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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. 

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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. 

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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. 

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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. 

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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. 

Last week Sutter High softball player Reagan Ford inked her commitment to play collegiate softball at Oklahoma Baptist University. 

The Yuba men’s basketball team got off to a hot start against College of the Sequoias on Saturday night in Linda. The 3-point shots were raining down and Joseph De’laCerda’s post presence was excellent. The 49ers were rolling. 

A deep playoff-run is nothing to new to the Yuba College men’s basketball program. However, something that is unfamiliar for the 49ers is their opponent tonight at the Yuba College gym: The No. 5 College of Sequoias Giants.

At Colusa High School boy’s soccer is more than a sport, it’s a culture carefully cultivated by longtime coach Dan Kiely, who in addition to building a perennially competitive program, has created an extended family of players both past and present.

BUTTE VALLEY – The Butte women’s basketball team hosted its first home playoff game in just over a decade. Meanwhile, the Yuba women’s team had just won its first conference title in school history. 

The Yuba College men’s basketball team took care of business on Saturday night at home as the 49ers took it to the visiting Las Positas College Hawks by a final score of 98-78.

There’s nothing quite like postseason college hoops and for fans of Yuba College basketball they get a two-for-one deal this season as both the men’s and women’s teams have qualified for the state playoffs. 

When a team gets behind early, coaches typically see one of two routes transpire: One is a sense of urgency and the other a feeling of despair. 

The distance between a player standing at the free-throw line and the basketball hoop is 15 feet. In theory, it’s a fairly easy shot. It’s just you, the ball and the hoop. There isn’t a clock counting down on you, nor is there a defender in your face guarding you. It’s just you and the basket.