Fun in the Sun softball camps this summer in Petaluma

University of California of Santa Barbara softball player Ashley Ludlow, who prepped at Casa Grande High School in Petaluma, is offering three advanced skills camps this summer in Petaluma. Read Article →

High school track: Carrillo, Santa Rosa among top teams at NCS Redwood Empire meet

Maria Carrillo and Santa Rosa continue to be the cream of the Sonoma County track and field crop, as the schools demonstrated Saturday at the North Coast Section Redwood Empire championships at Piner High. Read Article →

High school track: Bowen wins three races with ease

Rylee Bowen comfortably won three distance races and Sonoma Academy teammate Remy Barbiero captured two field events at the North Coast Section Class A meet on Saturday at Montgomery High. Read Article →

High school baseball: Casa Grande outslugs Maria Carrillo 14-5 to win NBL tournament title

In a game that featured 28 hits, Casa Grande scored six runs in the first inning and went on to defeat Maria Carrillo, 14-5, in the NBL baseball tournament championship played Friday at Cardinal Newman. Read Article →

Ian Herculson, Maria Carrillo ready to run in North Coast Section meet

Maria Carrillo figures to have as many contenders as anyone Saturday. Read Article →

Benefield: Rylee Bowen just wants to have fun — and win

Rylee Bowen, the phenomenal sophomore from Sonoma Academy who has produced national-best times this spring, is bearing down on the heart of postseason prep racing. Read Article →

Vikings shut down Cougars, 8-1, to win NBL softball championship game

The Montgomery softball team picked a great time to play its best game of the season. Read Article →

NBL baseball tournament: Maria Carrillo shuts down Montgomery

Andrew Vaughn and Cade Sheets combined on a four-hitter as Maria Carrillo defeated visiting Montgomery 6-1 to advance to the championship of the North Bay League Tournament. Read Article →

Benefield: Maria Carrillo’s quest begins

The Pumas, loaded with 10 seniors, roared to a 12-2 record in the North Bay League, wrapping up the title and sowing confidence for a North Coast Section playoff run where they will compete in Division 2. Read Article →

Benefield: Middletown coaches helped keep their athletes and community strong

Middletown High Principal Bill Roderick was not alone in pulling the students on campus together in the days, weeks and months following the deadly Valley fire Read Article →

High school softball: Analy, Petaluma to share SCL crown

Analy and Petaluma both won on Thursday and will share the Sonoma County League softball crown. Read Article →

High school baseball roundup: Maria Carrillo clinches NBL title

Maria Carrillo locked up its second North Bay League baseball title in three years Wednesday as the Pumas defeated visiting Rancho Cotate, 10-4. Read Article →

High school baseball roundup: Analy beats El Molino 4-2

Analy can take sole possession of the crown on Friday with a victory at Piner in the regular season finale. Read Article →

Sophomore’s big blast lifts Montgomery over Rancho Cotate

The Montgomery Vikings did Thursday what no other North Bay League softball team could do all season. Read Article →

High school golf: Montgomery, Analy claim league tournament crowns

In golf tournaments Monday, Montgomery claimed the North Bay League trophy while Analy took the top prize in the Sonoma County League. Read Article →

Wong brothers will lead local contingent to NCS tennis championships

The top prep tennis players in Sonoma County will be in Alamo on Friday for the North Coast Section Division 1 Championship. Read Article →

Sonoma Academy pitchers get sixth consecutive no-hitter

The hits just keep coming. Or, actually, the hits just aren’t coming at all. At least when you’re facing Sonoma Academy baseball pitchers, that is. Read Article →

Petaluma, Analy headed for showdown on baseball field

Petaluma hopes to exact revenge for its only league loss this season when the Trojans host the undefeated Analy Tigers on Friday in a pivotal Sonoma County League baseball game. Read Article →

Montgomery High freshman Justin Richter wins NBL singles tennis title

Montgomery’s Justin Richter was as surprised as everyone else when he captured the North Bay League boys tennis singles tournament title on Monday at Santa Rosa High. Read Article →

Sonoma Academy pitchers blank RVC in fifth consecutive no-hitter

It’s pretty rare that a pitcher is grateful for two errors his infielders make. But that’s just what happened in Sonoma Academy’s 3-0 victory Tuesday night over visiting Rincon Valley Christian – keeping intact a historic team streak of five consecutive no-hitters. Read Article →

Dissa and Data: Jaguars to wrestle in college

Two of Windsor’s star wrestlers signed letters-of-intent to continue their careers in college. Plus, more prep sports news and notes. Read Article →

Benefield: Lacrosse a game among friends for rival Petaluma, Casa Grande squads

'It's a rivalry that benefits the players, it really benefits the town. It's exciting,' one coach says. Read Article →

Rylee Bowen clocks nation’s fastest 3,200 time for high school runner

Sonoma Academy’s Rylee Bowen captured the 3,200-meter girls race Saturday at the 49th annual Arcadia Invitational in Los Angeles and she did it the hard way. Read Article →

Windsor wrestling coach wins spot on US Olympic team

Dan Dennis, an assistant wrestling coach at Windsor High School, is now a member of Team USA. Read Article →

Padecky: Don’t be afraid to play like a girl

Sometimes the children can lead us. And sometimes they should. Read Article →

Benefield: Maria Carrillo’s Piper Brockley balances NBL, Olympic hopes

Maria Carrillo’s boys and girls have won the North Bay League every year of Brockley’s high school career. Read Article →

Dissa and Data: Middletown High School’s Kailei Foltmer is CIF honoree

Foltmer is the reigning North Coast Section girls’ wrestling champion at 131 pounds. Read Article →

High school swimming: Santa Rosa tops Maria Carrillo in dual meet

Santa Rosa upset swimming powerhouse Maria Carrillo Friday in a North Bay League meet that showcased the talent of high school swimmers, not just the ultra-competitive year-round swimmers. Read Article →

Benefield: Competition fierce among Santa Rosa boys badminton players

Santa Rosa High’s badminton coach is so loaded on the boys’ side of the roster, practices are becoming a battle zone of challenges as players try to climb the ladder. Read Article →

When Ursuline basketball won it all

When the Cardinal Newman girls take the court at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento on Saturday morning, they will be attempting to capture the school’s first state championship in girls basketball. But it would be a stretch to call it the first title for the program. Because Ursuline High, the girls campus that shut its doors in 2011 and was absorbed by sibling school Cardinal Newman, won it all in ’92. Read Article →