Kerry Benefield - Staff Reporter

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The No. 2-seeded Pumas beat No. 5 seed Livermore 1-0 for their eighth title in school history.
This weekend marks the one-year anniversary of the night the Vikings' soccer players had their collective hearts broken in the cruelest of ways.
The Bear Cubs aren't taking time to celebrate their remarkable 16-0 conference run — the opening round of the California Community College Regionals needs the team's collective focus.
Officials are pressing forward with plans to organize the North Bay League into a 12-school, two-division league next fall.
I haven't always held the intra-league postseason tournaments in very high regard, but this week changed my mind.
Dominance during the regular season gave the Tigers the No. 1 seed in the Div. 3 North Coast Section tournament and their first legitimate crack at the section crown.
Postseason set to begin Wednesday with Montgomery seeded No. 1 in boys and girls tournaments.
The Bear Cubs are about as balanced as they come and they are piling up the wins.
Say what? An expansion team, in its first year in the NHL, leading the Western Conference and vying for the best record in the league?
The Prospectors are now 6-1 in the Sonoma County League at the halfway mark and looking to avenge their lone loss in a rematch Saturday.
The last time the teams met, Montgomery pushed Newman to their closest final score in a league contest in years. The Cardinals were determined it wasn't going to happen twice.
Cardinal Newman athlete Dino Kahaulelio stays strong for his mom, who passed away in January.
Trojans had a rugged start in their nonleague season, but have roared back with an undefeated run through the SCL.
In the space of about 120 minutes Wednesday night, the monthslong back-and-forth North Bay League boys’ basketball race sorted itself out.
Senior post player set school scoring record with 1,190 points.
Eve Rackham's work ethic and her evolution as a motivator and mentor will be the key to her success as the school's new head volleyball coach.
In the battle of unbeaten North Bay League teams Wednesday night, the Vikings struck early and struck often.
For three seasons, Alyiah Shields stood on the sideline with a clipboard. That's not the case this year.
A handful of local high school athletes are playing two sports this season, but pulling it off hasn't been easy.
The Dragons made a statement in their league opener on Friday night, posting a 2-1 win against their longtime SCL rivals Healdsburg.
The 59-53 win against Cardinal Newman earned the Vikings a 4-0 league record heading into a critical stretch of games.
Former Windsor High School wrestler has been climbing the national ranks of the American Flat Track National circuit.
On Friday, about 220 young baseball enthusiasts — a good many of whom lost their homes in the deadly wildfires in October — will get a chance to learn skills under the tutelage of baseball veterans.
Hundreds of people turned up at the Redwood Empire Ice Arena Sunday to be in the presence of hockey glory.
When the Santa Rosa Cycling Club was able to visit its shop and warehouse on Coffey Lane on Oct. 9, there was nothing left.