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Sonoma Little League opens Saturday

Ready to begin its third season after merging both the Sonoma Valley and Valley of the Moon Little League organizations into one Valley league, Sonoma Little League opens its 2014 campaign with a full slate of games beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 15, at Hughes, Teeter and Paul’s fields. Before Saturday’s games, each… Continue Reading >>

Sophomore Edwin Reyes, who won the 400-meter boys’ race at last Saturday's Big Cat Tournament in Santa Rosa, receives the baton from sophomore teammate Bridget Vanoni during Sonoma’s annual intra-squad Green and White Relays and Alumni Meet Wednesday at Schantz Track. Steven Serafini/Index-Tribune

Sonoma thinclads begin at Big Cat

Taking advantage of a weekend break in the recent, and much-needed rain, Sonoma Valley High School’s track and field teams opened their 2014 season at Santa Rosa’s tough Big Cat Tournament Saturday at Ernie Nevers Track. Competing against schools from Marin, Mendocino, Lake, San Francisco and Sonoma counties, nine Dragon athletes came home with six… Continue Reading >>

Four-team logjam atop men’s Jack Benny hoops

It’s gotten crowded at the top of the Sonoma Valley Men’s Recreational Basketball’s Jack Benny (39-and-over) Sunday Night League standings. After a “topsy turvy” two Sundays of action, and a couple of forfeits, there’s a four-team, first-place logjam between defending playoff and regular-season champions Patt’s Copy World and Heffernan Insurance Brokers, respectively, La Salette and… Continue Reading >>

Sonoma’s six NCS wrestling qualifiers, along with (front row, from left) coach Kyle Baird, team manager Kaya Winslow and coach Deets Winslow, are (back row, from left) Max Schimm, Jack Biaggi, Dalton Elster, Austin Beltran, Brandon Ruiz and Harris Meglen. Steven Serafini/Index-Tribune

Six Dragons wrestling North Coast Section

By finishing in the top-three of their weight classes at last Saturday’s Sonoma County League championship tournament, six Sonoma Valley High School varsity wrestlers qualified to compete in the North Coast Section championships, which start today and conclude tomorrow, Saturday, March 1, in Newark. The six NCS-qualifying Dragon grapplers include seniors Harris Meglen and Max… Continue Reading >>

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 >>