Rancho Cotate’s Carolina Camacho forces out Ukiah’s Anna Brazil during Thursday’s NBL tournament championship game. (John Burgess / The Press Democrat)

High school softball: Rancho Cotate outslugs Ukiah 16-8 to win NBL title

Rancho won in a slugfest and ended Ukiah’s 17-game winning streak. Read Article →
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SCL roundup: Petaluma wins softball title; Sonoma Valley claims baseball crown

Trojans rallied for three runs in the bottom of the seventh to defeat Analy, 8-7. Read Article →

Newman needs 10 innings to beat Maria Carrillo 5-4

The Cardinal Newman Cardinals came up with two runs in the seventh inning against visiting Maria Carrillo on Wednesday to send the contest into extra innings, then scored again in the bottom of the 10th inning to outlast the Pumas 5-4 and reach the championship game of the NBL Tournament. Read Article →

Casa Grande drops Ukiah, runs win streak to 15 in a row

Chris Joaquim allowed no earned runs in six innings of work and the Casa Grande baseball team ran its winning streak to 15 consecutive games Wednesday with a 5-2 win over Ukiah to reach the title game of the NBL Tournament. Read Article →

Analy tops Sonoma Valley, reaches SCL tournament final

Crystal Gevas contributed three hits to help Analy turn back Sonoma Valley 6-2 and reach the final of the SCL Tournament today against Petaluma. Read Article →

PD Preps Insider (Dissa & Data): El Molino boys volleyball in NCS semifinals

El Molino High School will be the scene tonight of the region’s biggest boys volleyball match of the year when the Lions take on Berean Christian in a North Coast Section Division 3 semifinal. Read Article →
Analy’s Lani Auva’a swims the girls’ 100-yard backstroke during the NCS swimming and diving championships held Saturday at Concord Community Pool. (Crista Jeremiason / PD)

NCS swimming championships: Analy, Maria Carrillo girls among qualifiers for state

The Redwood Empire will be represented at next week's first-ever state swim tournament. Read Article →
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NCS badminton: Empire players fall on Saturday

Windsor’s Ruth McQuown and Montgomery’s Karen Cai won Division 1 opening-round matches in Saturday’s North Coast Section badminton tournament at Newark Memorial High. Read Article →
Petaluma's Allison Scranton (PD File, 2014).

SCL track and field championships: Analy boys, Petaluma girls win

Sonoma Valley’s Amy Stanfield collected three blue ribbons. Read Article →
Windsor's Maddie Call, center, won the 100m High Hurdles during the North Bay League track finals held at Windsor High School, Friday, May 15, 2015. (Crista Jeremiason / The Press Democrat)

NBL track and field finals: records, redemption on Friday

Windsor girls recover from relay baton miss that disqualified them. Read Article →
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NCS lacrosse: Cardinal Newman girls, Petaluma boys fall in quarterfinals

University High outscores Cardinal Newman 14-4; Marin Catholic bests Petaluma 13-5. Read Article →
The Casa Grande baseball team in action earlier this week. (PD File)

High school baseball roundup: Casa Grande secures NBL title

Casa Grande wrapped up its second NBL title in three years. Read Article →
Riley Scott is on the Petaluma High swim roster, but she hasn’t competed for the Trojans this year. Instead, she has honed her skills in other events, including some outside the U.S. (Crista Jeremiason / The Press Democrat)

Controversy over Petaluma swimmer’s NCS bid

Petaluma senior is in section finals this weekend, but hasn't suited up for PHS. Read Article →
The Maria Carrillo softball team. (PD FIle, 2014)

High school softball roundup: Pumas reach NBL postseason with win

Victory improved Carrillo’s record to 8-6 in league, good enough to make playoffs. Read Article →
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High school baseball roundup: Casa Grande clinches tie for NBL crown

The Casa Grande Gauchos limited Cardinal Newman to three hits Wednesday. Read Article →
Santa Rosa High School freshman Kirsten Carter stretches with her track teammates during practice on Monday, May 11, 2015. (Christopher Chung / The Press Democrat)

Benefield: Santa Rosa High’s Kirsten Carter is off and running

The Santa Rosa High School freshman is the fastest sprinter in the Empire. Read Article →
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High school softball roundup: Vikings seeking postseason spot

Montgomery continued its late-season surge Tuesday by defeating Windsor, 11-5. Read Article →
Ukiah High School wrestler Harmonie Roberts during practice in February. (Kent Porter / The Press Democrat)

PDPreps Insider: Ukiah’s Harmonie Roberts holds her own in wrestling’s U.S. Open

Our 2014-15 Girls Wrestler of the Year long ago proved she can grapple with the toughest girls in the state. Sunday in Las Vegas, Roberts showed she’s ready to take on grown women. Read Article →
Montana Pawek of Maria Carrillo competing in the boys' 50-yard freestyle during the 2015 North Bay League championships held Saturday at the Santa Rosa Junior College Quinn Swim Center. May 9, 2015. (Erik Castro / for The Press Democrat)

NBL swimming championships: Maria Carrillo boys, girls win titles

Pumas capped undefeated NBL dual-meet regular season with league titles. Read Article →
Sonoma Valley's Jack Lewis swims the breast stroke during the boys 200-yard medley relay at the Sonoma County League swim championship finals held at the Petaluma Swim Center, Friday, May 8, 2015. (Crista Jeremiason / The Press Democrat)

SCL swimming championships: Sonoma boys edge Analy for title

It’s official. Sonoma Valley swimming is back. Read Article →
Cardinal Newman's Alejandro Serrano Osoba during a match in March. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat)

NCS tennis tournament: Cardinal Newman boys vie for titles

Cardinal Newman will be well represented Saturday in the NCS finals. Read Article →
Ukiah played against Maria Carrillo, Thursday, May 7, 2015. (Crista Jeremiason / The Press Democrat)

High school softball roundup: Ukiah captures NBL title

For the first time in 18 years, Ukiah is the North Bay League softball champion. Read Article →
The Analy High School swim team gathers for a team cheer during a recent meet in Healdsburg. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat)

SCL swim championships: Analy dominates in preliminary round

If you were looking for upsets, the Petaluma Swim Center was not the place to be Thursday night. Read Article →
Eric Parnow in 2013. (PD File)

Parnow fires no-hitter to lead Casa rout of Santa Rosa

Eric Parnow fired a no-hitter with nine strikeouts and just one walk to help Casa Grande beat Santa Rosa 10-0 on Wednesday, giving the Gauchos their 11th straight win and moving them closer to the NBL title. Read Article →
Sonoma Valley second baseman Kyle Garcia, center, can't reach an overthrown ball while trying to pick off Petaluma's Luke Wheless in the fourth inning on Tuesday.  (John Burgess / The Press Democrat)

Petaluma takes charge in SCL baseball race

Petaluma defeated visiting Sonoma Valley, 7-2, Tuesday Read Article →
Santa Rosa High School's Oliver Staten hits the birdie during the match against Montgomery's Carl Qi held at Santa Rosa High School, Thursday, April 30, 2015. (CRISTA JEREMIASON / The Press Democrat)

High school badminton: Santa Rosa repeats as NBL champs

Clinching match in 8-7 victory against Montgomery came in mixed doubles. Read Article →
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High school baseball roundup: Zach Scott’s 2-hitter carries Maria Carrillo over Santa Rosa 2-0

Zach Scott gave up just two hits and needed only 74 pitches to shut down Santa Rosa. Read Article →
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High school softball roundup: Ukiah stays atop NBL; Casa defeats Vikings

Ukiah holds a commanding lead in the North Bay League. Read Article →
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PDPreps Insider: Former Empire star lights up Big East softball

Former Maria Carrillo star starts college career with a bang, plus, more local prep sports news. Read Article →

Carrillo, El Molino win league season-ending golf tournaments

Maria Carrillo captured the North Bay League Tournament. Read Article →