2014-14 All-Empire girls wrestler of the year Harmonie Roberts of Ukiah. (Beth Schlanker / The Press Democrat)

All-Empire girls wrestler of the year: Harmonie Roberts a mat pioneer

Ukiah wrestler at the forefront of sport's growth in Empire. Read Article →

2014-15 All-Empire girls wrestling team

Twenty-nine athletes selected to The Press Democrat's All-Empire team. Read Article →
The Kiwanis All-Star boys game held at Santa Rosa High School, Friday, April 17, 2015. (Crista Jeremiason / The Press Democrat)

High school seniors show their stuff in Kiwanis All-Star soccer games

Friday’s soccer games were a way to build rivalries for future games to come. Read Article →
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High school baseball roundup: Casa Grande continues hot streak in 8-0 win against Cardinal Newman

Casa Grande, playing its best ball of the season, gets sixth consecutive victory. Read Article →
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SCL baseball: Analy capitalizes on Piner errors in 10-5 win

The visiting Tigers won a slugfest in a game where both starting pitchers did not have their good stuff. Read Article →

Small School Bridge League: All-league basketball teams

All-league teams are selected by coaches. Read Article →
Cardinal Newman's Brandon Bone uses body language as he putts during an NBL golf match at Foxtail Golf Club in Rohnert Park, Thursday April 16, 2015. Kent Porter / Press Democrat)

NBL boys golf: Season heads down to the wire

Fight for top spot has evolved into powerhouse Montgomery against upstart Windsor. Read Article →
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High school softball roundup: Rancho Cotate bounces back from loss with 13-2 win

Rancho Cotate came up with its best offensive display of the season. Read Article →
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Kiwanis All-Star Soccer set for Friday

Top soccer players from Sonoma County will converge on Santa Rosa High School Friday. Read Article →
Windsor’s Max Brown tags Casa Grande’s Joey Markham out at first during the game held at Windsor High School on Wednesday. (Crista Jeremiason / The Press Democrat)

High school baseball roundup: Pumas stay perfect in NBL with 4-0 victory against Ukiah

Carrillo’s Clayton Andrews turned in best pitching performance of season in NBL. Read Article →
Maria Carrillo's Stefan Keller . (Alvin Jornada, For The Press Democrat)

Empire Swimming & Diving Bests

The top marks in swimming and diving in the Redwood Empire for the 2015 season. Read Article →
Petaluma senior Allison Scranton has the second-best mark in the shot put and the top mark in the discus. (John Burgess, The Press Democrat)

Empire Track & Field Bests

The top marks in track & field in the Redwood Empire for the 2015 season. Read Article →
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Santa Rosa boys, Montgomery girls sweep badminton matches

Santa Rosa’s badminton team edged host Montgomery, 8-7. Read Article →

Track: Santa Rosa Twilight Invitational results

Results from Saturday's big track meet at Santa Rosa Junior College. Read Article →

Updated: Where Empire athletes are heading

Which colleges Empire prep athletes are committing to this week. Read Article →
Santa Rosa High badminton player Liam Galbraith, a junior, was The Press Democrat’s All-Empire Player of the Year in 2014. (PD File)

Controversy over players blocked from Santa Rosa High badminton team

Would-be players for the Panthers squad were turned away because of late paperwork
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Former Montgomery head coach Tom Fitchie disputes a referee's call during a basketball game in 2014. (PD File)

Padecky: Tom Fitchie an indefinable basketball coach

Go ahead, try. Try to put Tom Fitchie in a box. Try to define him neatly. Read Article →
Ukiah's Devin Kirby pitched a complete game against Cardinal Newman, Friday, April 10, 2015. (CRISTA JEREMIASON / The Press Democrat)

High school baseball: Ukiah Wildcats claw back, defeat Cardinal Newman 8-3

Ukiah trailed 3-2 in the seventh inning with two outs before rallying. Read Article →
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High school baseball roundup: Maria Carrillo shuts out Montgomery 5-0 to stay perfect in NBL

Maria Carrillo remains the only unbeaten team in the North Bay League. Read Article →
Maria Carrillo's Shannon Pallidino, left, overtakes Santa Rosa's Delaney White on the final stretch of the girls 1,600-meter run during the Santa Rosa Twilight Invitational track meet at Santa Rosa Junior College on April 11, 2014. (Alvin Jornada / The Press Democrat)

Twilight Meet to draw track and field athletes from 30 schools

More than 900 track and field athletes will take part in the annual Twilight Meet Saturday. Read Article →
Rancho Cotate's Alec Wong beat Santa Rosa's Xander Sugarman in straight sets on Thursday, April 9, 2015. (Photo by John Burgess)

High school tennis roundup: Rancho Cotate’s Alec Wong wins but Cougars fall to Santa Rosa

Wong won his 26th consecutive NBL match on Thursday but his team wound up losing. Read Article →

North Bay League all-league boys basketball, 2015

All-league teams are selected by coaches. Read Article →
Santa Rosa's Delaney White competes during the state cross country championships last season. (Crista Jeremiason/The Press Democrat)

Empire Track & Field Bests

Top Empire track & field marks for the 2015 season through April 7, 2015. Read Article →
Analy runner Spencer Vogel is tagged out by Petaluma catcher Clay Gallagher during the 5th inning of their game at Petaluma High School on Saturday, April 4, 2015 . (BETH SCHLANKER / The Press Democrat)

High school baseball roundup: Petaluma rallies to defeat SCL foe Analy 7-4

Early-season showdown between two of Sonoma County League’s best teams. Read Article →
Casa Grande's Blake Berry turns two as Montgomery's Nick Smith slides into second during the game held at Montgomery High School, Friday, April 3, 2015. (CRISTA JEREMIASON / The Press Democrat)

High school baseball roundup: Casa Grande defeats Montgomery 15-6

Casa Grande scored six times with two outs in the third inning to start rout. Read Article →
Maria Carrillo's Bethany Devault slides safely into second as Santa Rosa's Tyler Kelley is late on the tag during the game held at Maria Carrillo High School, Thursday, April 2, 2015. (Crista Jeremiason / The Press Democrat)

High school softball roundup: Defending NBL champs Maria Carrillo defeats Santa Rosa 12-2

Pumas off to perfect start in effort to repeat as North Bay League champs. Read Article →
Windsor's Justin Rosales slides into second with a steal as Santa Rosa's Marcus Hollingsworth, left, awaits the throw. (CRISTA JEREMIASON / The Press Democrat)

High school baseball: Windsor outlasts Santa Rosa in wild 16-12 victory

Jaguars and Panthers combine for 28 runs (15 unearned), 21 hits, 13 errors, 20 stranded baserunners, 10 pitchers, 17 strikeouts, 12 walks and six hit batsmen. Read Article →
Petaluma’s Brie Gerhardt is 
hitting .500 with 11 runs and five RBIs through six games. (BETH SCHLANKER / The Press Democrat, 2014)

PD Preps Insider: Mendocino baseball going to Nicaragua; Gerhardt headed to Lehigh

Mendocino’s baseball team will play three games and donate equipment to athletes in the Central American country. Read Article →
Casa Grande's Nicholas Rauch, in green left of center, finished second in the 1600 meters with a time of 4:16:85. at the 2014 NCS Meet of Champions at the University of California-Berkeley on May 31, 2014. (CHRISTOPHER CHUNG / The Press Democrat)

Empire Track & Field Bests

Best track & field marks in the Empire this season Read Article →
Cardinal Newman's  Alejandro Serrano Osoba gets handcuffed during his first single match with Montgomery's Jay Schlesinger, Tuesday March 31, 2015  at Montgomery High School in Santa Rosa.  (Kent Porter / Press Democrat) 2015

Boys tennis: Singles sweep leads Newman past Montgomery

Cardinal Newman maintains its position atop the North Bay League standings. Read Article →