playoffs

VIKING RAID: Oakmont earns first round win over American Canyon

It doesn’t seem quite fair.  Although Oakmont’s boys tennis team, the Division II runner-ups from last year, finished second, instead of first, in the Capital Val ...

Grizzlies lacrosse seeks third-straight SVLC title

When Granite Bay’s Stu Brokowsky sat down to configure the 2016 girls lacrosse schedule, he set out to see what his team was made of. The Grizzlies squared off against three ...

These Tigers won’t stop until they capture a section title

Don’t let last weekend’s loss to Dougherty Valley fool you — the Roseville High boys volleyball team is one of the best teams the Sac-Joaquin Section has and it&r ...

Granite Bay lacrosse seeks third-straight NCS appearance

It’s not something Brandon Beland is likely to forget anytime soon. It was near the end of April last year when the Granite Bay High boys lacrosse program hit the road to fa ...

Woodcreek’s Sleep Train express derailed in Carmichael

In a season full of thrilling wins and heartbreaking losses, the Woodcreek High boys basketball season came down to one Friday night game. Facing Jesuit in the quarterfinals of the ...

No big man, no problem - Granite Bay beats Edison in first playoff test

The hulking frame of 6-foot-8 forward Darren Nelson limped to the free throw line Wednesday night as the Granite Bay boys basketball team hosted Edison in the CIF Sac-Joaquin Secti ...

Valley Christian bumped from postseason

A historic season came to a close at Victory Christian High School Wednesday evening in the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division VI playoffs, when a comeback attempt by the Valley Chri ...

Woodcreek keeps Sleep Train hopes alive

Playing in front of their home crowd for possibly the last time this season, the Woodcreek boys basketball team showcased one of their most complete wins of the season. Sophomore s ...

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 ...

Big second half propels Oakmont past Bradshaw Christian in playoffs

Battle-tested and ready to make a statement in the Division III bracket, the No. 11 seeded Oakmont High girls basketball team entered Tuesday night’s first round section play ...

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 ...