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LOCK AND LOAD: Auburn Gold Miners expect a terrific trapshooting season

In his second year as head coach with the Auburn Gold Miners Youth Trapshooting Team, Rich Lopez is going to see the fruits of his labor pay off in a big way. Now a squad of 33, t ...

Passion for motorcycles leads to Hall of Fame honor

At 84, Neil Fergus has a passion for all-things motorcycle that has never abated. And the rural Auburn resident steps into the unfamiliar spotlight this weekend when he is inducte ...

EARLY GRIDDERS: Area recruits enjoy spring football practice with Sierra College

ROCKLIN — Utilizing the first program of its kind outside of the Bay Area, Sierra College is allowing 36 high school football recruits an opportunity to get familiar with its ...

Q&A with Andrew Susac: Roseville native designated for River Cats opening day roster

In 2011, the San Francisco Giants drafted Roseville native, Jesuit High graduate and Oregon State University catcher Andrew Susac in the second round of the MLB Amateur Draft. Sin ...

In Loomis, Golden Spikes is not just a name

A total of 343, 11-under travel youth baseball programs are listed in the major division rankings by the United States Specialty Sports Association. The top 10 is loaded with heral ...

Loomis Dolphins swim evaluations Saturday

The summer swim season for the Loomis Basin Dolphins swim club is just around the corner with signups currently underway and new swimmers set to have evaluations this Saturday at t ...

DUCK TALE: Auburn's Jacob Capra of Placer football commits to the University of Oregon

If it quacks like a duck, then it might be Jacob Capra. The junior at Placer High, an acclaimed football player entertained by just about every major university this offseason, ma ...

Nevada native, William Jessup student Caitlyn Morton doesn't let cerebral palsy keep her off track

When Caitlyn Morton was born, doctors told her family that she would never be able to walk or be capable of speaking. Morton had a stroke before she was born and suffers from a con ...

Del Oro outlasts Vista 5-3 in nine innings to win Allegiant Giving Tournament

It’s only fitting that Vista del Lago and Del Oro met in the championship game of the Allegiant Giving Spring Break Tournament. The teams met March 12 at Raley Field and Vis ...

ALUMNI NOTEBOOK: Auburn-area graduates excel at the next level

For Austin Smotherman, last weekend’s return to California proved to be something special. Playing for the Southern Methodist University golf team at the prestigious Goodwin ...