Bear River

Good December starts for Auburn-area baketball 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 ...

Time to get the boat ready for spring use

Most boats have done nothing but sit on the trailer all winter — some in garages or driveways, some covered and others open to nature’s elements. Some users religiousl ...

Bear River girls draw first round Regional 'bye'

Probably the most plesantly surprised high school girls basketball coach in Northern California Sunday afternoon was Bear River's Jeff Bickmore. "A bye?", ...

Woodcreek will play for third in Arnett Tournament

AUBURN — Woodcreek’s boys basketball team took a see-saw ride with Del Campo in the semifinals of the 71st Kendall Arnett Tournament on Friday night at Placer High Scho ...