basketball

Enjoying some outstanding hoops

It has never mattered much to me if March comes in like a lamb or a lion, so long as it comes in with plenty of basketball. As a former sports writer and eternal sports fan, I al ...

Lincoln holds onto third place in PVL with win over Foothill

  In a critical game at Foothill, the Lincoln High girls basketball team held off a hard-charging Mustangs’ five and pulled off a 43-38 win Thursday. The victory allow ...

American River takes it on the chin at Sierra – twice

Former Placer Hillmen Isaiah Pineiro went into another gear and recorded a double-double to help Sierra College defeat American River College 79-61 Friday in Big 8 Conference play. ...

Lincoln grabs second win in PVL 65-53 over Bear River

The Lincoln High boys basketball team used 6-foot-6-inch Mitchell Holt to help wear down visiting Bear River and win their second Pioneer Valley League contest 65-53 Thursday. &ld ...

Colfax claims league opener over Lincoln 50-34

COLFAX – The Colfax High girls basketball team capitalized on Lincoln errors and virtually soared to a 50-34 victory Friday night in the Pioneer Valley League opener for both ...

Basketball roundup: Buzzer beater lifts Falcons to win

Colfax’s Ryan Hallman scored 16 points Tuesday night to help lead Colfax’s Falcons past Mariposa, 47-45, in the second round of the Mesa Verde Div. IV Challenge played ...

Prep Notebook: Bruins getting their hoop legs under them

It didn’t take long for the Bear River boys basketball players to find their hoop legs this season. Just three weeks after an integral part of this year’s Bear River r ...

Good December starts for Auburn-area basketball teams

Ask any basketball coach and more often than not they’ll tell you that getting off to a good start to a season is always good for a team’s psyche. So far this season, ...

More than basketball skills

“Not everyone is going to be a basketball player, but everyone is going to be a part of society,” is a motto of Coach Gary McCullough. McCullough is the co-commissione ...

Sierra College offers all-girls sports camp next week

The Sierra College womens basketball program will offer an all-girls sports camp, age 6-15, June 23-16, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the Wolverines’ campus. The goal is to provide pe ...

Optimist All-Star basketball games set to be played in Antelope this Saturday

The top senior girls and boys players in the Sacramento area will compete Saturday in the annual Optimist All-Star basketball games that are set to be played Saturday at Center Hig ...

William Jessup’s Clement tabbed for All American honors

William Jessup University junior forward Corey Clement earned Honorable Mention All-American, as recently announced by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (N ...

Learn to play like a Globetrotter

It’s a bit of a promotion, but then that is what the Harlem Globetrotters do. Two 24 Hour Fitness centers will feature the basketball wizards in a couple of clinics schedule ...

Sierra College women advance to Elite Eight

Wednesday’s Northern California Regional semifinal began as a frenzied shootout between two of the top women’s basketball teams in the state. It ended in a decisive rou ...

William Jessup womens basketball ends with 68-64 loss to Menlo College

ATHERTON – The William Jessup University womens basketball team hit the court on Monday night for the final time as a member of the California Pacific Conference. In front of ...