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Gavin Mcauliff remembers Travis Barker as an ultra-competitive, super-dedicated head coach of the East Nicolaus High football team. 

The Yuba College men’s basketball team didn’t show any signs of quit on Friday night. After being down the entire game, the 49ers took their first lead of the contest with just under two minutes to go, defeating Contra Costa by a final score of 75-71. 

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Coming into Friday’s game, Sutter head coach Michael Brantingham knew his team would be tested. Wheatland gave Sutter all it could ask for in the second half, but in the end it was the Huskies’ clutch free-throw shooting that would ice the game. 

The East Nicolaus boys basketball team secured another win on Wednesday night with a rather familiar opponent. After having just defeated the Warriors in tournament play last weekend, the Spartans downed Winters last night by a final score of 56-41. 

The Yuba College men’s basketball team secured its ninth straight victory on Wednesday night, taking down Napa Valley College in dominant fashion, 97-66. 

It’s not everyday that a high school athletic department gets to boast about one if its athletes signing to a Division I program. That was the case on Wednesday evening at River Valley High when track and field star John Kroeger inked his commitment to continue his athletic career at Stanfor…

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After a statement win on Wednesday over Roseville, the Falcons’ boys basketball team took to the court on Friday night, hoping to keep up the momentum. Unfortunately for the home team, Woodcreek had other plans, taking down River Valley by a final score of 60-47. 

With the final slate of CIF state championship games finishing last night, we can all finally take a long exhale of breath. High school football season is officially over.

The Marysville boys basketball team was battle tested on Friday night according to head coach Stan Easter. After finding themselves down by two points at halftime, the Indians regrouped in the second half to take down Wheatland by a slim margin, 62-59. 

The Huskies defense has been Sutter’s go-to all season long and in Saturday night’s section title game nothing changed. Other than one rushing score in the third quarter for the Bobcats, Sutter was able to shut down Paradise and Tyler Harrison en route to a 20-7 victory, capturing the 2019 N…

As word started to spread on the Huskies sideline that No. 4 Paradise was leading No. 2 West Valley, the Sutter fans began to smile a little wider – knowing they would be able to host a section title game instead of traveling the weekend right after Thanksgiving. 

The Huskies knew Friday night’s match-up against the Grizzlies wouldn’t be a walk in the park, but after some halftime adjustments Sutter turned on the afterburners en route to a 25-7 win over Lassen.

And then there were two. Both Sutter and East Nicolaus remain as the only two football programs still playing in late November. Just like last season. Both teams are just win away from yet another berth in a section title game. 

Both the Sutter and Yuba City High cross country teams competed at their section meets last weekend and finished with numerous runners in honorable positions. 

Saturday at the Sac-Joaquin Section cross country championships in Folsom at Willows Hills proved to be a special day for River Valley. Falcon runners were led by Jose Ledezma, who took first place (11:28) in the sophomore division and Eddie Jensen, who took fifth place (12:29) in the freshm…

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.

The early signing period usually lets schools showcase one or two athletes and their commitment to play at the next level. 

After being handed a No. 10 seed in the playoffs, Yuba City High made a statement win on Friday defeating Christian Brothers 54-19. 

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.

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.

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…