boys basketball

Golden Eagle boys JVs to Folsom for title

The Del Oro High JV boys basketball team landed four players in double-digit scoring and went on to defeat Folsom, 60-46, to win the championship game of the JV division in last we ...

Del Oro hoops invite tips off Thursday

Del Oro’s boys basketball team will take a 2-0 record with them into the start of their annual Del Oro Invitational Tournament that tips off a three-day run this afternoon. Eigh ...

Rocklin's Kale prepares for Bakersfield

Former Rocklin High basketball star Cody Kale will attend California State University at Bakersfield on a full-ride basketball scholarship. Kale, who just graduated, made it offic ...

Rocklin's Taylor resigns as basketball coach

Steve Taylor resigned as Rocklin High’s varsity boys basketball coach today. Taylor, who started the Thunder program when the school opened in 1993, informed his players today t ...

Timberwolves see NorCal title slip from their grasp

The victory that felt so close just slipped through the fingers of the Woodcreek High boys basketball team Saturday night at Arco Arena. The Timberwolves had possession of the b ...

Timberwolves return to Arco

As part of our game preview, we spoke to both coaches, and also to two coaches who are familiar with Woodcreek and St. Francis and asked their thoughts on the game. Steve Taylor of ...

Timberwolves rally late, beat Mitty in overtime

On its way to the Bay Area Saturday afternoon, the Woodcreek High boys basketball team took a little detour past Arco Arena. "The guys looked out the window and said there was o ...

New videos at Placer Sports

We have posted some new video reports at our regional all-sports Web site, www.placersports.com.  Visit our site and click on the video content area to see highlights from the ...

Rocklin tops Pleasant Valley; plays at St. Francis Thursday

The Thunder boys beat Pleasant Valley High of Chico 73-44 on Tuesday night in the first round of the Northern California regional basketball tournament. Rocklin High is a No. 10 s ...

Oakmont cruises past Montgomery into NorCal second round

The game felt like a mismatch from the outset, and except for the fact that Oakmont went into cruise control for portions of the night, it was just that. Montgomery High’s boy ...

Woodcreek fights back, beats Oakmont for section title

When you get a chance to put away a great team like Woodcreek, you had better do it because they won’t stay down for long. That was a lesson learned by the Oakmont High boys b ...

Thunder boys fall to Woodcreek 71-64

Rocklin High’s boys basketball team lost to Woodcreek, 71-64, in Thursday night’s Sac-Joaquin Section, Division II semifinal contest at Arco Arena. However, due to a change in ...

Vikings beat buzzer, knock off No. 1 seed Fairfield

They reviewed the video just to be sure, but J.T. Adenrele’s tip-in just beat the buzzer Thursday night to lift the Oakmont High boys basketball team past Fairfield. The Sac-J ...

Woodcreek stops Rocklin, now one win from section crown

Cashing in a second-quarter explosion that gave it as much as a 21-point advantage, the Woodcreek High boys basketball team took care of business Thursday night with a 71-64 win ov ...

Hoops semifinals start times released

The Sac-Joaquin Section released on Saturday morning most of the times for the basketball semifinal matchups coming up next week. Tuesday night brings the Division V boys and g ...