soccer

Small in stature, huge in heart

A commitment to excelling in all that they do has become a trademark characteristic of the children of Roseville’s Pat and Cindy Garcia.   That drive to succeed carrie ...

MVP leads team back into top tier of SFL

A highly skilled player who lifts his team is the very definition of a most valuable player.   With that as the criteria, the soccer coaches of the Sierra Foothill League ha ...

Trojans turn aside Granite Bay firepower in soccer semi

A strong counterattack was key for the Oak Ridge High soccer team as it fended off Granite Bay Wednesday night at Folsom’s Prairie City Stadium. The Trojans turned a transitio ...

Too much Thunder as Tigers fall in section semifinal

On the strength of a trio of first half goals, the Rocklin High soccer team advanced to the section title game Wednesday night in Folsom. In the third meeting of the season betw ...

Tigers shut down Grant's speed, advance to soccer semis

An early goal provided the energy needed to carry the Roseville High soccer team past Grant Friday night in playoff action. The 2-0 win in the opening round of the Sac-Joaquin S ...

Rocklin goes distance to beat Vista in section playoff

The new kids on the block took the playoff veteran the distance Friday in the opening round of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II soccer playoffs. It took two overtimes and a p ...

Grizzlies reach soccer semifinal

The challenge it got was somewhat surprising, but the SFL champion Granite Bay High soccer team survived Thursday. The defending Sac-Joaquin Section champions opened defense of ...

Tigers, Thunder look to avert Granite Bay repeat

It has become customary in recent seasons for the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II boys soccer semifinals to be dominated by teams from the Sierra Foothill League. Last year’s ...

Late goal gives Oakmont season-ending win over Woodcreek

Senior night for the Oakmont High soccer team was particularly special for Chris Bernardo. The Viking senior was knocked out in the first game of the Sierra Foothill League season ...

Roseville battles past Del Oro in season finale

The way the emotions were flying around at the Roseville High soccer field Thursday, you would have thought the playoffs had arrived a week early. With Del Oro’s slim postsea ...

NU home cooking sinks Oakmont soccer team

The Oakmont High soccer team was the latest victim of the tremendous home-field advantage enjoyed by Nevada Union as it lost a 2-1 decision Tuesday in Grass Valley. The Miners t ...

Grizzlies dominate Woodcreek to close league play

After a pair of back-to-back losses in league games, the Granite Bay High soccer team found its game Tuesday in a 6-1 win over Woodcreek. As the Grizzlies have the season’s f ...

Grizzlies drop second straight as Thunder fight on

With spots in the section playoffs on the line, the Rocklin High soccer team finally got one from Granite Bay Monday under the lights in the Rocklin stadium. In a game that was ...

Tigers clinch postseason spot with win over Woodcreek

Combined with a Del Oro tie at Nevada Union, the Roseville High soccer team’s 3-1 win over Woodcreek Thursday all but clinched one of the three Sierra Foothill League playoff spo ...

Long Granite Bay SFL soccer win streak ends at Oakmont

Salvaging a bright spot in a season of frustration, the Oakmont High soccer team ended Granite Bay’s 26-game Sierra Foothill League winning streak Thursday with a 4-0 victory ove ...