Three golfers qualify for Tournament of Champions

Players from Maria Carrillo, El Molino and Cardinal Newman earned invitations Monday. Read Article →

All-Empire boys wrestlers of the year: Dominic DuCharme and Beau Colombini

For duo, who both hate to lose, every day is a battle. Read Article →

All-Empire girls wrestler of the year: Harmonie Roberts a mat pioneer

Ukiah wrestler at the forefront of sport's growth in Empire. Read Article →

Benefield: Mendocino players went to give but were enriched in Nicaragua

A spring break trip to Nicaragua taught the boys lessons that can't be learned in the classroom. Read Article →

Rabinovitz baseball tournament kicks off Tuesday

Three NBL teams and three SCL teams will compete in the 21st annual contest. Read Article →

Cardinal Newman basketball teams get double dose of opportunity

Cardinal Newman boys and girls host games Tuesday with the NorCal finals at stake. Read Article →

Kerry Benefield: Montgomery back for more in CIF tournament

The Vikings will play Saturday at home against sixth-seeded Cosumnes Oaks. Read Article →

Field set for CIF basketball tournament

Schedule of Empire prep boys and girls games for the CIF state basketball tournament. Read Article →

NCS basketball semifinals on Wednesday

Two North Coast Section boys basketball tournament semifinals in Santa Rosa highlight the schedule of games Wednesday. Read Article →

For Santa Rosa’s Devin Murray, the old feeling is back

Santa Rosa's Devin Murray thought her career was over but doctors OK'd her return. Read Article →

Kerry Benefield: Elsie Allen baseball and the discomforts of home

The infield of Lobo field is an undulating patch of grass with deep divots and wide dead spots where no grass grows. Read Article →

NCS seedings: Newman gets No. 1 slot in boys tournament

44 local teams of various size and gender among those receiving good news. Read Article →

League tournaments kick off basketball postseason

The best girls and boys basketball teams are gearing up for the postseason. Read Article →

All-Empire small schools football defensive player of the year: Isazah King

Lower Lake High’s Isazah King is the small schools All-Empire football Defensive Player of the Year. Read Article →

All-Empire small schools football offensive player of the year: Jack Preston

Preston was a throwback, a two-way offensive threat. Read Article →

All-Empire girls tennis player of the year: Marghi Andreassi

Montgomery freshman is best girls high school tennis player in Redwood Empire. Read Article →

All-Empire boys cross country runner of the year: Matt Salazar

Cross country runners battle a variety of obstacles as they run for miles and fatigue is assumed as one of the most common. Read Article →

All-Empire small schools girls soccer player of the year: Chloe Colbert

Chloe Colbert, with an amazing 50 goals this year, is once again the region's top player. Read Article →

All-Empire small schools boys soccer player of the year: Alex Morales

Morales led the Knights to a 17-3-3 record and second place in North Central League II. Read Article →

All-Empire large schools boys soccer player of the year: Tarwinder Purewal

Purewal and his teammates delivered on a promise to win the SCL. Read Article →

All-Empire girls golf player of the year: Kara Curry

Santa Rosa High golfer praised for her consistency, leadership Read Article →

All-Empire large schools volleyball player of the year: Mackenzie Albrecht

6-foot-tall setter on Sonoma Valley team is bound for Cal next fall. Read Article →

Veteran Healdsburg football coach Tom Kirkpatrick gets Windsor job

By LORI A. CARTER THE PRESS DEMOCRAT Longtime high school football coach Tom Kirkpatrick has retired — twice — but is back in the game again, taking the helm as Windsor High School head football coach. Kirkpatrick, 62, coached Healdsburg High from 1987 to 2000 before stepping back from coaching, while remaining a math teacher. […] Read Article →

SCL principals vote to keep boys soccer a fall sport

Choosing the lesser of evils at a meeting at Thursday, the administrators voted 4-2 to keep boys’ soccer as a fall sport. Read Article →

Newman shocks Casa Grande with frantic last-minute rally

Cardinal Newman rallied from a six-point deficit in the final 40 seconds to defeat Casa Grande, 60-54, before a standing-room only crowd Monday night at the Cardinals’ gym. Read Article →

College and high school results for Monday, Jan. 5

Who won, who lost on North Coast playing fields Monday. Read Article →

Cardinals seek third tournament title

By HOWARD SENZELL FOR THE PRESS DEMOCRAT Beginning Monday and continuing through New Year’s Eve, Sonoma County will be a hotbed for high school basketball. Four tournaments, three for boys and one for girls, will be decided by Wednesday night. The Sonoma County Classic, highlighted by undefeated Cardinal Newman’s quest for a third tournament championship […] Read Article →

Bob Padecky: Callan tournament keeps alive a memory and a message

One by one the boys on the Petaluma High School basketball team rose from their bench seats Saturday afternoon. Read Article →

Sonoma Academy’s Bowen wins state championship

California has a new Division 5 cross country champion in Sonoma Academy’s freshman sensation Rylee Bowen. Read Article →

Casa Grande playoff run ends in 55-3 loss at Clayton Valley

Casa Grande’s improbable run deep into the North Coast Section Division 2 Tournament came to an end Friday night. Read Article →