Sports

May 5 spring sports roundup: Placer snares walk-off baseball win over Lincoln

Baseball Placer 4, Lincoln 3 Shane Betts reached first safely as a ball skipped past first in the bottom of the seventh inning Tuesday, ultimately scoring two runs as Placer (11- ...

April 28 spring sports roundup: Foresthill clinches CVCL softball title

Softball Foresthill 6, Woodland Christian 2 Amber MacKay hit 3 for 4 with two runs and three RBIs Monday as the Wildfires clinched the Central Valley California League championsh ...

Ex-Golden Eagles aplenty

Del Oro's girls softball program has a lot to be proud of these days. From the fields of the Five Cities Softball Association as young players to competitive traveling teams a ...

April 27 spring sports roundup: Placer softball, volleyball teams nab conference wins

Softball Placer 5, Lincoln 3 The Hillmen took a gigantic PVL win over Lincoln after a triple and two hits from Emily Geil. Placer allowed two unearned runs, but rallied behind sp ...

RODEO THRILLS: Enormous crowd cheers on 2016 Gold Country Pro Rodeo

Placer County has a hankering for rodeo. Gold Country Fairgrounds CEO Laurie Johnson estimated that 8,000 fans packed into the Vernon McCann Stadium Saturday and Sunday to take in ...

BJAX GIVES BACK: Granite Bay resident hosts youth camp in Roseville

Bobby Jackson’s days of scrambling for loose balls, hustling for steals and driving to the rim against the best basketball players in the NBA are all but over, but the Sacram ...

Media Life: Auburn’s Top 5 All-Time Sports Stars

Once upon a time, on a football field, baseball diamond, ski slope or track, Auburn could point with pride at an athlete who had risen in his or her sport to the upper echelons of ...

April 22 spring sports roundup: Placer caps undefeated PVL tennis campaign

Tennis Placer 9, Bear River 0 Thursday’s Pioneer Valley League win No. 108 in a row gave the Placer High tennis team a complete sweep of the 2016 conference schedule, havin ...

HOME SWEET HOME: Del Oro wins 6-3 thriller over Woodcreek in first game on new field

LOOMIS — Nomads for over half of the season, homeless and travel weary, the Del Oro High softball team spent a little extra time celebrating Thursday’s 6-3 triumph over ...

April 21 spring sports roundup: Placer volleyball moves to 5-0 in conference play

Volleyball Placer 3, Lincoln 0 The Hillmen dispatched Lincoln with little trouble Wednesday to complete the first half of Sierra Valley Conference action with a 5-0 mark. Placer ...

April 19 spring sports roundup: Placer edges VCA in Saturday baseball

Baseball Placer 5, Valley Christian 4 The Hillmen vaulted ahead Saturday after a five-run second inning and stifled a one-run Valley Christian rally in the seventh. Austin Silva ...

Bear River tags Pistochini for boys hoop postiion

A long-time assistant coach with nearly three decades of experience coaching at the high school level has been named as Bear River High’s new boys basketball coach. Gregg Pi ...