baseball

Former Del Oro baseball player signed by Giants

A former Del Oro High School baseball star, and resident of Rocklin, was recently signed by the San Francisco Giants and has reported to Scottsdale, Ariz., for training. Scotty Wal ...

Tri-City Juniors were truly All Stars in 2011

After dominating the district, section, and division tournaments, the Tri-City junior all stars landed a spot in the Western Regional Championship tournament played in Irvine. The ...

Rocklin baseball talent picked up by Giants

A former Del Oro High School baseball star, and resident of Rocklin, was recently signed by the San Francisco Giants and has reported to Scottsdale, Ariz., for evaluation. Scotty W ...

Post 84 heats up at Firecracker Tourney

Auburn’s American Legion Post 84 baseball team stormed to second place at the Reno Firecracker Tournament last weekend. Post 84 outscored its opponents 47-14 in five games, fal ...

Golden Eagle spikers blank Tigers, 3-0

Jordan Broyles racked up 16 kills and Clay Cosbie added 13 more as Del Oro’s boys volleyball team swept past Roseville, 3-0, last week in a Sierra Foothill League match. Del Oro ...

Golfers pick up two league wins

After taking its first Sierra Foothill League loss of the season, the Del Oro golf team bounced back with a pair of wins over Roseville and Nevada Union. In a 191-215 decision ove ...

Del Oro Sports Roundup

EAGLE VOLLEYBALL SWEEPS CHICO, 3-0 Kyle Russell registered 13 kills and Brady Cord added nine as the Del Oro High boys volleyball team went on the road last Friday and posted a 3- ...

Golden Eagles baseball tops Cougars, 3-1

If you are a high school baseball team in the foothills area these days, beating the weather is almost just as important as defeating an opponent. Last week the Del Oro baseball t ...

Lachemann headed to Cal Poly Pomona

After four years teaching and coaching baseball at Del Oro High, Bret Lachemann could not resist the opportunity to be on the diamond full time. Lachemann resigned recently to acc ...

Community Briefs

The 16th annual Cowpoke Fall Gathering returns Nov. 11 to 14 to the Blue Goose Fruit Shed. Performing will be R.W. Hampton, Pat Richardson, Larry Maurice, Bill Brewster, Jeff Sever ...

A dirtbag devotion for baseball

From the sandlots of Loomis to nearly every corner of Northern California, the Dirtbags have risen to a No. 1 ranking in California after winning the Harvest Classic in Sunnyvale l ...

Guilmet is in the (strike) zone in Class-A ball

Preston Guilmet’s minor-league statistics this season stand out in a very Cliff Lee sort-of way. Like the hard-to-hit left-hander with the Texas Rangers, Guilmet is making hitter ...

Baseball returning to glory

I’ve often wondered why football seems to overpower baseball year after year in high school sports. Why is it that the whole town turns out to the football game and only parent ...

McLemore mended, firing again

His rocket arm carried him from the sandlots of the foothills to Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas. Mark McLemore was on the top of his game and living a dream, until just a year ...

Old School Baseball Camp to return to Oakmont High

For the ninth consecutive year, local high school baseball coaches will gather at Oakmont High in late July for a collaborative baseball teaching opportunity. The Old School Ba ...