Prep cross country: Top Sonoma County girls run well at national invites
Montgomery’s three junior stars capped their 2023 cross country season with some solid performances at national invites Saturday. Hanne Thomsen, fresh off winning her third straight CIF state Division 3 individual title, ran to a 24th-place finish at the 18th annual Nike Cross National event in Portland, Oregon, which features the top runners from across the nation. Thomsen finished the 5K race in 18 minutes, 11.1 seconds in wet and muddy conditions at Glendoveer Golf Course.
Classic Rewind: 2011 Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma
Heading out west for the 2011 Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma at Infineon Raceway. Relive the action-packed race in this classic rewind.
Sonoma Raceway adds three new campgrounds
Sonoma Raceway has added three new campgrounds around its 12-turn layout. Enjoy the beautiful Turn 1 Campground with sweeping views of racing action & quick and easy access to the Turn 2 Terrace, The Point and the Fan Zone. Brand-new this year, the Trackside Turns 3 & 4 Campground is...
Prospects to Watch at Derek Smith Invitational
Tiger basketball team is starting off with a bang this year as it hosts the Derek Smith Invitational this weekend. The Invitational is host to some of the most talented prospects in the country, including the only team in the history of high school basketball to have the number one player in multiple classes on the same team in Prolific Prep. The event features three of the nation’s top 25 teams (Prolific Prep, Link Academy, Bishop O’Connell) and five teams from Kentucky (Seneca, Bardstown, Frederick Douglass, Desales, St. X). Here are some players to look out for when watching the games:
Hill has good run at state meet
Josie Hill got her first taste of big-time cross country competition last weekend when she took part in the California Interscholastic Federation State Meet in Fresno, and she proved the moment was not too big for her. The Technology High freshman finished 25th among 200 runners in the girls’ Div....
SRJC soccer: Bear Cubs men fall 3-2 in overtime in state semifinals
The magical season for the Santa Rosa Junior College men’s soccer team came to an end Friday night in the semifinals of the California Community College Athletic Association state playoffs as the Bear Cubs, the top seed from Northern California, fell to Cuyamaca 3-2 in overtime at Mt. San Antonio College in San Bernardino.
SRJC men’s soccer team advances to Norcal Finals
The Santa Rosa Junior College men’s soccer team beat Cañada College 2-1 at home in the second round of regional playoffs on Nov. 21. It was a very competitive match with multiple scoring opportunities, fouls and instances of players challenging each other for the ball. Both teams gave it their all, but the Bear Cubs triumphed and will be heading to the Norcal Regional Finals.
Join the Friday Shop Ride for an Adventurous Cycling Experience!
Get ready to gear up and pedal your way to an adventurous morning! The much-anticipated "Friday Shop Ride" is just around the corner. This exciting event, hosted by the NCBS Shop, is set to take place on Fri, Dec 01 from 9am to 12pm.
SHASTA FALLS TO SANTA ROSA 38-21
SANTA ROSA, Calif. – Shasta College receiver Jahari Johnson caught seven passes for 130 yards and a touchdown but the Knights fell to Santa Rosa Junior College 38-21 on the road. Shasta surrendered 21 straight points in the third quarter to trail 24-14 until Randy Gibson hauled in a...
Prep cross country: Montgomery’s Hanne Thomsen joins elite company with 3rd straight state title
It’s a three-peat for Hanne Thomsen. The Montgomery junior star won her third consecutive cross country state title Saturday, running to a 22-second victory in the Division 3 race at the CIF championships at Woodward Park in Fresno. Her time of 17 minutes, 10 seconds was the fifth fastest across all girls divisions.
Bethel’s Franco fires game winner in NCCAA Women’s Soccer National Championship opener
KISSIMMEE, Fl. — The Pilots earn two points toward their Pool A standings after defeating the Mid-America Christian Evangels 1-0 on Monday’s opener of the NCCAA National Championship. Giulia Franco netted the first goal for the Pilots in the 53rd minute off a deep pass by Karly Harfouche...
Prep baseball: Casa Grande star Austin Steeves signs letter of intent to play for Stanford
It was a moment that Austin Steeves had been anticipating for months, if not years. In front of friends and family at Beyond the Glory sports bar and grill in Petaluma on Wednesday, the Casa Grande baseball star finalized his college commitment, signing his letter of intent to continue his athletic career at Stanford, his “dream school,” next year.
High school basketball: No. 1 Columbus erases seven-point deficit in final 55 seconds of regulation to beat Prolific Prep 81-78 in overtime
Incredibly, the comeback came with the 2022-23 MaxPreps National Player of the Year Cameron Boozer on the bench after fouling out. Boozer left the contest with 55.9 seconds remaining and his team trailing 68-61 only for twin brother Cayden Boozer to spark a furious Columbus rally with eight consecutive points in the closing minute.
Cougars’ rally falls short
Jacob Pruitt was inconsolable last Friday night in the wake of Rancho Cotate High’s 14-7 loss to Windsor in the North Coast Section Div. 2 semifinal. Some of his teammates tried to buck up Pruitt, as did his coaches. Even members of the opposing team did what they could to lift the spirits of the Cougars’ starting quarterback but to no avail. What happened in the latter stages of this game simply cut too deep.
SRJC Women’s soccer team advances to round two of playoffs after beating Las Positas College
The Santa Rosa Junior College women’s soccer team beat Las Positas at home 1-0 in the first round of playoffs Saturday. The SRJC Bear Cubs took their first chance at scoring in the 7th minute when forward Taylor Gandy shot the ball that would have been the opening goal of the game but was saved by Las Positas goalkeeper, Mia Lemus.
How to watch: Cameron Boozer and No. 1 Columbus faces A.J. Dybantsa and No. 3 Prolific Prep in anticipated clash
The most highly-anticipated high school basketball game in the month of November features a battle of the top-ranked prospects in the Class of 2025 as A.J. Dybantsa leads National Top 10 No. 3 Prolific Prep (Napa, Calif.) into battle against Cameron Boozer and MaxPreps Top 25 No. 1 Columbus (Miami, Fla.).
Inside the Mack MD Electric
California’s Sonoma Raceway is about an hour north of San Francisco, and for racing fans, it’s probably best known as the host of a wide variety of racing events from NACAR, IndyCar, Ferrari, and many others. It’s one of the few tracks to host NASCAR races on a dirt track. But on October 30, on a beautiful sunny morning, it also served as our opportunity to drive a brand-new electric truck: the Mack MD Electric.
Join the Annual Thanksgiving Day Ride for a Scenic and Free Cycling Adventure!
Get those gears turning and your heart pumping at the annual Thanksgiving Day Ride! This cycling tradition is set to take place on Thu, Nov 23, from 9am to 12pm. The starting point? None other than the vibrant locale of 425 College Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95401. The best part? Participation is entirely free!
Season In Review: Martin Truex Jr., No. 19
Regular season champion Martin Truex Jr. struggled, survived, advanced and lost during the NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs this year. The Joe Gibbs Racing driver made it as far as the Round of 8, but came up short of the Championship 4 after finishing 25th in the cutoff race at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway. The No. 19 Toyota driver ultimately finished 11th in the standings.
Lady Owls Roll to 78-46 Road Win at Cal Maritime
VALLEJO, Calif. – Oregon Tech set a school record by scoring 77-or-more points for the fifth-straight game to open a season, converting 52-percent of their field goal attempts in a dominating 78-46 victory at Cal Maritime. The Lady Owls (5-0) will take an unblemished record into their Cascade Conference...