basketball

BJAX GIVES BACK: Granite Bay resident hosts youth camp in Roseville

Bobby Jackson’s days of scrambling for loose balls, hustling for steals and driving to the rim against the best basketball players in the NBA are all but over, but the Sacram ...

Auburn-area girls basketball playoff previews

D4: No. 12 Livingston (19-8) at No. 5 Placer (18-7), 7 p.m. If Tony Camillucci and his Placer High girls basketball team were surprised last Thursday that they landed in Division ...

Playoff landscapes have changed

It used to be so easy, or so we thought. Two years ago when the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section did away with its basketball power ratings that since 1990 were used to seed the high schoo ...

SIGN LANGUAGE: Lincoln student-fans get personal in PVL rivalry game

The words “F@$# you” are scrawled into the visiting wall of Placer High’s historic Earl Crabbe Gymnasium. A sharpie penned the phrase “Smoke weed every day& ...

Jan. 17 Auburn-area prep hoops roundup

Bear River girls 64, Center 57 (OT) The Bruins trailed five points with 20 seconds to play Thursday, but converted a two-point bucket, nabbed a vital steal and Kaitlyn Meylor made ...

Obert headliners

It shouldn’t be too hard to find things to talk about at Christmas dinner in the Obert   household in Loomis this week.   Belle Obert and her bro ...

Rocklin Youth Basketball Development League

Rocklin Recreation and Good Sport U are again offering the youth Basketball Development League for boys and girls in grades K-6. A winter league will run from Jan. 11 to March 11. ...

Dec. 13 Prep Hoops Roundup: Bear River, Placer, Del Oro, Colfax, Forest Lake Christian

Lehigh Tournament REDDING — After leading early in Friday’s semifinal game with Shasta in the Leigh Classic, the Bear River boys couldn’t keep up with the Wolves ...

Preseason basketball report: Placer, Del Oro, Forest Lake and Colfax find early success

Placer girls 52, Nevada Union 44 A Nevada Union girls basketball program on the heels of back-to-back entries in the D1 Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs had all kinds of trouble with ...

Poole inspired his students

Glenn Poole, a well-respected coach and teacher who started football programs in the 1960s at both Colfax and Oakmont high schools and went on to have an influential impact on his ...

Warriors host Bill Holtz Basketball Classic this weekend

The William Jessup University men’s and women’s basketball teams will be hosting the 11th annual Bill Holtz Warrior Classic collegiate basketball tournament this weeken ...

Whitney girls basketball summer camp in June

The Whitney High girls basketball program will feature a summer camp for girls grades 3-8 June 15-18. The camp will run from 8 a.m. until noon. Wildcats head coach Sydney Gatson a ...

Del Oro out scraps Whitney to move on in the playoffs

LOOMIS – Both No. 4 seed Del Oro and No. 5 Whitney got off to a slow start in Thursday’s CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division II girls basketball game in Round 2. But once ...

Jessup’s Boggs to retire at season’s end

Storied William Jessup University women’s basketball coach Guinn Boggs announced he will retire at the conclusion of the 2014-15 season. Boggs was Coach of the Year seven ti ...