high school basketball

League title, playoff berth on the line for Valley Christian boys

Sac-Joaquin Section basketball playoff brackets will be released Wednesday. Whether Valley Christian Academy is in the Division V bracket depends on the outcome of Tuesday night&r ...

Rocklin beats buzzer, Roseville in OT

ROSEVILLE — Math is a tough opponent to beat. With 7.5 seconds left and a one-point deficit, the odds were against Rocklin High School at Roseville. The Thunder had to inbou ...

Valley Christian in position to tie for SMAL boys crown

Valley Christian Academy is coming off a 96-69 blowout loss at Vacaville-Buckingham Charter and a 74-46 blowout victory over Elk Grove-Lutheran. The Lions now are focused on Thurs ...

Granite Bay snaps two-game slide, still leads SFL

GRANITE BAY — Granite Bay High School’s boys basketball team snapped a two-game losing skid Thursday night with a 58-44 victory over visiting Nevada Union. The Grizzli ...

Roseville grinds out a victory at Del Oro

LOOMIS — Whether a team is coasting to a league title or fighting for one, every game from here till Tuesday picks up more playoff intensity. Nine days from now, these will ...

Woodcreek comes up one short against Rocklin

ROSEVILLE — Things are getting tight in the Sierra Foothill League as the girls basketball season winds down, and there was no better representation than Woodcreek’s 40 ...

Valley Christian girls climb to No. 2 in section power ratings

Valley Christian Academy’s girls basketball team is No. 2 in the latest and final Sac-Joaquin Section Division VI power ratings. The Lady Lions were 9-0 in the Sacramento Me ...

No harm, and just a technical foul, thanks to refs at Woodcreek

ROSEVILLE — It was an innocent act, meant for fun, one of those teenage things, but like other teenage innocent acts, this one caused a problem while, fortunately, not causin ...

Big third quarter lifts Woodcreek girls over Roseville

Woodcreek High School used a 23-9 run in the third quarter to overcome a one-point deficit and defeat visiting Roseville 56-44 in a Sierra Foothill League girls basketball game Thu ...

SFL game starts at Woodcreek, ends at Roseville

ROSEVILLE — Over the course of four hours at two basketball courts, Roseville High School defeated Woodcreek 87-71 in a Sierra Foothill League game Friday night at Woodcreek ...