All-Empire Golf Player of the Year: Game hooked Pumas star Begert-Hellings

Shooting well below the region’s prep low scorers, Maria Carrillo's Hailey Begert-Hellings capped her season with a section finals finish that left her just one shot short of the Northern California championships. Read Article →

Press Democrat All-Empire Girls Golf Team

FIrst and second teams, comprised of players from Analy, Maria Carrillo, Healdsburg, Santa Rosa, Windsor, Casa Grande, Cardinal Newman, Ukiah, Montgomery and Sonoma Valley Read Article →

Sonoma County League girls golf all-league team, 2012

All-league teams, which are selected by coaches, will be appearing in the paper a few days after they’re posted online. Names are checked against online rosters when available. If you see any misspellings or factual errors, or can fill in missing information, please email eric.wittmershaus@pressdemocrat.com. FIRST TEAM Olivia Bean, Healdsburg, senior Jordann Dagner, Sonoma Valley, […] Read Article →

Empire trio doing well at collegiate level

Finding success in the college game, a trio of Empire prep golfers moved up leaderboards in women’s play this season. Read Article →

Padecky: How to turn college recruiting upside down

Everyone says they want to know the reality of college sports. And then someone like Josh Sterling speaks. Eyes and mouths open wide and the romance is gone. Read Article →

All-Empire golf; Schmuhl player of year

The Press Democrat's 2010 All-Empire Girls Golf Team and Player of the Year. Read Article →

Texas may eliminate steroid testing program

When Texas began testing tens of thousands of high school athletes for steroids, the goal was to stop teens from taking dangerous performance-enhancing drugs. The death of a 17-year-old baseball player in a Dallas suburb had drawn national attention to the hazard. Read Article →

2010 All-League Golf teams

Click here for the all-league golf teams for the NBL and SCL. Read Article →

Ursuline athletes prepare for transition to Newman

The respective administrations of Ursuline and Cardinal Newman high schools, has a message for the parents, students and coaches of Sonoma County: Ursuline athletes won’t be scattered to the North Bay winds. Rather, the vast majority are likely to just march across the campus to Newman. Read Article →

Top 10 local sports stories of 2010

It was pretty much Robby Rowland’s Redwood Empire in 2010; the rest of us just hung out here and gawked. Read Article →

Ursuline faces sudden end to proud sports history

With the prospect of Ursuline closing 130 years of history, opponents ponder a North Bay League without the respected Catholic girls’ school. Read Article →

Scores of 89 not good enough to advance

Maria Carrillo’s duo of Kristina Schmohl and Haley Begert-Hellings both shot 89s at Monday’s Tournament of Champions, but like all Redwood Empire golfers in the field, they fell short of advancing to the NorCal Championships. Read Article →

Schmuhl, Lorence hope to star at NCS

Golfers Khiana Schmuhl of Analy and Rachel Lorence of Piner gear up for Monday's North Coast Section Tournament of Champions. Read Article →

Piner’s Lorence advances to TOC

In Monday's North Coast Section golf qualifier, Casa Grande and Ukiah advanced to the Tournament of Champions in team play, and Piner's Rachel Lorence shot her best score. Read Article →

Sonoma County League’s Top Girls Golf Teams Advance

Healdsburg advances to the North Coast Section small school championships and Casa Grande goes to the sectional qualifier in a bid to reach the NCS Tournament of Champions Read Article →

Pumas Defend NBL Girls’ Golf Title, Back In TOC

North Bay League's top teams move onto regional play with top individuals to be decided Oct. 18. Read Article →

Girls’ golf title in Carrillo’s sights

Maria Carrillo appears headed to another North Bay League girls' golf title, going undefeated with only two rounds of matches to play before the league championships. Read Article →

Girls golf starting to heat up

Prep girls golf is in full swing with Casa Grande and Healdsburg facing off Thursday in a match of undefeated Sonoma County League teams. Read Article →