Sonoma defenders (from left) Dan Deely (No. 15), Alex Gustafson (No. 53), Jake Little (No. 37) and Tristan Mertens (No. 10) make a group tackle during the Dragons’ SCL-opening loss to Analy last Friday at Arnold Field. Bill Hoban/Index-Tribune

Dragons at nonleague Richmond tonight

In the wake of Sonoma Valley High School’s varsity football boys falling to visiting defending Sonoma County League champion Analy in last Friday evening’s SCL opener for a 2-2 overall record, they will travel to Richmond tonight to take on John F. Kennedy (0-5), their fourth and final nonleague opponent. The Dragons will then resume… Continue Reading >>

Dragon Jake Little tries to strip the ball from an Analy ball carrier in Friday night’s game. /Bill Hoban/Index-Tribune

Analy trounces Dragon gridders

Analy scored early and often against Sonoma Friday night at Arnold Field. The Tigers ran off to a 30-0 lead at halftime and extended it to 44-0 after three quarters. Sonoma put up two fourth-quarter touchdowns to make the final 44-14. The loss drops the Dragons to 2-2 overall and 0-1 in Sonoma County League… Continue Reading >>

Sonoma sweeps in soccer, girls tennis; golfers, netters hosting

Stepping up in their Sonoma County League matches, Sonoma Valley High School’s varsity soccer boys’ and girls’ teams and the tennis girls’ squad registered shutout wins at home and on the SCL road. Sonoma’s soccer boys – who have a bye Wednesday, Sept. 25, and then host longtime league rival Petaluma at 4 p.m. on… Continue Reading >>

SONOMA SENIOR DEFENDERS Cordell Kenniston (left, No. 5), Austin Bailey (middle) and Dan Deely (right) bring down a San Marin runner during the Dragons' nonleague loss to San Marin Saturday in Novato. (John Holden/Special to the Index-Tribune)

San Marin slaps 1st loss on Dragons

After back-to-back wins to open head coach Bob Midgley’s inaugural season, the Sonoma Valley High School varsity football boys played their third straight, and definitely toughest, nonleague Marin County team on a warm and windy Saturday afternoon in Novato.

SONOMA HEAD COACH Mindy Neves and her varsity girl spikers are determined to successfully defend their SCL title and serve up a league championship three-peat. (Steven Serafini/Index-Tribune)

Lady Dragons take aim at title 3-peat

When juniors Mackenzie Albrecht and Delaney Swanson were freshmen, they got an early taste of being champions as the Sonoma Valley High School varsity volleyball girls, under the direction of head coach Mindy Neves, claimed a share of the 2011 Sonoma County League crown and they both earned all-league.