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SPRING SPORTS ROUNDUP: Auburn-area teams battle for preseason success

Placer softball The Sacramento/Elk Grove Victory Tournament forced Placer to swallow defeats to D2 stalwarts Roseville (11-1) Casa Roble (4-3) Thursday. Raven Lewis singled and s ...

MASTERS OF DESTINY: Del Oro wins section wrestling title in Stockton

STOCKTON — As medal winners at the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Wrestling Championships began to lumber toward the podium on center mat at the Stockton Arena, Del Oro co-head ...

Bear River High grad competes on “King of the Nerds” reality TV show

Bear River High School grad Kaitlin Spak has proven her nerdiness on the TBS reality series “King of the Nerds,” surviving several rounds of competition. Spak, 26, sta ...

Good December starts for Auburn-area basketball teams

Ask any basketball coach and more often than not they’ll tell you that getting off to a good start to a season is always good for a team’s psyche. So far this season, ...

Nevada Irrigation District dusts off 1926 plan for dam in Meadow Vista-Colfax area

  The Nevada Irrigation District is resurrecting a plan developed in the 1920s to tap into a meandering stretch of the Bear River between Meadow Vista and Colfax to boost wat ...

Weather for Placer County graduations predicted to be sizzling, stay-hydrated-hot

Last year’s graduation season was infamous in Placer County for its heat and for its heat exhaustion in some areas. Colfax High School’s principal, Rick Spears, noted ...

Road warriors: Del Oro, Placer among high school football teams taking long-distance trips in 2013

Speaking this week with high school football coaches from around the state for an upcoming five-part series about the non-league grid slates that local area teams will be facing in ...

Of rapped knuckles, stadium plans and long road trips

A quick trip around the local prep sports scene … It Happens Every Spring – Despite memos sent to every school athletic director in the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section, ...

Big day for area swimmers at CIF finals

  LODI - It was a big day here Saturday, to say the least, for foothills area swimmers at the CIF Sac-Joaquin swim championships held at Tokay High. For Del Oro High’s ...

Television broadcast pioneer Bel Lange set the bar high

Bel Lange was a household fixture from the mid 1950s through the early 1980s. Those fortunate enough to have a television in those early years tuned in to then-Stockton-based KOVR ...