Sac-Joaquin Section

Sac-Joaquin Section moves SFL schools into Division I in several sports

The Sierra Foothill League will compete in Division I in baseball, softball, wrestling, golf and tennis beginning next school year, the Sac-Joaquin Section announced late last week ...

Folsom's bid for second straight section title comes up short against Vacaville, 39-35

The dream of a second straight section title ended in a nightmare for Folsom High’s football team. Folsom, unable to stop Vacaville’s running game and able to score only one t ...

Oakmont's Garcia, Vista girls are second at state meet

FRESNO -- Del Oro High School junior Trevor Stephens made it onto the top-10 podium by one second. Oakmont junior Karlie Garcia missed a state championship by one second. And Vista ...

Bulldogs come from behind to upset Elk Grove 42-28

A 14-0 deficit didn’t faze Folsom High’s varsity football team Friday night, as the Bulldogs came from behind to beat Elk Grove 42-28 to advance to the Sac-Joaquin Section Divi ...

Placer boys, Woodcreek, Vista girls claim cross country titles

Following a one-year hiatus from the Sac-Joaquin Section cross country meet, one might think Karlie Garcia would have a solid plan to earn another first-place medal to put next to ...

Folsom rolls over Ponderosa 42-14

Bulldogs defeat Ponderosa for seventh straight win The Folsom Bulldogs sent their fans home happy once again with a Homecoming victory over Ponderosa, 42-14 on Friday night. J’J ...

Pleasant Grove too much for Oak Ridge, 49-14

Oak Ridge hung with Pleasant Grove for as long as they could, which was longer than most of the top-ranked team’s opponents this season, before succumbing to the Eagles’ superi ...

U.S. Soccer ultimatum: Play for the academy or high school

An ultimatum recently was handed down by the U.S. Soccer Federation, asking players in its Development Academy who also compete in high school to choose one or the other.The Califo ...

Football playoff alignments up in the air to the end

LODI — Enrollment figures for the 2011-12 school year have been released, and while football teams have an idea which division they’ll be in for the Sac-Joaquin Section ...

Optimist baseball rosters heavy in Roseville flavor

Eight players and five coaches from Roseville high schools help comprise the North large- and small-schools rosters for the annual Optimist All-Star Baseball Games on Saturday, Jun ...

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 ...

No three-peat for Granite Bay in boys volleyball

A three-peat? Not this season.Granite Bay High School’s boys volleyball team, the two-time Sac-Joaquin Section champion, was upset by Oak Ridge 26-24, 21-25, 25-19, 25-22 in the ...

Woodcreek's back-to-back bid comes up short

The two-strike hitter. The 12th-round boxer. The fourth-quarter running back. The Jarvis Watkins. They have the same thing in common – attacking at their best with the most i ...

Granite Bay starts over - as usual

It occurred to Ernie Cooper after the 1996 season, the first year Granite Bay High School fielded only freshmen and sophomores on the football field, that the same guys were playin ...

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 ...