An electric atmosphere filled Don Bransford Gymnasium in Colusa Thursday night as the No.3 RedHawks outlasted No. 11 Bentley, a school of 324 from Lafayette, in a thrilling five-set battle to advance to the third round of the Nor Cal CIF Division V State Volleyball Tournament.
Last weekend there was reason to celebrate for two junior football teams in the area as the Marysville Junior Indians 12U and the Lindhurst Junior Blazers 10U both finished on top – winning the Sacramento Youth Football title for their respective divisions.
The Yuba College football team secured its third win of the season on Saturday afternoon when it made the trip to Contra Costa College, defeating the Comets 30-9.
Having come up short twice in their previous appearances in the NSCIF Division V finals, the Colusa RedHawks made the third time the charm as they downed Etna 25-6, 25-16 and 25-14 to win the school’s first volleyball section title.
The Honkers came into Friday’s game with something to prove. And they did just that. With the help of Erik Palmquist’s six touchdowns, Yuba City routed Christian Brothers 54-19 in the first round of the CIF San-Joaquin section playoffs at Sacramento City College.
The visiting East Nicolaus Spartans (9-1, 5-0), clinched their fifth straight Mid-Valley League title, defeating University Prep 26-7.
The Yuba College women’s basketball team was able to use its revamped defense and hustle in Wednesday’s home opener against Ohlone College. The 49ers avoided early foul trouble en route to an 86-70 victory.
For the third time in six years No. 1 seed Colusa has punched its ticket to the NSCIF Division V championship game after making short work of visiting No. 4 East Nicolaus by scores of 25-12, 25-19, 25-18.
The Yuba College men’s basketball team secured a monumental vicory on Friday night in San Francisco, defeating the No. 2 ranked team in state: San Diego City College, 81-75.
Even Live Oak High head football coach Jim Arostegui said it looked bleak following the 87-yard pass play for a touchdown that Pierce completed to go up 13-0 with just over 10 minutes left Friday night in Arbuckle.
Sometimes spooky unexpected things happen on Halloween night. That may have been the case when No. 3 Sutter played host to No. 6 Willows in the second round of the NSCIF Division IV playoffs. The Honkers showed off their strong will to win behind a dominant performance by Meghan Weinrich as…
The Yuba College volleyball team fell in a tough five-set thriller on Wednesday night as Napa Valley College came out on top by scores of 25-19, 18-25, 11-25, 25-20 and 10-15.
The message was simple Friday night: The River Valley High football team needed to win to stay on pace for a trip to the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs.
The Sutter frosh football team won its sixth game of the season on Thursday night after it defeated Las Plumas by a final score of 27-12.
The Wheatland and Sutter volleyball teams came into Tuesday’s pink out match with a league title on their minds. After four sets full of back-and-forth battles, the Huskies came out on top: 24-26, 25-20, 25-23 and 25-20.
Live Oak took care of its first postseason opponent Tuesday with an 8-1 win over Las Plumas in the opening round of the Northern Section girls tennis playoffs.
The Honkers had a tough start in Friday’s game against Roseville. But if you were patient enough to stick around, it appeared as if there were two separate games. After going down 14-0 early, Yuba City managed to rally back and win 42-14 on senior night at Honker Stadium.
With Durham’s strength in the middle, it was imperative that the East Nicolaus High girls volleyball team stay aggressive at the net and in the backrow Thursday night against the visiting Trojans.
What started as just another ordinary match day for the Live Oak girls tennis team, ended as a special victory when the Lions swept Gridley 9-0 on senior day.
The Yuba College football team took to the road on Saturday as it made the trip south for a showdown with the Lobos of Monterey Peninsula College.
It was a tribute to old school football on Friday night at Wayne Gadberry field as the Sutter Huskies defeated the Gridley Bulldogs, 27-0 in a ground and pound battle that ended with only 12 passing plays.
The Huskies volleyball team hit the road to face off against the Cardinals on Thursday night as it secured a three-set sweep by scores of 25-19, 25-20 and 25-23.
The River Valley Falcons came to play on homecoming night, but so did the Roseville Tigers. After a back-and-forth slugfest by both teams – including eight lead changes – Roseville hung on late to take the victory, 32-31.
The Sutter High volleyball team continued its winning ways on Thursday night as it bested Oroville in a three-set sweep: 25-15, 25-7 and 25-6.
With both students sections chanting loud and proud, it was all Yuba City High in the end Friday night as Honker Stadium. The Honkers defended their possession of the Mayor’s Cup defeating River Valley, 40-7.
The River Valley volleyball team continued its success this season on Thursday night at home when it completed a three-set sweep of Woodcreek: 25-20, 25-21 and 25-19.
The Marysville and Lindhurst volleyball teams faced off on Wednesday night for a hardwood edition of the Battle of the Bell. Ultimately, it was the Indians who won the bragging rights as they defeated the Blazers in a three-set sweep: 25-15, 25-9 and 25-19.