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Dagio Hanna’s 1st wrestling champ, hoop Hawks win NCS opener, host quarterfinal Saturday

Turning in three standout performances in the 115-pound weight class at last Saturday’s Coastal Mountain Conference wrestling championships, senior Osvaldo Dagio became Archbishop Hanna High School’s first-ever CMC individual grappling champion. Dagio earned his conference title by pinning Upper Lake’s Nicholas Stith in the first round of their quarterfinal; capturing the semifinal with a third-round… Continue Reading >>

Rain moves Stompers tryouts

Because of predicted rain over the weekend, the Sonoma Stompers pro baseball team has changed its first open tryout session from tomorrow, Saturday, March 1, at Albert Park in San Rafael, to Saturday, March 15, with an 8 a.m. start at Sonoma’s Peterson Field, 175 First St. W. The announcement was made by officials of… Continue Reading >>

11 St. Francis teams reach CYO hoops playoffs

  Sonoma’s St. Francis Solano’s CYO basketball program has had a successful 2013-14 season, with 11 teams in grades four-through-eight qualifying for the playoffs, with the Valley one of the playoff sites. St. Francis will be hosting CYO playoff games on back-to-back Sundays at Sonoma Valley High School’s Pfeiffer Gym, with five Valley teams playing… Continue Reading >>

Senior Jesse Summers, Sonoma’s top scorer and one of the leagues scoring leaders, was an SCL all-league first-team selection. Bill Hoban/Index-Tribune

Two Dragon hoops boys SCL all-league

In the wake of their fourth-place Sonoma County League finish and postseason SCL Tournament appearance, a pair of Sonoma Valley High School varsity basketball boys received all-league honors on Sunday. High-scoring Dragon senior Jesse Summers was an SCL all-league first-team selection, while junior Cyle Gusse received all-league honorable mention.

Hanna hoops Hawks seeded NCS 4th, hosting Wednesday

Archbishop Hanna High School’s boys’ basketball team, which compiled a 22-4 regular-season record, was seeded fourth for the North Coast Section Division-6 playoffs. The Hanna Hawks will host 13th-seeded Laytonville in a NCS opening-round game at 7 p.m. tomorrow, Wednesday, Feb. 26.

The NVL champion Altimira Middle School eighth-grade girls’ volleyball team was comprised of (front row, from left) Izabelle Waterburry, Maggie Atkinson, Isabel Eagles, Ashley Allen, Hailey Anguiano; and (back row, from left) – Citalli Avalos, Kimberly Uzzo, Emily Gonzales, head coach Mike Powers, Layla Schoeningh, Lyndsey Lee, Micheala Weber, Lauren Smith. Not pictured: assistant coaches Hannah Powers and Lauren Blake. Submitted photo

Save Our Sports leads to Altimira 8th-grade girls volleyball title

When Valley schools were hit hard with budget cuts two years ago that led to the cancellation of all the middle school sports programs, a determined group of concerned parents, families, friends and citizens formed Save Our Sports, a sports-saving community organization. With the success of a series of Save Our Sports fundraisers, Sonoma middle-school… Continue Reading >>

BGCSV men’s Sunday hoops returns, 6 teams in action

Men’s hoops has returned to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sonoma Valley, with the newly formed Sunday Night Men’s Basketball 25-years-and-older League with six teams playing games at the Maxwell Farms Regional Park BGCSV court. After four weeks of league play, the Ravens and Boys & Girls Clubs Boyz II Men are tied atop… Continue Reading >>