Eye of the Tiger

Varsity volleyball defeats Woodcreek in four sets

Varsity volleyball defeats Woodcreek in four sets

KYLIE IRWIN and KARLI DUGGER

September 9, 2016

The girl’s varsity volleyball team defeated the Woodcreek Timberwolves in 4 sets. The scores of the sets were 25-16, 25-22, 25-27 and 25-11. Still, junior setter, Jessie Donahue, feels that the team did not play to their best ability, because they were over confident before the game due to defea...

Tigers look to improve on 2-0 record against Falcons tomorrow night

Tigers look to improve on 2-0 record against Falcons tomorrow night

JAMIE BATEMAN

September 8, 2016

After a second preseason blowout victory over the Rio Linda Knights last Friday, the varsity team will hit the road again and travel to Yuba City to take on the River Valley Falcons tomorrow night. The Falcons are 0-2 so far this year but their losses have come from two formidable opponents, Wood...

Tigers defeat Knights 42-23, remain undefeated in preseason

Tigers defeat Knights 42-23, remain undefeated in preseason

JAMIE BATEMAN and DOMINIC TAYLOR

September 7, 2016

On Friday the varsity football team traveled to Rio Linda and defeated the Knights 42-23. The win advanced the Tigers to 2-0 in preseason play. Senior running back Brendan McMinn led the way for the Tigers, scoring three touchdowns on the ground. McMinn credits his success to the work of the offensive...

Water polo aims to start seasons on high note

Water polo aims to start seasons on high note

KALE JIBSON and BEN WELKER

September 7, 2016

Varsity Boys varsity water polo is looking to have a rebound year after a poor showing last year. The team has a lot of juniors and they are off to a good start with a 2-1 record coming out of the Brentwood Tournament at Heritage High School last weekend. Along with having a general more successfu...

Varsity girls tennis start league with win against Del Campo

Varsity girls tennis start league with win against Del Campo

ELENA BATEMAN

September 7, 2016

Yesterday, the varsity girls tennis team beat Del Campo in their 1st league match of the season, winning 8-1 in matches. Senior varsity player Hailey Jensen, felt the margin of victory was large because of their strong doubles lineup and their improving offensive team. “We have a solid doubl...

Freshman girls volleyball win in two against Placer

Freshman girls volleyball win in two against Placer

BLAKE BEAMAN

September 7, 2016

The freshman girls volleyball team took on the Placer High Hillmen last night, winning the first set by a score of 25-18 and the second 25-13. Freshman defensive specialist Mackenzie Baddley thinks the team has played well, but they still have improvements to make. “There are a couple of thin...

JV girl’s volleyball defeat the Hillmen, pick up second win

JV girl’s volleyball defeat the Hillmen, pick up second win

BLAKE BEAMAN

September 7, 2016

The JV girls volleyball team took on the Placer High Hillmen last night, winning the first twos sets and picking up their second win. Freshman middle Kate Slack thinks the team played well the last couple of matches hopes to continue that form. “We’ve played really well these last couple of match...

Golf begins season 2-0 despite fewer players

Golf begins season 2-0 despite fewer players

JASON RUSSELL

September 6, 2016

Last year, the Roseville High School varsity girls golf program went undefeated in league, going 12-0. This year’s team is entering this season with eight players, three less than last season. Of those eight, six are returning players. The two new additions are seniors Abby Hall and Haley Drinkwater....

Freshman football takes down McClatchy

Freshman football takes down McClatchy

BEN FURDEK

September 6, 2016

Last Thursday, the freshman football team beat McClatchy high school 41-14. Quarterback Tomas Robles scored 3 touchdowns in the win. “It was a real fun bus ride home. The first win of the year sets the tone for the remainder of the year,” football player Jonny Pasco said “It’s great t...

Performance of the week: Aug. 29 – Sept. 4

Performance of the week: Aug. 29 – Sept. 4

BRANDON DEL ROSARIO

September 4, 2016

The Performance of the Week for Aug. 29-Sept. 4 is the varsity girls golf team’s league season opening 206-285 win over the Del Campo Cougars. This scoreline still stands as the girls’ lowest scoring match of this season. According to junior golfer Carly Nicholson, this match was a significant...

Varsity tennis upsets Granite Bay after years of defeat

Varsity tennis upsets Granite Bay after years of defeat

ELENA BATEMAN

September 3, 2016

The varsity tennis team had a big win over Granite Bay High School’s tennis team this past weekend, winning five matches, over Granite Bay’s four matches. After 20 years of continuously falling short of beating Granite Bay’s Varsity tennis team, senior captain Juliet Oliver felt the win was wel...

Volleyball takes on Troubadours

Volleyball takes on Troubadours

KYLIE IRWIN and KARLI DUGGER

September 2, 2016

VARSITY The varsity volleyball team fell to the Pleasant Valley Vikings in their second non-conference match of the year with scores of 25-22, 26-24 and 25-23. The team lost in a similar fashion in their previous game, losing in three sets against the Saint Francis Troubadours. Junior hitter Syd...