basketball

Western Sierra basketball takes over top spots in conference

The Western Sierra Collegiate Academy girls basketball team hammered Trinity Prep 52-17 Friday to take over the top spot in the Northern Pacific Athletic Conference. The Crusaders ...

Wolves hold off Foresthill in overtime for 33-32 victory

Although 3-13 on the season, the Foresthill girls basketball team gave Western Sierra Collegiate Academy all it could handle Wednesday, but the Wolves prevailed 33-32 in overtime. ...

Lincoln grabs second win in PVL 65-53 over Bear River

The Lincoln High boys basketball team used 6-foot-6-inch Mitchell Holt to help wear down visiting Bear River and win their second Pioneer Valley League contest 65-53 Thursday. &ld ...

Warriors top Simpson a second time

Coming off of a big conference win Jan. 10, William Jessup took the court on Thursday evening looking to secure back-to-back victories.  In their way was a familiar foe ...

Western Sierra moves to top of standings

Coming off a 7-10 preseason, the Western Sierra Collegiate Academy girls basketball team has gone 2-0 in Northern Pacific Athletic Conference play to lead in the standings. Thursd ...

Lincoln girls start league with a setback by Colfax

COLFAX – It was not how Lincoln High’s girls basketball team wanted to start Pioneer Valley League play last week, but Colfax’s inspired defense closed the door o ...

Colfax claims league opener over Lincoln 50-34

COLFAX – The Colfax High girls basketball team capitalized on Lincoln errors and virtually soared to a 50-34 victory Friday night in the Pioneer Valley League opener for both ...

Folsom outlasts Lincoln girls in preseason finale

The Lincoln High girls basketball team took on Folsom for one last challenge Monday before entering Pioneer Valley League play; whereas the Bulldogs took a break from the Sierra Fo ...

William Jessup men end losing streak

After the best start in William Jessup University men’s basketball history, the Warriors almost matched their opening seven-game winning streak with a six-game losing streak. ...

Lincoln Fighting Zebras

News Messenger Sports Desk Coming up this Week, Jan. 8 to Jan. 17 Lincoln High School Fighting Zebras BOYS BASKEBALL Jan. 9 – Lincoln at Rio Americano, 7 p.m. Jan. 15 &n ...