2009 NBL MVP Sam Atoe, left, returns for the Pumas this season. (KENT PORTER / The Press Democrat, 2010)

Maria Carrillo, Messerschmitt rarin’ to go

Blend of strength, quickness and speed makes senior linebacker/fullback/nose tackle Andrew Messerschmitt intriguing to watch. Read Article →

Football: Players to watch in 2010

Since the prep football preview stories aren’t online just yet, I’m posting some here. I figured this was a good conversation starter. I included 13 players on the list, but obviously left off some qualified candidates. Who would you have included that didn’t make the cut? Read Article →

Montgomery's defense vs. top RBs

Posted by Staff Writer Eric Branch: There's no doubt about it, Montgomery’s defense has been brilliant. The Vikings have allowed 10.6 points during their 10-game winning streak, but I was a little surprised when I checked how they fared against the top running backs they faced this season. Here’s a look: Read Article →