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Sonoma grapplers host Justin, Hanna on Thursday

The Sonoma Valley High School varsity wrestlers will hit their home mat to officially open their 2013-14 season this Thursday, Dec. 12, when they host Archbishop Hanna High School and Justin-Siena in a nonleague tri-match at 6 p.m. in Golton Hall. Then the Dragon grapplers will battle in the challenging annual Healdsburg Duals starting at… Continue Reading >>

Napa-to-Sonoma Half Marathon registration lottery deadline Monday

With the immense nation-wide popularity of the Napa-to-Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon in recent years, the running event suddenly began to have a reservation sell-out almost immediately after the last runner crossed the finish line of that current run. This situation left many local runners feeling shut out, so last month there was a one-day… Continue Reading >>

Hanna soccer Hawks soar to title, postseason playoffs

Pulling together for a thrilling title-season ride, the Archbishop Hanna High School’s soccer team powered into the postseason before their inspirational journey fell just short of competing for the ultimate prize – a sectional title. Leading up to their season-ending North Coast Section Division-3 quarterfinal loss to Drew on their recently completed new field on… Continue Reading >>

Sonoma ready to wrestle

On the winter sports heels of basketball, the Sonoma Valley High School’s wrestlers, who have been working out and honing their on-mat skills for three weeks, are primed and ready to join the hoops teams in starting their 2013-14 season. After this Thursday’s, Dec. 5, three-team scrimmage at Casa Grande in Petaluma, the wrestling season… Continue Reading >>

JANET CAIN runs to an age-group first-place finish at the recent 2013 National Marathon Championship for U.S. women in Minneapolis.

Cain recovers to amaze as an elite runner

The storied career of Sonoma’s master marathoner, Dr. Janet Cain, has covered many paths en route to an imposing record of achievement made all the more impressive by the physical handicaps she has had to overcome.

Senior Kayten Mak (left) and her freshman sister Jenna Mak, who makes a dig as the team’s libero during a match in Pfeiffer Gym, were all-league standouts for the SCL-champion Lady Dragons. Bill Hoban/Index-Tribune

Another banner volleyball season for Sonoma

It was another banner fall season for Sonoma Valley High School’s varsity volleyball girls, who won both their third-straight Sonoma County League championship and SCL Tournament title, before posting back-to-back North Coast Section victories before falling to powerful Bishop O’Dowd in the NCS Division-3 semifinals. Though they just short of the NCS Division-3 title match… Continue Reading >>