playoffs

Jr. Thunder and Jr. Golden Eagles rivalry burns bright

LOOMIS – The rivalry that is Rocklin vs. Del Oro represents athletic competition at its best and last Saturday’s matchup between the Jr. Thunder and Jr. Golden Eagles d ...

Granite Bay inches ahead in SFL baseball sprint

The forecast called for lightning strikes Monday, but there were none to be seen when Sierra Foothill League baseball teams continued their horse race to the finish line. There wa ...

Roseville grinds out a victory at Del Oro

LOOMIS — Whether a team is coasting to a league title or fighting for one, every game from here till Tuesday picks up more playoff intensity. Nine days from now, these will ...

Granite Bay clinches sixth SFL soccer title in a row

LOOMIS — There’s usually no love lost when Granite Bay and Del Oro high schools meet in boys soccer, and Thursday night’s match under the lights included eight ye ...

Game time set for Del Oro soccer's title shot

The Del Oro High soccer team will settle its stalemate with Sierra Foothill League rival Woodcreek on Saturday with the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II championship on the line. Th ...

Del Oro tennis rolls into semifinals

The Del Oro High tennis team rolled into the Sac-Joaquin Section semifinals Monday with a 7-1 victory at Bella Vista in Sacramento. The Broncos eliminated the Golden Eagles from th ...

Pitching sees less zip, but more jump

Moving the softball pitching rubber from 40 feet to 43 this season has produced more hitting and scoring. No surprise there.What may come as a surprise is the improved pitching sta ...

Golden Eagles sail into semis

LOOMIS — Brianna Ruiz’s latest assault on Del Oro High’s track and field record book will have to wait. Club volleyball season is on the backburner for Belle Obert and Baile ...

Weather forces hoops playoff changes

An impending winter storm expected to hit heavily in the foothills region has forced some changes to the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section girls and boys basketball playoff schedule. CIF of ...

Del Oro, Bear River fall in semifinals

The Del Oro High volleyball team came up just short in its quest to earn a rematch with Sierra Foothill League rival Rocklin in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II final.El Camino ...

Pondering the playoff picture

Interesting how a budding dynasty can sneak up on you. Case in point would be the Placer High girls’ volleyball team. Taking the reins of the Placer program five years ago, Jenn ...

Eagles claw for a piece of the SFL crown

Homecoming win gives Del Oro share of SFL, sets up playoff tilt Five weeks ago talk of Del Oro winning a Sierra Foothill League football championship and reaching the CIF Sac-Joaq ...

Del Oro dumps Woodland in section playoff opener

The Del Oro High boys tennis team opened defense of its Sac-Joaquin Section Division II title with a 9-0 rout of visiting Woodland Tuesday afternoon. Brett Bacharach, Charlie Wyat ...