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Locals suit up for NCAA Tournament

Oakmont High graduate J.T. Adenrele probably feels like he’s been enrolled at UC Davis forever.  After averaging over 20 points a game for the Vikings in 2010-11, Adenr ...

Ryan Hollingshead preps for return with FC Dallas

Less than a week into the new year, a car accident nearly brought FC Dallas midfielder Ryan Hollingshead’s soccer career to an end. On Jan. 6, the former Granite Bay High Sc ...

Oakmont grad headed to Fresno State

The long, hot summer practices. The blood, the sweat, the tears. All of the long hours Namani Parker has put into the game of football — it’s all paying off.  The ...

Tooley sparks record comeback for Nevada Wolf Pack

In one of the most thrilling comebacks in college basketball history, Granite Bay High School graduate Charlie Tooley helped the University of Nevada, Reno men’s basketball t ...

Q&A with Jordan Kunaszyk

Ever since he was six years old, Jordan Kunaszyk dreamt of being a Division I football player.  Although he didn’t have any offers out of Roseville High three years ago ...

Former Granite Bay lineman to participate in East-West Shrine Game

Home for the holidays, with his degree in-hand, 2012 Granite Bay High School graduate Gavin Andrews can finally shift his focus to one thing — football.  The well-verse ...

Sierra women's basketball team is built for the future

One of the highlights of following a local college or university’s athletic program is seeing the names of familiar athletes who played for the high schools in this area. Th ...

Oakmont grad Ally Wubben collects postseason hardware with Sierra College

Ally Wubben has left her mark on Sierra College.  After reaching the state championships in the Wolverines’ inaugural season of beach volleyball last spring, the sensat ...

ARC Football faces off against Fullerton for JC title

In preparation for the biggest game of his career, Anthony Luke received some memorable advice from his father, Tony. “He always tells me, ‘Dance with the girl you bro ...

Brewers add VCA grad to 40-man roster

A transcendence that’s spanned six years is nearing completion. 2010 Valley Christian Academy graduate Ryan Cordell’s rise to Major League Baseball has taken detours i ...

Blaser steps up big for CSU Fullerton

Roseville High graduate and current Cal State Fullerton senior Dalton Blaser had an outstanding weekend on the diamond as the Titans went 2-1 on the road at Texas Tech.  En r ...

Q&A with Long Beach State's Noah Blackwell

A baller with a bright future, Noah Blackwell returned to his roots in Roseville this week for winter break.  Fresh off a trip to the University of Arizona with his teammates ...

Oakmont grad commits to Big-12 school

The road to becoming a major college football prospect has been bumpy and uneven for former Oakmont High standout Derrick Achayo. The 6-foot-4, 285-pound offensive lineman grew up ...