Recap

Local golfers eliminated from title contention

Monday’s Sac-Joaquin Section Boys Golf Masters Tournament, played at The Reserve at Spanos Park in Stockton, featured four local golfers, including three from Granite Bay. Bu ...

Lions overcome mistakes in first semifinals matchup

Veteran baseball coach Brad Gunter Jr., leader of the top-seeded Division VII Valley Christian baseball team, knew his team might have a hangover following their emotional victory ...

Vikings can’t get past McClatchy in D2 bracket

For the second time in as many years, Oakmont’s baseball team had an early departure from the section playoffs.  After dropping a 6-0 decision last year at Benicia in t ...

Stepping away from the game

It’s bittersweet to acknowledge that my time at the Press Tribune and Gold Country Media as your Sports Editor will be coming to an end.  I have enjoyed the last two-pl ...

Cater’s no-hitter; Gunter’s homer lifts VCA to pair of impressive playoff wins

Despite facing tough teams in the opening round of the CIF-SJS Division VII playoffs Wednesday, both of Valley Christian Academy’s baseball and softball programs emerged with ...

Grizzlies eliminated after heartbreaking walk-off

Three outs.  The No. 5 seeded Granite Bay High baseball team needed just three outs to clinch a win over No. 4 Davis and advance in the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division I Nor ...

Local swimmers reach state meet

A handful of local swimmers will advance to this weekend’s California Interscholastic Federation Swimming and Diving State Championships in Clovis after posting qualifying, a ...

Woodcreek upsets Will C. Wood in playoff opener

Once you get in, anything can happen.  That’s the approach Woodcreek’s baseball team has taken this postseason, and it’s already paid off.  The Timber ...

Roseville softball eliminated after surprising loss

With a roster chalk full of talent and a number of players committed to extend their playing careers at the collegiate level, Roseville’s softball team seemed poised for a de ...

Nelson delivers big in Granite Bay’s playoff opener

It didn’t take long for Darren Nelson to put his team in front during Monday’s CIF Sac-Joaquin Section playoff opener against Sheldon.  Granite Bay’s senior ...

Grizzlies looking for a turnaround in playoffs

Granite Bay’s hopes of a Sierra Foothill League title disappeared with one swing of the bat this past Tuesday at Grizzly Park. The Grizzlies’ baseball team had worked ...

Valley Christian claims top spot in Division VII

VCA senior pitcher Brooks McKeighen gave himself a belated 18th birthday present with a complete-game,11-strikeout performance as the Lions baseball program earned a non-league win ...

Vikings claim 2017 CVC title; prep for postseason

It’s that time of year.  All of the hard work, the sweat, the blood — it all comes down to two weeks of postseason play. Oakmont High School is ready.  Aft ...

Woodcreek cheer takes third at state

Woodcreek’s stunt cheer team made history Friday afternoon in Folsom. With a 16-8 win over Dougherty Valley of Southern California, the Timberwolves received their first pos ...

Local teams fail to reach Masters; individuals advance

In a shocking outcome Monday, the Granite Bay High boys golf team couldn’t find their rhythm in the opening round of the CIF-Sac Joaquin Section Divisional playoffs at Rancho ...