Valley Christian

Valley Christian alum promoted in Texas Rangers organization

Ryan Cordell is embracing the grind.  Not only is the 2010 Valley Christian Academy graduate getting used to the heat in Texas, but he’s adapting to the high level of c ...

Valley Christian to host Summer Sports Camps

Teaching the nuances of sport and the technical training needed to compete at the highest level, coaches from Valley Christian Academy will conduct four camps this summer focusing ...

Bond between father and son is a special one

When the final out was logged in Valley Christian’s championship game on Memorial Day there were no dog piles for the Lions. No one tossed their hat in the air with joy, beca ...

Eight local preps recognized as Optimist Baseball All-Stars

Following their historic run through the postseason and a Division II section championship, the Roseville Tigers will have two players and four coaches represent the school at the ...

90 Feet Short: VCA thwarted in D7 title game

Known as one of the best small-school programs in the region for years, Valley Christian entered Monday’s Sac Joaquin Section title game against Brookside Christian looking f ...

Local Preps look to compete in 2015 Optimist All-Star Softball Game

As a senior at Rio Americano High School, 18-year-old Lynda Bettencourt (Wills) helped lead her softball team to a Section Championship. That same year, Wills was an Optimist Softb ...

VCA's Micah Gunter stays local and joins the Beavers in the Fall

Faced with a crossroad and a plethora of possible collegiate routes, Micah Gunter used the power of prayer to help him make his decision late last week. All signs pointed to Americ ...

VCA Golfer Nick O’Connor signs with Simpson University

Four years ago, Valley Christian golfer Nick O’Connor was just getting familiar with his driver, his nine-iron and his putter. But he’s a quick learner and as his talen ...

Hagerty stays local; signs with William Jessup

If Valley Christian basketball standout Lily Hagerty wants to learn a thing or two about the big stage, then she’s made the right choice.  On Thursday, Hagerty ann ...

VCA advances with 14-0 win over Jim Elliot Christian

Last week’s contests against playoff-bound Lincoln and Placer helped the Valley Christian Lions prep for postseason play and get ready for an intense atmosphere. The plan wor ...

SMAL-Ball - Lions poised for league titles in multiple sports

Behind a dominant outing from right-handed pitcher Maddie Ochoa, the Valley Christian softball team rolled to a 14-3 victory over Faith Christian on Tuesday in Yuba City. Ochoa str ...

Gunter throws shutout to begin Allegiant Giving Tourney

On the first day of the Allegiant Giving baseball tournament, Valley Christian Coach Brad Gunter Jr. liked what he saw.  His son, Micah Gunter, pitched a complete game shutou ...

RETURNING TO FORM - Oakmont Baseball is on the rise

After dropping three consecutive games, all in convincing fashion, the Oakmont baseball team has found its old form. The same form that took them to the playoffs in each of the pa ...