Boys basketball: Piner holds off Windsor

Behind Natu Hezchias’ game-high 18 points, Piner rallied to defeat visiting Windsor, 45-37, in a nonleague boys basketball game Saturday night.

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Boys basketball: 3-point barrage pushes Cloverdale past Santa Rosa

The Eagles knock down 8-of-16 from beyond the arc while building a 38-20 halftime advantage

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Boys basketball: Casa Grande pulls away from Petaluma

Casa Grande never trailed yet found little comfort in playing pesky Petaluma

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PADECKY: El Molino asks: How small is too small?

El Molino athletic director Roan speculated 500 students at El Molino would be the fewest kids the school could have and still be competitive in the SCL.

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Rose City Tournament: Cardinals top St. Mary's

Host Cardinal Newman relies on scoring runs in second half to claim tourney title

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REIBT: Healdsburg boys, girls come up short

Defending champ Marin Catholic ran the host Greyhounds out of the gym Saturday night while winning the boys division of the Redwood Empire Invitational Basketball Tournament, 65-47.

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PADECKY: Forni's fighting spirit

Casa Grande boys basketball coach James Forni has been hit with cancer three times, and three times he's battled back.

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McMillan Invitational: St. Helena boys show promise in loss

Facing powerhouse Hoopa Valley, Saints keep it close until game’s final minutes

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REIBT Girls: Haun leads way as Greyhounds advance to final

HelenAnn Haun scored a career-high 19 points, including eight in the fourth quarter, as the host Greyhounds defeated San Rafael, 47-30, Friday night.

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Rose City basketball: Windsor fades away in final period

The Jaguars are unable to score consistently in a 47-40 loss to San Marin

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Basketball tournament season enters second weekend

A number of Empire high schools and SRJC's women will host tournaments over the next few days.

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Girls basketball: Willits opens REIBT with win

The Wolverines bounce back from a Saturday loss to beat Rancho Cotate, 50-39.

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SSU rallies but final shot doesn't fall in loss to SF State

The Sonoma State men’s basketball team staged a furious late second-half rally after trailing by 18 points to San Francisco State on Wednesday night, only to lose in the final seconds, 72-70.

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Boys basketball: Newman holds off Analy 63-60

Cardinal Newman (4-1) blew a 12-point lead with 2:20 to play but ultimately held off the pesky Tigers 63-60.

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Monte Vista tops Newman in Tip-Off Classic

Monte Vista came back from a double-digit deficit Saturday night to defeat Cardinal Newman, 57-51, and capture the 13th annual Russ Peterich Viking Tip-Off Classic.

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Newman survives but Montgomery falls in close games

Monte Vista edges host Montgomery and will face Cardinal Newman on Saturday.

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Peterich Classic: Cardinal Newman leads all the way

Hammel has 20 points, 11 rebounds to lead Cardinals to 59-44 victory over Redwood

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High school basketball: It’s tournament time in the Empire

The holidays are here, and that means high school tournaments in the Redwood Empire are in full bloom

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RVC boys open season with rout

Rincon Valley Christian opened its boys basketball season in impressive fashion on Tuesday night with a 73-45 drubbing of host Summerfield Waldorf in a non-league game.

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PADECKY: Maria Carrillo the school of champions

Excluding football, and counting only head-to-head competition, Carrillo has a 116-8-2 record this fall in sports

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PADECKY: Sonoma State basketball team witnesses Sandy aftermath first-hand

“This is a game-changer for (the players),” SSU head coach Pat Fuscaldo said. “They will be better people for this."

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Akognon leaves Mavs for China

Josh Akognon was the closest he’s ever been to reaching his NBA dream.

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PADECKY: Curiosity leads prep coaches to SSU clinic

To think outside the box is to go to a coaches clinic. It’s a coach letting go of the “control freak” thing and admitting, just by his presence, that he doesn’t know everything

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Former Casa star Akognon will train with NBA's Mavericks

Former Gauchos star Josh Akognon will join the Dallas Mavericks for training camp, lured by owner Mark Cuban.

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Sunday basketball workshop for 3rd through 8th graders

Brian Long and Jeff Peterich's Fall Hoops Sunday School starts this Sunday.

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PADECKY: Former Casa Grande sharpshooter has sights set on NBA

Josh Akognon was the Kings’ leading scorer in summer league and has interest from five NBA teams.

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All-Empire small-school basketball: Point Arena's Yager player of the year

The Pirates' star excels on the basketball court and on the golf course.

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Healdsburg, Santa Rosa seek coaches

Healdsburg seeks tennis, basketball coaches. Santa Rosa seeks soccer, football coaches.

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SCL dominates all-star games

The third annual YSN365.com/Schools Plus NBL-SCL Challenge featured the best graduating senior basketball players from the North Bay League and Sonoma County League, but the court wasn’t level Saturday night at Santa Rosa High. The SCL swept the two games in dominating fashion. The SCL girls won 49-29, and the boys followed that up with a 59-39 victory.

 

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NBL-SCL senior all-star basketball game set for Saturday

The third annual senior showcase games tip of at 6 and 7:30 Saturday evening.

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