Sac-Joaquin section

Granite Bay sweeps varsity track dual with Roseville

Senior Alex Marakas, competing in track and field for the first time after previously playing baseball, won the triple jump (43 feet, 11 inches) and long jump (21-5¼) and pl ...

The hits aren’t coming for Valley Christian - yet

As the smallest school in the Sac-Joaquin Section, Valley Christian Academy has a Division VII label attached. But the enrollment is the only thing small about coach Brad Gunter J ...

Del Oro nips Woodcreek in SFL girls soccer opener

LOOMIS — Pouring rain and rough defensive play was an excellent forecast for Sierra Foothill League competition in girls soccer this season. “All of them are tough,&rd ...

Valley Christian’s Flood signs to play volleyball at Simpson

Valley Christian Academy senior Emily Flood signed a national letter of intent to play volleyball at Simpson University in Redding. Flood has been a student at Valley Christian he ...

Woodcreek names Stowers new football coach

Woodcreek High School on Wednesday morning announced the hiring of Jason Stowers as its new varsity football coach. In nine years with Colfax, Stowers was defensive coordinator/sp ...

Jessup University hires Granite Bay’s Ingram as new volleyball coach

Jamie Ingram, who in four seasons led Granite Bay High School’s girls volleyball team to a 101-40 record, was hired as the new coach at William Jessup University, according t ...

Woodcreek ace Nogosek is leading with his arm and his actions, too

WEST SACRAMENTO — Play time is over at Raley Field, and Eric Valencia reminds his Woodcreek High School baseball players they need to clean their room, so to speak, before th ...

Valley Christian splits first two, plays at Raley Field on Friday

It’s been a busy first week of baseball season for Valley Christian Academy. The Lions split their first two games and added a game against El Camino on Thursday before play ...

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 ...

Oakmont wrestler Santos on top of his game heading to state meet

This will be Peter Santos’ fourth trip to the CIF State Wrestling Championships, so he got over, as he put it, the “shock-and-awe thing” three years ago. The Oak ...

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 ...

March to Bakersfield stops in Stockton for Masters wrestling meet

Oakmont High School senior Peter Santos continued to obliterate the competition, Granite Bay senior Sean Brown continued his mission, and Woodcreek sophomore Dominic Balmer continu ...

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 ...