basketball

Red-hot Del Oro tops Rocklin

The Del Oro High boys posted their fourth straight win to close the regular season with a 71-66 win at Rocklin Friday night.Senior Spencer Butterfield lit up the Thunder for 32 poi ...

Colfax spoils Placer’s finale

It was a perfect environment for payback. Ryan Salmonson and the Colfax High boys basketball team took full advantage of the opportunity. The 6-foot-9 senior scored a team-high 1 ...

Del Oro girls roll to 50th straight SFL victory

The Del Oro High girls basketball team got defensive Thursday night on the way to its 50th straight Sierra Foothill League victory. The Golden Eagles crushed rival Rocklin 49-23 t ...

Del Oro boys swat Granite Bay

LOOMIS — Aaron Hendricks’ best Lebron James impersonation helped Del Oro High improve its playoff position while dashing the postseason hopes of an archrival Wednesday night. ...

Capuchino leads Colfax past Lincoln

Senior Kacey Capuchino led the balanced Colfax High girls basketball team to a 51-38 victory at Lincoln Tuesday, all but securing a home playoff game for the Falcons.Capuchino had ...

Falcons back on top of PVL

COLFAX — Colfax High senior Kyle Greer insists he hasn’t glanced at his statistics all season. “I haven’t checked stats all year because it will ruin me,” he said after ...

Harder, Turney sink late free throws to lift Hillmen

Conrad Harder sank two late free throws and Placer High held off host El Dorado 65-64 in Pioneer Valley League boys action Tuesday night.Josh Turney made a free throw to put the Hi ...

Placer’s Feis closes chapter

As basketball’s regular season ends this week … Bethany Feis, the Placer girls’ starting center, will see her four years of competitive basketball come to a close. Feis’ b ...

Del Oro boys heat up, beat Nevada Union

The Del Oro High boys basketball team rebounded from a cold start Friday in Loomis to drop Nevada Union 66-50. Junior Aaron Hendricks poured in a game-high 22 points and the Golde ...

Juric not backing down at Davis

Lauren Juric was the Big West Conference’s Freshman Player of the Year last season in women’s basketball. It might surprise some to learn, then, that the Bear River High gradu ...

Bruins bury Lincoln

The Bear River High girls basketball team fought past Lincoln for a crucial Pioneer Valley League victory Wednesday night at Lake of the Pines.The Bruins used a 15-5 run in the sec ...

Del Oro boys crush Roseville

The Del Oro High boys basketball team crushed Roseville 70-21 Wednesday night, using a dominant defensive effort to improve to 5-4 in the Sierra Foothill League. The Golden Eagles ...

Judge rejects request to set aside Barry ruling

Remi Barry will not play in Del Oro High’s basketball game at Roseville High tonight. A Placer County judge rejected Wednesday a request to set aside another judge’s ruling ag ...

Sharp-shooting Hillmen keep rolling

Michael Jensen couldn’t help but smile as he stepped to the free throw line for the fourth consecutive time in a 90-second span late Tuesday. The Placer High guard was 8-for-8 f ...

Salmonson, Falcons cruise past Mesa Verde

Ryan Salmonson and the Colfax High boys jumped on Mesa Verde early to remain atop the Pioneer Valley League basketball standings Tuesday. The homestanding Falcons led 18-5 after t ...