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  • High school baseball: Woodland rallies to cap sweep; Pioneer edged again
    published on Sun, 26 Apr 2015 04:58:59 GMT
    One rally cap wasn't enough for the Woodland High School baseball team in a 1-1 tie with host Rio Linda in the seventh and final inning Friday. The Wolves piled 10 hates atop senior Everett Frank and pulled off a two-run frame to finish off a sweep of the Knights despite a troublesome situation in the bottom of the seventh....
  • High school girls soccer: TCC race tightens with Pioneer win, Woodland loss
    published on Fri, 24 Apr 2015 21:45:40 GMT
    With Makayla Tam out with a knee injury, Pioneer High School girls soccer coach Anibal Morales turned to a freshman. Ninth-grader Nicole Sanchez scored the first of what Morales called three “beautiful goals” by the Patriots in their 3-1 Tri-County Conference victory over visiting Rio Linda....
  • High school baseball roundup: Jaime Arias helps Woodland pull away...
    published on Thu, 23 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Through three innings Thursday, the first- and last-place baseball teams in the Tri-County Conference standings engaged in a pitcher's duel at Clark Field. Woodland High School lefthander Jaime Arias had ceded only two singles and stranded a runner at third base in the third inning by striking out Rio Linda's Nos....
  • High school girls soccer roundup: Pioneer and Woodland post easy league wins
    published on Wed, 22 Apr 2015 21:49:52 GMT
    Alicia Pimentel scored twice and Tanya Rodriguez once for the Pioneer High School girls soccer team in its 3-0 win over host Yuba City on Tuesday in Tri-County Conference action. Pimentel scored her first goal three minutes into the game on an assist from Julia Quintero....
  • High school baseball: Woodland run-rules Inderkum for 13th straight win
    published on Wed, 22 Apr 2015 21:49:33 GMT
    The Woodland Wolves have almost always tried to play baseball aggressively. But on Tuesday as they dismantled Tri-County Conference foe Inderkum High school 11-0 in five innings, the locals were downright pushy....
  • High school baseball roundup: Woodland wins without Borchard; Pioneer edged by River Valley
    published on Sat, 18 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Sophomore Justin "Biggs" Borchard broke his left arm Thursday on a defensive play at first base and attended Woodland's 9-6 victory Friday over host Inderkum. "The kids are behind each other....
  • Woodland nativea s newspaper wins Pulitzer Prize
    published on Tue, 21 Apr 2015 19:18:16 GMT
    Urging pursuit of the investigation - which exposed corruption at a Los Angeles area school district - was Mike Anastasi, a former Woodland resident, who got his start in journalism at The Daily Democrat and is today the vice president and executive editor of the Los Angeles News Group with responsibilities over the news division of nine daily newspapers. On Tuesday, the elation could still be heard in the voice of Anastasi's mother, Volli, who learned the news from her son's wife, Julie....
  • High school boys tennis roundup: Woodland beats Rio Linda again, Pioneer dropped by Yuba City
    published on Tue, 21 Apr 2015 06:32:17 GMT
    Rather than wait for a tie-breaking third set in a singles match to determine the match against Rio Linda last month, the host Woodland High School boys tennis team took action early on Monday. Wolves won five of the six singles matches with ease and added a doubles victory to top the Knights again....
  • High school baseball roundup: Woodland wins without Borchard; Pioneer ...
    published on Sat, 18 Apr 2015 09:37:57 GMT
    Sophomore Justin “Biggs” Borchard broke his left arm Thursday on a defensive play at first base and attended Woodland's 9-6 victory Friday over host Inderkum. “The kids are behind each other....
  • High school girls soccer: Woodland breezes past Inderkum, locks up stop in section playoffs
    published on Fri, 17 Apr 2015 21:58:59 GMT
    Four Woodland High School players scored two goals each as the Wolves routed visiting Inderkum 9-1 on Thursday in a Tri-County Conference girls soccer game. Friday morning, Woodland coach Andres Olmedo found out the rest of Thursday's league results meant the Wolves ensured a berth in the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs with the win....
  • High school baseball: Rodrigues rocks homer as Woodland beats River Valley again for first in TCC
    published on Fri, 17 Apr 2015 21:58:32 GMT
    YUBA CITY >> It was a showdown for first place in the Tri-County Conference on Thursday, and the Woodland High School baseball team paid a visit to River Valley riding a wave of momentum. Thanks to a strong pitching performance from sophomore lefthander Jaime Arias and a surprise home run from an unlikely source, the Wolves staked their claim as the team to beat in the TCC....
  • Sweating the small so so you dona t have to
    published on Wed, 15 Apr 2015 23:55:43 GMT
    Not much in the way of “major news” this week, other than a proliferation of fireworks being heard on Elliot Street which people often seem to mistake for gunshots. Why people would be using fireworks at this time of year, however, is beyond me....
  • High school baseball: Woodland capitalize on River Valley errors for share of league lead
    published on Wed, 15 Apr 2015 21:46:25 GMT
    Back on the mound after resting his shoulder for a few weeks, Woodland High School sophomore Justin Borchard meant business Tuesday against league-leading River Valley. The first sign? The righty fanned two Falcons in the top of the first to strand a runner on third base....
  • Area Roundup: Woodland girls soccer stays in league lead; Pioneer...
    published on Wed, 15 Apr 2015 20:28:22 GMT
    The Woodland High School girls soccer team maintained its hold on first place in the Tri-County Conference with a 2-0 win at River Valley of Yuba City on Tuesday. Seniors Kristen Ward and Emily King scored for the Wolves, who improved to 11-2-0 overall, 6-1-0 in the TCC....
  • (Harold) Boyce White
    published on Tue, 14 Apr 2015 21:07:26 GMT
    Husband, brother, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, farmer, lifelong member and Bishop of the LDS church and friend to everyone he met. Boyce was born in American Falls, Idaho, to Harold Dennis White and Ina Rebecca White, the oldest of five children, Carma , Verna , Imajean and Dennis White ....
  • Woodland cyclist, 96, keeps on riding
    published on Sun, 12 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Any devoted cyclist might say the same. The difference with McClintock, however, is his age....
  • Daniel Herberholz: Woodland baseball poised for Sac-Joaquin Section playoff run
    published on Sun, 12 Apr 2015 03:21:59 GMT
    Wolves senior Aaron Bryson, center, holds his glove aloft after registering the last out of a March 28 win over Paradise in the Woodland Easter Classic at Clark Field. This time next year, the Woodland High School baseball team may well be defending section champs like rival Pioneer is now....
  • High school baseball: Ariasa one-hitter steadies Woodland in rare win over Yuba City
    published on Fri, 10 Apr 2015 00:23:13 GMT
    Sophomore Jaime Arias threw a one-hitter and senior Daniel Bristow registered Wednesday's lone run as the Woodland High School baseball team beat Yuba City for the first time since 2010. With the 1-0 victory over the host Honkers, the Wolves extended their Tri-County Conference win streak to five games....
  • High school girls soccer: Coronado scores twice as Woodland dominates Yuba City
    published on Thu, 09 Apr 2015 00:36:57 GMT
    Told the Wolves would need another goal to pull away, Ariana Coronado kneed in the exclamation-mark two minutes after halftime Monday. It was also the middle meat in a scoring sandwich for Woodland High School girls soccer team, the third goal amid a 5-0 blowout of host Yuba City....
  • Bulletin Board for Sunday, April 6
    published on Sat, 04 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Monday, April 6: 3 p.m. A blood drive will be held until 7 p.m. in the Community Hall next to the Esparto Fire Station in Esparto. Donors must weigh at least 110 pounds, be at least 17 years old and be generally healthy....