Sports

Sports Chatter: No more ‘Lady’ in mascot monikers

There’s a current move by the Colfax High Falcon Foundation to have two new CIF State championship banners ― some five-feet by six-feet in size ― to be placed in the Ron ...

THE WOLVERINE: Placer grad Isaiah Pineiro reaching new heights for Sierra College basketball

You can’t reach the next level with a big step in the right direction. Just to be safe, 6-foot-6-inch Sierra College freshman Isaiah Pineiro has done it with a giant leap. ...

SFL boys basketball preview: Area teams dominated 2014-15 preseason

If a lot of prep sports followers thought the Sierra Foothill League was tough from top to bottom this past football season, they should hold on to their hats during boys basketbal ...

SFL girls basketball preview: Oak Ridge, DO, Folsom girls look like SFL favorites

Two years removed from having their longtime stranglehold of the Sierra Foothill League girls basketball championship trophy slip from their grasp, the Del Oro Golden Eagles look p ...

BOYS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Bear River improves to 10-3 with one-point win over San Juan

Ben O’Lena scored 20 points with four 3-pointers as the Bear River High boys basketball team snuck past San Juan Friday in 70-69 fashion. The Bruins improved to 10-3 on the ...

Del Oro wrestlers win Sierra Nevada Classic

Del Oro High’s wrestling program wears success better than a snugly-fit singlet. The Golden Eagles are a perennial contender for league and section honors, with state qualif ...

Del Oro in 2014: Plenty of big athletic highlights

If there was one thing that was for certain for Del Oro High athletic followers in 2014, it was that there was plenty for Golden Eagle fans to cheer about. Looking back at the pas ...

Placer Lady Miners sweep to hoop titles

The Placer Elementary School Lady Miners made it a clean sweep this season in Loomis Basin Athletic League girls basketball play. Showing great team work and consistency, the Lady ...

JV girls off to 10-0 start

Del Oro’s JV girls basketball team continued its hot start to the 2014-15 basketball campaign by sweeping through three straight foes recently to win its own Lady Eagle Invit ...

Placer High’s built-in-1936 gym getting the Crabbe Stare

Venerable. Awe-inspiring. Nostalgic. The 78-year-old Earl Crabbe Gymnasium at Placer High School inspires plenty of superlatives as visitors enter the Depression-era building and ...