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Falcons use late push to make semis

COLFAX — For three quarters Thursday night Colfax High girls basketball coach Dave Campbell watched his No. 2 seed Lady Falcons try and play catch-up with a bruising Argonaut tea ...

Branum’s state title quest kicks into high gear

Austin Branum wasn’t born with a wrestling pedigree but the Del Oro senior sure has made a career out of the sport. As Branum gears up for his last chance at a state title he isn ...

Bear River girls silence Hughson

The Bear River High girls coasted into the second round of the Division IV playoffs as senior Jenn Meylor put on a show in a 64-31 win over Hughson Tuesday at Lake of the Pines. Me ...

Golden Eagles break through for title

The Del Oro High wrestling team refused to settle for second place again on Saturday at the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II Team Duals in Stockton. After nine runner-up finishes si ...

Del Oro repeats as section champ, awaits bowl fate

SACRAMENTO — The Oakdale High players knew exactly what to expect from Del Oro Friday night at Hornet Stadium. The Mustangs often knew where the ball was going before it was snap ...

Del Oro duels for title

The stakes are always high when a Sac-Joaquin Section championship is on the line. The Del Oro High football team is all in tonight when it faces Oakdale at Sacramento State’s Ho ...

Mustangs on the run for final

After seeing the sometimes maddening wing-T offense on several occasions over the past two years, Casey Taylor knows what to expect tonight against Oakdale High. Taylor’s Del Or ...

Hillmen going the distance

Placer High junior Gama Gomez is a bundle of unbridled energy, especially now that soccer season is over and his legs aren’t aching on a regular basis. Within a 24-hour blur, Go ...

Bear River topples Escalon, advances to final

The Bear River High volleyball team is making a run at making its already historic season even sweeter.The Bruins stunned top-seeded Escalon 25-22, 25-20, 20-25, 19-25, 15-12 on th ...

Placer's rally turned back

FOLSOM — As she rode the roller coaster of emotions Tuesday night Placer High volleyball coach Jennifer Wright never doubted her team’s ability to dig deep and turn a rut into ...

Placer braces for Patterson’s beef

It doesn’t happen often, but tonight at Le Febvre Stadium, Placer High junior Eddie Vanderdoes won’t be the big man on campus.Patterson comes to town for the first roun ...

Del Oro sails into semifinal

LOOMIS — The Del Oro High volleyball team dug deep and overcame Ponderosa’s fury to pin down a 3-1 victory Thursday night and advance to the Sac-Joaquin Section Divisio ...

Placer soccer headed to final

By Todd Mordhorst Journal Sports Editor Peter Kean admits he wasn’t sure how the Placer High soccer team’s defense would hold up this fall with two raw freshmen and a new goalk ...

Eagles soar into final

The Del Oro High tennis team came up with a road win Wednesday to land in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II finals against a familiar rival. The Golden Eagles doubled up Mira Lom ...

Placer on to semifinal after shutout

Mark Miller has guided the Placer High soccer team into rare territory — the second round of the playoffs. But the coach insists the Hillmen have not peaked yet. Placer used a la ...