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Lions overcome mistakes in first semifinals matchup

Veteran baseball coach Brad Gunter Jr., leader of the top-seeded Division VII Valley Christian baseball team, knew his team might have a hangover following their emotional victory ...

Cater’s no-hitter; Gunter’s homer lifts VCA to pair of impressive playoff wins

Despite facing tough teams in the opening round of the CIF-SJS Division VII playoffs Wednesday, both of Valley Christian Academy’s baseball and softball programs emerged with ...

Valley Christian claims top spot in Division VII

VCA senior pitcher Brooks McKeighen gave himself a belated 18th birthday present with a complete-game,11-strikeout performance as the Lions baseball program earned a non-league win ...

LIONHEARTS — Valley Christian pursues 8th SJS title in 10 years

College baseball recruiters have learned to appraise prospects in relation to their proximity near a long red beard. Four of Valley Christian Academy’s senior standouts are ...

Lions hit their stride as league play gets underway

With only 11 players and two seniors this season, Valley Christian boys basketball coach Brad Gunter Jr. has had to hold tight to his playbook.  Unlike his usual fast-paced r ...

ALL-LEAGUE - Local prep gridiron stars claim hardware

With the 2016 prep football season in the books, league commissioners from the Roseville area gathered late last week to select the top performing players in the Sierra Foothill Le ...

Local squads prep for big tests this week; Woodcreek hosts lone home game

ROSEVILLE (2-0) at RIVER VALLEY (0-2), 7:30 p.m. Players to watch: Roseville: QB Nick Martig (16), TE/DE Jimmy Jaggers (82), RB Jay Razzano (23), RB/LB Nick Gori (44), LB Josh Ba ...

Lions excited about youth heading into 2016

Despite losing more than half of their total offensive production from last year, Valley Christian football coach Alex Hernandez is excited to welcome 2016.  The Lions gradua ...

VCA captures another Division VII Sac-Joaquin Section banner

Few baseball scribes could forecast a better story than the one that’s taken place at Roseville’s smallest school — Valley Christian Academy — over the past ...