basketball

Del Oro cruises past another challenger

The Del Oro High girls basketball team expected a tough challenge from a Division I power Saturday afternoon. They got another huge blowout, crushing Kennedy 65-26 in Loomis.The Go ...

Del Oro boys rock Rocklin, 72-41

LOOMIS — After losing three of four games in Sierra Foothill League play, the Del Oro High boys basketball team found the perfect elixir for its woes Friday night in its home gym ...

Eagles reaching rarified air

“Ubuntu,” or all for one. It’s an African word and the motto of the Del Oro High girls basketball team this year. The Golden Eagles prove their talent, coupled with unity on ...

Placer Miners take second at Warrior Classic tournament

A trio of Loomis Basin Athletic League schools — Placer, Newcastle and Loomis — competed in last weekend’s Warrior Classic 7th grade boys basketball tournament hosted by Weim ...

Timberwolves claw past Eagles

LOOMIS — Del Oro High’s boys basketball team let Woodcreek get away Tuesday night. The lofty Golden Eagles had a five-point lead at halftime, gave the Timberwolves fits with t ...

Del Oro hits the court Friday

Del Oro’s boys basketball team will resume non-league play this Friday when the Golden Eagles host Folsom in a tripleheader set for the Bonner Gymnasium. Frosh action will get ...

Lady Eagles go 2-2 at tough Jamboree

The level of competition in the Platinum Division of last week’s West Coast Jamboree was just what Del Oro coach Mike Takayama ordered up for his Lady Eagles girls basketball tea ...

Eagle JVs taake home Arnett championship

Using outstanding defense as its catalyst, the Del Oro JV boys basketball team swept through three straight foes to win last weekend’s Kendall Arnett JV Tournament hosted by Plac ...

Del Oro drops Cordova in final Arnett tuneup

Luke Cochran’s big dunk midway through the fourth quarter highlighted Del Oro High’s rally past Cordova for a 56-49 victory Wednesday night in Loomis. The Golden Eagles traile ...

Del Oro makes it look easy

LOOMIS — The Del Oro High girls basketball team unleashed another offensive weapon at the Lady Eagle Invitational, not that they needed it. Sophomore Brianna Ruiz provided a sp ...

Arent jamming, cramming

ROCKLIN — Casey Arent is aware of what is at stake when he stays home instead of going out with his buddies. The 2008 Del Oro High graduate’s social life will have to suffer fo ...

Del Oro grad is Sierra's center of attention

Casey Arent is aware of what is at stake when he stays home instead of going out with his buddies. The 2008 Del Oro High School graduate’s social life will have to suffer for the ...

Eagles soaring to the next level

LOOMIS — As a wide-eyed freshman three years ago, Madeline Campbell could only dream of following in the footsteps of Del Oro High basketball star Emilie Johnson. She got the th ...

Coach keeps hitting new Hites

Armed with a Mickey Mouse watch and cookie jar analogies, Joe Hites has left a permanent imprint in the lives of basketball players everywhere he has coached. His 23-year coaching ...

Hites has a way of inspiring

When I first joined the Del Oro youth basketball league in third grade, coach Joe Hites seemed almost beyond human. At the end of a clinic, with 50 wide-eyed kids watching, and 5 ...