Sac-Joaquin Section

Sac-Joaquin Section moves SFL schools into Division I in several sports

The Sierra Foothill League will compete in Division I in baseball, softball, wrestling, golf and tennis beginning next school year, the Sac-Joaquin Section announced late last week ...

Oakmont's Garcia, Vista girls are second at state meet

FRESNO -- Del Oro High School junior Trevor Stephens made it onto the top-10 podium by one second. Oakmont junior Karlie Garcia missed a state championship by one second. And Vista ...

Placer boys, Woodcreek, Vista girls claim cross country titles

Following a one-year hiatus from the Sac-Joaquin Section cross country meet, one might think Karlie Garcia would have a solid plan to earn another first-place medal to put next to ...

U.S. Soccer ultimatum: Play for the academy or high school

An ultimatum recently was handed down by the U.S. Soccer Federation, asking players in its Development Academy who also compete in high school to choose one or the other.The Califo ...

Football playoff alignments up in the air to the end

LODI — Enrollment figures for the 2011-12 school year have been released, and while football teams have an idea which division they’ll be in for the Sac-Joaquin Section ...

Optimist baseball rosters heavy in Roseville flavor

Eight players and five coaches from Roseville high schools help comprise the North large- and small-schools rosters for the annual Optimist All-Star Baseball Games on Saturday, Jun ...

Junior measures Masters chances

Matt Probst has launched the discus farther in the past two weeks than he ever has. The Lincoln High School junior might have to throw it to Clovis if he wants to qualify for the s ...

Stidman's play defines resiliency

Ashleigh Stidman was not thinking about she would have to do once she caught the ball. If she did not make the catch, the “once” would have not mattered for Lincoln High School ...

Softball cheers turn into tears

Donna Tofft did not know quite how to respond when asked where the 2011 season will rank in Lincoln High School softball history. The veteran coach knows that history better than a ...

Pitching sees less zip, but more jump

Moving the softball pitching rubber from 40 feet to 43 this season has produced more hitting and scoring. No surprise there.What may come as a surprise is the improved pitching sta ...