Saturday football roundup: Piner rolls against Burton, 54-0

Tomales also beats Balboa, 16-14 Read Article →
Analy's Kerr Johnson Jr. tries to dive forward for a first down during the Tigers game against Analy in Santa Rosa on Friday, September 19, 2014. (Conner Jay / The Press Democrat)

Football: Analy handles Montgomery in road contest, 42-21

There is little doubt the Tigers are the Empire’s best after easy road win at Montgomery. Read Article →

Friday Prep Football Roundup: Petaluma routs Jefferson, 42-7

Petaluma, Middletown, Willits, St. Helena among Friday's winners Read Article →
Rancho Cotate's Mo Ward takes the ball in for a touchdown in the first half of Friday's game against American Canyon in Santa Rosa. (Crista Jeremiason / The Press Democrat)

Football: Rancho Cotate routs American Canyon 56-22

The Cougars made short work of the visitors from American Canyon in Rancho Cotate's home opener. Read Article →
Analy’s Xavier Freeman (2) makes a catch in front of Casa Grande’s Jaleel Lawson during Friday night’s game in Sebastopol.
Alvin Jornada / For The Press Democrat

Friday’s high school football previews

Here's a look at Friday's slate of high school football games. Read Article →
Montgomery’s Taylor Ziemer, seen here during a game against Windsor last season, had two goals and an assist in Tuesday’s win against Casa Grande. (CONNER JAY / The Press Democrat, 2013)

Girls soccer: Montgomery, Carrillo open NBL play with wins

In other action: Rancho Cotate beats Windsor, Analy routs Healdsburg, while St. Vincent and Sonoma Academy played to a 2-2 draw in NCL II action. Read Article →

PD Preps Week 3 football rankings

Which teams are atop the PD Preps football rankings this week? Read Article →

Boys soccer roundup: Santa Rosa beats Cardinal Newman 2-0

Andres Garcia, Eric Leon score for Santa Rosa in North Bay League opener Read Article →
Rincon Valley Christian's James Leng, right, boots the ball away as The Bay School's James Fowler pressures him during Monday's game in Santa Rosa. (Crista Jeremiason / The Press Democrat)

Boys soccer: Multitalented Leng will help Eagles soar (w/video)

James Leng balances opera singing with his duties as a Rincon Valley team co-captain. Read Article →
Santa Rosa's Nico D'Amato misses a tackle on Antioch's Kenneth Wilson Jr. during Friday's game in Santa Rosa. (Conner Jay / The Press Democrat)

Benefield: Santa Rosa’s got the fighting spirit

Even though the Panthers are 0-2 to start 2014, they aren't going down without a fight. Read Article →

Saturday’s high school football previews

A look at Saturday's slate of high school football games. Read Article →
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Friday’s high school football previews

A look at Friday's slate of high school football games. Read Article →

Girls soccer: Montgomery nudges national power 2-1

The Vikings got the go-ahead score early in the second half to beat Bishop O'Connell of Arlington, Va., which is ranked 10th by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. Read Article →
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Soccer roundup: Roseland University Prep tops St. Vincent 3-1

Who won, who lost on area soccer fields Wednesday. Read Article →
Analy goalkeeper Alex Coronel makes a save during Tuesday's game at Montgomery. (Crista Jeremiason / The Press Democrat)

Boys soccer: Montgomery eases past Analy 3-1

The Vikings controlled Tuesday's game from the beginning. Read Article →

High school soccer: Healdsburg boys remain unbeaten

Greyhounds stand at 5-0-2 after 11-0 win over Clear Lake Read Article →

PD Preps Insider: 2-way players make the plays

Several players stood out Friday during Healdsburg-St. Helena football game Read Article →

Football: Casa Grande struggles against Napa

Gauchos still winless 
as Indians beat second 
NBL team in as many weeks Read Article →

Friday’s high school football previews

Here's a look at this Friday's slate of high school football games. Read Article →
Middletown’s Cody Chorjel will play tight end and wing back in addition to anchoring the Mustangs’ defensive line. (Alvin Jornada / For The Press Democrat, 2013)

NCL I football preview: Expect to see stars in unexpected places

A couple of key players among the NCL I's teams will be shuffling duties this season. Read Article →

Sonoma Academy coaching openings

Tennis is the ninth varsity sport now offered by the small private high school in Santa Rosa Read Article →

Empire prep girls tennis enters league play

Both the North Bay League and Sonoma County League open play Thursday Read Article →
Tomales High School running back Willy Lepori fights for yardage against the Hoopa Valley Warriors on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (Photo by John Burgess, The Press Democrat)

NCL II football preview: Three-team fight in four-team league

St. Vincent, Calistoga favorites of four-team league, but don't forget Tomales Read Article →
Senior Preston Salmans, an All-Empire selection last season, has helped Mendocino to 
20 consecutive victories. (Photo by Alvin Jornada, The Press Democrat)

NCL III football preview: Mendocino loaded again in 2014

Preston Salmans, Kyle Moore return to eight-man team that went undefeated last season. Read Article →
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PD Preps Football Rankings: Week 1

Two teams are tied atop the PD Preps large school football rankings after Week 1 Read Article →

Saturday football roundup: Undisciplined effort dooms Piner against Del Norte

Other winners Saturday include Cardinal Newman, Cloverdale, Mendocino, Anderson Valley Read Article →
Tomales High School coach Leon Feliciano talks to his 14-man football team after the Braves beat Hoopa Valley 41-12 on Friday night. (Photo by JOHN BURGESS, The Press Democrat)

Kerry Benefield: Tomales Braves exemplify synergy

Decreased enrollment diminishes Tomales' roster, not its performance Read Article →
Tomales defensive back Jacob Sampietro tips the ball away from Hoppa's Jarod Fullerton in the first quarter. (Photo by JOHN BURGESS, The Press Democrat)

Friday football roundup: Maria Carrillo defeats Redwood, 21-14

Other winners Friday included Windsor, El Molino and Tomales. Read Article →

Saturday’s high school football previews, Week 1

Newman opens season against prominent Nevada high school Read Article →
The Gauchos offensive line returns five starters this season: from left, Greg Poteracke, Peter Parrick, Julian Lopez, Brendan Jackson and Tanner Shimek. (John Burgess / The Press Democrat)

Casa Grande football lays it all on the line

Gauchos expect its massive offensive line to be key to success this season. Read Article →