Eye of the Tiger

Varsity tennis upsets Granite Bay after years of defeat

Varsity tennis upsets Granite Bay after years of defeat

ELENA BATEMAN

September 3, 2016


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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


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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...

Tigers to face off against Knights

Tigers to face off against Knights

JAMIE BATEMAN

September 2, 2016


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The varsity football team will travel to Rio Linda High School tonight to take on the Knights. After suffering a road loss to the Center Cougars in their first game, the Knights will try to bounce back and defend their home turf against the Tigers.  The Knights’ offense is one dimensional as they rus...

Varsity volleyball fall to Placer Valley

Varsity volleyball fall to Placer Valley

KYLIE IRWIN and KARLI DUGGER

September 1, 2016


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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 Sydney R...

Volleyball looks to draw on senior know-how

Volleyball looks to draw on senior know-how

KYLIE IRWIN and KARLI DUGGER

August 30, 2016


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Last year, the girls’ varsity volleyball team finished 10-4 in league, making the first round of Section playoffs before falling to St. Francis. The 2016-17 squad lost three players from last year – two seniors and one junior – and picked up four JV players and one from the freshman team. ...

Tigers shutout Panthers in first win of season

Tigers shutout Panthers in first win of season

JAMIE BATEMAN

August 29, 2016


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Last Friday, the Roseville varsity football team opened its season with a resounding 38-0 preseason win over the Chico Panthers. This was the Tiger’s first defensive shutout since a 48-0 win over McNair in 2006. This result comes off the heels of a 2015 matchup where the Tigers edged out the Pa...

Volleyball falls one win short of title

Volleyball falls one win short of title

MARINA EFSTATHIU

May 23, 2016


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The boys volleyball team lost to the Granite Bay Grizzlies 3-2 in the championship match of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I playoffs last Thursday, falling one win short of the section banner. The Tigers began the postseason with a first-round bye due to their first seed position in the Division...

Girls soccer eliminated after losing to Eagles

Girls soccer  eliminated after losing to Eagles

JAKE LITTLEJOHN

May 23, 2016


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In the second round of postseason competition, the girls soccer team was knocked out of the playoffs by the Del Oro Eagles on Thursday, May 12. The Tigers were the number nine seed and were matched up against the eight seed, the Tracy Bulldogs, in the first round of playoffs. Last year, the Tigers...

Softball continues in postseason

GEORGE HUGHES

May 23, 2016


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The softball team entered this year’s postseason as the number two seed after finishing league in the first place spot of the Capital Valley Conference standings. The Tigers won the league banner with a record of 11-3 and just managed to edge the Del Campo Cougars, who finished 10-4, for the top spot. During...

Performance of the Week

May 17, 2016


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APRIL 11 - 17 JV baseball reaches 11-game win streak with strong offense The Performance of the Week for the week of April 11-17 was the JV baseball team’s 11-game win streak which put the Tigers at the top spot in the Capital Valley Conference league standings for the time being. The streak concl...

Freshman talent stems from club teams

JAMIE BATEMAN

May 2, 2016


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Eight freshman girls were pulled up to play on the varsity soccer team this year. Each of them have also enjoyed success playing club soccer and feel that the training they received there helped prepare them for this season. Of those eight, Kylie Granno, Hailey Linarez, Hannah Heaton, McKenzie Gill,...

LITTLEJOHN: Early signing opportunities necessary for athletes

JAKE LITTLEJOHN

May 2, 2016


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Rather than waiting until the official signing day where they sign their letters of intent, it has become increasingly common for high school athletes to make premature verbal commitments to colleges that have extended offers their way. The definition of a verbal commit is one where a coach and a prospect...