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Del Oro products to play D-I hoops

A pair of Del Oro High basketball teammates are headed to the Division I basketball ranks. Spencer Butterfield turned a prolific junior college career at Yuba College into a full-r ...

Del Oro boys swat Granite Bay

LOOMIS — Aaron Hendricks’ best Lebron James impersonation helped Del Oro High improve its playoff position while dashing the postseason hopes of an archrival Wednesday night. ...

Capuchino leads Colfax past Lincoln

Senior Kacey Capuchino led the balanced Colfax High girls basketball team to a 51-38 victory at Lincoln Tuesday, all but securing a home playoff game for the Falcons.Capuchino had ...

Vikings sink Eagles with the long ball

LOOMIS — Oakmont High had a long-range response for every run Del Oro assembled Friday night. Alex Ford and Tony Gill each sank five of the Vikings’ 11 3-pointers and Oakmont ...

Falcons zone out in PVL rout

COLFAX — At 6-foot-9, Ryan Salmonson is a tough assignment on any basketball court. Bear River High couldn’t figure out what to do about the Colfax center on either end of the ...

Ritchart leads Forest Lake in rout

Josh Ritchart scored a game-high 29 and all but one player scored to lead Forest Lake Christian past Foresthill 61-31 in Lake of the Pines. Jason Camacho added eight points for th ...

Harter, Bruins storm back to beat Whitney

Senior Lindsay Harter led Bear River back from a four-point halftime deficit and the Bruins knocked off Whitney 50-37 Thursday night in Rocklin. Harter scored a career-high 22 poin ...

Wildfires top Delta

The Foresthill High girls basketball team crushed Delta 48-16 Friday night at home to pick up its first Central Valley Christian League win of the season.Freshman Sadie Stroup led ...

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 ...

Lincoln no match for Placer

Shelby Madigan flirted with a triple-double Wednesday night, but settled for 18 points, eight rebounds and eight steals as the Placer High girls basketball team pounded Lincoln 55- ...