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Del Oro defends home turf

LOOMIS — The Del Oro High girls put on a show at their own track and field meet Friday afternoon. Caitlin Devitt-Payne, Brie Simmons and Emma Freeman led the charge as the Golde ...

Branum into semifinals after beating Thornton

Del Oro High junior Austin Branum stopped Placer senior Joe Thornton at the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Tournament Friday in Stockton. The two standouts from the foothills met in ...

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 ...

Del Oro hits the court Friday

Del Oro’s boys basketball team will resume non-league play this Friday when the Golden Eagles host Folsom in a tripleheader set for the Bonner Gymnasium. Frosh action will get ...

Eagle JVs taake home Arnett championship

Using outstanding defense as its catalyst, the Del Oro JV boys basketball team swept through three straight foes to win last weekend’s Kendall Arnett JV Tournament hosted by Plac ...

The memories will endure

Auburn’s sports scene was filled with record-breaking performances, dramatic victories and inspiring turnarounds in 2010. The Endurance Capital of the World got another major ...

Rivals hit the trail, together

When Kevin Ostenberg heard the news earlier this fall that his Del Oro High cross country team would be competing at the Division II level in the postseason, his reaction was not f ...

The economics of playoff football: Sac-Joaquin Section takes a big bite out of local gate

The stands at Auburn’s LeFebvre Stadium may be full for Friday's high school football playoff showdown between Placer High and Oakdale. But while the gate will be one of the bigg ...

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, ...

School's out, but work continues on campuses

It’s out with the old and in with the new this summer at two Loomis schools. Franklin Elementary and Placer Elementary schools are undergoing $700,000 in renovations financed thr ...

Elementary school graduates ready for high school

Eighth-graders from six local elementary schools have been graduated and are now the Del Oro High School Class of 2014. “They’ll make Del Oro a better place, they’re a fun, c ...

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (June 17, 1960 Issue) A meeting to determine whether or not an anterless deer hunt should be held in Placer County was planned in the county supervisors’ chambers by ...

Elementary teaching icons call it a career

Editor’s note: This first installment of a two-part series highlights the careers of retiring Loomis Union School District teachers Lou Ferguson and Debbie Newton. See next week ...

District and classified workers reach agreement

The Loomis Union School District has reached an agreement with classified employees that freezes salaries and adds furlough days that will save jobs. According to Paul Johnson, dis ...