basketball

Rocklin basketball squad scores big in Las Vegas

Ken Gee’s dream of creating a nationally recognized basketball club is finally within reach. At The Main Event, a NCAA certified basketball tournament held annually in Las Vegas ...

Lane matches up against big-name athletes at UCLA

Former Rocklin High basketball star Brendan Lane is learning quite a bit about being physical during his first summer at UCLA. The 6-foot-10 freshman recently found himself guardi ...

Eagles earn Arco appearance

After a disappointing fall season on the football field, Spencer Butterfield carried the Del Oro High boys basketball team to the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III title game for th ...

Eagles fall into Dragons’ lair

GALT — After crushing nearly every challenger for the past three months, the Del Oro High girls basketball team didn’t know how to react Wednesday night at Galt High School. Sa ...

Kilgore a key to Lumberjacks’ success

Taylor Kilgore got used to being a major component of a winning basketball program during her days at Forest Lake Christian. Now that she’s a starter for Humboldt State Universi ...

Forest Lake returning to Arco

GALT — He knocked down 3-pointers, capped fast breaks with thunderous dunks and scored easily off dribble-drive spin moves. For good measure, he went 5-for-5 at the foul line. Jo ...

Mustangs stand in Eagles way

The Del Oro High boys basketball team will see a near mirror image of itself tonight in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III semifinal. The Golden Eagles will face Foothill at Galt ...

Sacramento well known to Del Oro

The March showdown with Sacramento High becoming an annual tradition for the Del Oro High girls basketball team. The Golden Eagles are hoping to start a new tradition tonight by se ...

Del Oro boys soar to semis

The Del Oro High boys basketball team rode another hot shooting night from sophomore Aaron Hendricks to its second straight trip to the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III semifinals ...

Crusaders snuff out Bruins’ fire

LAKE OF THE PINES —The luster of a brilliant first quarter from the Bear River High boys basketball team faded in a blur of navy blue and red in the second half Friday night. Mo ...

Bear River battles back, but falls short

SACRAMENTO — In one of her biggest hit songs, 1980s pop star Tiffany crooned, “When I think about what could’ve been, it makes me want to cry.” Talore Spencer can relate. ...

Golden Eagles light up El Camino

LOOMIS — Playoff experience was in short supply on the Del Oro High roster heading into Wednesday’s Sac-Joaquin Section Division III first-round contest against El Camino. The ...

Falcons pull off the upset

Ron Pucci’s coaching career was extended Wednesday night as Colfax High pulled off a significant upset to open the Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV playoffs. The 12th-seeded Falc ...

Eagles shake off early struggles

LOOMIS — Airing three of their first four shots and missing their first six, the Del Oro Golden Eagles hardly looked like a No. 2 seed early in their Sac-Joaquin Section Division ...

Bruins put the clamps on Capital

SACRAMENTO — Like a vise, the Bear River High girls basketball team clamped down on Capital Christian defensively in merciless fashion — especially in the fourth quarter. Offe ...