Sports

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Late goal by Yniguez helps Del Oro knock off Rodriguez, 3-2

LOOMIS– Del Oro may have only led Tuesday night’s game for less than a minute, but that final minute may go down as one of the greatest moments in Golden Eagles’ ...

Historical playoff points to ponder

With the prep basketball playoffs upon us, here’s a few tidbits to chew on… Did the Placer High boys basketball team play in the first ever “play-in” gam ...

Lady Hillmen fight off hungry Bears

AUBURN– When it comes to the postseason, all team records and individual stats get thrown out the window. The No. 3 Placer girls survived a first-round scare against an ext ...

Falcon girls continue mastery over Bear River, 77-18

COLFAX– So much for the third time being the charm.   After rolling past Bear River twice in Pioneer Valley League play rather easily this season, Colfax’s Lady ...

From Division to Masters

After a grueling weekend of Sac-Joaquin Section championship wrestling, dozens of local grapplers will strive for even greater heights this coming weekend. The CIF Masters Meet is ...

Golden Eagles bag CIF Division I wrestling tourney title

Del Oro boys wrestling coach Clint Madden isn’t making predictions for his Golden Eagle grapplers going into this weekend’s CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Meet set for ...

Basketball playoff brackets revealed

The long haul of the winter season has come to what many call “the real season”. Saturday, the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section released the official playoff brackets for both b ...

Playoff soccer set to get underway this week

The CIF Sac-Joaquin Section released its boys and girls soccer playoff brackets for all divisions Friday afternoon.   Plenty of local teams will continue their season for at ...

Wildfires wrap up bar-raising regular season

Foresthill in 2018–19 has set the new standard for Wildfire boys basketball. In the 14-year history of the Wildfires’ boys basketball program, no team has seen a bette ...

Another banner week for Hillmen hoops

AUBURN– In what was the closest margin of victory for the entire stretch of the Foothill Valley League season, the Placer girls basketball team made it count in the end. &nb ...