Sonoma Academy coaching openings

Tennis is the ninth varsity sport now offered by the small private high school in Santa Rosa Read Article →

All-Empire baseball players earn state honors

Peter Hoge, Cole Brodnansky and George Sammon recognized for their exploits Read Article →

Empire athletes awarded NCS scholarships

The North Coast Section Foundation handed out $1,000 scholarships to nine Empire athletes who averaged a minimum 3.3 GPA and were involved in other activities. Read Article →
Matt Nadolski led Campbell in four offensive categories in 2014. (photo by Will Bratton / Campbell University Athletics)

Former Casa star Nadolski bounced around until finding home at Campbell

Matt Nadolski finished 2014 season as Campbell’s top power hitter. Read Article →

A look at Empire college baseball stars

A look at how various Empire players are performing in the college baseball ranks Read Article →
Former Rancho Cotate star Brent Gillespie led Youngstown State 
to its first NCAA tournament victory in school history.
(Youngstown State athletics)

Rancho grad Gillespie helped Youngstown State reach NCAA tourney

NCAA Tournament berth fuels Gillespe's fire to earn another appearance Read Article →

All-State honors: Empire athletes earn accolades

Carrillo baseball's Hoge, Vaughn honored; Petaluma, St. Vincent softball also in spotlight Read Article →

Spring 2014 All-league teams

The complete all-league teams for baseball, softball, boys golf, boys tennis, and boys and girls badminton. Read Article →
Peter Hoge of  Maria Carrillo, the All-Empire Large School Baseball Player of the Year.  (KENT PORTER / Press Democrat)

All-Empire Large School Baseball: Hoge stepped up his game

Maria Carrillo senior worked on becoming a pitcher for the Pumas. Read Article →
Clear Lake junior Cole Brodnansky (John Burgess / The Press Democrat)

All-Empire Small School Baseball: Clear Lake’s Brodnansky a student of the game

The junior catcher helped Clear Lake capture the NCL I title and a playoff win. Read Article →

Empire roundup: Former St. Vincent hockey star named to All-America team

Capping a standout run for the Air Force Academy hockey team, Adam McKenzie was named to the Capital One Academic All-America at-large second team. Read Article →

High school coaching vacancies

By MICHAEL COIT THE PRESS DEMOCRAT El Molino, Windsor and Montgomery high schools are seeking coaches. *El Molino volleyball: El Molino High School has opened the hiring process for a junior varsity volleyball coach. Applicants contact Athletic Director Mike Roan at:mroan.ehs@wscuhsd.k12.ca.us or 824-6563. * Windsor baseball: Windsor High School is seeking a varsity baseball coach to […] Read Article →

Sonoma State: Baseball, softball standout selected to All-American teams

George Asmus and Megan Koieczka were Division II All-American honorable mentions. In other news, soccer star Taylor Varnadore and tennis standout Sara Celma were named athletes of the year. Read Article →

PD Preps Insider: Track star picks graduation over state meet

Casa Grande's Caleb Lundquist will skip CIF championships in Clovis Read Article →
baseball

Vikings’ Long drives in winning run to lead NBL past SCL

The North Bay League edged the Sonoma County League 1-0 Sunday. Read Article →

NCS baseball: Point Arena falls short

St. Bernard ace strikes out 14 Pirates, corrals NCS Division 6 title in 5-0 win Read Article →

NCS playoffs: Point Arena focused on title despite turmoil

It's been a tumultuous week for Pirates, but all they can think about is a Division 6 championship showdown against St. Bernard Catholic. Read Article →

NCS playoffs: Montgomery, St. Vincent go down on the road

The Vikings baseball team was shut out 9-0 at College Park in a Division 2 semifinal matchup. The Mustangs softball team was edged out 6-5 by Ferndale in Division 5. Read Article →
Montgomery's Matt Miller hits a line drive over third base during the Vikings' NCS Division 2 second-round game against Newark Memorial in Santa Rosa last Friday. (CONNER JAY / The Press Democrat)

NCS: Montgomery set for baseball semifinal

St. Vincent softball team travels to Ferndale for Wednesday's contest. Read Article →

PD Preps Insider: Empire swimmers move up in rankings

Swimmers make splash at North Coast Section Championships Read Article →

NCS playoffs: Casa Grande’s baseball title hopes dashed on the road

The Gauchos were shut out by Washington in the Division 2 tournament. Petaluma lost to College Park. Santa Rosa's softball team lost to Granada. Read Article →

NCS baseball playoffs: Maria Carrillo falters late in 5-4 loss to Marin Catholic

The Pumas surrendered three runs in the seventh inning as the team saw its 22-game winning streak come to an end in the second round of the Division 2 playoffs. Read Article →

NCS roundup: Maria Carrillo softball team bounced

Empire softball, baseball teams struggle on the road Read Article →
Montgomery's Lucas Buchmann falls into the fence while making a catch and out during the Vikings NCS Division 2 second round playoff game against Newark Memorial in Santa Rosa on Friday, May 23, 2014. (CONNER JAY / THE PRESS DEMOCRAT)

NCS baseball: Montgomery holds Newark Memorial hitless in 3-2 win

Vikings slowly regain lead lost due to walk, hit batter to advance to NCS semifinals. Read Article →

NCS playoffs: Empire teams turning a few heads after upsets

Quite a number of teams are still in the hunt for a baseball or softball section title. The journey gets tougher as many of them will have to hit the road for the next game. Read Article →

NCS baseball: Top-seeded Analy ousted in opener

No. 16 seed Kennedy High upsets Tigers 2-0 in Division 3 matchup Read Article →
Grant St. Martin leads the top-seeded Analy Tigers in home runs (four) and RBIs (20), and is third in batting average (.388). (Photo by John Burgess, The Press Democrat, 2013)

NCS baseball: Analy earns Empire’s lone top seed

Tigers top seed in Division 3; 21 Empire teams earn seeds in upcoming NCS tourney. Read Article →

NCS baseball and softball 1st-round schedule

Dates and times for the first round of the NCS baseball and softball tournaments Read Article →

SRJC: Baseball team falls in playoff opener; Mancini closes in on possible medal at state meet

The Bear Cubs dropped the opening game in their first-round CCCAA series against San Joaquin Delta. El Molino graudate Casey Mancini set a personal best in the 400-meter dash. Read Article →

SSU baseball falls in playoff opener 3-0

The Seawolves fell to UC San Diego 3-1 Thursday. Read Article →