playoffs

Valley Christian roars back but falls in Division VI girls final

GALT — Valley Christian Academy’s girls basketball team came of age with one matter-of-fact halftime speech Thursday night. Trailing by 17 at one point and by 15 at ha ...

Valley Christian girls roll into Division VI section championship game

Winning by 29 points usually means an excellent night for a basketball team, but the Valley Christian Academy Lady Lions still left something on the court Thursday. Their 55-26 wi ...

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 ...