The Pleasant Valley Vikings capturing their 5th North Section Title in the last seven full seasons and 9th overall.....
The Vikings embarked on what was known as The Great Revenge Tour. The had lost earlier this year 38-20 to
Enterprise easily handled the Hornets last week.....earlier this season they lost to Foothill 35-7 only to turn the tables
on Saturday 10-3. The Vikings now get ready for the State Playoff Semis in the 4AA bracket as they take on Escalon
on the road at 7:30pm on Friday night.
The Orland Trojans complete an undefeated regular season and run through the North Section playoffs as
they captured the Division III North Section Title beating University Prep from Redding 33-19.
Grant Foster ran for four TD's in the win that secured the Trojans their first Section Title in 13 years.
With the Title and an undefeated 13-0 record Orland secures a home game taking on Clear Lake in a 5A State Playoff
The Chico State men's and women's basketball opens CCAA play with impressive wins on Saturday.
The women put up 85 points and shot a blistering 52 percent as they took down Stanislaus 85-70. Chico
had struggled scoring all year, but that wasn't a problem in their CCAA opener. Chico was 10-of-21 from
three point range. They will take on Cal State LA on Thursday at Acker Gym....
The Chico State men found their defensive footing in shutting down Stanislaus 64-55.
The Cats were giving up 80 points through their first four games, three of which were losses,
but Chico shut down the Warriors....holding them to 36 percent shooting. Chico also dominated
the board 50-38. True freshman JoJo Murphy continued to shine with 17 points and 8 rebounds...
Cats move to 2-3 on season 1-0 CCAA
The 49ers handed the Saints their first shutout since 2001 with a 13-0 victory in Santa Clara. It snaps the longest active scoring streak in the NFL of 332 straight games, which ranks fourth all-time. The Saints' last scoreless game was also against the 49ers 21 years ago. Jimmy Garoppolo threw for 222 yards and a touchdown for the Niners, who have won four straight and now sit alone atop the NFC West at 7-and-4. Seattle is a game back at 6-and-5 after losing to the Raiders on Sunday. Andy Dalton finished 18-of-29 for 204 yards for New Orleans, which slipped to 4-and-8 with the loss. Alvin Kamara was held to just 13 rushing yards and lost two fumbles in the setback.
Jacobs capped off a dominant game with the longest run of his career and finished with 229 yards and a pair of scores. Derek Carr helped send the game to OT after connecting with Foster Moreau on a five-yard touchdown pass with under two minutes left in regulation. Las Vegas improved to 4-and-7. Geno Smith threw for 328 yards and two touchdowns, but was also intercepted twice and fumbled in the loss. Rookie Kenneth Walker the Third rushed for a pair of scores as Seattle dropped to 6-and-5. The Seahawks are now one game behind the 49ers for first place in the NFC West.
The United States is hoping to advance to the round of 16 at the World Cup on Tuesday in Qatar. After ending each of its first two games in a draw, the US needs to beat Iran in order to get out of the group stage. The US is third in Group B with two points after playing Wales to a 2-2 draw and England to a scoreless draw. Timothy Weah leads the team with one goal. Iran is coming off a 2-0 win over Wales and has three points.
The Chiefs, Dolphins and 49ers all extended their winning streaks during Week 12 action on Sunday. KC cruised past the Rams 26-10 for its fifth straight victory. The Chiefs continue to lead the AFC at 9-and-2. Miami also won its fifth straight after beating Houston 30-15 at home. The Dolphins and Bills are tied atop the AFC East at 8-and-3, but Miami currently holds the tiebreaker. Out west, the 49ers handed the Saints their first shutout loss since 2001 with a 13-0 victory in Santa Clara. The Eagles moved to 10-and-1 with a 40-33 win over the Packers on Sunday Night Football.
(Indianapolis, IN) -- Two of the NFL's most historic franchises are set to face one another when the Indianapolis Colts host the Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday Night Football. The Colts are coming off a disappointing loss to the Philadelphia Eagles to fall to 4-6-and-1. The Steelers will be looking to bounce back from their recent loss to the Cincinnati Bengals. Rookie quarterback Kenny Pickett leads the team with over 14-hundred yards passing and three touchdowns, but has also thrown eight interceptions. Pittsburgh is currently last in the AFC North at 3-and-7.
(Kansas City, MO) -- The Rams are taking another hit to their depleted offense. Los Angeles head coach Sean McVay said Sunday that wide receiver Allen Robinson the Second suffered a season-ending foot injury and will need surgery. Robinson missed the team's loss to the Chiefs with the injury and McVay announced he will miss the rest of the season as a result. The Rams are already playing without top wideout Cooper Kupp and have been missing quarterback Matthew Stafford for several games.
(Miami, FL) -- NFL star Odell Beckham Junior is making headlines after he was escorted off an American Airlines flight in Miami on Sunday. Police said the flight crew tried to wake him as he appeared "to be coming in and out of consciousness." A statement added Beckham was initially asked several times to exit the aircraft and fasten his seatbelt, which he refused. The plane was evacuated and Beckham eventually got off the plane when asked by officers. The wide receiver is currently a free agent after winning a Super Bowl with the Los Angeles Rams last season.
(Undated) -- Several changes are coming when the penultimate College Football Playoff Rankings are released on Tuesday. Four top-10 teams lost over the weekend including two in the top-five. Second-ranked Ohio State is sure to fall after getting blown out by rival and third-ranked Michigan 45-23 in Columbus. TCU will likely climb to third behind the Wolverines, while USC is poised to jump into the top-four. Eighth-ranked Clemson and ninth-ranked Oregon were also upset. The next CFP Rankings will be released on Tuesday with Selection Sunday set for December 4th.
(Madison, WI) -- The Wisconsin Badgers are finding their replacement at head coach. Athletic director Chris McIntosh announced Sunday that the University is hiring Luke Fickell as its new football head coach. Fickell had led Cincinnati over the past six seasons and helped the team reach the College Football Playoff last season. This year, the Bearcats went 9-and-3 in the regular season. Fickell replaces Paul Chryst, who was fired by Wisconsin in the middle of the season.
(Tempe, AZ) -- Phoenix product Kenny Dillingham is returning to Arizona State. The 32-year-old has been named the new head football coach at ASU. Dillingham replaces Herm Edwards, who was fired during this season. He takes over a Sun Devils team that just finished 3-and-9 on the year. Dillingham spent this season as the offensive coordinator at Oregon. He also coached under Mike Norvell at both Memphis and Florida State after the two worked together previously at ASU.
(Undated) -- Saturday's college football rivalry between Ohio State and Michigan is setting new TV records. "The Game" in Columbus, Ohio drew more than 17 million viewers on FOX, making it the most-watched college football game of the season. It's also the sport's most-watched regular-season game in eleven years. Michigan beat Ohio State 45-to-23, the second straight win over its Big Ten rival.
(Chicago, IL) -- The Chicago White Sox are bolstering their starting rotation. Ken Rosenthal is reporting that the team has signed right-handed starter Mike Clevinger. The deal is a one-year contract worth at least eight-million dollars. The 31-year-old missed all of 2021 after having Tommy John surgery in November of 2020, but he went 7-and-7 with a 4.33 ERA in 22 starts with the San Diego Padres last season.
(Qatar) -- The United States is hoping to advance to the round of 16 at the World Cup on Tuesday in Qatar. After ending each of its first two games in a draw, the US needs to beat Iran in order to get out of the group stage. The US is third in Group B with two points after playing Wales to a 2-2 draw and England to a scoreless draw. Timothy Weah leads the team with one goal. Iran is coming off a 2-0 win over Wales and has three points.