Sac-Joaquin section

Woodcreek stumbles to season’s finish-line; falls to Folsom

Although the 5-5 overall record and 1-5 finish in the Sierra Foothill League would suggest the Woodcreek High football team showed no improvement from last year’s squad, the ...

Granite Bay advances to CIF-SJS Semifinals with win over Turlock

One week after wrapping up the Sierra Foothill League title, the Granite Bay boys water polo team entered the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section with high hopes.  But the rust from a wh ...

Granite Bay tennis advances to section quarterfinals

Playing in one of the most competitive leagues in the area has its advantages.  The Granite Bay girls tennis team, which competes in the Sierra Foothill League, found that ou ...

Seniors Say Goodbye: Granite Bay drops shootout in playoffs

Etched on the wall at Granite Bay High is a list of years the boys soccer program has won league and section titles. It’s a long list, but 2015 is not, and will not be added ...

PLAYOFF PRIDE: Granite Bay and Woodcreek look to capture section title

Granite Bay’s veteran coach John MacLeane knows what it takes to win.  He’s brought his team to the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs each year over the past half ...

Century Mark: Boston helps Woodcreek dominate River City, 11-5

Woodcreek’s Kelli Boston has played water polo for ten years, but in all those years she has never surpassed the century mark in a single season. Heading into Tuesday’ ...

Hastie helps rejuvenate Oakmont Water Polo program

Oakmont High senior Sam Hastie has seemingly single-handedly turned the Vikings boys water polo program around.  The standout driver, who joined the team prior to the start o ...

UNNECESSARY ROUGHNESS: Placer, Del Oro among nine football teams hit with Sac-Joaquin Section sanctions

Nine Sac-Joaquin Section football programs will scramble to fit the practice workload into a shortened season this year after violating a new SJS bylaw designed to limit the number ...

THE APPEAL: Justus Spillner’s eligibility at Colfax is up in the air

While the wheels are still turning in the form of an appeal by Colfax High quarterback Justus Spillner in his bid to play football for the Falcons this season, a lot of people may ...

MIXED SIGNALS: Placer's PVL dominance could land Hillmen in new waters

Placer High’s 13 Pioneer Valley League championships during the 2014-15 school year left little doubt to the prestige of recent Hillmen success in athletics. The feats are f ...

HEADED TO STATE - Three Grapplers Ready to Represent GB

The tears flowed as the final horn sounded on Mitchell Morse’s consolation quarterfinals win (link to Ike Tweet). The Granite Bay senior grappler was guaranteed a trip to sta ...

A baker's dozen divisions: CIF ruling puts 13 state football titles up for grabs

It was close, but by Friday’s 71-64 vote the California Interscholastic Federation’s Federated Council approved the much-publicized proposal that will enlarge Californi ...