basketball

Zebras need injection of confidence

Eric Couter has not lost faith. Lincoln High School’s boys basketball team has absorbed its share of lumps in recent weeks, but the junior does not believe the Zebras are down fo ...

Basketball glass half full for girls

A 6-10 record is not causing Dan Hicks’ hair to turn white. It did long before he took the job as Lincoln High School’s girls basketball coach and made it clear that he will no ...

Coach questions Zebras' commitment

Ben Palafox takes roll as a history teacher at Lincoln High School, but he never imagined doing it with his boys basketball team. He figured his players would know better than to s ...

Homework before hardwood for Wolverines

John Fusano is all up in his players’ business all the time, and the Sierra College men’s basketball coach could not care less if anyone thinks he is being too intrusive. Let ...

Sister's love enables girl with cerebral palsy

Sean and Suzanne Ziswasser have enough bedrooms in their home that each of their two daughters can have one to call her own. There is even a spare room with a queen bed in it for g ...

Slow starts are bad habit for Zebras

Leave it to Ben Palafox to find the bright side of a 13-point loss in his own tournament. Lincoln High School's boys basketball coach is not being optimistic as much as he is being ...

Survival a tall order even at 7-foot-3

Ring Ayuel has been on his own since running away from home in 1999 when he was just 11 years old. His village of Turalei in southern Sudan was under siege. Soldiers invaded the v ...

Odd couple: NBA coach's son, Russian import

By Cecil Conley Sports Editor This is what Patrick Adelman gets for asking to have a room to himself at William Jessup University. Private accommodations apparently are not inclu ...

Zebras shift gears to high speed

Ben Palafox is holding nothing back with Lincoln High School's boys basketball team. The Zebras are going all out all the time. Such a hectic pace - Palafox calls it "controlled c ...

Tofft still on the run after 25 years

Don’t bother asking Donna Tofft how many years she has been coaching at Lincoln High School. She has been on the run with the Zebras for 25 years and will not be stopping any tim ...

Barry headed to New Mexico State

Highly recruited basketball star Remi Barry told the Auburn Journal Tuesday he has committed to New Mexico State University. The 6-7, 200 pound forward from France graduated from ...

Whitney’s Fahey headed to Sonoma

Whitney High 2010 graduate Kristina Fahey will attend Sonoma State on a partial basketball scholarship. The versatile Fahey was a four-year starter at Whitney and is the Wildcats ...

Lincoln’s Hale will play for Dominican

Former Lincoln High basketball star Keenan Hale has decided to attend Dominican University on a basketball scholarship. Hale says Dominican, located in San Rafael, has offered him ...

Change of dates for Eich basketball camp

The Eich Intermediate School basketball camp has been moved to the week of July 13-16, with daily sessions running from 2 to 6 p.m. in the school's gymnasium. The dates were cha ...

Warriors take hoops title in Reno; Lincoln players on roster

The Warriors, an eighth grade club basketball team, took first place at the “Jam On It” tournament in Reno, Nev., May 29-31. The team is made up of seventh and eighth graders ...