playoffs

Making a run for the playoffs

Many of the teams for Lincoln, Rocklin and Whitney high schools entered their conference races this week in pursuit of a league title or, at least, a berth in the postseason playof ...

Women Warriors make the playoffs with win over Arizona

A well-rested William Jessup women’s basketball team took the home court against Arizona Christian University and came out with a win in a close game 65-61 last week to clinc ...

Lincoln boys fall three points short of big playoff upset

MANTECA — Lincoln boys basketball coach Robert Ash gathered his thoughts near the rear exit of the gymnasium, pausing to correct himself. "I think we're a talented ...

Lincoln girl’s season ends, with a future dynasty in the making

Drawing a 13th seed in the Division III playoffs and having to travel by bus for two and a half hours made it a difficult way to end the season for the 17-10 Lincoln girls basketba ...

Lincoln will practice under pressure to get ready for 2015

Lincoln High’s softball team was able to springboard into a Pioneer Valley League co-championship by taking on a very difficult preseason schedule in 2014. But, all is well ...

A local look at basketball’s third season

It's playoff season for high school basketball. Lincoln’s and Whitney’s boys and girls and Rocklin’s boys made it to the “third” season that bega ...

Zebras’ boys draw No. 12 seed; travel to Manteca

Although Tuesday’s matchup with Pioneer Valley League-leading Foothill did not affect the Lincoln High boys basketball team in the standings, it could have made a difference ...

Lincoln girls end regular season and prepare for playoffs

The Lincoln High girls basketball team made it known they were playoff bound with a solid win over Center 53-43 Monday to put a lock on third place in the Pioneer Valley League. T ...

Western Sierra teams on the road to begin playoffs

The Western Sierra Collegiate Academy girls basketball team put a solid stamp on their Northern Pacific Athletic Conference championship with a 52-22 victory at Trinity Prep Friday ...

Lincoln closes out regular season with 2-0 victory over Foothill

For the last time in this regular-season setting, the Lincoln seniors took to the pitch in front of their home crowd and cemented at least a second-place finish in the Pioneer Vall ...

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 ...