CIF

Late start on new bat regulations is driving players, schools, stores batty

While high school baseball practice literally is in full swing, bat racks at some sporting goods stores in the Roseville area remain empty, still waiting for their ship to come in, ...

Sports Chatter's Tip Of The Cap Honor To Zebras

When the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section came up with its new football playoff format last year with all wins counting towards gaining entry to the post season, it was almost comical watch ...

New selection criteria for state bowl games

Just when high school football fans across the state were getting used to the selection procedure for the California Interscholastic Federation’s state championship bowl game ...

Falcon Boys Topple Sutter, 69-57

SUTTER – The Colfax High boys basketball team’s ability to hit big shots down the stretch proved pivotal here Tuesday night in the first round of the CIF Northern California Re ...

Locals driving for state titles

The three local high school basketball teams that qualified for the CIF Northern California playoffs will all begin their state title quests on the road Tuesday night. Colfax’s ...

Falcons Withstand Cosumnes Oaks Rally For 61-48 Win

COLFAX - If the Colfax Falcons were looking for an opponent to help get them playoff tough for next week’s CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Div. IV boys basketball semi-final round, they ...

Falcon Boys Roll Past Ripon, 81-53

It was business as usual Wednesday night for the Colfax Falcons boys basketball team in the opening round of the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Div. IV playoffs. Receiving 21 points an ...

More Sierra College Gridders Moving On To Div. I Ranks

While the pickings were slim for foothills area high school Division I football signings last week, let’s not forget that Sierra College’s football program continued its recent ...

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 ...

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 ...

State CIF Proposal Has More Sports Expanding To State Level

They do it in football, wrestling, basketball, girls volleyball and golf. And, if a a new California Interscholastic Federation plan is approved, the CIF will soon be offering s ...

Not Everyone Pleased With CIF's State Bowl Format

If the closeness and competitiveness of last weekend’s CIF State Bowl football games played last weekend in Carson was any indication, it appears that the system being used to de ...

Why State Bowl Berth Is Out Of Reach For Hillmen

Win, lose or draw Friday night in its CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Div. IV playoff championship game with Modesto Christian, make no mistake about it, the Placer Hillmen football team w ...

Hanrihan Memorial Alumni Soccer Scrimmage Saturday

The first official unofficial event to start the 2009 high school sports season in the foothills will be Saturday’s annual Hanrihan Memorial soccer scrimmage set for 4:30 p.m. at ...

CIF Expanding Football Playoffs; Div. IV Will Be Split By Enrollment

If you’re a follower of prep football, especially in the Division II and IV ranks which includes a bevy of foothills area schools, you may need a calculator to figure out who is ...