boys basketball

Rocklin's Kale prepares for Bakersfield

Former Rocklin High basketball star Cody Kale will attend California State University at Bakersfield on a full-ride basketball scholarship. Kale, who just graduated, made it offic ...

Rocklin's Taylor resigns as basketball coach

Steve Taylor resigned as Rocklin High’s varsity boys basketball coach today. Taylor, who started the Thunder program when the school opened in 1993, informed his players today t ...

Timberwolves see NorCal title slip from their grasp

The victory that felt so close just slipped through the fingers of the Woodcreek High boys basketball team Saturday night at Arco Arena. The Timberwolves had possession of the b ...

Timberwolves return to Arco

As part of our game preview, we spoke to both coaches, and also to two coaches who are familiar with Woodcreek and St. Francis and asked their thoughts on the game. Steve Taylor of ...

Timberwolves rally late, beat Mitty in overtime

On its way to the Bay Area Saturday afternoon, the Woodcreek High boys basketball team took a little detour past Arco Arena. "The guys looked out the window and said there was o ...

Thunder boys fall to St. Francis 75-72

The season came to a close for Rocklin High’s boys basketball team on Thursday night. The Thunder, seeded No. 10 in the Northern California regional tournament, were beaten 75-7 ...

Lincoln’s Hale named PVL MVP

Lincoln High boys basketball star Keenan Hale has been named MVP of the Pioneer Valley League. The senior forward, 6-foot-4, helped the Zebras (22-6 overall) reach the second roun ...

New videos at Placer Sports

We have posted some new video reports at our regional all-sports Web site, www.placersports.com.  Visit our site and click on the video content area to see highlights from the ...

Rocklin tops Pleasant Valley; plays at St. Francis Thursday

The Thunder boys beat Pleasant Valley High of Chico 73-44 on Tuesday night in the first round of the Northern California regional basketball tournament. Rocklin High is a No. 10 s ...

Thunder boys fall to Woodcreek 71-64

Rocklin High’s boys basketball team lost to Woodcreek, 71-64, in Thursday night’s Sac-Joaquin Section, Division II semifinal contest at Arco Arena. However, due to a change in ...

Hoops semifinals start times released

The Sac-Joaquin Section released on Saturday morning most of the times for the basketball semifinal matchups coming up next week. Tuesday night brings the Division V boys and g ...

Lincoln falls to Sacramento 85-64

Lincoln High’s boys basketball team gave the top-ranked Sacramento Dragons all they could handle on Friday night. However the visiting Zebras, the No. 8 seed in the Sac-Joaquin S ...

Ritchart, Forest Lake bow out of postseason

RIPON – Given all he’s accomplished at Forest Lake Christian, Josh Ritchart’s high school basketball career surely deserved a happier ending. Still, the Forest Lake Christian ...

Oak Ridge girls, Colfax boys draw No. 1 seeds

The Sac-Joaquin Section released its basketball playoff brackets Sunday afternoon, setting the schedule for the final few weeks of the hoops season. The Oak Ridge girls are the ...