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The economics of playoff football: Sac-Joaquin Section takes a big bite out of local gate

The stands at Auburn’s LeFebvre Stadium may be full for Friday's high school football playoff showdown between Placer High and Oakdale. But while the gate will be one of the bigg ...

Vote on soccer participation postponed indefinitely

The California Interscholastic Federation will not be taking action today that forces Sac-Joaquin Section soccer players to choose between school and club teams. The proposed ru ...

Soccer rule revision closer to reality

The future of competitive high school soccer in the foothills could be in jeopardy after the largest section in the state voted unanimously in favor of a controversial proposed byl ...

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 ...

Stafford comes up just short, settles for second

Lemoore High’s Nick Sierra outlasted Del Oro’s Jesse Stafford 6-4 to win the 152-pound title at the CIF State Wrestling Championships in Bakersfield Saturday night. Stafford, ...

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 ...

Oak Ridge girls, Colfax boys draw No. 1 seeds

The Sac-Joaquin Section released its basketball playoff brackets Sunday afternoon, setting the schedule for the final few weeks of the hoops season. The Oak Ridge girls are the ...

One step from state?

Del Oro High will be playing for its seventh section title since 1989. Rocklin High, opened in 1993, is still searching for its first. But both teams will battle for an honor even ...

New-look SFL is downright tough

It has long been considered the toughest football league — top to bottom — in the Sacramento area, if not of the entire Sac-Joaquin Section. And now, with the California Inter ...

Del Oro golf season ends

The prep golf season ended for Del Oro High School at Monday’s CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Tournament. Playing in windy conditions at The Reserve at Spanos Park near Stockto ...