basketball

Falcons hang on at Delta

The Forest Lake Christian boys basketball team picked up a key road win Tuesday to remain in the hunt for the Central Valley Christian League title. Junior Josh Ritchart scored 17 ...

Cougars cruising through PAL

Coach Francois Barbe’ has made the St. Joseph’s sixth grade basketball team’s mascot a big part of the team’s terminology. He’s named plays after the Cougars’ prey and ...

Penryn hoopsters win Union Hill Tourney

The Penryn 8th grade boys basketball team was on its game last weekend has the Panthers rolled to the championship of the Bearcat Classic tournament hosted by Union Hill School in ...

The Wildfires’ numbers game

FORESTHILL — Nate Swesey teaches a pre-algebra class at Foresthill High during the day. After school, he faces a numbers crunch that is even more challenging. The Wildfires’ b ...

Del Oro fends off Woodcreek

Playing with confidence down the stretch, the Del Oro High boys basketball team closed strong to even the score with Woodcreek in a 70-57 win Wednesday night in Loomis. The Golden ...

Ritchart scores 29 as Falcons soar past Vacaville Christian

Josh Ritchart scored a game-high 29 points and Forest Lake Christian overcame a sluggish start to beat Vacaville Christian 69-52 Tuesday on the road. The visiting Falcons improved ...

Del Oro girls hold off Woodcreek on the road

The Del Oro High girls basketball team defended their top honor in the Division III power ratings released Monday. Katie Pulliam scored 18 and Courtney Nolen added 11 points and 11 ...

Upstart Falcons fend off Bruins

COLFAX — The Colfax High girls basketball team used a hot start to hold off Bear River in a tight Pioneer Valley League battle Thursday night. Katie Cassilagio scored 10 and Aud ...

Madigan back with Lady Hillmen

Shelby Madigan, Placer High’s star senior guard, rejoined her Lady Hillmen teammates on the court for an easy practice Thursday, less than 48 hours after sustaining a scary neck ...

Falcons fly over Hillmen

Even several months after a bitter defeat at the hands of Placer High on the football field, Colfax senior Jeff Divine isn’t quite over it. Wednesday night’s victory at Earl Cr ...

Colfax puts the clamps on Placer

COLFAX — Facing a week that could make or break their season, Audrey Lewis and the Colfax High girls basketball team came out firing Tuesday night. The Falcons cleared a major h ...

Forest Lake falls at buzzer

LAKE OF THE PINES — The Forest Lake Christian boys basketball team lost its first game in more than five weeks Tuesday night in frustrating fashion. Sacramento Waldorf’s Jack ...

Bruins tripped up at El Dorado

A slow start doomed the Bear River girls basketball team in Pioneer Valley League action Tuesday in Placerville. El Dorado beat the Bruins 51-40 despite 12 points from Jocelyn Fry ...

Ruiz follows signs to success

LOOMIS — Nico Ruiz can’t hear what play Del Oro High point guard Brian Rowe yells out as the Golden Eagles charge down the floor. His teammates flash him one of their custom h ...

Del Oro shreds Granite Bay to grab SFL lead

The anticipated showdown for the lead in the Sierra Foothill League girls basketball race never materialized Friday night in Granite Bay. The Grizzlies’ offense struggled all nig ...