Eye of the Tiger

BASKETBALL: Varsity boys win first preseason game

BASKETBALL: Varsity boys win first preseason game

DEAN EFSTATHIU

November 30, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

With the 2017 boys basketball season kicking off this Monday the varsity level played a foundation game hosting the Placer Hillmen. This foundation is a fundraiser game to raise money for the section for future events.  The varsity team ended up winning the game 87- 53 and head coach Greg Granucci believes...

SOCCER: Boys varsity defeat Del Oro 2-1

SOCCER: Boys varsity defeat Del Oro 2-1

ELENA BATEMAN

November 30, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

This past Tuesday, the varsity boys soccer team played the Del Oro Eagles at home in their first preseason game. The final score of the game was 2-1, after Junior Bradley Morin scored a goal early in the first half and Wehner scored the game winning goal to clinch the win off of senior Cole Shaffer’s...

Varsity boys soccer captain commits to SDSU

Varsity boys soccer captain commits to SDSU

ELENA BATEMAN

November 30, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

Junior Austin Wehner, who just began his second year on varsity soccer, has now verbally committed to play division 1 soccer at San Diego State University. For the past 4 years, Wehner has played on a locally based competitive soccer team, Placer United, which has gotten him noticed by some strong...

Spirit drives successful fundraising tactics, efforts

Spirit drives successful  fundraising  tactics, efforts

JAMIE BATEMAN

November 14, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports, What's New

Over the past four years, the varsity football team has purchased at least one new jersey each season. This serves as a sharp contrast to other programs such as water polo, where varsity players use hand me downs. However, this is not due to inequity in funding from the school or even related to money...

TOP 3 FALL ATHLETES

TOP 3 FALL ATHLETES

EMILY WRIGHT, NOLAN FRAME, and BLAKE BEAMAN

November 14, 2017


Filed under Sports

1 JADA KRANIG Four-year varsity tennis player player Jada Kranig is ranked at number one on this year’s top three fall athletes for the stellar season she had, leading the girls tennis team to an undefeated season, CVC title, and a division II playoff appearance. As this year’s captain, Kranig f...

Varsity baseball fights to keep Athletic PE

Varsity baseball fights to keep Athletic PE

DEAN EFSTATHIU

November 14, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

Normally, both the varsity baseball and softball teams require an athletic PE class in fourth period in the spring term. But because of Roseville High School policy requiring a coach or staff member to be present during a class, baseball may have to drop the opportunity for practice time. First-year...

New sand club may intrude on traditional volleyball season

New sand club may intrude on traditional volleyball season

BRIAN NUEVO

November 14, 2017


Filed under Sport Opinion, Sports

After much student request, RHS recently brought to its students a sand volleyball club. As an eager volleyball player myself, I am in full support of this addition to the school’s extracurricular offerings. But as much as I would like to join, though, I’m faced with a problem: sand volleyball, if...

Injured athletes turn to rowing

Injured athletes turn to rowing

KARLI DUGGER

November 14, 2017


Filed under Sports

Two Roseville High School students have started competitively rowing after injuries they suffered playing sports for the school. Junior Erin Butler and freshman Dylan Gee are competitive rowers for a non-profit organization called Capital Crew, which is the Sacramento State Aquatics Center rowing...

FOOTBALL: Varsity falls to Oakmont 27-8, finishes season with 1-9 record

FOOTBALL: Varsity falls to Oakmont 27-8, finishes season with 1-9 record

BLAKE BEAMAN

November 7, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

The varsity football team finished the season last Friday with a game against the Oakmont Vikings. The Tigers lost by a score of 27-8, closing out the season with a 1-9 record. Senior running back Alex Evans thinks the team always worked their hardest, even when things weren’t going their way. ...

VOLLEYBALL: Transition to new coach contributes to struggle

VOLLEYBALL: Transition to new coach contributes to struggle

KARLI DUGGER

October 26, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, Sports

The girls varsity volleyball season is coming to an end tonight as the Tigers record currently stands at 6-7. This season was different compared to the last few years as the volleyball program hired four-year Granite Bay alumnus and NCAA DII volleyball player, Travis Vincenzini. Vincenzini had high...

GOLF: Varsity girls finish league play with winning record

GOLF: Varsity girls finish league play with winning record

TOMMY SPENCER

October 26, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Golf, Sports

The varsity girls golf team finished their season off with an overall record of 7-8 and a league record of 7-6. The Tigers finished in fourth place in their division; Whitney was first overall. Throughout the season senior Carly Nicholson consistently scored low. Nicholson qualified as an individual for ...

Undeafeated CVC champions

Undeafeated CVC champions

ELENA BATEMAN

October 23, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Tennis, Sports

Roseville High School’s varsity girls tennis team defeated the Oakmont vikings 8-1 last Wednesday, bringing their league record to a perfect 14-0 and making them CVC champions. Left, the team honors its seniors at their final match. Above, first-year-coach Dana Duncan and the team celebrate their final win.