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 →
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 →
Windsor's Gedi Tavares kicks off after a Jaguars touchdown against Miramonte last Friday.
Credit: Alvin Jornada / For The Press Democrat)

PD Preps Insider: Fort Bragg QB on fire

Fort Bragg's Kaylor Sullivan set a state record with eight touchdown passes in the first half of an Oct. 6 victory over Encina of Sacramento. Read Article →

Saturday’s high school football roundup

Piner, Cloverdale both come up short. 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 →
Windsor's Dmitri Acken dodges a tackle by Miramonte linebacker Clayton Stehr. (Press Democrat photo / Alvin Jornada)

Windsor rolls at Miramonte, improves to 3-0

By PHIL BARBER THE PRESS DEMOCRAT ORINDA — A 2-0 start was great news for Windsor, but wins over Granada and Benicia were a little different from Friday night’s assignment. This was Miramonte, one of the top football programs in the Bay Area and the reigning North Coast Section Division 2 champion, and it was […] Read Article →
Rylee Bowen at a cross country workout with her Sonoma Academy teammates. (Press Democrat photo / Christopher Chung)

Rylee Bowen: Full speed ahead

By BOB PADECKY FOR THE PRESS DEMOCRAT It was near the end of the interview Tuesday, as others were talking about her, when Rylee Bowen quietly rose from her chair, walked behind Nika and started braiding her mom’s blond hair. Rylee didn’t say a word, eyes down, engrossed at the task in hand. She was […] 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 →
Cloverdale's Luke Bernardi puts a stiff arm out to break past St. Vincent's Scott Jepsen and score a touchdown on Saturday, September 6.
Photo: Conner Jay / Press Democrat)

Benefield: Bernardis lead Cloverdale to win

The junior tandem of cousins carried the Eagles on its shoulders. Read Article →

Saturday’s high school football roundup

Mendocino, Anderson Valley win big Read Article →

Football: Rancho Cotate defense sputters in opener, falls to Alhambra 47-35

Cougars pile up points but can’t overcome deficit 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 →

Volleyball Roundup: Analy rallies from 2 sets down

Down two sets, Analy comes roaring back to beat Cardinal Newman on the road. 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 →

PD Preps Insider: Newman defense loosens up

Cardinal Newman coach Paul Cronin thought the turning point for his team Saturday was when his senior defenders relaxed a bit and started having fun. Read Article →

Saturday football roundup: Undisciplined effort dooms Piner against Del Norte

Other winners Saturday include Cardinal Newman, Cloverdale, Mendocino, Anderson Valley Read Article →