basketball

Hillmen roll in home opener

Senior Alec Knox scored 10 of his game-high 20 points in the first quarter Tuesday night, leading the Placer High boys basketball team to a 59-48 win over Liberty Ranch at Earl Cra ...

Meylor scores 23 as Bruins beat Cougs

Senior Jenn Meylor continued her hot play to start the season and the Bear River High girls basketball team dropped Del Campo 52-41 Tuesday night at home.Meylor scored 23 points an ...

Hillmen roll past PV in opener

The Placer High boys basketball team opened the season with an impressive win in the first round of the Harlan Carter Tournament in Redding.Senior Cody Riggs led four scorers in do ...

Lady Hillmen ready to run

Tony Camillucci saw his Placer High girls basketball team drop several excruciatingly close games last season. The veteran coach believes the depth on the 2011-12 Placer squad coul ...

Veteto worth the wait for Sac State

Konner Veteto is relishing the chance to spend Thanksgiving with his tight-knit family in Auburn this year, where home-cooked meals are never taken for granted. “I love being clo ...

ARD basketball registration extended into November

The Auburn Recreation District has extended registration for the upcoming Youth Development League basketball season until Nov. 4. Boys and girls in third grade through eighth gra ...

Hoops dream a reality for former Del Oro star

Those familiar with Emilie Johnson know she rarely needs extra motivation to spend one more hour in the gym, jog another mile or put up 100 more free throws. But when the UC Santa ...

She earned her stripes calling the shots

Sylvia Buschmann feels real comfortable in a gym, and she spends a lot of time wearing the black and white striped shirts that dominate her wardrobe. Buschmann is a sports official ...

Junior Hillmen start with a swish

Glen Ikeda was hoping the first edition of the Junior Hillmen basketball program could build a foundation and get some momentum going for the future this summer. After just one tou ...

Shoot a basketball

Editor's Note: Sports reporter Sara Seyydin caught up with Bernhard Peat, Placer High assistant varsity basketball coach and former European professional basketball player, Monday, ...

Centi packed a punch at Placer

It’s tough for Placer High fans not to picture what might have been if Darren Centi was on the football field against Oakdale last fall, or on the basketball court for a bigger c ...

Prep sports camps on tap this month

The Placer High boys basketball program will host its annual camp for third through eighth grade boys from June 13-17 at Placer High School.The camp is conducted by coach Mark Lee, ...

Arent grows by leaps, bounds

ROCKLIN — Casey Arent is no longer just, “a kid that’s tall.” That’s how the Del Oro High graduate described himself after a prep career that was admittedly mediocre. Up ...

Vintage basketball in Dimes Classic

Bennett Davison never made it to the NBA, but he has no regrets. His basketball career lasted much longer than he ever imagined and took him to countries he never thought he would ...

Wildcat making big strides

Baylee Vanderdoes’ blood runs deeps with talent on the basketball court. And in seventh-grade, she stands 6 feet tall. Vanderdoes, who attends E.V. Cain Middle School, isn’t r ...