basketball

Del Oro perfect in SFL for third straight year

The Del Oro High girls capped their third straight undefeated Sierra Foothill League campaign with a 58-50 victory at Rocklin Thursday night. The Golden Eagles (23-1 overall, 12-0 ...

Bear River bounds past Whitney

LAKE OF THE PINES — After doing the dirty work for 30 minutes straight, Tanner Mathias was able to enjoy himself at the free throw line in the closing moments at Jack McCrory Gym ...

Hillmen seniors leave Earl Crabbe with big win

The Placer High boys basketball team shined in its last game at Earl Crabbe Gym this season. On senior night, the Hillmen pulled away in the second half for a 69-58 win over El Dor ...

Campora in the passing zone

LAKE OF THE PINES — Kayla Campora isn’t sure when it happened exactly, but at some point in her career, her urge to shoot the basketball turned into an impulse to pass. Her Fo ...

Placer’s loss makes Thursday’s showdown do-or-die

A slow start cost the Placer High girls a shot at locking up a playoff berth Tuesday night in Placerville. Now the Lady Hillmen will have to take care of business Thursday at Earl ...

Butterfield leads Golden Eagles past the Miners

Del Oro High junior Spencer Butterfield erupted for 27 points Friday night, leading the Golden Eagles to a 69-60 win over Nevada Union in Loomis. Del Oro led by just one point at ...

Placer girls pull away at Lincoln

The Placer High girls basketball team kept its postseason hopes alive Thursday night, using a big fourth quarter to pull away for a 41-30 win over host Lincoln. The Lady Hillmen o ...

Krizman biding his time at UCSD

For someone who’s gone from setting records as a high school basketball player to seeing limited action in college, Scott Krizman certainly has a positive outlook. The forward ...

Sibling subs help Eagles soar

LOOMIS — When Lucy Campbell took an assistant coaching role with her younger sister Madeline’s AAU basketball team two years ago, she knew they’d play on the same court toget ...

Placer whips Whitney, clings to playoff hopes

The Placer High girls basketball team notched a big win in its climb toward the playoffs Tuesday night at Earl Crabbe Gym. The Lady Hillmen hammered Whitney 65-29. Placer began th ...