Bear River

Wrangle on the Bear: Gain a lake, lose a river

Steve Walker pauses from the work at hand – shoveling gravel into a sluice box in the shallows of the Bear River in Weimar. Walker gazes with an undisguised sense of awe at ...

April 1 spring sports roundup: Del Oro baseball splits with Granite Bay

Baseball Granite Bay 9, Del Oro 1 Del Oro 5, Granite Bay 1 After being one-hit in a 9-1 shellacking Monday, the Golden Eagles fired back with a superb pitching performance by Sc ...

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 ...

March 16 softball roundup: Del Oro tops Placer in nonleague showdown

A showdown of former conference foes went Del Oro’s way Tuesday after five Placer errors and some timely Golden Eagle hitting. Del Oro scored on a bases-loaded grounder in t ...

"25 Or Bust"

The success this season of the Placer High boys basketball team has sent prep hoops statisticians scurrying for the record books to see where the Hillmen stand in terms of outstand ...

SJS Masters results: Del Oro overcomes the odds to win a section title

STOCKTON — Justin Burrage is not of this world. It’s the only explanation that makes any sense. The Del Oro wrestler, partly responsible for his team’s run to a ...

HUMBLE BEGINNINGS: The SJS wrestling postseason begins with conference cakewalks

California’s four-week individual prep wrestling postseason begins with league tournaments this weekend and culminates with the state championships in Bakersfield March 4 and ...

Del Oro, Bear River, Placer take dual meet wrestling wins

Del Oro 68, Nevada Union 12 The deep and talented Del Oro wrestling squad showed off excellence across the weight classes Wednesday by ousting host Nevada Union in the first dual ...

Dec. 21 Auburn-Area prep hoops roundup

Placer boys runner-up in Rocklin Tourney The Hillmen rolled Del Campo 70-41 in Thursday’s Rocklin Tournament opener, and then ousted host Rocklin 70-47 in the tournament fin ...

Dec. 13 Prep Hoops Roundup: Bear River, Placer, Del Oro, Colfax, Forest Lake Christian

Lehigh Tournament REDDING — After leading early in Friday’s semifinal game with Shasta in the Leigh Classic, the Bear River boys couldn’t keep up with the Wolves ...

TURKEY AND FOOTBALL: The best prep football teams practice on Thanksgiving

The countdown has started for the California Interscholastic Federation’s first true state-wide bowl football championship games. With most CIF sections around the state put ...

SHOWTIME: Prep football season comes down to must-win road games for Placer, Bear River, Del Oro

If it’s Friday, it must be the second round of the CIF Sac-Joaquin football playoffs. And to whet your postseason gridiron appetite, sample these pre-turkey day helpings of w ...

THE ART OF BEING PERFECT: 10-0 Placer Hillmen join illustrious list of programs that enjoyed perfect regular seasons on the local gridiron

The undefeated season is a milestone that high school football teams are always chasing. After all, nobody wants to lose. However, going undefeated isn't a very realistic goal ...

Auburn-area football results, scores around the region: Placer closes regular season 10-0 - Del Oro reaches playoffs by beating Granite Bay

Editor’s note: For full stories, statistics, JV and freshmen results, interviews and photos from Auburn-area Friday night football, grab Sunday’s print edition of the A ...

WIN TO GET IN: Del Oro vs Granite Bay highlights regular season prep football finales

It’s the resounding theme around foothills high school football fields this weekend as the curtain comes down on the prep regular season with key games that carry playoff imp ...