Sac-Joaquin Section

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 ...

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 stuns top seed St. Mary's

STOCKTON — As captains met at midfield before the third quarter, Bryce Pratt spent his final seconds of halftime pacing the sideline, challenging members of Del Oro High’s spec ...