basketball

Colfax slams Sutter, 62-45

The Colfax High boys basketball team stormed into Sutter Wednesday night, taking an 18-2 lead after the first quarter and cruising to a 62-45 win. The Falcons (6-2) got a huge nigh ...

Falcons go big for title defense

Mike O’Connell doesn’t have a specific formula to how his Colfax High boys basketball team is winning games this season. But the young Falcons have scratched out a 4-2 record ...

Hoops dream a reality for former Del Oro star

Those familiar with Emilie Johnson know she rarely needs extra motivation to spend one more hour in the gym, jog another mile or put up 100 more free throws. But when the UC Santa ...

Baldoni jumping from pool to gridiron

Calling Jack Baldoni an athlete for all seasons would not be far from the truth. And as Baldoni readies to enter his sophomore year at Colfax High next week, the busy 14-year-old ...

Austin Oberg ready to head to St. Louis

Throughout his three-year varsity basketball career at Colfax High, Austin Oberg was a cornerstone of steadiness as he helped lead the Falcons to a Pioneer Valley League championsh ...

Arent grows by leaps, bounds

ROCKLIN — Casey Arent is no longer just, “a kid that’s tall.” That’s how the Del Oro High graduate described himself after a prep career that was admittedly mediocre. Up ...

Vintage basketball in Dimes Classic

Bennett Davison never made it to the NBA, but he has no regrets. His basketball career lasted much longer than he ever imagined and took him to countries he never thought he would ...

Del Oro goes OT, gets its rematch

The Del Oro High girls basketball team is headed back to Power Balance Pavilion with some revenge in mind. The Golden Eagles rallied in the fourth quarter, then pulled away in ove ...

Colfax crushed by Santa Cruz

COLFAX — After scouting Santa Cruz High Tuesday in a first round CIF Northern California Div. IV playoff game against Marin Catholic, Colfax High boys basketball coach Mike O’C ...

Falcons win fourth section title

The Colfax Falcons boys basketball team is living proof today that sometimes the basketball gods work in mysterious ways. Two weeks ago the Falcons were mired in a hoop funk that ...