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Boys Volleyball: Mesa Verde’s varsity team off to a fiery start

The varsity boys volleyball team at Mesa Verde High School is off to a fiery start with a bright future ahead, as the Mavericks are currently 2nd in the Golden Empire League with a league record of 5-2…

Citrus Heights council recognizes San Juan High School basketball team

By Mike Hazlip— After an historic season that saw the San Juan Spartans boys varsity basketball team win their first league title in a decade, the Citrus Heights City Council recognized each player with a proclamation.

San Juan Spartans reflect on season with 1st league title in 10 years

By Nanik Tagore– The San Juan Spartans finished their 2021-2022 season strong after a rocky start in the preseason, but came up short in the playoffs.

San Juan boys varsity wins League Championship for Devin Johnson

By Nanik Tagore— Following word of the death of a former teammate, San Juan Spartans won the league championship against Esparto High School on Saturday, with a final score of 76 to 43.

San Juan High School, Citrus Heights

San Juan Spartans win 41-36 vs. Vacaville Christian

By Nanik Tagore– San Juan High School Spartans met Vacaville Christian for their second match up of the season Friday in Vacaville.

Citrus Heights Little League preparing to play this season

By Rylie Friesen– The Citrus Heights Little League is moving forward with plans to participate in the upcoming baseball season, unlike last year when the season was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Rally to reopen school sports draws crowd at Sunrise Mall

More than 100 people gathered at Sunrise Mall on Friday in support of the “Let Them Play” movement, a grassroots effort to reopen California youth sports.

High school sports season cancelled as schools transition to distance learning

Over the weekend, the California Interscholastic Federation held a scheduled teleconference meeting discussing the future of spring athletics, which has been in limbo amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

San Juan High School, Citrus Heights

High school sports in limbo amid COVID-19 pandemic

The Sentinel is making its coronavirus coverage available to all readers, with no subscription required. Please consider a digital subscription for just $3.99/mo. to support local news in Citrus Heights. By Marcus D. Smith–The California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) held a…

New youth football program coming to Citrus Heights with familiar help

Greg Roeszler, known as “Coach Roz,” is the executive director of Playmakers, a nonprofit organization that helps at-risk kids and children with special needs through youth football and the foundation of sports.

Mesa Verde’s Mark Toscano wins Coach of the Year

By Marcus D. Smith–After a long season that was filled with ups and downs, it finally all comes to a close for Mesa Verde girls varsity basketball, and Head Coach Mark Toscano.  This was a season to remember…

Basketball: Mesa Verde girls take home awards, set goals for next year

The 2019-20 season for the Mesa Verde varsity girls basketball team was astonishing, for many reasons.