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 Despite a very short season due to school and sports shutdowns over coronavirus, the area received multiple selections for the annual Optimist all-star game, which was split into four separate teams based on school size and proximity. 

In lieu of the organization’s largest annual in-person competition, Special Olympics Northern California (SONC) will host the 2020 Summer Games via a virtual event from Monday, June 1, through Thursday, July 2. SONC’s annual in-person Summer Games, originally scheduled for June 26-28 at UC D…

At some point, the conversations turn to money. Talks about restarting sports may start with public health, and maybe finish there. In the middle, somewhere in all these conversations, somebody is in charge of talking about the economics of the coronavirus crisis.

With the French Open postponed, NBC Sports presents encore presentations of classic French Open finals over the next two weekends, starting this Saturday, May 30 at 10 a.m. on NBC.

Soccer could be the first professional team sport to return from the COVID-19 break with the NWSL on Wednesday announcing plans for a 25-game tournament to be played behind closed doors in Utah beginning June 27.

CONCORD – Not even a global pandemic could stop NASCAR’s return to racing. The rain, however, could.

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Some of the premier softball talent in the area was selected to play in the annual Optimist all-star game, featuring the top senior athletes of the Sacramento region. 

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The California Department of Fish and Wildlife took part in a Q-and-A with members of the public about the physical look of deer these days; how to obtain a fishing license and how to use cod liver oil. 

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 Editor’s Note: In a normal year it would be time for spring football camps to be gearing up around the area. This year, however; due to the ongoing public health crisis surrounding coronavirus, many teams are still uncertain about when they can begin working out, and if there will even be a…

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Editor’s note: In a normal year, it would be time for spring football camps to be gearing up around the area. This year, however; due to the ongoing public health crisis surrounding coronavirus, many teams are still uncertain about when they can begin working out, and if there will even be a…

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The month of May is typically when spring football camps get going throughout the area, marking the first step toward a brand new high school football season. 

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Even though this season was cut short due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Yuba City High baseball coach Dave Rodriguez has totaled a boatload of good memories while leading the dugout at Honker Field since 2012. 

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 Despite her role as one of the top scorers for the Wheatland High girls basketball team, head coach Carlethe Embry said Logan Garza is a playmaking-type athlete who always fits the needed role on any particular day. 

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It’s called Be The Light, and it’s quickly gaining national notoriety among schools all across the country. 

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League basketball awards continue to be doled out this week, with the release of the prep varsity boys postseason honors. 

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Not much more than twenty-hours ago high school spring sports were canceled all across California in light of public safety concerns surrounding coronavirus. 

Yuba City High baseball coach Dave Rodriguez said he delivered a message to his team shortly after the California Interscholastic Federation announced Friday that the remainder of the high school spring sports season would be canceled.

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The Wheatland High girls basketball team maintained its ascent atop the Butte View League and Northern Section Division IV perennial powers this past season. 

“Every New Yorker was there when Bobby Thomson hit his home run to win the pennant, when Bill Buckner let the ball go through his legs in Game 6, when Roger Maris got No. 61, when the Rangers finally got the Stanley Cup. So they’ll say. And now they’ll say they were there the night Michael w…

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Postseason accolades have begun to roll in, and first up is the prep boys and girls soccer honors following the 2019-20 winter season. 

Editor’s Note: Two of our bigger leagues within the Sac-Joaquin Section are the Pioneer Valley League and Capital Valley Conference. PVL houses two of our main schools in Marysville and Lindhurst, while the CVC schedule has Yuba City and River Valley squaring off. Today: We look at statistic…

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Editor’s Note: High school softball teams have only played a handful of games in 2020, but there are still a variety of area talent putting up big numbers in the small sample size that was played prior to the temporary postponement of spring sports due to the coronavirus outbreak. 

LOS ANGELES – Thoroughbred racing at Santa Anita Park was shut down shortly before its first post Friday by the Los Angeles County Health Department in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Editor’s Note: Baseball is a numbers sport and we have some stat darlings through the first few games played in the Northern Section before everything was put on hold amid public health concerns surrounding coronavirus. Today we take a look at the Northern Section’s prep baseball stat leaders. 

Hailey Peterson and Emma McConville signed their national letters of Intent to play for Simpson University (Redding) and William Jessup University (Rocklin) the day before Sutter High School closed its doors amid public health concerns surrounding coronavirus. 

Due to the ongoing safety concerns surrounding coronavirus, Yuba College’s  Hall of Fame sports committee decided to cancel this year’s dinner celebration. 

LOS ANGELES – Imagine waking up Christmas morning, exchanging gifts with the family, having a midday brunch and then gathering around the television to watch ... Game 6 of the World Series?

For more than a century, the modern Olympics had persevered through floods, disease and political unrest. Only the first and second World Wars had forced them to step aside.

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Editor’s Note: The Appeal is working to feature as many area teams as possible following the temporary shutdown of spring sports due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Today: East Nicolaus High softball speaks out about a forced hiatus to help stop the spread of coronavirus. 

LOS ANGELES – The ‘S’ in ESPN stands for sports. So what happens to one of the most-watched cable networks when its programming staple – live contests – shuts down?

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In light of recent developments surrounding COVID-19, Marysville Raceway has decided to postpone the 2020 championship auto racing season until April 11, according to a news release submitted on Thursday. 

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Editor’s Note: The Appeal is working to feature as many area teams as possible following the temporary shutdown of spring sports due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Today: Yuba City High baseball coaches and players speak out about a forced hiatus to help stop the spread of coronavirus.