program hit the road to fa ...

New coach shares international experience with Woodcreek High

Every day after school, the walls of the Woodcreek High School wrestling room reverberate with the commands of first-year coach Anatoli Caraterzi — a former Russian freestyle ...

Rookie coach takes over Vikings wrestling program

There’s no sugarcoating it. The Oakmont wrestling program, under first-year head coach Josh Esparza, is going through a rebuilding process.  While the team’s lone ...

Seniors Say Goodbye: Granite Bay drops shootout in playoffs

Etched on the wall at Granite Bay High is a list of years the boys soccer program has won league and section titles. It’s a long list, but 2015 is not, and will not be added ...

Tigers drop Triple-Overtime Thriller to Del Campo in CVC Opener

The sidelines erupted, one in jubilation and the other — Roseville High’s side — in disbelief.  Tigers head football coach Larry Cunha called it one of the ...

Quok’s birthday sparks Vikings win

Last Thursday, the girls from the Oakmont High volleyball team celebrated their coach’s birthday the only way they knew how — with a win. Oakmont outlasted Antelope on ...

Woodcreek rolls past Ponderosa 31-13; Team preps for Oak Ridge

For Woodcreek High’s junior quarterback Matt Gordon, the script of Friday night’s contest against the Ponderosa Bruins couldn’t have been written any better.  ...

Tigers still seeking consistency on the pitch

The talk this offseason for the Roseville High boys soccer team revolved around consistency.  Almost a month into the season, the team is still searching for more consistent ...

Grizzly Redemption: Granite Bay upsets Davis High at Home

After starting the year with a tie against Rio Americano and dropping a pair of games to El Camino and Whitney last week, the Granite Bay High boys soccer team was left scratching ...

Summer of surgeries: Scotty Henrichs returns to Granite Bay football

No player has looked forward to taking the field more this season than Granite Bay’s own Scotty Henrichs.  Just a few months ago, the 17-year-old wide receiver wasn&rsq ...

Roseville’s Kurt Marton earns Team USA baseball trek to Carolina

A pair of local youth baseball players with Golden Spikes received a golden opportunity this week.  Kurt Marton and Brent Jones, standout student athletes for the Loomis base ...

'Bad Man' Huckaba trains for Collison Course at Thunder Valley

They call him, Dave “Bad Man” Huckaba, but he hardly needs an introduction. The 41-year-old fight veteran is the pride of Rio Linda, now residing in Nevada City. He&rs ...