track and field

Granite Bay's Carroll continues to set records

Clare Carroll, who will be a freshman at Granite Bay High in the fall, was impressive once again last weekend on the track in Lisle, Ill. The teenager ran the second fastest tim ...

Zingheim delivers top performance at state meet

By the time day two at the CIF State Track and Field Championships arrived Saturday, one event stood out for athletes from the Sierra Foothill League. As they had done all year ...

Granite Bay eighth-grader third in race with adults

Cavitt Middle School eighth-grader Clare Carroll of Granite Bay was the surprising third-place finisher in San Mateo last weekend. Carroll ran with about 20 competitors in the 1 ...

Fierce competition at track and field Masters meet

The area’s best track and field athletes put their talents on display at Hughes Stadium in Sacramento Thursday and Friday at the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters meet.   Th ...

Top local athletes advance to Master’s track meet

Runners took the next steps towards the section championships Friday night with the top Division II track athletes gathered at Bella Vista High School. It was a great night for Gra ...

Final results from SFL junior varsity track and field

The boys and girls junior varsity track teams from Rocklin High were both strong in the JV portion of the Sierra Foothill League track and field finals.   There were numerou ...

Road to state track meet begins at SFL finals

Step one in the road to the state track meet was completed Friday night when the athletes of the Sierra Foothill League convened at Rocklin High School.It was a great night for Ros ...

Early returns from SFL track championships

While the events on the track were trials to narrow the field for Friday's finals, a few field events were completed Wednesday at the Sierra Foothill League track and field champio ...

Northern California meet provides early look at state meet hopefuls

The girls pole vault was once again the center of attention Saturday for local track fans. With most of the top track and field athletes from around the northern part of the st ...

Local track stars gather at Glen Poole Invitational

Even though some of the Sierra Foothill League’s top vaulters were not there, the girls pole vault competition was a highlight at the Glen Poole Invitational Saturday at Oakm ...

Sprinting a successful path

Success came quickly for Oakmont High sprinter Jazmin Harper. As a freshman in 2008, Harper made it all the way to the CIF State Championships and placed fifth in the 400 meters ...

Vaulters get an early start

A small group of motivated pole vaulters of various ages gathered last Friday at the Gold Country Indoor Pole Vault Center to participate in the Gold Country Competition Clinic. ...

Top Roseville/Granite Bay sports stories of 2009, Part I

Editor’s note: An examination of the local sports landscape for 2009 in search of the year’s top stories left us struggling to fill out the back half of the list. With ...

Cross country club set to begin training

Fresh off its success during the outdoor track and field season, the Roseville Police Athletic League Express is now entering its cross country phase. RPAL offers a competitive c ...

Young runners go the distance

With the distance runners leading the way, the Roseville PAL Express track team turned in a strong performance at the USA Track and Field National Junior Olympic Track & Field Cham ...