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Woodcreek, Whitney and Granite Bay all advance to section semifinals

Three South Placer teams all survived and advanced late this week to stay alive for Sac-Joaquin Section title hopes on the soccer field.   BOYS Woodcreek 3, Granite Bay 0 ...

Rreshpja explodes for 44 in playoff win over Stockton Christian

Here’s a quick roundup of girls playoff hoops from Thursday night:   Valley Christian 62, Stockton Christian 45 If Bernada Rreshpja keeps this up, look out! The Sac- ...

Wildcats win first playoff game vs. Grant, 63-37

  The third-seeded Whitney Wildcats (18-11, 7-3) stayed home for their first CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division II playoff game against the 14th-seeded Grant Pacers (17-10, 7-5 ...

Late goal by Yniguez helps Del Oro knock off Rodriguez, 3-2

LOOMIS– Del Oro may have only led Tuesday night’s game for less than a minute, but that final minute may go down as one of the greatest moments in Golden Eagles’ ...

Historical playoff points to ponder

With the prep basketball playoffs upon us, here’s a few tidbits to chew on… Did the Placer High boys basketball team play in the first ever “play-in” gam ...

Falcon girls continue mastery over Bear River, 77-18

COLFAX– So much for the third time being the charm.   After rolling past Bear River twice in Pioneer Valley League play rather easily this season, Colfax’s Lady ...

From Division to Masters

After a grueling weekend of Sac-Joaquin Section championship wrestling, dozens of local grapplers will strive for even greater heights this coming weekend. The CIF Masters Meet is ...

Golden Eagles bag CIF Division I wrestling tourney title

Del Oro boys wrestling coach Clint Madden isn’t making predictions for his Golden Eagle grapplers going into this weekend’s CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Meet set for ...

Basketball playoff brackets revealed

The long haul of the winter season has come to what many call “the real season”. Saturday, the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section released the official playoff brackets for both b ...

Playoff soccer set to get underway this week

The CIF Sac-Joaquin Section released its boys and girls soccer playoff brackets for all divisions Friday afternoon.   Plenty of local teams will continue their season for at ...

Six Golden Eagles ink Letters of Intent

Official signing day last Wednesday for high school athletes to sign National Letters of Intent saw six Del Oro student-athletes inking LOI’s in sports ranging from football ...

Del Oro girls, Granite Bay boys grind out key SFL wins

Coming into Friday night, both Granite Bay and Del Oro’s playoff hopes were still alive on the girls’ as well as the boys’ side. Although the winner of the girls ...

Playoff picture getting clearer

With most area hoops teams having just one or two games left on the schedule, the postseason picture is becoming a little more recognizable. The CIF Sac-Joaquin Section brackets ...

Bruins put Hillmen title hopes on hold

With the basketball regular season curtain ready to drop for closing Friday night, it was a wild night of prep hoops Wednesday for area teams. On the boys side of the ledger, in S ...

Lady Eagles looking to maintain playoff seeding

With one eye warily casting a glance towards the start of the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section girls basketball playoffs next week, the Del Oro Lady Eagles braced for two season-ending Sier ...