College and high school results for Saturday, Nov. 15

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

NCS football: Rancho Cotate rolls past Kennedy

Gunner Mefferd throws for four touchdowns as Cougars put their offense on display in 38-16 victory Read Article →

Friday’s NCS playoffs roundup: St. Helena wins big; Petaluma, Kelseyville, Lower Lake out

St. Helena came alive in the second half and defeated visiting South Fork, 45-18, in a North Coast Section Division 5 playoff game Friday night. Read Article →

College and high school results for Friday, Nov. 14

Here's how teams in Sonoma, Lake & Mendocino counties performed this Friday. 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 →
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Maria Carrillo girls close in on 4th consecutive title

Girls team one win away from fourth consecutive NCS Division 1 crown. Read Article →
Montgomery's Taylor Ziemer takes the ball towards the goal as Petaluma's Hannah Devoe pressures her during the game held at Montgomery High School, Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014. (Crista Jeremiason / The Press Democrat)

Benefield: Vikings set for battle

Montgomery girls' 2-1 win over Petaluma sets up title match with rival Maria Carrillo. Read Article →

College and high school results for Wednesday, Nov. 12

Here's how teams in Sonoma, Lake & Mendocino counties performed this Wednesday. Read Article →
Tomales High School coach Leon Feliciano talks to his team earlier this season. (Photo by The Press Democrat)

PD Preps Insider: Tomales coach Feliciano steps down

After 19 years as head coach, Leon Feliciano is hanging up his whistle. Read Article →

NCS girls tennis: Santa Rosa bounced in first round

No. 15 seed Panthers fall 7-0 to second-seeded Amador Valley Read Article →

Fort Bragg’s request denied by NCS

McKinleyville will not be removed from the football playoffs Read Article →

College and high school results for Tuesday, Nov. 11

Here's how teams in Sonoma, Lake & Mendocino counties performed this Tuesday. Read Article →
Casa Grande football coach Trent Herzog directs his team during practice, in Petaluma on Tuesday, November 11, 2014.  (Photo by Christopher Chung, The Press Democrat)

NCS football: Casa Grande fights back for playoff spot

Eighteen Redwood Empire teams will be kicking off their playoff drives this weekend. None of them have taken a stranger path than Casa Grande. Read Article →

Santa Rosa up for NCS tennis challenge

Santa Rosa High will begin a quest for a Division 1 North Coast Section crown. Read Article →

College and high school results for Monday, Nov. 10

Here's how teams in Sonoma, Lake & Mendocino counties performed this Monday. Read Article →
Dmitri Acken and the Windsor Jaguars are seeded third in the NCS Division 2 football playoff field. (Crista Jeremiason / The Press Democrat)

6 NBL teams get spots in NCS football playoff field

Despite no top seeds, all six schools eligible for the tournament were invited Sunday. Read Article →

NCS football schedule for Redwood Empire teams

FOOTBALL First round (Seedings in parentheses) Friday’s games Division 2 
(3) Windsor vs. (14) Dublin, 7 p.m. (4) Maria Carrillo vs. (13) American, 7 p.m. Division 3 
(7) Rancho Cotate at (10) John F. Kennedy*, 7 p.m. (11) Petaluma at (6) Alhambra, 7 p.m. Division 4 
(12) Lower Lake at (5) Del Norte, 7 p.m. […] Read Article →

NCS volleyball schedule for Redwood Empire teams

VOLLEYBALL First round (Seedings in parentheses) Wednesday’s games Division 2 (2) Maria Carrillo vs. (15) Arroyo, 7 p.m. (5) Montgomery vs (12) Newark Memorial, 7 p.m. (6) Santa Rosa vs. (11) Livermore, 7 p.m. (10) Windsor at (7) Granada, 7 p.m. Division 3 (3) Sonoma Valley vs. (14) Encinal, 7 p.m. (5) Petaluma vs. (12) […] Read Article →

Anderson Valley wraps up perfect football season with NCL III title

Anderson Valley wrapped up a perfect season Saturday night by defeating Mendocino, 50-30, in the Redwood Bowl in Boonville. Read Article →
Sonoma Valley's Hayden Pearce and Maria Carrillo's Bria VarnBuhler fight for the ball during the game held at Maria Carrillo High School, Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014. (Crista Jeremiason / The Press Democrat)

NCS girls soccer: Pumas keep title hopes alive with 2-0 win

Maria Carrillo girls continue their chase for a fourth league title in a row. Read Article →
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NCS soccer roundup: Montgomery boys outlast Santa Rosa in epic match

In a game that took 27 penalty kicks to decide, Montgomery’s boys soccer team edged visiting Santa Rosa in a Division 1 quarterfinal Saturday night. Read Article →
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NCS boys soccer: Goal in stoppage lifts Cougars over Trojans

Soccer matches aren’t supposed to end on a 'buzzer-beating' goal, but that’s pretty much how sophomore Mario Gomez punched Rancho Cotate's ticket to face Montgomery in the NCS semifinals. Read Article →

NCS boys water polo: Redwood cruises past Ukiah, 22-2

The Ukiah boys water polo team’s suffered a 22-2 loss to top-seeded Redwood in the NCS playoffs. Read Article →
St. Vincent's George Sammon during a September football game. (CONNER JAY/ PD FILE)

St. Vincent rides NCL II dominance to league crown

Mustangs scored seven straight touchdowns for 49-12 win. Read Article →

College and high school results for Saturday, Nov. 8

Here's how teams in Sonoma, Lake & Mendocino counties performed this Saturday. Read Article →
Ja’Narrick James breaks clear of the defense in a game with the West County Tigers in their Pop Warner midgets championship season of 2010. (Photo by Jim Deis)

Benefield: West County’s youthful Tigers learned how to roar

Four years ago, Jim Lewis coached a group of eighth-graders to the Pop Warner midgets championship while having under his tutelage some of the brightest stars in the current local prep football constellation. Read Article →