College and high school results for Tuesday, Mar. 17

Here's how teams in Sonoma, Lake & Mendocino counties performed this Tuesday. Read Article →
baseball and glove closeup

High school baseball roundup: St. Helena capitalizes on Healdsburg errors in 8-4 win

St. Helena took advantage of walks and errors to defeat Healdsburg, 8-4, in a non-league game Friday night on the Greyhounds’ field. Read Article →
Petaluma's Emily O'Keefe pitched during the game held at Petaluma High School, Tuesday, March 10, 2015. (CRISTA JEREMIASON / The Press Democrat)

High school softball roundup: Petaluma wins battle of past league champions 9-0

In a matchup between last year’s league champions, Petaluma defeated visiting Maria Carrillo. Read Article →

Letter of intent signing day: Tell us your news

Wednesday is national letter of intent signing day and we want to hear your news. Read Article →
Petaluma's Jenna Teagarden drives to the basket between Sonoma Valley's Renee O'Donnell, left, and Kayla Field, right, during the game held at Petaluma High School, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. (Crista Jeremiason / The Press Democrat)

High school girls basketball roundup: Petaluma clamps down in win

Petaluma played one of its best games of the year while defeating Sonoma Valley, 52-39. Read Article →
Rincon Valley Christian coach Doug Crouse and star player Erin Buescher (12) celebrate a state title victory in 1997. (KENT PORTER / The Press Democrat, 1997)

PDPreps Insider: RVC’s AD retires; Nelson gets 100th win

Doug Crouse, the athletic director at Rincon Valley Christian from 1991 through 2014, has retired. Read Article →
Lower Lake's Isazah King (2) takes off on a quarterback keeper while pursued by El Molino's Conrad Withof (43) during a varsity football game between Lower Lake and El Molino on Sept. 5, 2014. (Alvin Jornada / For The Press Democrat)

PDPreps Insider: Lower Lake QB gets full-ride scholarship

Lower Lake senior Isazah King will play football at Carroll College in Helena, Mont. Read Article →

Top prep wrestlers in action Saturday

Many of the top prep wrestlers in the Redwood Empire will be in action at the inaugural Deets Winslow Classic at Sonoma Valley High. Read Article →
Cardinal Newman's Chad Sousa passes the ball around Washington's Jeremiah Batiste during the Brett Callan Memorial Tournament championship game at Casa Grande, Saturday, December 20, 2014. (Crista Jeremiason / The Press Democrat)

Bob Padecky: Callan tournament keeps alive a memory and a message

One by one the boys on the Petaluma High School basketball team rose from their bench seats Saturday afternoon. Read Article →
Rancho Cotate's Gunner Mefferd hands off to Carlos Franco in the playoff victory at Las Lomas High School. (Crista Jeremiason / The Press Democrat )

Kerry Benefield: Rancho QB Mefferd has Cougars standing tall

Gunner Mefferd says the Rancho Cotate Cougars have had one hiccup this season. Read Article →

College and high school results for Thursday, Nov. 13

Here's how teams in Sonoma, Lake & Mendocino counties performed this Thursday. Read Article →

Santa Rosa’s Curry falls short of NorCal slot

Although the Empire star finished Monday's tournament strong, she couldn’t overcome a poor start. Read Article →

North Coast Section soccer schedule for Empire teams

The schedule for boys and girls soccer teams. Read Article →
Cloverdale running back  Luis Gutierrez runs back a kickoff in the first half of Friday's home game against Fort Bragg.

Friday night football scores

Who won, who lost across the Redwood Empire Friday night. Read Article →

PD Preps Insider

There has been nothing up and down about Jack Stafford’s season. Read Article →

College and high school results for Monday, Oct. 20

Here's how teams in Sonoma, Lake & Mendocino counties performed this Monday. Read Article →

College and high school results for Saturday, Oct. 18

Here's how teams in Sonoma, Lake & Mendocino counties performed this Saturday. Read Article →

Friday night football scores

How teams fared around the Redwood Empire. Read Article →

Prep sports schedule, Oct. 14-18

What's happening on North Bay playing fields this week. Read Article →

Preps sports schedule, Oct. 6-11

What's happening on local playing fields this week. Read Article →

Humbling trip for Analy: Tigers lose at McClymonds, 55-14

Entering a hostile environment and facing a McClymonds team that is big, fast and aggressive, Analy was run off the field in a 55-14 loss. Read Article →

College and high school results for Monday, Sept. 22

Here's how teams in Sonoma, Lake & Mendocino counties performed this Monday. Read Article →
Santa Rosa High School senior and aspiring cyclist Tommy Lucas takes a break atop Los Alamos Road while training around Santa Rosa on Friday.
Credit: Conner Jay / Press Democrat

Benefield: Lucas gets European seasoning (w/video)

Considered the top 17-year-old cyclist around, Tommy Lucas made two trips to Europe this summer with the USA Cycling junior national team. 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

Football: Analy routs Casa Grande in showdown of league champs

Tigers jumped to 40-0 lead at halftime Read Article →
Petaluma’s Brendan White (5) hurdles over Santa Rosa’s 
Carter Lindstrom-Drake during the first half of Friday’s game.
(Erik Castro / For The Press Democrat)

Football: Petaluma squeezes by Santa Rosa 13-12

Trojans blow 13-0 lead, but Panthers comeback falls short on failed conversion Read Article →

Saturday’s high school football previews, Week 1

Newman opens season against prominent Nevada high school Read Article →

High school football previews, Week 1

Today’s top high school football games Read Article →

PDPreps Insider: 1st-time football player is one to watch

He has never donned pads for a high school football game, but Analy’s Malcolm Jenkins qualifies as a “player to watch.” If his name sounds familiar, it’s probably because of his exploits on the basketball court. Jenkins was a first-team All-Empire selection after leading the Tigers (and ranking among the top scorers in the region) […] Read Article →
Piner quarterback Tony Martignoli. Monday Aug. 18, 2014 at Piner High School in Santa Rosa. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat)

Football preview: Piner looks to extend improvement trend

New QB Tony Martignoli can throw deep passes well. Read Article →
Linebacker Richard DePaz (14) springs forward to deliver a blow to the blocking sled at Elsie Allen’s preseason practice. 
(JOHN BURGESS / The Press Democrat

Football preview: Elsie Allen taking 2014 one step at a time

Lobos' goal for season is building a foundation. Read Article →