Girls basketball

South squads excel in 2016 Optimist All Star Games

Hitting the hardwood one final time in their prep careers, a dozen local athletes made their final journey to Sacramento High School Saturday afternoon to take part in the 39th ann ...

MOVING ON: Roseville advances in playoffs with overtime win over Del Oro

The bleachers exploded in celebration, students stormed the court and members of the Roseville High girls basketball team jumped for joy, thinking they won. But the game wasn&rsquo ...

Contreras’ career-high lifts VCA past Victory Christian

In an effort to defend their Division VI CIF Sac-Joaquin Section title, the Valley Christian girls basketball team took its first step toward a repeat championship Tuesday night wi ...

Roseville girls basketball gets set to host Del Oro in Div. II playoffs

Unlike the emotional, buzzer-beating finish the last time these two girls basketball teams met, Tuesday night’s Capital Valley Conference clash between Roseville High and Oak ...

Daeja Black sets Granite Bay High scoring record

Less than a year removed from a gruesome ACL injury, Granite Bay High senior Daeja Black has overcome seemingly daunting odds to break her school’s all-time career scoring re ...

Seven local teams earn a trip to the postseason

Whether they snuck in or earned a top-five spot in their bracket, a total of seven local basketball squads made the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section postseason tournament. The section annou ...

Woodcreek carries 6-game win streak into playoffs

For eight Woodcreek High seniors, Tuesday night’s Sierra Foothill League finale against visiting Nevada Union was their last chance to step on their home floor during the reg ...

Roseville’s magic runs out against Whitney

For the first time this season, the Roseville girls basketball team was on the wrong end of a game-winning shot.  As the final seconds ticked off the clock inside Whitney Hig ...