basketball

Del Oro’s ultimate challenge

The Del Oro High girls basketball team has made many challengers look like imposters this season. Coach Mike Takayama knows Saturday’s opponent will be the genuine article. T ...

Power struggles in semifinals

It’s not often Mike Takayama leads his Del Oro High girls onto the basketball court and isn’t the winningest coach in the building.Today’s Sac-Joaquin Section Div ...

Del Campo too tough for Del Oro

CARMICHAEL — Del Campo High mounted an aggressive attack on Del Oro Wednesday night, defeating the Golden Eagles 71-58 in a Sac-Joaquin Section Division II playoff game. The No ...

Eagles heat up in opener

LOOMIS — Mike Takayama was hoping he could save his inspirational pep talks until March, but he felt like his team needed a boost in its Sac-Joaquin Section Division II playoff o ...

Foresthill High plays tribute to Penryn family's son, Pliny

His classmates, teammates, coach and friends at Foresthill High School have not forgotten Pliny Oscar Murphy IV. The 20-year-old died July 25, 2010 after jumping off rocks into the ...

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 ...