Cardinal Newman girls fall to Salesian on last-second basket

Jordan Hobson's putback basket with 1.6 seconds left lifted Salesian to a 57-55 victory over Cardinal Newman in the NCS Division 4 semifinals Wednesday night in Albany. Read Article →

NCS boys basketball: Archbishop Hanna pulls away from Anderson Valley

Larry Michel's 3-pointers in closing minutes lead Hawks to 83-76 victory in Division 6 semifinal. Read Article →

College and high school results for Wednesday, Mar. 4

Here's how teams in Sonoma, Lake & Mendocino counties performed this Wednesday. Read Article →

Sonoma County League all-league girls basketball, 2015

All-league teams are selected by league coaches. Read Article →

Sonoma County League all-league boys basketball, 2015

All-league teams are selected by league coaches. Read Article →
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PDPreps Insider: Petaluma freshman soccer player Brady Scott going places

Petaluma freshman Brady Scott was named to US Soccer’s U16 national team for a trip to Holland to play a series of international 'friendlies.' Read Article →
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Benefield: Rancho Cotate wrestler Vickie Espinoza bounces up off the mat

Espinoza came up short of her own expectations at CIF, but isn't giving up. Read Article →

Empire boys wrestling athletes to compete at state finals

The CIF boys state meet is this weekend. Here’s a look at the qualifiers from this area. Read Article →

College and high school results for Tuesday, Mar. 3

Here's how teams in Sonoma, Lake & Mendocino counties performed this Tuesday. Read Article →

College and high school results for Monday, Mar. 2

Here's how teams in Sonoma, Lake & Mendocino counties performed this Monday. Read Article →
Montgomery's Joel Seitz drives to the basket in the Vikings' playoff victory Friday against Northgate. (Crista Jeremiason / The Press Democrat)

NCS basketball semifinals on Wednesday

Two North Coast Section boys basketball tournament semifinals in Santa Rosa highlight the schedule of games Wednesday. Read Article →
Cardinal Newman's Justin Botteri shoots over Cloverdale's Jayson McMillan during the game Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015. (Crista Jeremiason / The Press Democrat)

NCS boys basketball: Cardinal Newman rolls to easy win over Cloverdale

Cardinal Newman came out focused and defeated Cloverdale 69-39. Read Article →
Cardinal Newman's Kylie Kiech is fouled as she drives to the basket between Justin-Siena's Haley Weaver, left, and Catherine Cronwall, right, during the game held at Cardinal Newman High School, Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015. (Crista Jeremiason / The Press Democrat)

NCS basketball playoffs roundup: Anderson Valley pulls off
 upset over St. Elizabeth

Anderson Valley’ pulled off one of the biggest upsets of the tournament so far. Read Article →
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CIF girls wrestling: Rancho Cotate’s Vickie Espinoza finishes 2nd

Junior made it to finals but fell to reigning champ in her weight class. Read Article →
Windsor's Dominic DuCharme, top, during a January  meet. (Crista Jeremiason / The Press Democrat)

North Coast Section wrestling: 4 from Empire claim titles

Two from Windsor join Newman, El Molino wrestlers in victory. Read Article →
Tom Kirkpatrick guides the Windsor football team in spring conditioning, Thursday Feb. 26, 2015. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat)

Padecky: Windsor High School’s Tom Kirkpatrick a gentleman coach

Tom Kirkpatrick points to everyone except to himself. Always has. Always will. Read Article →

College and high school results for Saturday, Feb. 28

Here's how teams in Sonoma, Lake & Mendocino counties performed this Saturday. Read Article →
Montgomery's Eric Poulsen goes up to the basket as Northgate's Jeremy Moniz defends during the game held at Montgomery High School, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015.  (Crista Jeremiason / The Press Democrat)

NCS boys basketball tournament: Vikings take control in 59-49 win

Montgomery will host Dublin Wednesday at 7 p.m. Read Article →
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NCS girls basketball roundup: Short-handed Panthers fall to Clayton Valley 67-63

Forced to play without its starting center, Santa Rosa turned in a valiant effort but lost. Read Article →
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NCS girls basketball tournament: Late comeback boosts Windsor to 57-54 win

After only taking the lead with a minute remaining, Windsor held on to win. Read Article →
Windsor's Beau Colombini, top, during the King of the Mat wrestling tournament in January 2015. (Crista Jeremiason / The Press Democrat)

High school wrestling: Windsor boys advance; Empire girls at state

Eight Windsor High School wrestlers advanced in NCS championships Friday. Read Article →

College and high school results for Friday, Feb. 27

Here's how teams in Sonoma, Lake & Mendocino counties performed this Friday. Read Article →

College and high school results for Thursday, Feb. 26

Here's how teams in Sonoma, Lake & Mendocino counties performed this Thursday. Read Article →
Alex Garcia, 17, right, a wrestler from Archbishop Hanna High School, practices with Dalton Elster, 17, from Sonoma Valley High School, on Wednesday, Feb.25, 2015. (BETH SCHLANKER / The Press Democrat)

NCS wrestling tournament: Archbishop Hanna senior Alex Garcia eyes victory

Garcia, a senior, is the No. 1 seed at 132 pounds. Read Article →

NCS basketball tournament: Wednesday’s scores

Wednesday's scores from the NCS basketball tournament. Read Article →
Tom Bonfigli's Cardinal Newman basketball team will enter the NCS playoffs as the top-seeded team among Division 4 boys. (John Burgess / The Press Democrat)

NCS basketball tournament roundup: Cardinal Newman boys give coach win No. 700

Coach Tom Bonfigli reached career win No. 700 Wednesday night. Read Article →
Cloverdale's John McMillan watches his shot reach its target during their first-round NCS Division 4 playoff game against Fortuna in Cloverdale, Wednesday, Feb. 25. (Jeremy Portje / For The Press Democrat)

Benefield: Hot-shooting tandem leads Cloverdale boys to 49-33 victory

Cloverdale Eagles upset the visiting Fortuna Huskies Wednesday in front of a raucous home crowd. Read Article →