basketball

Getting game

I took the time this weekend to drive over to Rocklin High School to observe the free basketball training camp going on there sponsored by 1 Percent Club. I was 100 percent impress ...

Hoops dream a reality for former Del Oro star

Those familiar with Emilie Johnson know she rarely needs extra motivation to spend one more hour in the gym, jog another mile or put up 100 more free throws. But when the UC Santa ...

Middle school schedules for Twelve Bridges, Glen Edwards

Twelve Bridges Middle School Home of the Titans Foothill Intermediate Schools Athletic League 2011 Schedules Cross Country Sept. 22 – Granite Oaks Meet, at William Jessup U. (in ...

Head injuries

We’re entering the fall season and that means sporting activity will increase even beyond the baseball, softball, swimming, and diving now wrapping up from the summer. The follow ...

Camps to cover basketball basics

Dan Hicks is looking to the future of Lincoln High School’s girls basketball program by holding camps for girls entering grades 4-12. He’s also helping out the boys team by sha ...

Arent grows by leaps, bounds

ROCKLIN — Casey Arent is no longer just, “a kid that’s tall.” That’s how the Del Oro High graduate described himself after a prep career that was admittedly mediocre. Up ...

Vintage basketball in Dimes Classic

Bennett Davison never made it to the NBA, but he has no regrets. His basketball career lasted much longer than he ever imagined and took him to countries he never thought he would ...

Del Oro goes OT, gets its rematch

The Del Oro High girls basketball team is headed back to Power Balance Pavilion with some revenge in mind. The Golden Eagles rallied in the fourth quarter, then pulled away in ove ...

Twelve Bridges girls claim title

Twelve Bridges Middle School’s eighth-grade girls basketball team celebrated Tuesday after defeating E.V. Cain of Auburn 46-30 to finish 6-0 in the Foothill Intermediate Schools ...

No Mosier, no problem for Colfax

SACRAMENTO — Even from his uncomfortable seat on a stretcher in the Power Balance Pavilion pressroom, Chase Mosier couldn’t hold back his smile Saturday afternoon. Colfax High ...

Pride is parting gift for seniors

Christian Perkins had thoughts of dogging it. The senior’s efforts were not doing Lincoln High School’s boys basketball team much good, so he began to wonder whether he should ...

Zebras not tossing in towel

This season has not been kind to Lincoln High School’s boys basketball team. Coach Ben Palafox and his players have had to learn to live with losing, absorbing more than their fa ...

Gym would be dandy at William Jessup

A plan to build a larger cafeteria at William Jessup University could be a blessing for the basketball and volleyball teams. They are starving for a gymnasium that does not resembl ...

Eagles reaching rarified air

“Ubuntu,” or all for one. It’s an African word and the motto of the Del Oro High girls basketball team this year. The Golden Eagles prove their talent, coupled with unity on ...

Zebras misfire in league opener

By Kayla Nix News Messenger Correspondent Ben Palafox was pleased Tuesday night with the effort put forth by Lincoln High School’s boys basketball team in its Pioneer Valley Le ...