Basketball

Lady Falcons run past Bear River, 62-24

COLFAX– When Colfax High girls basketball coach Rich Simpton noted before the season began that his Lady Falcons would be playing at a bit faster pace this year, he wasn&rsqu ...

Blackwell, Brown set to face off Saturday at Fresno State

Two of the most decorated basketball players in Woodcreek history will share the playing court for the first time since 2015 on Saturday – this time as opponents. Noah ...

Baroni shakes off slow start, gets hot in fourth to lift Hillmen in FVL opener

AUBURN– It doesn’t matter how you start. It’s all about the result at the end.   After a dreadful shooting performance in the first half, Placer senior Kon ...

Indians look part of PVL contender in romp over Falcons

COLFAX–  It remains to be seem if Pioneer Valley League newcomer Marysville has enough firepower to challenge for this season’s PVL boys basketball title, but Tues ...

Wildfires looking for home cooking this week

Foresthill’s Wildfires will hope to use some home cooking this week to stay abreast of the leaders in what is shaping up as a very interesting Central Valley California Leagu ...

Falcon boys and girls claim Friday victories

CARMICHAEL– Both Forest Lake Christian boys and girls basketball teams left Friday night at Victory Christian, well, victorious. In the opening varsity game, the Lady Falcon ...

Foothill Valley League seems wide open to all comers

The Foothill Valley League saw some amazing games during the fall season in all sports. Here’s what to expect from inside the gym on the hardwood in the FVL.   BOYS P ...

PVL boys hoop race could be three-way battle

A year ago, the Colfax Falcons and Placer Hillmen battled down to the wire in sharing the Pioneer Valley League boys basketball championship.   Funny how things can change i ...

Molloy’s big 41-point spree lifts Forest Lake

AUBURN– This season’s Central Valley California League boys basketball chase is expected to be a dogfight right down to the wire, and if the play Wednesday night of 6-f ...

Woodcreek sneaks by Oakmont in tuneup game

ROSEVILLE– If you are a fan of defense, Wednesday night’s girls basketball game between Oakmont and Woodcreek was your ideal game. In a game that saw only a total of 84 ...

Rocklin returns from San Diego with trophy

ROCKLIN– Looking ahead to beginning play in the Sierra Foothill League can be daunting, but the Rocklin High boys basketball team is about as ready for that task as a team ca ...

Jessup’s Phillips earns National Player of the Week

ROCKLIN– Just one day prior, William Jessup University men’s basketball player Keith Phillips was awarded his second Golden State Athletic Conference Player o ...

Lady Falcons home Friday night

Facing their toughest competition of the season, the Colfax Lady Falcons girls basketball team notched a 51-36 win over Castro Valley to salvage seventh place in the Emerald Divisi ...

Whitney and Rocklin enter league with all to gain

ROCKLIN– The Sierra Foothill League competition begins Friday for girls basketball as the preseason draws to a close.   WHITNEY   The Wildcats closed out their ...

Lady Eagles win Vitell crown

If Del Oro girls basketball coach Shawn Huckaby was looking to use last week’s Jan Vitell Tournament at El Dorado as a springboard for the start of Sierra Foothill League pla ...