rugby

Granite Bay’s NorCal title hopes dashed in premier semifinals

Two of the most-talented rugby clubs in Northern California squared off last weekend in the NorCal premier semifinals with only one winner advancing to the championship game. Battl ...

Granite Bay’s Sam Cusano commits to Cal rugby program

The wait for Sam Cusano is finally over.  The Granite Bay High two-sport athlete made an announcement this week that he was accepted to one of the top collegiate rugby progra ...

PITCH MAN - Sam Cusano hopes to lead Granite Bay rugby back to the National Championship

Utilizing one of the most talented rugby rosters in the country last year, the Granite Bay club team nearly completed a storybook season with the school’s first-ever National ...

Local ruby club looking forward to another year of success

The Sierra Foothills Rugby Club will be gearing up for another season with practices beginning around November. Based in Penryn, the multi-level organization had great success in 2 ...

Granite Bay’s upset bid falls short

Despite the unprecedented hype surrounding Saturday’s championship game, the match lived up to it’s pre-game billing.  The top-seeded Danville Oaks had blown past ...

Grizzlies Rugby Still Undefeated

With the No. 1 seed on the line, the Granite Bay and Jesuit rugby clubs battled for NorCal supremacy last Friday.  Granite Bay’s high school All-American Chase Bixby, c ...

ALL AMERICANS - Granite Bay Rugby features a pair of standouts

Though the program is not yet a decade old, two of the nation’s top rugby players reside in Granite Bay and play for the Grizzlies. Chase Bixby and Matt Rodgers, who just re ...

Granite Bay varsity, JV win rugby state championships

Granite Bay High School’s varsity and JV rugby teams won California State Cup championships last weekend on Treasure Island in San Francisco. Both squads played Santa Monica ...

Rugby future is bright, and so is the here and now at Granite Bay

Chris Miller, the first-year director of rugby at Granite Bay High School, has a message: “If anybody thinks Granite Bay is a one-hit wonder, I got news for them: We’re ...

It's a spring cleaning for Woodcreek, Granite Bay sports

Woodcreek and Granite Bay high schools pitched, hit, ran, kicked, splashed and swung their way to six Sac-Joaquin Section championships as the spring sports season finished the 201 ...