Sports

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 ...

Auburn preschool owner to compete on the ‘Titan Games’

Can you smell what Nichole Root is cookin? Former WWE Superstar and Hollywood mega action star Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson certainly could when the 39-year-old Auburn re ...

Lincoln turns up defense to turn back Calaveras

The Lincoln High boys basketball team is close to playing as well as head coach Robert Ash would like them to be, as the second season draws near. Without a clear cut favorite goi ...

Zebras rebound for third in annual Invitational

Although Grant proved too tall of an order for the Lincoln High girls basketball team in their annual Invitational Tournament last week, the Fighting Zebras came back to secure thi ...

Zebras’ Cook among area’s top wrestlers

Lincoln High’s Lucas Cook is not only big; he’s also a quick study. Cook said he was not that good until he began wrestling as a member of the Fighting Zebras wrestl ...

I don’t do resolutions

  I don’t do resolutions. At least not the New Year kind.   Goals? Not really. Bucket list? I have three buckets in the shed but they’re not on any list. ...

Foothill Valley League seems wide open to all comers

The Foothill Valley League saw some amazing games during the fall season in all sports. Here’s what to expect from inside the gym on the hardwood in the FVL.   BOYS P ...

Jessup’s Phillips earns National Player of the Week

ROCKLIN– Just one day prior, William Jessup University men’s basketball player Keith Phillips was awarded his second Golden State Athletic Conference Player o ...

Smartt named state’s Offensive Player of the Year

Former Del Oro quarterback Stone Smartt continues to excel at the next level. As the QB for the Riverside City College, Smartt was named as the California Community College Footb ...

Lincoln ends preseason on a winning note

In spite of suffering a couple losses in the Del Campo tournament last week to a couple top programs, the Lincoln High boys soccer team came home to wrap up the preseason in styl ...

No clear cut favorite as Zebras near league play

At 10-4, the Lincoln High boys basketball team still sits on top of the Foothill Valley League Standings, but a 1-2 finish at Del Oro’s Takayama “Tako” Memorial ...