basketball

Section releases brackets

Six area high school basketball teams will host first-round games this week as the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs get underway. The section released brackets Sunday for the girls, w ...

Barry will battle CIF in court

Del Oro High transfer Remi Barry will take the California Interscholastic Federation to court today. Barry’s attorney, Mark A. Campbell, notified the CIF and the Sac-Joaquin Se ...

Guiles making most of opportunity in Texas

Even at the junior college level, the jump from high school to college basketball is an eye-opening one. Colfax High graduate Ethan Guiles found that out this season at Grayson Co ...

Thunder football star Jackson Cummings to play for Yale

Rocklin High’s sensational senior running back Jackson Cummings will be playing football for Yale University starting in the fall. Cummings, 5-foot-8 and 190 pounds, scored 42 to ...

Hoops fathers share unique connection with sons

“It’s great,” are the two words Geoff Broyles and Mike O’Connell, head basketball coaches of Del Oro and Colfax, respectively, agree upon. Both coaches are fortunate to hav ...

CIF panel denies Barry's appeal

LOOMIS — The California Interscholastic Federation denied Monday a Del Oro High transfer’s plea to play basketball for the Golden Eagles this season. Remi Barry, a 6-foot-7 se ...

Colfax heats up, hammers Lincoln

COLFAX — The snow was falling outside the Colfax High gymnasium Thursday night. Inside, it took a while for the Falcons’ shots to start falling. As soon as they did, the Colfa ...

Salmonson’s transformation

To look at him now, you would never guess that Ryan Salmonson’s sport of choice five years ago was ping-pong. But back in seventh grade, two years before he set foot on a basket ...

Witts’ hoops legacy continuing at Colfax

Justin Witt, a two-year starting forward for Colfax High, is the third member of the Witt family to make an impact on the local high school basketball scene. He follows in the foot ...

Colfax boys roll past Roseville, 68-33

The Colfax High boys basketball team crushed Roseville 68-33 in its final tuneup before Pioneer Valley League play begins Wednesday. Junior Ben Buell and senior Justin Witt scored ...

Falcons probing for wings

First-year coach Dave Campbell wasn’t planning on using the preseason as a measuring stick to find out what he thinks his Colfax High girls basketball team can do once Pioneer Va ...

Colfax girls fall at Dixon

The Colfax High girls basketball team rallied, but came up short in a 51-45 loss to Dixon on the road Tuesday night. The Falcons trailed by 17 through three quarters before stormi ...

Toreros can’t keep Ginty off the floor

Devin Ginty never wanted to leave the University of San Diego’s men’s basketball team. The Toreros’ coaching staff didn’t want him to go either. Still, after losing the a ...

Hillmen edged in opener

The Placer High boys basketball team went down at the buzzer in its season opener Tuesday night in Orangevale, falling to Casa Roble 59-58. The Hillmen held a four-point lead with ...

Placer volleyball camp on the way

The Placer High girls volleyball camp is set for June 15-19 at Placer High. The camp is open to girls headed into sixth through ninth grades and will run from 6 to 9 p.m. each day. ...