basketball

Del Oro girls hold off Woodcreek on the road

The Del Oro High girls basketball team defended their top honor in the Division III power ratings released Monday. Katie Pulliam scored 18 and Courtney Nolen added 11 points and 11 ...

Ruiz follows signs to success

LOOMIS — Nico Ruiz can’t hear what play Del Oro High point guard Brian Rowe yells out as the Golden Eagles charge down the floor. His teammates flash him one of their custom h ...

Placer Elementary 8th Grade Shootout Open Tonight

Ten 8th grade basketball teams will toss their hats into the ring this weekend at the Placer Shootout Tournament which will be hosted by Placer Elementary School located off Horses ...

High school hoopsters gather in Loomis for Common Good

An ambitious project begun one year ago by Brad Swope is back for a new and improved second run this weekend when the Common Good Classic returns to Del Oro High School in Loomis. ...

Del Oro stays perfect at St. Francis

The Del Oro High girls basketball team received its first true test of the season Tuesday night in Sacramento. Senior Meghan Huckaby made sure the Golden Eagles passed. She drained ...

Del Oro girls improve to 10-0

By Staff Sam Hodge scored 12 points, dished out five assists and grabbed five rebounds to lead the Del Oro High girls basketball team to a 63-35 rout of Carson City on the road Sa ...

Hillmen roar back to grab bronze

The Kendall Arnett title wasn’t on the line, but Placer High turned in a championship effort Wednesday night. In another Arnett classic, the Hillmen roared back from a 10-point ...

Del Oro finds offense, pounds Placer

LOOMIS — Neither coach can explain it, but it seems whenever Placer High and Del Oro clash in girls basketball, the game devolves into a sluggish defensive struggle. So when Kati ...

Eagles enjoy strong start

LOOMIS — Graduating 10 seniors, including a 6-foot-5 guard, 6-foot-7 forward and 6-foot-9 center, would likely translate to a rebuilding year for most high school boys basketball ...

Del Oro JV Boys Are Rude Hosts

Del Oro’s JV boys basketball team proved to be rude hosts at its own invitational tournament last weekend in Loomis. The Golden Eagles, displaying good scoring balance, tight de ...

Can Del Oro still dominate?

LOOMIS — Despite graduating star point guard and two-time league MVP Emilie Johnson, veteran head coach Mike Takayama can’t remember a Del Oro High girls basketball squad like ...

Basketball, wrestling kick off this week at Del Oro

The winter sports seasons get underway at Del Oro High this week with a pair of boys alumni basketball games being slated for this Saturday night in the Bonner Gym. Del Oro’s boy ...

Scholarship fundraiser remembers Steffen Ohland as family

Two Del Oro High School teachers, who share a birthday, are having a party to mark the occasion and to raise scholarship funds. They’re calling it “We Are Family.” Justin Cut ...

All-Journal Boys Basketball

MVP Scott Krizman Colfax sr. No team had an answer for the 6-3 forward, who will play at UC San Diego next season. He scored at least 13 points in every game he played, averaging 2 ...

All-Journal Girls Basketball

MVP Emilie Johnson Del Oro sr. After committing to UC Santa Barbara last year, Johnson turned in an incredible senior season. She averaged 18.2 points, 5.5 rebounds, 5.2 assists an ...