Elsie Allen High junior varsity players Luis Viramontes, left, Jemeir Ferguson, center and Byron Vega, right, work on the school fields Saturday. (CRISTA JEREMIASON / The Press Democrat)

Elsie Allen High School’s fields fix gets assist

The battered Elsie Allen High School baseball and softball fields got a much-needed spa day over the weekend. Read Article →
Taylor Stroud finished the 2014 season with the second-best ERA in the Big Sky Conference.
BOB SOLORIO / Sacramento State Athletics

Stroud finishes college career on high note

Former Montgomery star found ways to pitch around injury, earn conference honors throughout college Read Article →

A look at Empire college softball stars

The Press Democrat checks in on six former Empire stars excelling at the college level Read Article →

California Haze holding U16 tryouts in late August

The California Haze Junior Olympic fast-pitch U16 A-level softball team will host tryouts for its fall tournament team in August. 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 →

All-Empire large school softball: Pumas’ Brittney Veler is the ‘real deal’

The Maria Carrillo star does it all for the NBL champion. Read Article →

All-Empire small school softball: Cloverdale’s Teanne Edens led with strong arm, booming bat

Pitcher threw 20 complete games to propel the Eagles to the tops of the Empire ranks. Read Article →

Krist, Baumgarten 
earn all-state honors

Empire softball players helped lead their teams to NCS postseason Read Article →
Petaluma's Joelle Krist was named second-team all-state in softball by CalHiSports.com.
Photo by BETH SCHLANKER / The Press Democrat

Krist, Baumgarten named all-state for softball

Two Empire standouts have received all-state honors from CalHiSports.com. 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 →

Former Casa Grande athlete to host softball camps in Petaluma

Ashley Ludlow will hold camps in late June 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 →

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 Division 4 softball: Cloverdale can’t hold on in 6-4 loss

The Eagles couldn't close out at home against Moreau Catholic, who rallied to score four unanswered runs and win the NCS matchup. 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 →
St. Vincent shortstop Ursyla Baumgarten scores from second on a double-steal attempt. Baumgarten also had a home run.
(JOHN BURGESS / The Press Democrat)

NCS softball: St. Vincent turns on power, defeats Calistoga 9-4

The Mustangs are seeking a third straight championship. Read Article →

NCS roundup: Maria Carrillo softball team bounced

Empire softball, baseball teams struggle on the road 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 softball: Maria Carrillo surges past Dublin 4-2

Hannah Chew's blast sparked the Pumas' four unanswered runs. Maria Carrillo will face Cardondelet in the next round of the Division 2 playoffs. Read Article →
Petaluma's Brie Gerhardt, left, gets ready to slide into home plate during Wednesday's NCS playoff game against American. (Beth Schlanker / The Press Democrat)

NCS softball: Opportunistic Petaluma knocks off American 3-1

The win advances the No. 5-seeded Trojans to the second round of the playoffs. Read Article →

NCS softball: Santa Rosa wins first playoff game in 4 years

Sixth-seeded Panthers beat No. 11 seed Liberty 3-2 in Division 1 play Read Article →

NCS softball: Rancho Cotate rallies to knock off Redwood

Calistoga routs Livermore Prep in Division 5, while Lower Lake and Cardinal Newman fell in their playoff openers. Read Article →
Taylor Christy (9-4, 2.67 ERA) is Analy’s top pitcher. The Tigers are the No. 3 seed in Division 3. (Photo by Crista Jeremiason, The Press Democrat)

Petaluma, Analy lead 16 Empire softball teams into NCS

Petaluma earns No. 5 seed in Division 2; Analy a 3 seed in Division 3 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 →

Softball: Maria Carrillo secures North Bay League title

The Pumas shut out Cardinal Newman to take its second NBL title in a row. Petaluma 4-1 bests El Molino to move into the SCL tournament championship game. Read Article →

Softball: Maria Carrillo inches closer to NBL title

The Pumas shut out Montgomery to secure a share of the North Bay League title. In other action: Petaluma wraps up perfect SCL run, Ukiah holds off Windsor and more. Read Article →

Bear Cub softballers roll into Super Regionals

The Bear Cubs stamped their ticket Sunday by defeating San Jose City College, 5-1. Read Article →