baseball

Bear River dominates D-11

The Bear River Astros narrowly missed perfection this year. Bear River swept Tri-City in a best-of-three series last weekend to win the California District 11 Little League Major ...

Little League worth support

I’m disappointed in the Journal’s spotlight coverage of commercialized, for-profit traveling baseball teams, while giving very little attention to their Little League’s curre ...

Rounding the bases, on the road

For many youngsters looking to develop their baseball skills beyond what they can typically do through participation in the more traditional Little League and Pony Baseball program ...

Decision day for Magleby

The Baltimore Orioles drafted Mason Magleby in the 41st round of Thursday’s Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft, but the recent Del Oro High graduate doesn’t have any ...

Worth the wait for Del Oro tennis

The Del Oro boys tennis team won its second Sac-Joaquin Section Division II championship this spring 17 years after the program’s first. Led throughout the season by diminutive ...

Consistently competitive

Forest Lake Christian School would likely have two more Sac-Joaquin Section championship banners hanging in its gym, were it not for a certain rival school in Sacramento. Bradshaw ...

They did start the ’Fires

While the 2008-09 school year brought no league or section titles to Foresthill High, it did bring a pair of historic firsts. Foremost was the first winning football season in the ...

Titles abound in spring

Matt Ross, Spencer Zaputil and Joel Thys waited four years. Placer High baseball fans waited 16 seasons. The 2009 Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV championship was well worth the wa ...

The brains behind Placer's baseball banner

As wave after wave of joyous Placer High baseball players added to the pile of humanity on the field of Sacramento City College after the Hillmen had defeated El Dorado 6-1 to clin ...

Falcons again dominate links

The Colfax High golf program lost longtime coach John Lamb to retirement and top player Colby Smith to UNLV on a golf scholarship but the Falcons didn’t miss a beat in the 2009 s ...

Strong start for Post 84

A pair gems from a pair of Coles led the Post 84 American Legion baseball team to a hot start. Saunders fired seven innings of two-hit ball Wednesday as Post 84 blanked Manhart of ...

Colfax takes down Placer

Danny Kendall’s single to left field in the eighth inning knocked in the wining run as the Colfax High baseball team stunned Placer 4-3 Thursday in Colfax. The Hillmen lost thei ...

There’s no panic at Placer

Seniors Spencer Zaputil and Joel Thys wrestled and joked around the batting cage Tuesday as if they hadn’t a care in the world. Meanwhile Matt Dougherty and Ryan Lipsmeyer playfu ...

Wildcats shut out Hillmen

The Whitney High baseball team stunned Placer 6-0 Friday night at James Field, handing the Hillmen their second loss of the week. Placer had posted eight straight wins in the Pione ...

Del Oro drops another close one

The Del Oro High baseball team scored three runs in the top of the first but fell to Nevada Union 4-3 in Grass Valley Thursday. Trailing 3-1, the Miners rallied in the bottom of t ...