basketball

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 ...

Jessup teams still looking for right combination

William Jessup University men’s basketball team found it hard to beat California State University-Maritime a second time and lost a buzzer-beater 61-60 to the Keelhaulers Fri ...

Lincoln sharpens in spite of loss to Granite Bay

It was a battle of two well-coach programs in the tournament finals of the 26th annual Lincoln Invitational played on New Year’s Eve. Granite Bay faced host Lincoln for the N ...

Lincoln JV girls settle for fourth in 26th Invite

A chill must have run through the Lincoln High girls basketball junior varsity bench in the second half against Rio Linda last week, as the girls in blue scored only seven points i ...

Western Sierra Collegiate Academy's Isaac Bonifas

School: Western Sierra Collegiate Academy Grade: Senior Sports: Basketball and Soccer After helping Western Sierra Collegiate Academy capture its second straight Northern Pacifi ...

Lincoln beats Gridley to meet Granite Bay in Championship

The Lincoln High girls basketball team again flexed their collective muscles Tuesday night against Gridley to advance in the 26th annual Lincoln Invitational Tournament. But unlik ...

Lincoln steals their way past Galt 56-21 in 26th Invitational

If stealing in basketball were frowned upon, then the Lincoln High girls basketball team might have been in deep trouble Monday night. Behind 21 steals, 18 in the first half, the ...

Lincoln girls halt Galt in Invite opener

The Lincoln High girls junior varsity basketball team had an easy time of it against Galt Monday night in the opening round of the 26th annual Invitational Tournament in the Fighti ...

Chavez Classic comes up a game short

The Lincoln High girls basketball team was confronted with adversity against Rio Linda Friday night in the 26th annual Chavez Classic Tournament, after defeating Yuba City 67-27 th ...

Lincoln girls host 26th Invitational Tournament Dec. 29

The Lincoln High girls basketball team will host one more tournament this preseason, their 26th annual Invitational scheduled for Dec. 29-31. The Fighting Zebras (5-3) are about a ...

Zebras are beginning to gel as preseason wanes

The Lincoln High boys basketball team was looking to rebound against Lindhurst Monday, after being flat against Del Campo on Saturday and falling 70-58. The answer came in an offen ...