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A new path for Lance Armstrong leads to Auburn

A lightning rod in cycling circles, Lance Armstrong will be pounding the Western States 100 endurance run trail this Saturday. But while no one’s stopping Armstrong from tak ...

HUMBLE BEGINNINGS: The SJS wrestling postseason begins with conference cakewalks

California’s four-week individual prep wrestling postseason begins with league tournaments this weekend and culminates with the state championships in Bakersfield March 4 and ...

NEW TARGET: Del Oro aims for Elk Grove after falling in team dual finals

The worst place to be this time of year is in the crosshairs of a Del Oro wrestler. Last year the Golden Eagles ousted Folsom in consecutive tournaments to take Sac-Joaquin Sectio ...

MADE FOR MASTERS: Del Oro girls roll through divisionals with 11 medalists, SJS title

Beating two-time Woodcreek state champion Lauren Mason is what you might call a landmark win. It’s easily the biggest notch on Candace Correlajo’s belt. Correlajo, De ...

SNOW DAYS: Placer, Colfax, Del Oro teams enjoy success on the slopes

As evident by state championship results each season, Auburn-area students have a particular knack for navigating the slopes. Placer High’s snowboarding team, reigning Calif ...

Mat-men complete perfect SFL

2-4  Eagles complete SFL mat season perfect    After sweeping through the Sierra Foothill League with an undefeated dual meet record,    ...

Placer boys, Del Oro girls host wrestling talent

Placer Duals A collection of strong West Coast high school wrestling programs gathered in Earl Crabbe Gym Saturday for the Placer Duals. Fourteen teams enjoyed five dual meets ea ...

Del Oro’s state football title honored with milk carton appearance

Just in time for Super Bowl Sunday, Del Oro High football players, their coaches and families will be getting their own championship honor when new commemorative milk cartons from ...

Amgen Tour of California to stop in Folsom, Sacramento in 2016

The 2016 Amgen Tour of California’s route details were announced in Folsom Thursday morning to a crowd of more than 100 cyclists, media, and cycling enthusiasts at the Folsom ...

Ripken Baseball to offer free clinic in February

Ripken Baseball and Sports Authority will host Baseball Field Days at Whitney Community Park Feb. 27. This free clinic will offer team training exercises, educational lessons along ...

Del Oro, Placer take dual meet wrestling wins

Placer 66, Colfax 3 Cooper Wilkin’s one-point defeat at 170 pounds was the lone blemish on an otherwise spotless night for the Placer wrestling team Wednesday. Bryce Cook ( ...

BOARDS AND BREWS: Friday's Art of Beer event supports local skateboard non-profit

What happens when a skater grows up? Unless life has come a full 900 degrees and inspired a video game franchise, avenues for applying a childhood passion are limited. Not everyo ...