Sierra College

Sierra regains baseball momentum

Jason Merjano doesn’t expect to get away with it again anytime soon. If his quick-thinking deke works only once this season, the Sierra College shortstop picked the opportune tim ...

Loss leaves Sierra women in foul mood

Brandie Murrish threw the best bounce pass of the game last Saturday night. The only problem was it cost the Sierra College women’s basketball coach her first technical foul of t ...

Ex-Olympian Granger pitches in at Sierra College

Playing a game of “do you know who I am” is not Michele Granger’s style. She may have won an Olympic gold medal in 1996, but the former softball pitcher does not like using i ...

Sierra College pitcher gets it straight

His left foot turns to the right, and his right arm swings to the left. As long as the baseball goes straight, Sierra College freshman Josh Eagle figures he will be just fine on th ...

Homework before hardwood for Wolverines

John Fusano is all up in his players’ business all the time, and the Sierra College men’s basketball coach could not care less if anyone thinks he is being too intrusive. Let ...

Court turns into classroom

Brooke Leedy’s education at Sierra College goes well beyond the classes she is taking. The Lincoln High School graduate is learning she is capable of much more than she ever imag ...

Survival a tall order even at 7-foot-3

Ring Ayuel has been on his own since running away from home in 1999 when he was just 11 years old. His village of Turalei in southern Sudan was under siege. Soldiers invaded the v ...

Wolverines weed out baseball players

His roster has been set. Sierra College baseball coach Rob Willson has found the right 30 players. Willson and his assistants sorted through 102 players. Sixty were let go before ...

Ex-Zebra makes run for it at Sierra College

Each day of football practice at Sierra College was an opportunity for Tim Bevans to quit. The freshman from Lincoln High School was not going to play, so there was no good reason ...

Water polo stays afloat at Sierra College

Men's water polo has remained afloat at Sierra College because coach Chris Breitbart refused to let it sink. Budget cuts at the college jeopardized the program. Breitbart figured ...

Sierra College goes 0-5 in conference

Joe Brunet scored two touchdowns in the final game of his Sierra College football career. That is quite an accomplishment for a linebacker. That also shows how this season turned ...

Another dose of disappointment for Sierra College

Sierra College has gone from winning the Valley Conference football championship three years in a row to not winning a conference game three weeks in a row. The Wolverines swallow ...

Loss leaves Sierra College at 0-2 in conference

Jeff Tisdel does not expect any sympathy cards. His Sierra College football team has had its way with the Valley Conference the past three years, but the tables are turning against ...

Sierra College swaps quarterbacks again

Here he goes again. Jeff Tisdel is switching quarterbacks for the second time this season with Sierra College’s football team. The head coach is creating a “two-headed monste ...

As Wolverines win, they lose players

Zack Graves did not want to remove his helmet as time ran out last Saturday in Sierra College’s 27-21 overtime win over Feather River. It may be a week or so before the running b ...