Roseville Press Tribune

Valley Christian grad awaits opportunity with William Jessup

Arguably one of the best basketball players to ever step on court at Valley Christian Academy, Lily Hagerty has been balling since she was young. …Blate, who helped guide Westmont College to the 2012-2013 NAIA National Championship before a coaching stint at Oregon State, will need that winning drive as the league season draws near. more

Valley Christian pitcher Sween signs with Westmont

Valley Christian Academy senior Jake Sween signed a national letter of intent to play baseball at Westmont College in Santa Barbara. Sween sustained arm trouble in his junior year and this season suffered from back spasms. That took a bat out of his hands, but on the mound he compiled a 4-2 record with a 2.60 ERA and 50 strikeouts against just eight walks in 35 innings pitched. more

Local tennis phenom hitting his way to the top

Following his sixth-place finish at the United States Tennis Association National Open tournament, 14-year-old Granite Bay native Carson Williams is blazing a trail through Advantage Tennis Academy. Based in Irvine, ATA provides a training environment for high-level athletes like Williams poised for personal and national success…Williams’ sister Moorea readies to potentially accept a full-ride scholarship to such tennis universities as Eastern Washington, Westmont College and University of Southern Mississippi. more