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Heavy rains delay construction of new Mesa Verde stadium

By Sara Beth Williams– More than 40 days of rain have caused construction on the new stadium at Mesa Verde High School to be delayed, pushing back the estimated completion date from…

2022 Citrus Bowl: Mesa Verde beats San Juan 53-0

By Sara Beth Williams– High school football teams from Mesa Verde and San Juan went head-to-head on Monday night in the annual Citrus Bowl.

San Juan High School, Citrus Heights

Citrus Bowl game cancelled at last minute due to poor air quality

By Sara Beth Williams– Players and fans arrived at San Juan High School on Friday evening to find that the annual Citrus Bowl had been canceled less than an hour before kickoff.

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.

Mesa Verde High School alumnus returns as head football coach

After a one-and-done 2019 year for the Mavericks former varsity football coach Bryan Golder, Mesa Verde High School looks to bring in a fresh face for 2020 — one that is familiar with MVHS, as he is an…