Basketball

Placer opens Argonaut tourney with win

Sophomore Max Petrenko scored 27 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to help guide Placer’s boys basketball team past Paradise, 78-58, in the first round Thursday at the Argonaut ...

Rocklin boys to play at Golden 1 Center

Rocklin High basketball fans are encouraged to add Dec. 22’s game at Golden 1 Center to their Christmas lists, where the boys freshmen, junior varsity and varsity will tangle ...

Wildcats finish third in Oakmont Tournament

ROCKLIN– The Whitney High girls basketball team improved to 6-3, while earning third place in the Rotary Club Tournament at Oakmont last week.   The Wildcats then sent ...

Thunder claim West Campus title; improve to 8-1

ROCKLIN– The Rocklin High boys basketball team rebounded from its loss to Clovis West two weeks ago to defeat Cordova and win the championship at the West Campus Tournament S ...

Wolves claim top prize in first school tourney

After holding off a good Foresthill team the night before, the Western Sierra Collegiate Academy girls basketball team cruised to victory in the championship game against Futures S ...

Vikings look to rebound from dreadful season

Seven games into the 2018 season and Oakmont has already has surpassed their win mark from a season ago. That sort of growth has Oakmont head coach John Hunter excited for what his ...

Competitive teams putting stamps on preseason non-conference games

WOODCREEK Since the Woodcreek girls’ early loss to Westlake High of Saratoga Springs, Utah, a team that came to Northern California and swept through four games, including t ...

Placer cruises past Bear River

AUBURN– Just because they are no longer in the same league doesn’t mean the Placer Hillmen and Bear River Bruins can’t rekindle the old rivalry.   Tuesday, ...

Del Oro girls off to strong start

Now in his third season as Del Oro High’s head girls basketball coach, Shawn Huckaby has plenty of reason these days to be smiling. Thanks to a combination of a solid cast o ...

Placer tops Rams for Bailey consolation

Placer’s boys basketball team bounced back after an opening-round loss to win the consolation trophy at the Buck Bailey Tournament in Woodland last weekend. After being upse ...

Lady Falcons top host Oroville for crown

Grace Bliss tallied 19 points and Natalie Lundberg and Stella Chavez chipped in with 13 and 11, respectively, to help lead the Colfax Lady Falcons past host Oroville, 54-41, in the ...

Vaughn gets first W at Del Oro

Jack Welty scored 25 points as the Golden Eagles (1-1) handed coach Luke Vaughn his first career coaching win with the defeat of the Broncos at the Antelope Titan Classic. Del Oro ...

Placer finds a rhythm over Del Oro

LOOMIS– The Hillmen boys basketball team built a big lead up over the Golden Eagles and then held off the hosts for the non-league 61-46 win. Placer (2-4), led 18-8 after a ...

Clovis West holds off Rocklin for Tip-Off title

ROCKLIN– It is a new season and the Rocklin High boys basketball team is renewed and off-and-running.   Combining with Whitney High to put on Northern California&rsquo ...

Whitney tops Amador Valley for third in Tip-Off

ROCKLIN– It is challenging enough to help put together the only 16-team tournament in Northern California and quite another to finish third in it two years in a row.   ...