Eye of the Tiger

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...

UPCOMING GAMES TO WATCH

May 2, 2016


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GIRLS SOCCER VS PONDEROSA (TODAY) The varsity girls are tied for third place in league with the Bruins. A win tonight is almost necessary in order for the Tigers to make playoffs as only the league’s top three teams move on to the postseason. The girls defeated the Bruins 2-1 in their first leagu...

Four-year three-sport athletes’ careers conclude

KYLIE IRWIN

May 2, 2016


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Seniors Madison Palubicki and Marina Efstathiu are the graduating class of 2016’s only four-year three-sport athletes and are currently taking part in their last season of sport at Roseville High School. Sports have been major parts of these girls’ lives since they were young. Efstathiu joined her...

Volleyball 6-1 at halfway point

JAMIE BATEMAN

April 11, 2016


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The varsity boys volleyball team has started off this year strong with an overall record of 25-4 and a league record of 6-1. The boys are half way through league competition and currently hold the second place spot in the Capital Valley Conference standings. They are second only to last year’s CVC...

Performances of the Week

April 11, 2016


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MARCH 14 - 20 Golf beats previously undefeated Broncos 214-215 The Performance of the Week for the week of March 14-20 was the varsity boys golf team’s 214-215 win over the previously undefeated Bella Vista Broncos at Diamond Oaks Golf Course. At the time, the Tigers were 2-1 in league while the Bron...

Football players attend SPARQ to bond, test skills

MEGAN ANDERSON

March 14, 2016


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Twelve varsity football players got in a van with their football gear and made the seven hour drive to Los Angeles after school one Friday to attend this year’s Nike SPARQ Combine on Feb. 27. Juniors Tanner Johnson, Nico Andrada, Jeriah Crawley, Joseph Flores, Hayden Simpson, Jay Razzano, Brendan...

Track and field experiences lack of athletes, adjusts to new coaches

BLAKE BEAMAN

March 14, 2016


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The track and field team has seen a significant drop in participants this year. According to senior varsity track runner Brayden Leach, there are roughly 80 fewer athletes on the team. Because of a conflict with the coaching staff last year, administration was forced to find two new coaches, Courtney...