Sports

Placer United heads to the Hoosier State - A pair of club teams compete in NPL Finals

It’s been almost one year exactly since the under-18 Placer United boys soccer team won the 2014 National Premier League (NPL) Finals in North Carolina and brought the champi ...

Post 84 baseball goes 3-3 in recent action

The 17-and-under American Legion Post 84 baseball squad avenged their season opening loss by ousting Haggin-Grant Union in 16-9 fashion June 30. Granite Bay’s Logan Whitesid ...

THE APPEAL: Justus Spillner’s eligibility at Colfax is up in the air

While the wheels are still turning in the form of an appeal by Colfax High quarterback Justus Spillner in his bid to play football for the Falcons this season, a lot of people may ...

MIXED SIGNALS: Placer's PVL dominance could land Hillmen in new waters

Placer High’s 13 Pioneer Valley League championships during the 2014-15 school year left little doubt to the prestige of recent Hillmen success in athletics. The feats are f ...

ALUMNI ROUNDUP: Smotherman qualifies for US Amateur Tourney

Former Del Oro High golfer Austin Smotherman has qualified for the upcoming U.S. Amateur Tournament set for August 17-23 in Olympia Fields, Illinois. Smotherman, a senior-to-be ne ...

Del Oro's Steve Birch named top assistant football coach in Northern California

The intensity that Steve Birch brings to the Del Oro High football program is on display every Friday night in the fall when the Golden Eagles football team takes the field. As a ...

Sierra Foothill Little League 9-10 All-Stars fall in District 11 Area 2 finale

It was then end of the line Monday night for the Sierra Foothills Little League 9-10 All-Stars as the Colfax-Meadow Vista area team fell to Nevada City in the Area 2 finals at Chan ...

Sierra College Youth Sports Camps

Sierra College will once again be hosting several summer youth sports camps at their campus in Rocklin.   One of the first camps will be the girls softball camp which runs n ...

Smotherman qualifies fir Amateur

Former Del Oro High golfer Austin Smotherman has qualifed for the upcoming U.S. Amateur Tournament set for August 17-23 in Olympia Fields, Illinois.   Smotherman, a senior t ...

Del Oro’s Birch named top assistant coach in Northern California

The intensity that Steve Birch brings to the Del Oro High football program is on display every Friday night in the fall when the Golden Eagles football team takes the field.   ...

Shawn Kelley's golf tips: Let the big dog eat

This week we’ll begin a series of golf tips, “From Tee to Green.” We’ll start with the first shot and then discuss many of the subsequent shots you’ll ...

Summer mackinaw fishing is going great up in Lake Tahoe

One of the best places to get away from all this crazy heat is gorgeous Lake Tahoe. Of course,  the weather is a lot nicer up at 6,000 feet — and the fishing remains out ...

A WANTED MAN: Del Oro football standout Trey Udoffia is raking in college scholarship offers

Trey Udoffia’s cell phone is working overtime this summer. Thanks to a pair of impressive seasons for Del Oro’s football program where he has excelled in many facets o ...

SUMMER SENSATIONS: Golden Spikes of Loomis baseball standouts from Roseville, El Dorado Hills earn Team USA opportunity of a lifetime

Thanks to tutelage from the Loomis-based Golden Spikes Baseball Academy, two local players have chances to represent their country not long after celebrating its independence. Kur ...