Basketball

Jerist Roberts new boys basketball coach at Cosumnes Oaks H.S.

Jerist Roberts new boys basketball coach at Cosumnes Oaks H.S.   34-year-old Jerist Roberts is the new boys basketball coach at Cosumnes Oaks H.S.

Formaker returns to coaching at Franklin

Formaker returns to coaching at Franklin   Officials at Franklin High School announced Thursday that Jesse Formaker will return as a basketball coach next season. The longtime and successful Wildcat boys’ coach will take over the girls program, replacing Mike Johnson, who for the past two seasons coached both football and girls basketball. Johnson had indicated he’ll keep the football job. Formaker resigned the boys post two years ago for personal reasons. “We got good really fast in the past two years,” Johnson said. “And I felt to go to the next level it was going to take a lot of time commitment in the spring, summer and fall to go to that next level with the girls. Right now with me coaching football I’m unable to give the amount of time that th...

West Campus celebrates as Warriors take Division IV CIF title

West Campus Warrior Gabriella Rones gets a hug from coach John Langston following the Division IV girls state basketball championship game Saturday with the Los Osos Grizzlies at Golden 1 Center. The Warriors won the title 63-55.Randall Benton rbenton@sacbee.com A fast-rising girls basketball powerhouse in Sacramento, West Campus High School basked in the joy of winning the CIF State Division IV championship at Golden 1 Arena. Passing, defense, depth and beloved coach John Langston have been staples.

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