playoffs

Locals driving for state titles

The three local high school basketball teams that qualified for the CIF Northern California playoffs will all begin their state title quests on the road Tuesday night. Colfax’s ...

Dragons drag down Del Oro girls

SACRAMENTO — Katrina Salinas did just enough damage to prolong Sacramento High’s playoff dominance of Del Oro. Salinas opened the second quarter with four straight 3-pointers ...

Campbell studies up for semifinal

Madeline Campbell and her fellow Del Oro High girls’ basketball teammates have had enough, and they plan on changing an ongoing basketball playoff nightmare. Four of the last f ...

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 ...

Eagles back to familiar perch

LOOMIS — Del Oro High’s defensive intensity is back just in time. The No. 2 Golden Eagles suffocated No. 7 East Union 66-33 in a Sac-Joaquin Section Division III quarterfinal T ...

Section releases brackets

Six area high school basketball teams will host first-round games this week as the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs get underway. The section released brackets Sunday for the girls, w ...

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 ...

Rocklin outlasts Del Oro in championship

DAVIS — Jackson Cummings did all he could on both sides of the ball to prevent Del Oro High from mounting one more shocking postseason comeback. Rocklin’s senior tailback ran ...

Deja vu for Del Oro in Folsom

On the same field at Folsom High’s Prairie City Stadium where it rallied to knock off California High of San Ramon in its season opener, the Del Oro football team mounted an even ...

Del Oro storms back to stun Folsom

FOLSOM — As mayhem engulfed Prairie City Stadium and Del Oro High students flooded the field, Kevin Bracy only smiled. He didn’t celebrate the Golden Eagles’ monumental 43-4 ...

Points-a-plenty expected in Folsom

The offenses are run by junior quarterbacks who have stepped in for their respective graduated brothers to exceed all expectations. Tonight’s Sac-Joaquin Section Division II semi ...

It doesn’t get any easier for Del Oro

FOLSOM — Standing a mere 5-foot-10 and weighing only 175 pounds, Dano Graves resembles a cornerback more than a quarterback. Yet the Folsom High junior has been beyond stellar in ...

Venue is set for Rocklin vs. Grant semifinal

The Sac-Joaquin Section made its much-anticipated announcement Saturday regarding the location of the Division II semifinal between Rocklin and Grant. Both teams won easily Frid ...

Burnett sets record in rout

Someone forgot to tell Collin Burnett the wing-T offense is all about the run. Placer High’s junior quarterback quietly set a school record Friday night in the Hillmen’s 43-2 ...

Golden Eagles are playoff winners again

Before the Del Oro High School football team feasts on turkey tonight, the Golden Eagles will honor another favorite fall tradition. Thanksgiving-morning practice had been an annua ...