Sports

Forest Lake flies into second round

The Forest Lake Christian boys basketball team lit up its home scoreboard Wednesday night, landing a spot in the second round of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division V playoffs in the ...

Del Oro boys book tickets to round 2

LOOMIS ” Del Oro head coach Geoff Broyles benched his last starter with four minutes left in a dominant offensive display. The third-ranked Golden Eagles led by 20. Broyles neve ...

Bear River bounced by Falcons

LAKE OF THE PINES ” The Christian Brothers boys basketball team found an unlikely scoring punch to help pull off a not-so-unlikely upset Wednesday night. Falcons' junior Matt Mc ...

If these walls could talk

It's been called archaic. It's been called quaint. Some think it's outdated. And whether or not the Earl Crabbe Gymnasium at Placer High is a throwback to the days when it was comm ...

Falcon boys claim 3rd straight PVL crown

The grip on his throne may have wavered a bit last week but the king of Pioneer Valley League boys basketball is alive and well. Answering any doubters that they may have grad ...

O’Connor slips, but hangs on to top spot for Placer

Placer High sophomore Caty O'Connor missed her shot at a sweep of the Central Division II snowboard season, but her No. 1 seed at the state championships is secure. The defending ...

Del Oro cruises, braces for El Camino

The third-seeded Del Oro High girls basketball team had no trouble with Pioneer in its Division III playoff opener. Chelsea Demas and Emlie Johnson led a balanced Del Oro effort wi ...

Golden Eagles soar into postseason

Momentum may be fickle, but it doesn't hurt to have some on the basketball court this time of year. The Del Oro High boys have plenty. The Golden Eagles (19-8) are riding a six-ga ...

Forest Lake feasts in first round

LAKE OF THE PINES ” No matter what side of the court they're on, Katie Fletcher and Kayla Campora give opposing teams trouble on the perimeter. Offensively, the star guards for ...

Falcons find the range, advance

COLFAX ” A year after making an early exit from the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Div. IV girls basketball playoffs, Colfax High made sure here Tuesday night that it didn't happen agai ...

Placer finds formula to pull away

A few Lauren Hare steals, a couple of Madison Meade lay-ups and a three-point play from Kasey Riecks turned Scott Barry's nervous pacing into a big sigh of relief Tuesday night. Th ...

Playoffs at a glance

Del Oro Basketball Playoff Schedule Tues., Feb. 19 Girls Div. III 1st Round Pioneer at Del Oro Wed., Feb. 20 Boys Div. III 1st Round Vanden at Del Oro Thur., Feb. 21 ...