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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 ...

Soil questions answered, Wal-Mart ready to build in North Auburn

With lab tests back indicating soil clean enough on a North Auburn site to build on, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is poised to start construction early next year. California Department of ...

Whitney runners dominate first league cross-country meet

SACRAMENTO _ The Whitney High School cross-country team dominated the first Capital Athletic League cross-country meet of the year held at Rio Americano last week. All six league t ...

As preseason winds down

As the preseason winds down, here’s how the teams stack up. ROCKLIN – The Thunder football team has turned things around and should head into the Sierra Foothill Leagu ...

District 3 takes the title at State Rodeo

Those hard riding and fast roping cowboys and cowgirls of California High School Rodeo District 3 didn’t slow down a bit last month as they captured the crown at the State Ro ...

Rodeo wraps up as District 3 moves on to the State Finals

It was made official May 4-5 as California High School Rodeo Association District 3 closed out its regular rodeo season at the Lincoln Arena. Two familiar faces, Cheyanne Carpente ...