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CIF ready to change football playoff format

If you’re a follower of prep football, especially in the Division II and IV ranks, which includes a bevy of foothill-area schools, you may need a calculator to figure out who is ...

Knights win Sierra Foothill League crown

The Newcastle Knights 8th grade boys basketball team enjoyed a successful season by winning the Sierra Foothill League regular season crown with a perfect 9-0 record; finishing in ...

Black Bear Outdoors opens on Taylor Road

Black Bear Outdoors has opened at 3587 Taylor Road, across from the Blue Goose Fruit Shed in Loomis. The store provides kayak rentals and sales of white water and flatwater kayaks, ...

Loomis District Band participates in band-a-thon

The Loomis District Band held a Band-a-thon at Placer Elementary School recently. The advanced band, jazz band and fifth-grade band also participated in clinics. There were full-ba ...

Del Oro posts 7-3 win over Rocklin

Senior Mason Magleby threw a three-hitter to lead Del Oro High past Rocklin 7-3 Thursday in the Sierra Foothill League baseball opener for both teams. Magleby struck out nine and w ...

Ryland on Gonzaga honors list

Todd M. Ryland, a Del Oro High School graduate and sophomore at Gonzaga University, has been named to the Washington university’s president list for fall semester 2008. Gonzaga i ...

Football and cheer scholarships available

Del Oro Jr. Golden Eagles Youth Football & Cheer will make scholarships of $1,000 each to a cheer applicant and a football applicant. Graduating seniors are eligible to apply. Appl ...

Agriculture students can apply for scholarships

The Tahoe Cattlemen and the Placer Nevada Cattlewomen will offer four scholarships and two memorial scholarships to graduating high-school seniors planning to pursue any agricultur ...

Get your fill of Sourdough

For an evening of fun and laughter, don’t miss the return Loomis performance by Sourdough Slim on Saturday, March 21, at the Blue Goose Fruit Shed. Rick Crowder, in the persona o ...