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Woodcreek, Whitney and Granite Bay all advance to section semifinals

Three South Placer teams all survived and advanced late this week to stay alive for Sac-Joaquin Section title hopes on the soccer field.   BOYS Woodcreek 3, Granite Bay 0 ...

After opening-round upset, Woodcreek can't slay the Dragons

SACRAMENTO– The clock struck midnight around 8:30 p.m. Friday night for the Woodcreek boys basketball team. After the 13th-seeded Timberwolves knocked off No. 4 Whitney Wed ...

Late rally lifts Folsom over Franklin In Div. I basketball playoffs

Utilizing a 12-0 run late in the fourth quarter, Folsom pulled off a 51-47 win over Franklin on Friday in the second round of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I basketball playoffs ...

Rreshpja explodes for 44 in playoff win over Stockton Christian

Here’s a quick roundup of girls playoff hoops from Thursday night:   Valley Christian 62, Stockton Christian 45 If Bernada Rreshpja keeps this up, look out! The Sac- ...

Lady Falcons soar into section semis

COLFAX– Doing all the little things right, the Colfax Lady Falcons made it two straight in the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section girls Division IV basketball playoffs Thursday night. ...

Forest Lake dodges upset bullet against Sac Adventist

LAKE OF THE PINES– Cupid nearly struck Cinderella with his arrow Thursday night at Forest Lake Christian. From the looks of things during the first eight minutes of a Valent ...

Lady Hillmen reach Section semis

AUBURN– Like many successful basketball coaches, Tony Camillucci emphasizes defense and rebounding as a priority for his Placer girls. But the Lady Hillmen have some players ...

Folsom Athlete of the Week: Cole Porter

Vista del Lago’s varsity boys’ soccer team has had a strong season, as they finished the regular season with a 15-5-1 record and the No. 1 seed in the Sac-Joaquin Secti ...

Vista advances to Div. III soccer semis for fourth straight season

For the fourth straight season, Vista del Lago’s varsity boys’ soccer team has reached the semifinals of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III playoffs. The Eagles are ...

Bruins treat home fans to playoff romp

LAKE OF THE PINES– There’s no place like home.   That was the mantra the Bear River boys basketball team rode Wednesday night to get off on the right foot in the ...

Thundering Herd hit by the Storm

ROCKLIN– Last Friday’s regular-season finale between Rocklin High and Whitney may have served as a wake-up call for the Thunder. And that’s a good thing for t ...

Wet weather wreaks havoc on outdoor sports schedules

The Falcons were scheduled to play at Feather River (Quincy) on Monday, but because the Eagles’ field was covered in snow – and Falcon Field is a quagmire – the t ...

Trojans roll over Kennedy in first round of basketball playoffs, 82-48

In businesslike fashion, Oak Ridge High’s varsity boys’ basketball team took care of Kennedy in the first round of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I playoffs, winning ...

Kraus captures K&N East opener at New Smyrna

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 11, 2019)– Derek Kraus made a thrilling three-wide pass for the lead, then pulled away to win the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East season-opener at ...