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Unafraid to take mediocrity head on

Sports are rarely, if ever, played to achieve mediocrity. However, there are limits for those willing to accept those limits. None of the teams I cover fall into that category. Ca ...

Predicting by the numbers

It’s time again to try predicting how the local basketball teams will fare in this year’s race for a league crown. I am not one to simply try and pull a rabbit out of t ...

Playoffs coming into focus

Locally, two football teams are on the bubble and one is close to wondering just where it will be seeded in the California Interscholastic Federation, Sac-Joaquin Section Playoffs. ...

PVL preseason roundup

After Lincoln’s resounding 48-7 victory over Natomas Friday night, it’s time to take a look at what is going on in the Pioneer Valley League during preseason. Beginning with th ...

Fighting Zebras soccer kicks off season at Roseville

The Lincoln High boys soccer kicked off with a 4-1 exhibition loss to Roseville High School. All five points last Friday were scored in an eventful second half of play. In the firs ...

Lincoln’s Lund will play softball for Stony Brook next year

The great news is, Lincoln High’s Abi Lund has accepted a scholarship to play softball for Stony Brook University (New York University at Stony Brook) next year; the even greater ...

Crunch time for America's pastime

Baseball has been called America?s favorite pastime and it is most certainly a favorite in the summer. It, too, is a game of irony in which one coach said to me, ?It?s the only gam ...