Napa’s Jacob Aaron won the boys 14-15 age division of the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour’s Napa Valley Junior Open at the Chardonnay Golf Club. The two-day event was held Oct. 7 and 8.

Aaron had rounds of 76 and 76 for a 152 total. He had an eagle on the par-5, 517-yard ninth hole during the second round, which was played in windy conditions.

The course was set up as a par-72, 6,577-yard layout.

Avery Chen of Palo Alto was second (74-79 – 153) and Akira Isayama of Palo Alto was third (77-79 – 156).

Aaron’s win qualifies him for the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour’s Tournament of Champions, scheduled for Dec. 2 and 3, at Celebration Golf Club in Orlando, Florida. Aaron is entered in the boys 14-15 age group.


Parvathi Shanker of Napa won in the quarterfinals of girls 18 singles-championship in a recent U.S. Tennis Association-Northern California tournament.

Shanker beat Canela Luna of Rocklin, 6-3, retired.


The Chardonnay Golf Club will host a Player$ Golf Tour event on Sunday, Oct. 22 starting at 10 a.m.

The Player$ Golf Tour offers events twice a month throughout Northern California and Northern Nevada.

For membership and entry information, call 775-852-GOLF (4653) or go to


Chris Seisay started at cornerback had four total tackles and broke up two passes for host Portland State on Saturday in the Vikings’ 42-20 Big Sky Conference football loss to Northern Arizona at Providence Park.

Seisay is a graduate of American Canyon High.


Marcus Armstrong-Brown caught three passes for 30 yards for the University of Hawaii in the Warriors’ 37-26 Mountain West win over San Jose State on Saturday at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu.

Armstrong-Brown, a Justin-Siena graduate, had a long reception of 17 yards.


Mackenzie McDonald, who played college tennis at UCLA from 2014-16, won the singles title at the ATP Challenger Tour’s NorthBay Healthcare Men’s Pro Championship at Solano Community College in Fairfield on Sunday.

McDonald, who won 2016 NCAA singles and doubles titles, beat Bradley Klahn, 6-4, 6-2.

Klahn played tennis at Stanford.

“I was a little nervous and I’m sure Brad was too,” McDonald said on “I was able to compose myself quicker and once I got my feet under me and started to feel the ball better, I cruised from there.”


Scott McCarron begins the PGA Tour Champions’ Charles Schwab Cup Playoffs with this week’s Dominion Energy Charity Classic at The Country Club of Virginia in Richmond, Va.

The event, which begins Friday, takes place on the James River Course. There are 72 players in the field.

It’s the first of three tournament s in the second annual Charles Schwab Cup Playoffs.

McCarron, a Vintage High graduate, is second in the Schwab Cup standings.

With $2,434,895 in earnings, this is McCarron’s most lucrative season of his professional golf career.

He has been No. 2 in the Schwab Cup standings 15 of 23 weeks this season, including each of the last 10, according to PGA Tour Champions’ officials.


Cardinal Newman-Santa Rosa, a member of the CIF North Coast Section and North Bay League, suffered major damage from the North Bay wildfires.

“Our permanent buildings are OK, but our temporary building, including the administration building and the library, with all its servers, were destroyed,” Newman basketball head coach Tom Bonfigli told USA Today.

“We got hit hard, but we’ll rebuild. We have 630 kids (at Newman). I know all the kids. You have generations of people who went to that high school. Our alums are stepping up and the whole community will really pull hard together. We’ll make it through.”

Bonfigli is a former Justin-Siena head coach.

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