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Rodeo Juniors nearing season finale

The District 3 Juniors will wrap up their local rodeo season April 9-10 with the top five in each category qualify for the California State Juniors Rodeo May 12-18 in Plymouth. Di ...

Rocklin’s Zamora advances to state tournament

Eleven wrestlers from Rocklin and Whitney high schools went to Stockton last weekend and gave it their best to advance to state – one did – the Thunder’s Eduardo ...

Rocklin sends seven to Masters, Whitney four

The Rocklin High wrestling team will send seven to Masters, with three making it to the finals at the Division I-AA meet in Stockton and one emerging as champion. The Thunder (90. ...

Rocklin girls golf program ascends to the state level

The Rocklin High School girls golf team had a memorable season, one marked with improvements in both ability and leadership. For only the second time in Rocklin High history, the ...

Rocklin unable to defeat Granite Bay a third time

A tremendous Rocklin High girls volleyball era came to a close just before Thanksgiving, when the Thunder lost 3-1 to No. 3 seed Presentation in the CIF State Girls Volleyball Cham ...

Justin Castrillo Resigns from Oakmont Wrestling to Coach Son

For the last four seasons, Justin Castrillo has built a strong wrestling program at Oakmont High School. Castrillo led the school to Roseville School District’s only individu ...

From boys to men, perhaps next year

The dreams of Williamsport, Pa., and the Little League World Series came to an end last week for the Rocklin Little League Majors All Stars. The boys in blue were eliminated in the ...

IN IT TO WIN IT— Woodcreek 10-11 All Stars claim second Div. 2 State Title

After claiming the 9-10 All Star State Title in 2014, Woodcreek’s 10-11 All Stars were on a mission this year to prove last season was not a fluke.  They accomplished t ...

Rocklin Majors claim Section 4 title; now on to State

RIO LINDA – With a flair for the dramatic, the Rocklin Little League Majors All Stars outlasted District 5 Carmichael 6-5 in extra innings Sunday to claim the Section 4 champ ...

Unafraid to take mediocrity head on

Sports are rarely, if ever, played to achieve mediocrity. However, there are limits for those willing to accept those limits. None of the teams I cover fall into that category. Ca ...

Placer County can toast its good health – and raise its wheatgrass glass high

Looking for a healthy lifestyle? Look no further than Placer County, according to rankings in a new survey on the overall health of California residents. Placer County ranked No. ...

Former coach returns to play Sierra Foothills

The Woodlands Rugby Club from Woodlands, Texas traveled to Northern California to play an exhibition match against Sierra Foothills to get a better flavor of how the game is played ...

Whitney's Overton takes second at sections meet to qualify for state

STOCKTON – Whitney High School had four entries in the SJS/Northern Section Women’s Championship held at McNair High School this past weekend. As a team, the Wildcats ...

Young bowlers earning college funds

Bowling out of Strikes Unlimited in Rocklin, 7-year-old Saphyre Nofuente is building quite a hope chest for college from her scholarship earnings. Competing in the Earl Anthony&rs ...