playoffs

Lincoln shuts out both Colfax and Bear River

LAKE OF THE PINES – The Lincoln High boys soccer team broke out of a second-place tie with Bear River in the Pioneer Valley League standings by blanking the Bruins 2-0 Thursd ...

Jr. Zebras split with Placer as playoffs draw near

AUBURN – The Lincoln Jr. Zebras Jr. Midgets suffered their first loss of the season to the Placer Jr. Hillmen, but remain in the running for the playoffs with only one loss. ...

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 ...

Cardinals stay unbeaten; Angels first to depart playoffs

MCBEAN PARK – The Giants kept their playoff hopes alive by eliminating the Angels 9-0 in Saturday’s nightcap of the Lincoln Little League Majors postseason tournament. ...

Braves refuse to give in and hand Astros first loss of playoffs

MCBEAN PARK – The Braves appear not to be content with an automatic bid to the District 11 Tournament of Champions. After falling behind 6-2, the Atlanta nine came roaring ba ...

Astros’ bats ring out for a 9-2 win over the Phillies

MCBEAN PARK – The Astros’ offense came alive Thursday night in handing the Phillies a 9-2 loss in the Lincoln Little League Majors baseball playoffs. The Houston nine ...

No. 6 Pirates keelhaul No. 3 Giants in baseball playoffs

MCBEAN PARK – The Pirates did not let their No. 7 seed slow them down as they rolled past the Giants 11-2 last night in the Lincoln Little League Majors playoffs. The game s ...

Cardinals take no chances by shutting out Angels

The Lincoln Little League Majors playoffs began last night with the No. 2 Cardinals taking a 10-0 decision over the No. 7 Angels. Two teams from Lincoln are invited to the Distric ...

Pirates end on high note with win over Angels

The Pirates’ Tommy Turner shut out the Angels in the final regular-season game of the Lincoln Little League Majors season Thursday night. Turner gave up just four hits and n ...

Pirates continue win streak; Cards strengthen lead

The amazing Pirates of the Lincoln Little League Majors won their third game in a row by defeating the Angels 7-1 in the late game Saturday. The Buccaneers Tommy Turner pitched a ...

Lincoln basketball programs put the spotlight on continued success

Ironically, both Lincoln High boys and girls basketball teams saw their CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division III playoff runs come to an end at the hands of Christian Brothers. The bo ...

Nerves, injury halt Lincoln girl’s momentum in playoffs

SACRAMENTO – The Lincoln High girls basketball team traveled to Christian Brothers to take on the No. 5 Falcons in the opening round of the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division I ...

Zebras travel to Christian Brothers for playoff showdown Friday

The Lincoln boys basketball team will now travel to Sacramento to play No. 4 Christian Brothers Friday night after defeating El Dorado 78-58 Wednesday. The Falcons defeated No. 13 ...

Lincoln boys toe the line to defeat El Dorado 78-58

The Lincoln High boys basketball team opened the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division III Playoffs hosting a scrappy El Dorado club that tried to hold on to the bitter end Wednesday ni ...

Regardless of outcome, it's been fun

The CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Playoffs began last weekend and will continue through next week, much like the NCAA’s March Madness at the end of college basketball’s regul ...