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Placer United heads to the Hoosier State - A pair of club teams compete in NPL Finals

It’s been almost one year exactly since the under-18 Placer United boys soccer team won the 2014 National Premier League (NPL) Finals in North Carolina and brought the champi ...

Burying hoard of gold coins in backyard could be costly mistake

The Auburn-area soil is soft from a series of rainstorms and Gold Country imaginations these days are fertile with the prospect of finding buried treasure. After all, it was only ...

The sport of hunting gold

It is no secret that the lure bringing thousands of people to California was gold. Having lived in the gold country for many years, I became familiar with the phenomena that trigge ...

Chasing the elusive rainbow

As many predicted, the Sierra Foothill League boys basketball title would be a wild race. As it stands, with the exception of Granite Bay (3-0), all the teams have one loss. Rockl ...

The real benefits Hype offers young softball players

When local Mike Mello wanted to move his daughters up from recreational softball to a more competitive fast pitch league he decided to take it one step further. In 2005, he began a ...

Parker hits pay dirt at Gold Country Open

AUBURN _ John Parker of Rocklin chose the perfect time to hit a hole-in-one. Parker, a member of the Foresthill Golf Club, won the Hole-in-One contest at Placer Sierra Realty’s G ...