playoffs

Join the club: Granite Bay loses late

The trend for area basketball teams in these mostly short-lived Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs is — well, was — a late jamming of the gears, a hiccup or five in quick suc ...

Roseville accomplishes plenty before playoff loss to El Camino

Seasons aren’t supposed to end this way — never. But come playoff time, the season always ends with a loss for everyone in the field except the champion — from th ...

Valley Christian earns No. 2 seed in Division VI girls playoffs

Valley Christian Academy’s girls basketball team has grown up fast. The Lady Lions went 2-9 in nonleague games, but losing to bigger schools didn’t stunt the growth of ...

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 ...

Champs again: Granite Bay wins second Division I section football crown in a row

Granite Bay High School won its second consecutive Sac-Joaquin Section Division I football championship, its third section title in six years and its fifth overall with an entertai ...

Granite Bay strikes first, but St. Francis takes over

The upset alert was initiated once Granite Bay High School surprised volleyball superpower St. Francis with a 25-16 victory in the first set. But after losing a tough 26-24 second ...

Sac-Joaquin Section Division I football final: A look at Oak Ridge

FRIDAY NIGHT’S GAME GRANITE BAY VS. OAK RIDGE, 7:30 p.m. at Sacramento State About Oak Ridge: The Trojans (12-1) have run through the playoffs with one of the most balanced ...

Granite Bay hammers unbeaten Franklin

ELK GROVE - Granite Bay High School assembled a mighty seven-play, 86-yard touchdown drive to start Friday night's Sac-Joaquin Section Division I semifinal against top-seeded F ...