Sports

NO PLACE LIKE HOME: Placer will stay in the Pioneer Valley League until at least 2018

Wednesday’s 5-2 vote by a special Sac-Joaquin Section “realignment watch committee” effectively quelled all discussion of Placer High athletics’ potential m ...

Rocklin readies for Quarry Bowl, light show on Sept. 11

Thousands of Rocklin sports fans are expected to converge on the Wild Cat Stadium Friday, Sept. 11 for the big cross-city football collision between Rocklin and Whitney high school ...

Dorris hailed triple champion in headline victory in Folsom

Folsom police officer James Dorris walked into the glaring, ringside lights at the city’s community center Saturday with two championship belts hoisted over his head, and soo ...

Placer Breast Cancer Night Sept. 5 at Marysville Raceway

Roseville Mayor Carol Garcia knows a thing or two about fighting for a win.  In addition to her roles as the city’s Mayor and Senior Vice President at Community 1st Ban ...

Shawn Kelly's golf tips: Get a grip before you swing

It’s time to review our fundamentals. I work on my fundamentals every day, and I feel this is the cause for most golfers’ poor shots. So, in the next few weeks we&rsquo ...

PARTY STARTERS: Placer Hillmen open 2015 football campaign with 43-7 rout of Nevada Union

GRASS VALLEY — Marcus Ante’s first throw as a varsity quarterback was sweet enough to rot your teeth. The Placer High senior hit Owen Scott on an 80-yard touchdown pas ...

Del Oro ousts Utah's Pleasant Grove, 41-0 in preseason football

LOOMIS — After a 2014 season which saw Del Oro average less than 95 rushing yards per game, fans were right to wonder if the Eagles running game would get untracked this year ...

Bear River outplays Pacheco in 40-20 football fashion

Traveling down I-5 on an air-conditioned charter bus, the Bear River High football team wasn’t too much concerned with the heat of the central valley Friday afternoon. &ldqu ...

Colfax downs Argnaut 35-15 in Friday night football

For starters, with a new cast of characters in key positions, the Colfax High football team put the Tim Rawlins era in the rearview mirror here Friday night. Overcoming some typic ...

Maxwell Ruml makes it three in a row at Fast Fridays

If anyone had fears of what lies ahead for the future of speedway motorcycle racing in America, rest assured we’re in good hands. Twelve of the best young riders and the futu ...

Week zero football results: Placer, Del Oro, Bear River and Colfax win big

The first night of prep football opened with resounding success for most of the Auburn-area programs in the Sac-Joaquin Section on Friday. Placer, Del Oro, Bear River and Colfax a ...

Trojans win barnburner over Whitney, 57-55

High school football is officially back. The Oak Ridge Trojans got off to a hot start to their 2015 season winning a 57-55 thriller over the visiting Whitney Wildcats in El Dorado ...

Young distance runners earn hardware at Junior Olympics

As many fall sports athletes in the Roseville area prepare for their seasons to begin, two young locals were busy competing in the Track and Field Junior Olympics in Jacksonville, ...

MIKE VS IKE: Week zero Sac-Joaquin Section prep football picks

Stand up for the kickoff By IKE DODSON Jacob Capra’s first pancake block is so close I can almost put syrup on it. The hulking two-way Placer High linemen committed to Ore ...