Volleyball

Placer girls volleyball ready to rise up to new league

The net – and the bar – just got raised a little higher.   After more than a decade of Pioneer Valley League dominance under head coach Jennifer Wright, the Plac ...

Experienced Lady Falcon spikers looking to soar

COLFAX – The 2017 girls volleyball season at Colfax High was one to remember. Led by a veteran cast, Colfax captured its first CIF Sac-Joaquin Section title in 21 years when ...

Familiar face to take the reins as Del Oro girls volleyball head coach

LOOMIS–Del Oro High Athletic Director Geoff Broyles didn’t have to look far to find a replacement for longtime Lady Eagles girls volleyball coach Stu Kageta. Kageta, a ...

Vandeveer to play in Optimist games

Lincoln High senior Aaron Vandeveer has been invited to play for the South Division II team in the 21st annual Optimist High School Boys’ Volleyball All Star games June 3 at ...

Whitney players to participate in Optimist games

Whitney High seniors Nico Saboonchi and Daniel Sharrah have been invited to play for the South Division I team in the 21st annual Optimist High School Boys’ Volleyball All St ...

Not this time

Roseville and Granite Bay haven’t played in almost two years – since the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Div. I championship game in 2016. Granite Bay was the two-seed coming ...

Del Oro, seeded seventh, sweeps three-seed Placer in Div. II semifinal

The question dawned in the warm-ups: How in the world was Del Oro a seven seed? And throughout what turned out to be a shockingly quick match on Tuesday at Earl Crabbe Gym in Aubu ...

Win sets up rematch with an old friend

Well, well, well. Fancy meeting you here. On Tuesday, old friends – and one-time intensely fierce rivals – will renew acquaintances when Placer, the No. 3 seed in the ...

Woodcreek celebrates playoff victory, looks for more

It has been a long time since Brian Jew found himself coaching in a playoff game. On Tuesday night, however, Jew and his Timberwolves came into the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Div. I ...

Roseville cruises past Oakmont in regular-season finale

As playoff warmups go, May 2’s season finale against Oakmont couldn’t have gone much better for the Tigers. Cooper Baddley had 18 kills, and Jacob Cole added 12 as the ...

Placer Hillmen make short work of Honkers in first round

Well, so far, so good. Placer’s boys volleyball team, as expected, had little trouble in Tuesday’s opening round of the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Div. II playoffs, rolli ...

Eagle spikers gain CIF playoff spot

Thanks to a come from behind five-set win over Woodcreek last week, the Del Oro High boys’ volleyball team was able to nail down a CIF Sac-Joaquin Section playoff berth. The ...

Placer Hillmen look to finish season strong

Now is when the Hillmen get to find out just how real they are. Placer’s boys volleyball team has struggled for most of the season to establish an identity. There’s t ...

Roseville holds off Whitney

The Roseville boys volleyball team has not lost a Capital Valley League game in over two years. The last time was March 31, 2016, when Whitney defeated the Tigers in three sets in ...

Moore headed to Big Sky Country

Del Oro High volleyball standout Riley Moore is headed to Big Sky Country. Moore, a three-sport athlete at Del Oro who set several records in her senior season for the Lady Eagles ...