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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 ...

Week zero Auburn-area football previews

Although the warm weather that hit the foothills area this week may not seem like fall, make no mistake that the curtain will rise on the high school football season tonight. And, ...

J.D. Richey: It's time for some fish triva

Okay gang, let’s test out your fishing knowledge! Take my little quiz here and see how well you know your finned friends. Are you are a super fish ninja...or perhaps just a l ...

BMX State Championships slated for Roseville

Oak Creek BMX in Roseville is gearing up to host the 2015 BMX NorCal State Championships August 28-30.  The three-day event will attract approximately 2,600 riders and spectat ...

Sierra College soccer opens 2015 season Thursday

Sierra College women’s soccer coach Jason Gantt will have the Wolverines rolling this week as they venture to southern California for a tournament. Sierra will open play in ...

2015 DEL ORO FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Golden Eagles loaded with battle-tested talent

With a pair of CIF State bowl appearances over the past four years and a scheduled littered with top-shelf non-league and Sierra Foothill League foes awaiting them, it’s safe ...

Is the CVC as Competitive as the SFL?

There’s no matching the intensity, level of talent and strength of the programs in the Sierra Foothill League, right? With Ponderosa, Roseville, Whitney, Cosumnes Oaks and A ...

Reid injured, but Hillmen still hope to make Wolverines roster

The pads were popping and the sweat was flying at Sierra College football’s first scrimmage of the season Saturday. But one ill-timed step may have cost Placer High grad Conn ...

RISE UP: Oakmont football looks to get back on track in 2015

“Disappointing” was the first word out of Oakmont football head coach Tim Moore’s mouth as he left the Vikings sideline for the last time in 2014. The phrase was ...

WHY NOT US? Woodcreek football looks to gain ground in SFL

It’s not easy building a team in the ultra-competitive Sierra Foothill League.  That’s exactly what the Woodcreek Timberwolves football program found out after st ...