High school baseball

Big-time Optimist matchup: Blaser vs. blazer

While the best graduating high school baseball players in the greater Sacramento area ripped balls all over the field during the 40th annual Optimist All-Star Games on Saturday nig ...

Woodcreek baseball coach Mayo steps down after 25 years

It took Kelly Mayo one day to find something to do other than coach high school baseball.“I spent three hours today on a tractor knocking out some stuff I’ve been wanti ...

Lions claim third Division VII title in four years

LODI — Brad Gunter Sr. made his way to his son’s office Monday morning, using a walker to aid his ailing back.Gunter, normally a fixture at Valley Christian Academy&rsq ...

Roseville wins first section baseball crown since 1984

Roseville High School had much to celebrate Monday — namely, defeating Rocklin 4-2 to win the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II baseball championship for the first time since 1984. ...

Roseville, Valley Christian win section baseball titles

Roseville High School and Valley Christian Academy won Sac-Joaquin Section baseball championships Monday.The Tigers defeated Sierra Foothill League foe Rocklin 4-2 at Sacramen ...

Valley Christian wins two, will play for D-VII title

Valley Christian Academy defeated Elliot Christian of Lodi twice Wednesday night at McAuliffe Memorial Ballparks to advance to the championship game in the Sac-Joaquin Section Divi ...

Roseville sweeps Woodcreek in Division II semifinals

Roseville High School defeated Woodcreek 8-2 on Tuesday to advance to the championship game in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II baseball playoffs.The Tigers (21-9) swept their S ...

Roseville, Woodcreek to meet in best-of-three semifinal

Roseville and Woodcreek high schools met three times in Sierra Foothill League baseball games in the first week of April. Woodcreek won two. All three were decided by one run.They ...

Eighteen outs, 18 K's for VCA pitching in no-hitter

Sophomore left-hander Jimmy Shaw didn’t have his best stuff Thursday night, but he had enough to help produce a game Valley Christian Academy baseball coach Brad Gunter Jr. h ...

Fields are set for section baseball playoffs

Woodcreek High School turned what could have been the last inning of its baseball season into a fresh start in the postseason Wednesday.The Timberwolves, after frittering away a 7- ...

SFL, CVC baseball playoff berths on the line next week

Three teams from the Sierra Foothill League and Capital Valley Conference will qualify for the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II baseball playoffs.The regular season ends Wednesday. ...

Grizzlies' lead shrinks in SFL baseball standings

Granite Bay High School continued to hit the ball Monday but not with runners in scoring position. Likewise, Woodcreek totaled 11 hits but lacked the big one. Meanwhile, Roseville ...

SFL baseball standings shuffle, but Granite Bay maintains lead

Tied for first place at the beginning of the week, Granite Bay High School was alone at the top of the Sierra Foothill League after beating Del Oro on Monday and Wednesday.Tied for ...

Woodcreek gets rocked and rolled by Thunder

The Sierra Foothill League has been a bear for local baseball teams, and this week’s three series could either provide breathing room or tighten the race even more.Granite Ba ...

Woodcreek spring sports undergoing growth spurt

Woodcreek High School has seen a big increase in participation for spring sports.The freshman baseball team had a record turnout of 36. The varsity baseball team has a 23-man roste ...