girls basketball

Defense never rests as Falcons win again

LAKE OF THE PINES — Haleigh Lis was the only player that added to her offensive highlight reel Tuesday night at Jack McCrory Gym.The Colfax High senior dominated a defensive ...

Bruins have the ammo to reload

The pieces are all in the box for the Bear River High girls basketball team. Coach Jeff Bickmore figures he just needs to fit them together for the Bruins to maintain their lofty s ...

Lady Warriors take first place at Nevada County tournament

Weimar Hills' Lady Warriors turned the tables on regular season champion Magnolia to take home first place honors in last weekend's season ending Nevada County Athletic League 8th ...

Eagles SFL streak reaches 54

LOOMIS — The Del Oro girls basketball team showed Woodcreek the legend isn’t a myth, with a 61-32 victory Wednesday night. The golden eagles are on a 54-game winning streak in ...

Placer puts the clamps on Center

The Placer High girls posted an impressive road win to open Pioneer Valley League basketball play Wednesday night in Sacramento. The Lady Hillmen took an early lead and maintained ...

Placer putting pieces together

The Placer High Girl’s Basketball team received a boost of confidence, as they dominated Yuba City Thursday night with a 58-26 victory. With three out of four losses in the past ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Takayama earns 500th win

LOOMIS — Mike Takayama wasn’t expecting the confetti shower at half court, the standing ovation from a crowd that stayed long after the final whistle of another Del Oro High bl ...

Eagles thump Thunder

Madeline Campbell and Brianna Ruiz each scored 13 points, and Belle Obert finished with 14 rebounds and tied a season-high with eight blocks and Del Oro beat host Rocklin 63-24 Wed ...

Colfax clamps down on Placer

Like a good scout, Colfax High girls basketball coach Dave Campbell made sure his troops were prepared. The Falcons focused on shutting down Placer’s top scorers Wednesday night ...

FLC edges Foresthill in overtime

Laura Ritchart scored 20, Emily English added 11 points and Forest Lake Christian beat Foresthill in overtime, 48-44 Tuesday night. The Falcons (12-6, 4-2 Central Valley Christian ...

Eagles romp over Oakmont

Junior guard Madeline Campbell had 18 points and five assists Wednesday as the Del Oro High girls basketball team defeated visiting Oakmont 55-28. Crystal Sewell finished with 10 ...

Girls basketball the focus of Athlete of the Week poll

With the arrival of 2010, we are back on line with our Placer Sports Athlete of the Week feature. Three new candidates have been chosen from the high schools throughout the Gol ...