Cardinal Newman freshman Alejandro Serrano Osoba, the 2014-15 All-Empire boys tennis player of the year. (John Burgess / The Press Democrat)

All-Empire boys tennis player of the year Alejandro Serrano Osoba

The Spanish exchange student, who spent last year at Cardinal Newman, wants to go pro. Read Article →

NCS boys tennis: Cardinal Newman duo claim crown

Doubles team of Tom Broffman, Connery Gschwend won first place in tournament. Read Article →
Cardinal Newman's Alejandro Serrano Osoba during a match in March. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat)

NCS tennis tournament: Cardinal Newman boys vie for titles

Cardinal Newman will be well represented Saturday in the NCS finals. Read Article →
Nick Wight in 2014. (PD File)

High school tennis: Analy’s Nick Wight wins SCL singles tournament

Nick Wight won the tournament for the second year in a row. Read Article →

Cardinal Newman’s Alejandro Serrano Osoba wins NBL tennis tournament

Freshman defeated reigning league champion Alec Wong from Rancho Cotate. Read Article →

High school boys tennis: Cardinal Newman wins NBL title

Cardinal Newman had a resounding 7-0 victory against visiting Montgomery on Thursday. 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 →
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 →
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 →

Empire tennis hopefuls ousted in NCS tournament

Empire tennis players won opening round matches at Tuesday's North Coast Section tournament before losing in the quarterfinals later in the day. 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 →

Spring 2014 All-league teams

The complete all-league teams for baseball, softball, boys golf, boys tennis, and boys and girls badminton. Read Article →
Rancho Cotate tennis player Alec Wong (photo by Crista Jeremiason, The Press Democrat)

All-Empire boys tennis: Alec Wong’s season a smash

Rancho Cotate sophomore went unbeaten in NBL singles competition Read Article →

SCL boys tennis: Wight wins in all-Analy tournament final

Top-seeded Nick Wight emerged victorious over fellow Tiger Aidan Toner-Rodgers. El Molino's Casey Bauer and Arlo David took the league doubles title. Read Article →

PD Preps Insider: Former Santa Rosa coach receives NCS honor

Brenda Pagliari presented the Phil Hempler Distinguished Service Award for meritorious service Read Article →

NBL boys tennis: Rancho Cotate’s Alec Wong captures singles title

The sophomore capped a flawless tournament run with a straight-sets win over Santa Rosa's Adison Mowforth to earn an automatic invitation to the NCS championship. Read Article →

Boys tennis: Analy wins close contest with El Molino

Tigers remain undefeated after surviving challenge by Lions Read Article →

College recruiting realities

Montgomery forum Wednesday. Topics include: The school picks you; athletes must market themselves; find funding beyond the athletic scholarship. Read Article →

Weekly Empire schedule for Jan. 26-Feb. 1

Scheduled sporting events for local high schools and colleges Read Article →
Alyssa Navratil, a sophomore volleyball and softball player at Rancho Cotate High, has a question during baseline concussion testing at the school Saturday morning. 
Credit: Kent Porter / The Press Democrat

Rancho Cotate launches concussion program

Rancho Cotate High School in Rohnert Park on Saturday launched what backers are calling the most comprehensive concussion awareness program among high school athletic programs in Sonoma County. Read Article →
This Press Democrat file photo shows the tennis courts at Petaluma High School.

Petaluma High will honor Wadsworth

School will dedicate tennis courts in honor of late tennis coach Sarah Wadsworth Read Article →
Casa Grande's Matt Halligan (photo by John Burgess, The Press Democrat)

All-Empire boys tennis: Casa Grande’s Halligan was nearly flawless

Casa Grande's Matt Halligan lost one set all season to earn player of year honor Read Article →

Sonoma County League all-league boys tennis, 2013

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

Sonoma County League, all-league boys tennis, 2013

All-league teams, which are selected by coaches, will be appearing in the paper a few days after they’re posted online. Read Article →

North Bay League all-league boys tennis, 2013

All-league teams, which are selected by coaches, will be appearing in the paper a few days after they’re posted online. Read Article →

Newman duo takes NCS doubles trophy

Greg Gscwhend and Dylan Tasker practiced together only once in preparation for the North Coast Section Division 2 doubles tournament, but that proved to be enough as the Cardinal Newman teammates took home the first-place trophy. Read Article →
SRJC tennis coach Jay Samonte, right, instructs his players at the beginning to practice Tuesday. (Christopher Chung / The Press Democrat)

SRJC men’s tennis team making great strides

After a rough start to the season, the Bear Cubs are hoping to stay hot throughout the Big 8 conference tournament and beyond. Read Article →

Boys tennis: Maria Carrillo edges out Casa Grande

Tom Poland and Justin Chan carried the day for Maria Carrillo, defeating Akhil Nadendla and Matt January, 6-4, 6-2 to give the Pumas the 4-3 victory. Read Article →

All-Empire Tennis and Boys Player of the Year

The top North Bay junior boys tennis player moving up the ranks, Matt Halligan of Casa Grande hit new heights this season to earn Empire Player of the Year. Read Article →
Analy’s Rebecca Baxley sets a meet record in the 100-yard backstroke at the SCL finals (Photo by Kent Porter, The Press Democrat).

2011 Spring Sports All-League Teams

Click through to see all-league teams for baseball, softball, swimming, boys golf, boys tennis and badminton. Read Article →