High school

Western Sierra athletics have a banner year

It was an exciting year for Western Sierra Collegiate Academy. Its third senior class graduated this spring and 2014-15 was a breakthrough for the school’s athletic programs. ...

Cheerleading: more than just a sport

An article written a couple of months ago by the Press Tribune’s Jorden P. Hales concerning the controversy over pending legislation to classify cheerleading as a sport is a ...

OVERCOMING CANCER: Jake Vujovich’s inspiring story to a cancer-free life

LEAVING A LEGACY Almost a year ago, before Scott left the ESPN studios and lost his battle to cancer, he gave a speech about his diagnosis and his fight.  “I watch tha ...

OVERCOMING CANCER: Jake Vujovich’s inspiring story to a cancer-free life

Cancer affects roughly 14 million people in the world each year. At two-years and nine-months-old, Granite Bay High soon-to-be freshman Jake Vujovich was adds to that list. As an ...

New baby, new coach and a brand new team

Taking a largely untested and untried group of teenagers and trying to turn them into varsity football players would be more than enough to put on the plate of a new coach. But ima ...

Lincoln’s boys of fall use summer to their advantage

With the 2014 season a faded memory, the Lincoln High football team is anticipating its first real year of bringing a new brand of football to Zebras’ fans. Although the con ...

Western Sierra Collegiate Academy's Bryce Mellish

Grade: Junior Western Sierra Collegiate Academy’s Bryce Mellish is that rare combination of confidence without arrogance. The aspiring quarterback for the Wolves’ inau ...

Western Sierra working hard and fast for inaugural season

Although the Western Sierra Collegiate Academy football team is putting in the extra time to build a program in its inaugural season, assistant coach Alex Stewart put things in pro ...

California Dreamin’ - Granite Bay’s Tommy Thompson & his journey to the MLS

The storybook tale of Tommy Thompson’s journey to Major League Soccer started before he signed with the San Jose Earthquakes, before he joined Sacramento Republic FC and even ...

William Jessup University to host Nike sports camps this summer

ROCKLIN, Calif. – William Jessup University is co-hosting a number of premier Nike sports camps for boys and girls ages 8-18 this summer. Camps include boys and girls basketb ...

Lincoln High's Isaiah Garcia and Miles Coffee

School: Lincoln Fighting Zebras Grades: Seniors A day after graduation ceremonies, Lincoln High seniors Isaiah Garcia and Miles Coffee put in one more prep baseball appearance at ...

Lincoln football making huge strides into 2015

When Lincoln News Messenger Sports introduced Lincoln High football head coach Chris Bean last season, the affable head man was beside himself with the prospect of leading the Figh ...

Lincoln finishes up track and field at division meet

The Lincoln High track and field team sent a contingent of 10 athletes to the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV-V at California State University Stanislaus May 19-21. Following ...