Cardinal Newman center fielder Alex Roeser in 2014. (PD File photo)

High school baseball roundup: Cardinal Newman gets win in Arizona tournament

Cardinal Newman defeated Bonneville of Idaho 5-0 Friday. Read Article →
Maria Carrillo's Jo Bynum and Andrew Vaughn during a March 18 game. (Crista Jeremiason / The Press Democrat)

High school baseball: Maria Carrillo rallies to beat Casa Grande 4-2

Maria Carrillo scored all its runs in the sixth inning. Read Article →
Analy’s Nolan Alvarez, left, congratulates teammate Devon Ogston after he scored the first run of the game during the A.L. Rabinovitz Tournament held Wednesday at Montgomery High School. (CRISTA JEREMIASON / The Press Democrat)

High school baseball: Analy captures Rabinovitz tournament with 8-7 win

Analy has now won the Rabinovitz trophy three times in the past seven years. Read Article →
Analy's Devon Ogston tags Piner's Dylan Currin out at second after a fly ball during the A.L. Rabinovitz Tournament held at Montgomery High School on Tuesday.  Analy defeated Piner 1-0. (CRISTA JEREMIASON / The Press Democrat)

A.L. Rabinovitz Tournament: Petaluma, Analy to meet in title game rematch

The two SCL schools will face off Wednesday to decide the championship. Read Article →
Former Casa Grande star Gretchen Harrigan, right, and Sacramento State teammate Hallie Gennett, left, force a turnover by Cal's Penina Davidson in a Dec. 3 game. (Jeff Chiu / Associated Press)

PD Preps Insider: Former Casa Grande girls standout on quest for NIT title

Gretchen Harrigan, the All-Empire girls basketball player of the year when she played at Casa Grande, is helping lead Sacramento State on its quest for a National Invitation Tournament trophy. Read Article →

Empire Track & Field Bests

Best track & field marks in the Empire this season Read Article →
Cardinal Newman freshman Alejandro Serrano, 13, defeated Maria Carrillo sophomore Valentine Lohmer, 15, 6-0, 6-0 on Thursday, March 19, 2015. (Photo by John Burgess/The Press Democrat)

High school boys tennis: Cardinal Newman outlasts Maria Carrillo to stay perfect

Newman remains undefeated in NBL. Read Article →
Maria Carrillo's Ryan Sellner congratulates teammate Myles Andrews after he scored a run during the game held at Maria Carrillo High School, Wednesday, March 18, 2015.

Maria Carrillo opens defense of NBL title with a rout

The Pumas opened defense of their league crown by beating Santa Rosa 14-3. Read Article →
Saint Mary's Aren Ulmer, left, and Nyjahl Thompson, right, double-team Cardinal Newman's Gunnar Walker during the game held at Cardinal Newman High School, Tuesday, March 17, 2015. (Crista Jeremiason/The Press Democrat)

CIF boys basketball playoffs: Cardinal Newman falls to St. Mary’s, 61-43

Newman boys were Redwood Empire's last remaining hope for a NorCal title. Read Article →
Cardinal Newman's Lauren Walker goes up for a shot between Brookside Christian's Ra'kyra Gabriel, left, and Ariana Vaughn, right, during the game held at Cardinal Newman High School, Tuesday, March 17, 2015. (Crista Jeremiason/The Press Democrat)

CIF girls basketball playoffs: Cardinal Newman upset by Brookside Christian 54-50

Fouls and free throws told the story of the Cardinal Newman girls’ 54-50 loss Tuesday night. Read Article →
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Track and field bests

Track and field bests compiled for The Press Democrat by Jim Crowhurst. Read Article →
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PDPreps Insider: Tiny school’s mixed reviews on bigger gym

Archbishop Hanna High School's basketball team had never played a game at Sonoma Valley High before last week. Read Article →
Cardinal Newman's Connor Rubattino goes to the basket as Half Moon Bay's Austin Hilton defends during the game held at Cardinal Newman High School, Saturday, March 14, 2015. (CRISTA JEREMIASON / The Press Democrat)

CIF basketball playoffs: Cardinal Newman boys hang on to win thriller 48-47

The Cardinals escaped with a gripping 48-47 victory Saturday. Read Article →
Cardinal Newman's Kylie Kiech reaches for the ball during the game held at Cardinal Newman High School, Saturday, March 14, 2015. (CRISTA JEREMIASON / The Press Democrat)

CIF basketball playoffs: Cardinal Newman girls easily dispatch Notre Dame, 63-37

Newman exploited its superior height to cruise to victory. Read Article →
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CIF basketball playoffs: Archbishop Hanna’s run ends in 82-47 loss

Liberty Christian defeated Archbishop Hanna in the Division 6 tournament Saturday. Read Article →
Cosumnes Oaks player Jaaron Stallworth passes Montgomery High players Matt Hyman, left, and Zac Merriken, right, during Montgomery High School's home playoff game, March 14, 2015. (Erik Castro / for The Press Democrat)

CIF basketball playoffs: Montgomery boys eliminated after 56-49 loss

Vikings couldn’t hold lead in loss to Cosumnes Oaks Saturday. Read Article →
Cardinal Newman head girls basketball coach Monica Mertle, second from right, works with her team during practice held as Cardinal Newman High School, Thursday, March 12, 2015. (CRISTA JEREMIASON / The Press Democrat)

CIF basketball playoffs: Cardinal Newman girls facing ‘scrappy’ opponent

The Cardinals play a scrappy, quick team from one of the toughest leagues in the state. Read Article →
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High school baseball roundup: Piner cruises to 10-4 win over Terra Linda

Dylan Currin's bases-clearing double highlighted a six-run first inning for the Piner Prospectors. Read Article →
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Kerry Benefield: SCL out of NBL’s badminton shadow

Petaluma, Analy, Elsie Allen, Piner, Roseland University Prep and Roseland Collegiate Prep will have a league they can call their own. Read Article →
Gabby Giddings, middle and teammates Rachel Ibrahim, left and Angela Higerida of the Windsor Jaguars practice a press break during practice Tuesday March 3, 2015. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat)

CIF basketball playoffs: Turnovers doom Windsor girls in 56-33 loss to Presentation

Round Valley girls, Anderson Valley boys also fall in their first-round games. Read Article →
Archbishop Hanna's Jhe'nearo Hemmingway goes to the basket as Valley Christian's Brady Bowen defends during the game held at Sonoma Valley High School, Wednesday, March 11, 2015. (Crista Jeremiason/The Press Democrat)

Archbishop Hanna Hawks flying high after 100-90 win

For the first time, and probably the last, the Hanna boys gave up 90 points to an opponent — and won. Read Article →

North Central League I all-league boys basketball, 2015

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

North Central League I all-league girls basketball, 2015

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

North Central League II all-league boys basketball, 2015

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

North Central League II all-league girls basketball, 2015

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

North Central League III all-league boys basketball, 2015

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

North Central League III all-league girls basketball, 2015

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

NorCal basketball schedule, Mar. 11

The schedule for today's four state playoff games involving area teams. Read Article →

Redbirds youth wrestling club begins this month

The Redbirds will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays at Cardinal Newman High School. Read Article →
Archbishop Hanna's Armani Perry in a 2013 game. (PD File, 2013)

CIF basketball playoffs: Archbishop Hanna gets shot at NorCal title

The Hawks have quietly built one of the top small-school programs in the area. Read Article →