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Sacramento Gem Faire features 70 exhibitors

The Sacramento Gem Faire will be held Friday to Sunday, May 16-18, at the Scottish Rite Center, 6151 H St. in Sacramento. Fine jewelry, gems, beads, crystals, gold and silver, minerals and much more will be on display at manufacturer’s prices. More than 70 exhibitors from all over the world will be on site. There […]

Volleyball: Grizzlies bow out to Rio

GARDEN VALLEY — Golden Sierra fell to visiting Rio Americano in the second round of playoffs Thursday 12-25, 14-25, 15-25. “The game was as expected … Rio Americano is 20th in the State,” Grizzly coach Glenn Linka said. “I told the boys to do their best and to hold their heads high. This was the […]

Grizzlies battle in loss to Falcons

GARDEN VALLEY — Monday the Golden Sierra baseball team put up a good fight at home against the Vacaville Falcons but couldn’t pull through and lost 7-2, leaving the Grizzlies in third place in the Sierra Delta League and awaiting the start of the playoffs. It was close until the bottom of the third inning […]

Grizzlies lock up postseason slot

GARDEN VALLEY — Wednesday’s Golden Sierra-Rio Vista matchup was crucial for the Grizzlies as a win secured a playoff spot. Utilizing hustle, determination and effort, the Grizzlies turned back the visiting Rams 8-6 in Sierra Delta League action. The team also picked up a victory via a Highlands forfeit to move to 7-4 in league. […]

Conference features ceramic arts

The California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Art is the largest professional art function in the region, hosted by the John Natsoulas Center for the Arts. Now, in its 26th year, this event continues to bring the leading national and international ceramic artists to Northern California for a weekend of creative instruction and collaboration. […]

Golden Sierra booters, Vacaville play to a draw

GARDEN VALLEY — Golden Sierra’s match with visiting Vacaville ended in a 1-1 Sierra Delta League tie Thursday. “The last time we played Vacaville, it was 3-1 (loss) but this time we have dominated them and just couldn’t get the last goal we needed to seal the game,” Grizzly coach Trenton Mol said. The Grizzlies […]

Griz spikers sweep Encina

GARDEN VALLEY — The Golden Sierra boys volleyball team hosted its first Sierra Delta League match against Encina Monday, starting off with a bang in taking it in three sets 25-9, 25-15, 25-20. Grizzly coach Glen Linka is hopeful his team can meet its goals this season which he outlined after the victory. “Win our […]

How to solve the pruning dilemma

Do you want your rose to cover a certain area, such as along a wall, a fence or upright in a trellis? Do you find that your rosebush after the blooming season is a gnarly mess of crossing branches, too many canes and too many small canes? This doesn’t only look messy but the bush […]

Grizzlies drop opener

AUBURN — Back in the postseason for the first time in a decade, Golden Sierra’s stay wasn’t long. Despite four Grizzlies in double figures, host Forest Lake Christian won Wednesday’s first-round CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division V playoff game 86-69. The quick elimination did not take away from Golden Sierra’s successful season. “This season has been […]

Jason Gray in concert

Jason Gray will be in concert at Grace Fellowship Church, 8040 Highway 49 in Jackson, on Friday, Feb. 21. The concert begins at 7 p.m. with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. Gray is a contemporary Christian singer-songwriter. As a person who stutters, Gray’s work emphasizes finding strength in weakness. His first major label record, “All […]

Grizzlies post dual Senior Night wins

GARDEN VALLEY — It was Senior Night in the Grizzly den Monday as Golden Sierra honored its upperclassmen with two monumental wins as the girls beat Highlands 55-29 and the boys  slipped by the Scots 67-64. The girls pulled away in the second half of Monday’s opener thanks to on-point passing and stellar rebounding that […]

Grizzlies drop two to Encina

GARDEN VALLEY — Despite their best efforts Friday, Golden Sierra’s basketball teams had tough losses to Encina — the girls falling 41-30 and the boys 88-41 in Sierra Delta League action. Turnovers and missed free throws hurt the Lady Grizzlies, and Encina was to quick on defense with steals. Play was aggressive with many technical fouls, all […]

Golden Sierra boys pull out victory

Lady Grizzlies battle against Rams GARDEN VALLEY — Host Golden Sierra engaged in two close Sierra Delta League boys and girls basketball games with Rio Vista Wednesday — the boys won the nightcap 54-51 after the girls dropped the opener 33-30. In the boys contest, the Grizzlies closed out with crucial free throws from Peter Biersteker. Prior […]

Grizzlies split with San Juan

GARDEN VALLEY — Grizzly fans piled into the bleachers Friday to watch the boys and girls varsity basketball teams defend the den against San Juan in Sierra Delta League matchups. The Grizzly girls lost to the Spartans 53-31, putting up a hard fight that wasn’t enough though they pulled it together in the end with […]

Slow start buries Ponderosa squad

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Though the Ponderosa High girls basketball team ended its Delta River League game against Pleasant Grove on a postive note with a solid fourth quarter performance, it was the Eagles’ fast start that carried them to the 66-43 victory at the Bruins’ gym Friday. The Bruins showed spark in the second half […]

Griz drop two

GARDEN VALLEY — Bradshaw Christian ventured over to Golden Sierra for the first Sierra Delta League games of the year, defeating both the Grizzly girls, 66-10, and boys 75-38 Wednesday. Despite the lop-sided score, the girls put up a fight. Maylene Coetzee, Jenna Pendzinski, Emily Alexander, Lindsay Dorosh and Carley Kuaffman accounted for Golden Sierra’s […]

Grizzlies split Mountain Classic

GARDEN VALLEY — Golden Sierra hosted the Mountain Classic Tournament last weekend, defeating Western Sierra 86-55 but falling to Colusa 83-67 to finish second in the four-team round-robin. Peter Biersteker’s 30-point, 10-rebound effort led the Grizzlies in Friday’s win. Nick White also chipped in a double-double with 18 points and 12 rebounds while Kyle Shiba […]

Golden Sierra comes on late

GARDEN VALLEY — Pulling away from a tight back-and-forth game, host Golden Sierra outscored Galt  38-16 in the second half — 16-6 in the fourth quarter — to register the 71-49 nonleague win over the Warriors. The Grizzlies, displaying confidence from the tip, received 25 points from Peter Biersteker and 20 from Micah Wever whose […]

Golden Sierra 3rd at Tillotson

GARDEN VALLEY — Golden Sierra girls basketball hosted the two-day Darren Tillotson Memorial Tournament last weekend, defeating Foresthill 46-23 but falling to Forest Lake Christian 44-30 and Victory Christian 44-27. In the Grizzlies’ win Saturday morning, Golden Sierra jumped out to a 19-5 first-quarter advantage. Melissa Comstock bucketed 10 points for the Griz, Becca Brown […]

Golden Sierra wins its Foundation games

GARDEN VALLEY — Golden Sierra hosted Foresthill in Monday’s Sac-Joaquin Section Foundation Game hoops doubleheader. The annual event, now in its 12th season, saw the Grizzly teams nearly duplicate one another’s victory margin — the girls taking the turnover/foul-plagued opener by 27 points, 40-13, followed by the boys turning a seven-point game at the half […]

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