Piner golfer Mark Ainger, left, listens to guidance from head coach Richard Gregus and assistant coach Jeff Goering during the Steve "Ranger" Dreyfus Junior Round-up tournament at Bennett Valley Golf Course, in Santa Rosa on Monday, April 21, 2014.   (CHRISTOPHER CHUNG / The Press Democrat)

Piner golf team puts fun in game, makes huge gains

Prospectors' golf team sees drastic turnaround after putting their focusing on having a good time on the course. Read Article →
Petaluma's Tyler Williams is tagged out by Analy's David Codoni on the front end of a double play in the 13th inning on Thursday.
(KENT PORTER / Press Democrat)

Analy outlasts Petaluma in enduring twin bill

The Tigers came out on top after two marathon games Thursday. Read Article →
Kasey Mansen of Cardinal Newman attempts to turn a double play on Maria Carrillo's Clayton Pool, on Wednesday at Cardinal Newman High school in Santa Rosa. 
(KENT PORTER / Press Democrat)

Clayton Pool saves day for Maria Carrillo

A diving grab in seventh helped Maria Carrillo edge Cardinal Newman 7-6 Wednesday. Read Article →
Montgomery catcher Paedyn Miramontez, center, shows the home plate umpire the ball after tagging Ukiah's Dylan Lancaster during Wednesday's game in Santa Rosa. (Christopher Chung / The Press Democrat)

Redwood Empire college and high school results for April 12

Here’s how teams in the Redwood Empire, Sonoma, Lake and Mendocino counties, performed today. Don’t see your team’s results? Email them to sports@pressdemocrat.com Read Article →
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Sonoma County League baseball: Analy, Petaluma rack up victories

The Tigers knock off Piner 11-3, while the Trojans dominate in 8-1 rout over El Molino Read Article →

Petaluma high school mountain biking race canceled

The NorCal High School Cycling League has canceled its weekend race at Five Springs Farm this weekend, citing poor course conditions. The event will be rescheduled at a later date. Read Article →
El Molino competitor Ethan Auch is greeted at the finish line by Anna Belli at the Granite Bay Grinder race last month.

Petaluma front and center for high school cycling this weekend

NorCal High School Cycling League's Farm Round Up Weekend at Five Springs Farm is first visit to Sonoma County. Read Article →
Harmonie Roberts, left, gets a hold of teammate Serenity Voboril during wrestling practice at Ukiah High School on Tuesday.

Ukiah’s Harmonie Roberts places third at nationals

Roberts finished the tournament 3-2, winning her first three matches at nationals. Read Article →
Ukiah wrestling coach Gary Cavender, right, helped guide Pablo Gonzalez, left, on a path that would lead to an NCS wrestling championship.  (CRISTA JEREMIASON / The Press Democrat)

Ukiah’s Pablo Gonzalez goes 4-2 at national championships

Pablo Gonzalez didn't have a bad weekend competing with the best of the best on the East Coast. Read Article →
The Seawolves won't be playing baseball this weekend.
(JOHN BURGESS / The Press Democrat)

Sonoma State baseball cancels weekend series

Seawolves won't reschedule weekend baseball series with Cal Poly Pomona. Read Article →
Montgomery's Scott Ware leaps for a catch as Sonoma's Seth Smith tries to bring him down in Monty's 20-19 win over Sonoma Valley HS on Saturday.
Sept, 17, 2000. Ware will be inducted into the SRJC Hall of Fame this year. 
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SRJC set to induct Hall of Fame class

Bear Cubs honorees include football players and long-time equipment managers. Read Article →
Maria Carrillo vs. Cardinal Newman Baseball

Maria Carrillo takes Westcott Tournament crown

Pumas' arms pitch out of jams in 6-2 victory over Cardinal Newman. Read Article →

El Molino rides Larsen-Yskamp’s big day

El Molino's Larsen-Yskamp shines with 5 RBIs, carries Lions to Lee Walker Invite title with 8-1 win over Healdsburg. Read Article →
Petaluma’s Ben Sanderson picks up a grounder during the Trojans’ game against Analy in the A.L. Rabinovitz Tournament at Montgomery High School in Santa Rosa on Thursday.
(CONNER JAY / The Press Democrat)

Petaluma tops Analy for Rabinovitz title

Trojans use small ball for title to stymie Tigers. Read Article →
SRJC softball players, from left, Krissy Pardoski, Samantha Bartee, Megan Winters, Megan Stroud, Dana Thomsen and Chauntel Cesna strike stern poses for a team motivational poster that illustrates the Bear Cubs’ “Our Time” motto for the 2014 season.
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SRJC softball team motivated for playoff run

SRJC's run at the postseason in 2013 has them eager for another shot this season. Read Article →
San Diego State’s JJ O'Brien (20) and New Mexico State’s Kevin Aronis race for a loose ball during the first half of a second-round game in Spokane, Wash., on Thursday, March 20, 2014.

NCAA tournament: SRJC, Analy alum sends New Mexico State to OT

New Mexico State's late rally gave it a chance to upset San Diego State in the NCAA tournament. Read Article →
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Petaluma, Analy to faceoff in Rabinovitz Championship

The Trojans and Tigers play Thursday for the crown. Read Article →

Clear Lake pitcher shines in victory over St. Vincent

Clear Lake hurler Rachel Wingler was pivotal in Tuesday's 5-2 win over St. Vincent. Read Article →

PDPreps Insider: Tomales’ star to play NAIA football

Tomales' football player will play college ball in the Midwest, a St. Vincent girls basketball player takes the mic and a local baseball team heads south to play ball during spring break. Read Article →

Sunday’s local college results

JC mens basketball CCCAA State Tournament Championship AT NORWALK Santa Rosa JC               29   44–73 San Bernardino Valley     32   35–67 SRJC: Alec Kobre 17, Kai Drewry 16, Davone Oliver 14, Matthew Hayes 11. SBV: Gerry Blakes 23, Keith Smith 21. Records: SRJC 24-8, SBV 29-8 Read Article →
PJ Klee of Cardinal Newman, right, battles Gilroy’s Paul Fox during the CIF State Wrestling Championships on Saturday in Bakersfield.
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CIF State wrestling: Newman’s PJ Klee finishes second

Controversy surrounded Klee's 3-1 decision loss to Gilroy's Paul Fox. Read Article →

Santa Rosa Junior College basketball sweeps doubleheader

SRJC men and women both advance in CCCAA playoffs Read Article →

Santa Rosa girls basketball falls to Berkeley 56-45

The Panthers couldn't overcome injuries to two of its key players on Wednesday night. Read Article →

Windsor boys’ wrestling takes NBL title

Ukiah takes the NBL girls wrestling title, but the surprise of the day came in the girls' heavyweight division. Read Article →

Girls basketball: Ailing Panthers still on top of NBL

Santa Rosa defeats Windsor 44-36 despite some players fighting illness, injuries Read Article →
Mendocino's Erin Thomas, the All Empire Small School Girls Cross Country Player of the Year. 
(CONNER JAY / The Press Democrat)

All-Empire girls cross-country: No teammates, no matter for Erin Thomas

Mendocino's Thomas stole the spotlight as a one-person team. Read Article →
As a junior, Jen Tsurumoto was UC Irvine's second-leading scorer.

Former Empire star Tsurumoto still going strong

SRJC, Analy alumnus at the front of hoops turnaround at UC Irvine Read Article →

Girls basketball: Sonoma Valley blows past foe

Defense keys Dragons on their ‘mission’ to prepare for tougher games ahead. Read Article →
Windsor's Perez Perez,     (CRISTA JEREMIASON/ The Press Democrat)

Boys wrestling: State’s finest descend on Windsor today

Powerful Jaguars to host King of the Mat event; rematches in spotlight Read Article →
Dean Haskins oversaw a quick revival of Montgomery's football program in 2013

Haskins resigns football post at Montgomery

Citing a family situation and time constraints, football coach Dean Haskins has resigned. Read Article →