Sports

March 30 spring sports roundup: Placer golf, tennis stays unbeaten in the PVL

Golf Placer 206, Colfax 241 A week free of practices during spring break did little to hinder the Hillmen golf squad Tuesday, as the group turned in its lowest score of the year ...

SUICIDE SQUAD: Bear River topples Placer with walk-off bunt in extra innings

LAKE OF THE PINES — When Bear River’s Griffin Frank opened the bottom of the eighth inning with a triple to the centerfield fence, Placer baseball coach Tony Madrigal m ...

AUBURN’S GOLDEN SON: Placer grad Ryan Mason is enjoying a stellar final season with Cal baseball

How ‘bout them Cal Bears? The University of California, Berkeley baseball team entered last week ranked No. 20 in the NCAA, pitted against No. 3 Oregon State in a three-game ...

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 ...

Tennis is a ‘Life Time’ commitment for Purcell

The lesson was a hard one to swallow, especially for an 11-year-old boy who was accustomed to winning practically all his junior age-group tennis matches.However, this was no typic ...

DO booters blank Grtiz, 1-0

In what’s expected to be a tight Sierra Foothill League girls soccer race, every league victory mined in the competitive SFL this season can be treated like gold.   Su ...

Young Eagles off and running

 With a young line-up this season, Sean Erickson knows that the future is now for his Del Oro Golden Eagles girls softball team.   “We have only two seniors and e ...

Eagles take tourney opener

Del Oro’s varsity baseball team got off on the right foot in its Allegiant Giving Tournament opening game Monday morning. Playing Rio Americano of the Capital Athletic Leagu ...

Farewell to former Sierra team doctor

After working with numerous professional athletes throughout his career, including San Francisco’s Jerry Rice, Steve Young and Joe Montana, Roseville’s own Dr. Brack Da ...

Del Oro Sports Roundup for week of March 28

Del Oro Roundup   Eagle spikers top Rocklin, NU   Del Oro’s boys volleyball team raised its Sierra Foothill League record to 3-0 last week  ...

Placer, Del Oro track and field teams capture terrific marks at 78th LeFebvre Relays

Rains have battered the landscape of prep sports this spring, but the skies seemed to open just for Placer High track and field Friday. The Hillmen enjoyed a fantastic mix of comp ...

Placer ace Radd Thomas strikes out 17 batters in just six innings with 4 MLB scouts in attendance during 4-0 baseball win over Colfax

It bodes well for Radd Thomas’ future that he can handle the pressure of gigantic moments. With four major league scouts in attendance Thursday at James Field, Placer’ ...

March 18 spring sports roundup: Colfax splits softball double-header with Nevada Union

Softball Colfax 4, Nevada Union 1 Nevada Union 7, Colfax 1 After having their season opener rained out three different times last week, the Colfax High girls softball team final ...