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Performances of the Week

March 14, 2016

Filed under Sports

FEB 22 - 28 Cheer team defends Nationals title in Las Vegas JAMZ comp The Performance of the Week for the week of Feb. 22-28 was the competitive cheerleading team’s win at JAMZ’ Nationals competition in Las Vegas. The girls traveled to Las Vegas with hopes of defending their Nationals title from last year and came home with a first place in sideline cheer after competing ...

RHS aquatic facilities deserve to be upgraded

KALE JIBSON

March 14, 2016

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The Roseville High School swim team will be hosting the Capital Valley Conference league finals this year at Antelope High School in May. The reason the team will be hosting at AHS is because RHS’ facilities are inadequate and too small to host anything as big as league finals or another big tournament. I believe that the RHS water polo teams and swim teams should get...

Boys look to repeat CVC debut success

JAMIE BATEMAN

March 14, 2016

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Last year, the varsity baseball team had an impressive debut season in the Capital Valley Conference, not only winning league outright but also winning the California Interscholastic Federation’s Sac-Joaquin Section Division II championship. This year, the team will try to repeat the success they had last year despite losing seniors who were key components to the team....

Swim to host league finals at Antelope

JAKE LITTLEJOHN

March 14, 2016

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Roseville High School was set to host the Capital Valley Conference swim league finals meet this year. However, the event will not take place at RHS. Instead, Antelope High School will hold the meet due to the RHS aquatic facilities’ inadequacy and lack of size and space. Every year, the host of the CVC swim finals switches from one high school to another; this year...

Girls end seven-year playoff drought

MARINA EFSTATHIU

February 22, 2016

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The varsity girls basketball team is heading to the playoffs for the first time since the 2009 season. The Tigers hold the number 7 seed in the Sac-Joaquin Division II bracket and will host the 10 seed, Del Oro, tomorrow at 7 p.m. This year, the Tigers concluded their season with a league record of 7-7 and posted an overall record of 15-12. Until this year the varsity...

Performances of the Week: Feb 15 – Jan 7

February 22, 2016

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FEB 15 - 21 Rubey leads Tigers over Vikings to secure playoff spot BY JAKE LITTLEJOHN [email protected] The Performance of the Week for the week of Feb. 15-21 was varsity girls basketball guard Skyler Rubey’s 14 point game against the Oakmont Vikings. Rubey led the Tigers to a 65-53 win over the Vikings to secure the team a spot in the playoffs for the fi...

Athlete drug test policy would prove beneficial

JAKE LITTLEJOHN

February 22, 2016

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Nevada Joint Union High School District established a mandatory random drug testing policy for its athletes in 2013. The policy states that any student that wants to play a high school sport in the NJUHSD will have to sign a waiver that gives their consent to be unknowingly tested for drug use at any point during the season. The ultimate goal of the policy is to discourage...

One field down, one to go

JAMIE BATEMAN

February 22, 2016

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After eight months, softball field renovations conclude This past offseason, the varsity softball field underwent serious renovations and improvements. Changes to the infield dirt, dugouts, backstop and more aspects of the field were all made inluding the addition of a scoreboard in the outfield. The money required for the nearly eight month long renovation came from the...

Baseball program plans to upgrade facilities, lacks funds

MEGAN ANDERSON

February 22, 2016

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Due to Title IX rulings, baseball can now upgrade its varsity field and facilities but lacks money to do so The varsity baseball team has wanted to see improvements to its field, along with the JV field, for awhile but has come across some obstacles in the process. Due to the Title IX rules, the softball field had to be renovated and receive upgrades before the baseball...

Players use club volleyball to prep for season

KYLIE IRWIN

February 22, 2016

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This year, the varsity boys volleyball team has a number of boys that play together in the same program in the off-season. Sophomores Jacob Cole, Cooper Baddley and Brian Nuevo and juniors Neal Reilly, Sam Toomey, Tommy Morin and Landon Bones all play for the Northern California Volleyball Club. Reilly, Cole, Morin and Toomey all play for the same team, while the other boys...

Four-year three-sport athletes deserve more praise

JAKE LITTLEJOHN

December 14, 2015

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To be a three sport athlete for all four years as a high school student is quite an impressive feat, especially considering the current level and rigor of courses that students are encouraged to take. I have noticed that over the past few years, the number of four-year three-sport athletes has remained very low. Last year’s senior class had only one person accomplish this...

Wrestling experiences participation decline

December 14, 2015

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The Roseville High School wrestling team has had great success in the past two years, sending four wrestlers to the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Tournament in back-to-back seasons. However, due to a significant decline in the amount of wrestlers participating on the team this year, the path to success will be more challenging than recent years. Last year’s team included seven...