Eye of the Tiger

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...

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 w...

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...

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 re...

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 soft...

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,...

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...

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...

12 juniors, one sophomore take on varsity

JAMIE BATEMAN

December 14, 2015


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s experience and team chemistry, the varsity boys basketball team looks to bounce back from a tough season last year that saw the team finish with an overall record of 7-20 and a league record of 2-12 in their debut season in the Central Valley Conference. The current team’s age demographic is a...

Girls golf finishes league undefeated

JAKE LITTLEJOHN

October 26, 2015


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The varsity girls golf team has finished its league season with a record of 14 - 0 putting them at the top of the Capital Valley Conference standings. Last year, the team finished second place in league with a record of 11 - 3. This is the first time that the girls golf team has received a league banner...

Coaching legend returns to RHS

HUNTER RHODE

October 26, 2015


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This season, varsity basketball coach Greg Granucci brought back former Roseville High School varsity basketball coach Pablo Gonzalez to take a position as an assistant coach for the freshman boys basketball team. Gonzalez has been an influential part of not only Roseville High School but the communities...

Performances of the Week

October 26, 2015


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OCT 12 – 18 JV polo team goes 5 - 0, places first in tournament The Performance of the Week for the week of Oct. 12 - Oct. 18 was the junior varsity boys water polo team’s 5 - 0 first place finish in the James Bourne tournament at Oakmont High School. The team placed first out of five other te...