volleyball

Falcons find tourney gold

One long day ended with an extraordinarily long game for the Colfax High volleyball team Saturday in Vallejo. The championship game of the NorCal Invitational fell in line with the ...

Seniors lead as Placer rolls past Roseville

Jennifer Wright never expects a quick, tidy match against Roseville High, but that’s just what her Placer volleyball squad delivered Wednesday night at Earl Crabbe Gym.The Hi ...

Sports teams work to fill funding voids

Coach Jennifer Wright is breathing a little easier knowing the Placer High girls volleyball team raised enough money to play this year. Since a recent American Civil Liberties Un ...

Placer golfers pummel Bear River

The Placer High golf team opened up defense of its Pioneer Valley League title with a dominant performance against Bear River at Auburn Valley Country Club Thursday.Junior Hannah G ...

Falcons aim to reclaim perch

COLFAX — Vicky Saterlee has watched the Pioneer Valley League emerge as a volleyball power over the past five years. Her Colfax High team has gone from perennial favorite to unde ...

Bruins out for the kill

Competition on the volleyball court is at a rolling boil in the Pioneer Valley League. As the Bear River Bruins head into the 2011-2012 season they are bringing an experienced tea ...

Hillgals dig in, aim higher

August practices inside steamy Earl Crabbe Gym are more intense than ever and Placer High volleyball coach Jennifer Wright believes this could be the year her squad makes noise as ...

Golden Eagles aim to settle scores

The Del Oro High volleyball team had its best season yet last year. But the Golden Eagle’s 28-6 record overall wasn’t enough to unseat the Sac-Joaquin Division II Section Champ ...

Forest Lake volleyball team looks toward CVCL title

Travis Smith can’t help but project title aspirations for his Forest Lake Christian volleyball team. Never mind that the team includes just two seniors back from last year’s te ...

She earned her stripes calling the shots

Sylvia Buschmann feels real comfortable in a gym, and she spends a lot of time wearing the black and white striped shirts that dominate her wardrobe. Buschmann is a sports official ...

Prep sports camps on tap this month

The Placer High boys basketball program will host its annual camp for third through eighth grade boys from June 13-17 at Placer High School.The camp is conducted by coach Mark Lee, ...

Placer tennis rolls past Colfax

The Placer High tennis team swept Colfax 9-0 Thursday as Lacy Reese and Sarah Phillips won a tiebreaker at No. 2 girls doubles to clinch the shutout.Reese and Phillips rallied to w ...

Bear River dominant in PVL opener

The Bear River High softball team rolled to victory in its Pioneer Valley League opener, using home runs from Stephanie Ceo and Alyssa Reina to help the cause.The Bruins blanked Fo ...

The double duty dilemma

It’s 5 p.m. and Kirstin Schauble is trading her basketball shoes for volleyball shorts. Schauble, who plays on the Placer High girls basketball team is also a member of the Nort ...

Volleyball not all fun and games

Auburn resident Cherry Dulaney learned to play volleyball from burley men the summer she spent as a firefighter in the California wilderness. Now more than 35 years later, at 61, ...