basketball

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 ...

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 ...