Rocklin

Girls basketball tournament at Hardwood Palace

The Hardwood Palace in Rocklin will hold a basketball tournament for girls only, over the Memorial Day weekend. It will be the first of what the Palace plans to make an annual eve ...

Back and Forth: Granite Bay’s Anthony Brown knows his beer

Anthony Brown likes to talk about beer. Why shouldn’t he? He is, after all, co-owner of one of south Placer County’s newest breweries, Out of Bounds Brewing in Rocklin ...

Sporting things to do in the area

For anyone feeling left out of the sporting arena, here are a few things on the local docket. The Sacramento Area Wrestling Association (SAWA) will host a tournament at the Hardwo ...

Hoping to bounce into the 2020 Olympic Games

Vigorous vertical velocity for Rocklin’s 12-year-old trampoline queen Alyssa Oh sets both her sights and skills sky high enough to spot a 2020 Olympic dream on the horizon. ...

The bench is no longer for backup

It used to be that the “bench” was reserved for those basketball athletes who would only get to play when their team was well ahead or too far behind to catch up. That& ...

Placer Pops Chorale sing their heart out

The Placer Pops Chorale will be adding their own brand of musical magic to the holiday season as they sing their way through five performances at two local venues. The company inc ...

Bowling a perfect game doesn’t require being perfect

It’s been said that no one is perfect, but being perfect isn’t necessary in order to accomplish things considered perfect. Case in point, a perfect game bowled at Strik ...

A baseball pilgrimage to ‘live the dream’ – Part II

Editor’s Note: This is Part II of Brett Rozell’s column on a baseball pilgrimage to Cooperstown Dreams Park. Part I was published in The Placer Herald Oct. 17. To revie ...

A baseball pilgrimage

My childhood memories of the Little League World Series are as vivid today as they were many years ago. I can still smell the grass, feel the air and see myself throwing my glove i ...