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Brett Callan Memorial Tournament: Newman will play for title

Cardinal Newman defeated Windsor 57-46. Read Article →
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Brett Callan Memorial Tournament: Casa, Windsor, Newman win in opening round

Casa Grande rallied in the fourth quarter to defeat Analy, 60-55. Read Article →
Rancho Cotate High player Moziah Ward (5) gets strong defense from Petaluma's Ben Sanderson (12) during a game at Rancho Cotate in Rohnert Park Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. (Erik Castro / for The Press Democrat)

Boys basketball roundup: Petaluma defense holds against Rancho

Petaluma defeated Rancho Cotate, 54-40. Read Article →

PDPreps Insider: New boys soccer coach for Newman

Cardinal Newman’s new boys’ soccer coach is not an unfamiliar name around campus. Read Article →
Cardinal Newman's Justin Botteri goes up for the rebound against Saint Mary's Nyjahl Thompson during the championship game of the Rose City Tournament held at Cardinal Newman High School, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014. (Crista Jeremiason / The Press Democrat)

Boys basketball: Cardinals comeback surprises St. Mary’s in Rose City Tournament

Cardinal Newman was able to rally and defeat visiting Saint Mary’s in the championship game. Read Article →
In this 2011 file photo, Montgomery's Alec Kobre goes up for a shot vs. Woodcreek.  
Credit: Crista Jeremiason / Press Democrat

Benefield: Kobre hasn’t lost shooting touch

UOP recruited Montgomery grad, former SRJC player for his shooting. Read Article →
Windsor’s Chaise Noles, left, goes to the basket as Maria Carrillo’s Devin Lehrer defends during the
Redwood Empire Invitational Basketball Tournament game Friday at Healdsburg High School. (Crista Jeremiason / The Press Democrat)

High school boys basketball: Healdsburg, Windsor, Willits alive in REIBT

Healdsburg boys team overcame a halftime deficit for the win. Read Article →

Healdsburg basketball tournament on hold until Friday

The heavy rains in the region forced postponement today of all games in the REIBT boys and girls basketball tournament at Healdsburg High School. Read Article →

(UPDATE) Boys basketball: Rose City Tournament suspended until Friday because of storm

The boys basketball tournament begins Thursday Read Article →
The Rancho Cotate girls varsity basketball team watches the junior varsity girls finish their game at Rancho Cotate High School, Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014. (Crista Jeremiason / The Press Democrat)

Benefield: It’s a whole new season for Rancho Cotate basketball teams

Rancho Cotate is hoping to do a lot of surprising this season. Read Article →
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Boys basketball roundup: Analy routs Rancho Cotate for first win

After beginning the season with three losses, Analy broke into the win column in a big way. Read Article →

PDPreps Insider: Ukiah basketball coach replaced

For the first time in 37 years, Ukiah has a new boys basketball coach. Read Article →
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Empire basketball roundup: Elsie Allen defends its title in Stokes Invitational

Elsie Allen’s boys basketball team defeated Sonoma Valley, 44-31. Read Article →
Montgomery Vikings' Michael Septimo scores in the second half of the game against Folsom on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014 at Montgomery High School. ( Photo by Charlie Gesell )

Montgomery holds its own but falls in Viking Classic final, 55-45

Folsom, spotted host Montgomery a first-half lead Saturday night before storming back. Read Article →
Analy's Grant St. Martin (31) makes an inbound pass amid some distraction from Cardinal Newman fans in a 2013 game.
Credit: Alvin Jornada / The Press Democrat

Benefield: Root for the home team — with class

Is rowdy cheering good fun or low class? Part of the high school experience or something that has no place on campus? Read Article →

Empire basketball tournaments scores and schedule

Scores and schedules for local tournaments under way this week. Read Article →

Empire basketball tournaments scores and schedule

Scores and schedules for local tournaments under way this week. Read Article →

Empire basketball tournaments schedule

Scores and schedules for local tournaments under way this week. Read Article →
Cardinal Newman's Justin Botteri, left,  goes up for the rebound against Marin Catholic's Sam Newsome during the game held at Cardinal Newman High School, Tuesday, December 2, 2014. (Photo by Crista Jeremiason, The Press Democrat)

Boys basketball: Cardinal Newman rallies in second half to beat Marin Catholic, 60-51

Connor Rubattino leads Cardinals with 24 points; Justin Botteri adds 15, eight rebounds Read Article →
Sonoma Academy's McKenna Sell, left, and Rylee Bowen, center, warm up with the team prior to the race. The Sonoma Academy girls cross country team took third place overall in Division 5 during the 2014 CIF State Cross Country Championships held at Woodward Park in Fresno, Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014. (Crista Jeremiason / The Press Democrat)

PD Preps Insider: Local athletes not done running

The CIF state cross country meet was last weekend, but some of the area’s top high school runners don’t want their seasons to end. Read Article →

Sonoma Academy coaching openings

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

PD Preps Insider: Cardinal Newman signs up for early bowl game

A behind-the-scenes look at Empire high school sports. 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 →

Basketball: Mora, Jessup lead teams to victories

The West swept both the boys and girls games in the Redwood Empire All-Star Basketball Game at Rincon Valley Christian High School. Read Article →

Small school basketball stars on display

Girls, boys all-star games to tip off at Rincon Valley Christian High School Read Article →
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SRJC men’s basketball: Kobre bound for UOP

The state tourney MVP is one of a number of players headed to four-year programs. 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 →

NCS baseball: Jared Noonan pitches Vikings to victory

The Montgomery pitcher allowed on four hits in the team's Division 2 opener. Petaluma held off Livermore in extra innings, while St. Vincent shut down College Prep in a Division 5 matchup. Read Article →
North Bay League all-league MVP Alec Raven of Montgomery (Photo by Alvin Jornada, The Press Democrat)

All-Empire large school boys basketball: Montgomery’s Raven caps decorated high school career

Alec Raven helped continue the Vikings' tradition of lofty expectations with a strong run in the North Bay League and state playoffs. Read Article →
Jon Montez, the 2013-14 All-Empire Small School Boys Basketball Player of the Year.
(CHRISTOPHER CHUNG / The Press Democrat)

Willits’ Montez earns All-Empire honors, again

Wolverines' center Jon Montez earns the All-Empire Small School Boys Basketball Player of the Year honor for the second straight year. Read Article →