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Rivals become buddies on the rugby field

Ryan Sinclair of Colfax High, Grady Waller of Placer, and Dominic Piazza of Del Oro are all teammates. They are teammates on one of the fastest growing club sports in the foothills ...

Pondering the playoff picture

Interesting how a budding dynasty can sneak up on you. Case in point would be the Placer High girls’ volleyball team. Taking the reins of the Placer program five years ago, Jenn ...

Running legacies live on at Placer, Del Oro

Over the last 15 years, two schools, Placer High and Del Oro, a mere 10 miles apart, have dominated the prep cross country scene. The number of championships, team and individual, ...

Golden Eagles feature many star seniors

Editor’s Note: This is the first of three columns chronicling the student-athletes of Colfax High, Del Oro, and Placer. The athletes of these three schools helped their respe ...

Del Oro set to induct first Hall of Famers

Del Oro High Athletic Hall of Fame inducteesAthletes: Butch Enkoji (Football 1961); Tom Cooper (All sports/baseball 1961); Ed Bonner (All sports 1969); Randy Hansen (Track/Cross co ...

Del Oro transfer to learn his fate Thursday

Whether or not Remi Berry, Del Oro High’s 6-foot-7 senior transfer, will play for the Golden Eagles this season will be made public Thursday. According to Monte White, Del Or ...

Eagles’ nest a beautiful setting for Friday night lights

Editor’s Note: This is the second in a four-part series profiling four football stadiums in the foothills. Del Oro High is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The acronym FLY ( ...

Del Oro rich with football tradition

There’s more than one type of gold these days in the Sierra foothills. While miners continue to seek their fortune in the creeks and rivers of our community, the local sports fan ...