volleyball

Rocklin has to rally after Del Oro loss

The Sierra Foothill League is a powerhouse. Night in and night out, teams battle for school pride and standing position. Rocklin and Del Oro found themselves in such a battle Mond ...

Colfax girls knock off 2-seed in state tourney

CRESCENT  CITY  - Some 375 miles from home, the Colfax High Lady Falcons dug down deep for another superb effort to keep one of the most successful volleyball seasons in ...

Colfax sweeps Div. V final

SACRAMENTO - After a 21-year hiatus, the Colfax High girls volleyball program needs to find room in Pucci Pavilion to hang up a blue CIF Sac-Joaquin Section championship banner.&nb ...

Oh what a night

Perhaps the most amazing thing about Thursday night’s amazing comeback by the Placer girls volleyball team at Colfax was that, at the time, there didn’t seem to be a ...

PVL will be ‘a very, very close race’

It’s being billed as a league race that is going to go right down to the wire. It’s being built up as a chase where as many as three to four teams could win the league ...

Wildfires hit a cold patch

All the Foresthill girls learned recently was that they still have a way to go. The Wildfires opened their season with a string of impressive victories, including two five-game in ...

Placer endures a trial by fire

It’s regular enough to be a Geico commercial. Chances are, you’ve seen them: “If you’re a referee, you overexplain things. It’s what you do” is ...

Golden Eagles blink in showdown against Oak Ridge

It was right there for Del Oro on Wednesday night – the defending league champions visiting the Golden Eagles, the juggernaut from last season against whom everyone else fell ...

Moore keeps hitting; Del Oro keeps winning

Apparently, Riley Moore has come this season to (play very well) and chew bubble gum. And she’s all outta gum. Moore continued to pound opponents into the ground with a pai ...

Colfax rides, boldly rides over El Dorado

COLFAX - After winning three of their first four matches to start the season,  El Dorado’s girls volleyball team has hit a speed bump. “We’re a lot better t ...

Something special Bruin

Callie Bickmore and Karinne McDonald have been throwing a one-two punch at Bear River’s opponents all season. On Monday, against Marysville, it was really just a one punch, ...

Bear River’s tough schedule appears to be paying off

There are teams in the area that have played two official matches this season. Bear River has taken the court 14 times. The 6-8 record isn’t great, but the Bruins have take ...

Bear River’s tough schedule appears to be paying off

There are teams in the area that have played two official matches this season. Bear River has taken the court 14 times. The 6-8 record isn’t great, but the Bruins have take ...

Hillgals refuse to fall easily in tough loss to Oakmont

Placer’s girls volleyball team almost recovered from a nightmare start on Sept. 1, pushing the visiting Oakmont Vikings to five tough games in losing a heartbreaker. The Hil ...

Wildfires get wild win

The Foresthill Wildfires are 2-0 against Western Sierra Collegiate Academy this season. Ho-hum. No big deal. Nothing to see here. Kind of routine. Maybe even bor-… “ ...