Volleyball

Placer’s Hiatt leads the North to victory in the Optimist game

SACRAMENTO– Kills, aces, digs and smiles were in abundance Saturday as a pair of Gold Country area players led their respective All-Star teams and came home with some new har ...

Area players selected to Optimist All-Star volleyball teams

The 35th annual Optimist High School Girls Volleyball All-Star matches set for Dec. 8 have plenty of Foothills and Placer area flavor to both the North small school and North large ...

Placer’s Hiatt pens for Cal Poly

AUBURN– Placer senior Amy Hiatt put the pen to the paper Tuesday to officially sign to play volleyball for the Cal Poly Mustangs. Hiatt had verbally committed to Cal Poly be ...

Lions land on All-League teams

The Valley Christian Academy football team, despite having a 2-7 record through the 2018 campaign, landed three players on the Sacramento Metropolitan Athletic All-League team. S ...

Del Oro, Colfax fall in volleyball regional

It was the end of the line Thursday evening for a pair of area girls volleyball teams trying to extend their journeys through the CIF Northern California Regional championship tour ...

Forest Lake wins in first CIF NorCal tournament appearance

AUBURN– The Forest Lake Falcons (25-6) defended their home ground against Jewish Community (7-14) in the first round of the NorCal Division VI tournament Wednesday night, via ...

Lady Falcons win NorCal Regional volleyball opener

COLUSA– Colfax girls volleyball coach Haley Biles will be the first to tell you that she was a bit mystified when the CIF State office released its Northern California Region ...

Pair of Placer volleyball players make FVL team

Despite a difficult season in the record columns, Placer girls volleyball landed a pair of seniors on the All-Foothill Valley League first team. Seniors Amy Hiatt and Emily Wright ...

Forest Lake, Colfax fall short of championship

RIPON– The Forest Lake Christian Lady Falcons fell just one win short of winning their second Sac-Joaquin Section championship in school history. A stout defensive effort a ...

Western Sierra falls in section semifinals

Although seeded seventh in the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division V tournament, Vacaville Christian proved a bit too formidable for No. 3 Western Sierra Collegiate Academy Tuesday. ...

St. Mary’s tops Del Oro spikers, Regional next for Golden Eagles

STOCKTON– For a team with a sub-.500 record, the Del Oro Lady Eagles volleyball squad is making up for lost time. Coach Tricia Vidlund’s young Lady Eagles, with a rost ...

Lady Falcons rally past Escalon to reach section finals

COLFAX– It’s no secret that some of the best small school volleyball in the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section is played in the Trans Valley League. Year in and year out the TVL p ...

Neumann, Bickmore lead All-PVL volleyball picks

A pair of talented seniors, both respective forces at the net and owners of versatile all-around games, were tagged as the Pioneer Valley League’s co-MVPs for the 2018 volley ...

Lady Falcons move into Division IV semis

COLFAX– After winning a CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division V championship a year ago, the bar is still set high for the Colfax Lady Falcons’ volleyball team. And despite ...

Eagles top Rio in playoff opener

LOOMIS– Del Oro girls volleyball coach Trisha Vidlund will be the first to tell you that her team’s opening-round CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division II playoff win over R ...