Sports

South edges out North in tight Optimist Game

A collection of Sacramento’s greatest prep football talent in 2018 convened Saturday for a thrilling edition of the Optimist All-Star Football Game at Hornet Stadium at Sacra ...

Optimist All-Star Football Game set for Saturday

Just when you thought the prep football season was over, the 61st annual Optimist All-Star Football Game is set for Saturday. It will be one last time for some of the best talent ...

Auburn Little League turns 60

Auburn Little League will celebrate its 60th year in existence this season and in accordance with the local youth organization reaching a coveted “birthday”, the league ...

With consistency, Western Sierra rolls past Cavaliers

As Western Sierra Collegiate Academy grows, so does the competition that lies ahead. As new members of the Sacramento Metropolitan Athletic League they are quickly discovering it&r ...

Jessup’s Phillips named GSAC Player of the Week for third time this season

ROCKLIN– For the third time this season, senior starter Keith Phillips has been named Golden State Athletic Conference Player of the Week after a 48-point performance in two ...

Coach Bonilla looks forward to the future

Lincoln High School’s George Bonilla is in his sixth season coaching boys soccer and is looking to continue the legacy of the program. During his tenure as head coach, th ...

Tigers finish second at Sutter Invite

SUTTER– Roseville’s wrestling team took second place at the Sutter Lions Club Varsity Invitational last weekend. With 185 team points, the Tigers were behind only host ...

Winning on road could be key to FVL hoop hopes

Lincoln boys basketball coach Robert Ash has been coaching long enough to know that a key to a successful league season can be forged by a team’s ability to win your games at ...

Zebras triumph in overtime against Ponderosa

LINCOLN– The Lincoln High boys basketball team took on the Ponderosa Bruins for the first home Foothill Valley League game last Thursday when the Zebras emerged victorious 72 ...

Looking back on 2018

A belated Happy New Year to all!   Like everyone else, was caught up in the holiday rush and finally found the time to get in some writing.   While I have been able ...

Sierra looking to make up ground in Big 8

ROCKLIN– Big 8 Conference play hasn’t given the Wolverine women much of a warm welcome. Sierra began 2018 winning nine of its first 11 games, including the Sasha Brown ...

Time for a Hail Mary pass

He takes the snap. He drops back and – fades away. Yep, it’s time to prove old sports guys never die they just hang up their recorders and cameras and retire. I have ...

Lincoln shakes off holidays for 4-2 league win

The Lincoln High girls soccer team returned from winter break ready to play. The Fighting Zebras traveled to Oakmont Monday and handed the Vikings a 4-2 setback to begin Foothill V ...

Revolution Express season begins in February

The Revolution Express Track Club season begins in February and will run through July for boys and girls ages 7-18. The first practice is 6 p.m. Feb. 11 at Rocklin High School. ...

South Placer makes its mark on state rankings

SOUTH PLACER– One of the bell-weather websites for high school wrestling is The California Wrestler (ccsrank.com). It tracks the progress of more than 40 of the state’s ...