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Week zero Auburn-area football previews

Although the warm weather that hit the foothills area this week may not seem like fall, make no mistake that the curtain will rise on the high school football season tonight. And, ...

Reid injured, but Hillmen still hope to make Wolverines roster

The pads were popping and the sweat was flying at Sierra College football’s first scrimmage of the season Saturday. But one ill-timed step may have cost Placer High grad Conn ...

SATURDAY SPECIAL: Auburn-area football squads open season with full-contact scrimmages

Dennis Murphy barked instruction with authority Thursday as he directed Placer High football players through an aggressive ball-stripping drill on the Hillmen practice field. Thos ...

UNNECESSARY ROUGHNESS: Placer, Del Oro among nine football teams hit with Sac-Joaquin Section sanctions

Nine Sac-Joaquin Section football programs will scramble to fit the practice workload into a shortened season this year after violating a new SJS bylaw designed to limit the number ...

Placer United U12 Boys win famed soccerloco Surf Cup, U13s place second

No team had a better showing last week than Placer United’s Under-12 boys team at San Diego’s soccerloco Surf Cup — one of the premier competitive socce ...

SPORTS CHATTER: Placer's realignment talk generating lots of feedback

"It’s my own desire, it’s my own remorse Help me to decide. Help me make the most Of freedom and of pleasure Nothing ever lasts forever Everybody wants to rule ...

STATE OR BUST: Auburn-area athletes qualify to the CIF track meet

ELK GROVE — The track and field season extends deeper into the school year than any other prep sport, allowing students to cap their yearly athletic campaign as their summer ...

Lincoln tops Placer 9-7 in D4 section baseball finals

SACRAMENTO — The last step of the Joaquin Section Division IV baseball season was greatly influenced by the last step of Tyler Gums in a Placer High baseball game Monday. Wi ...

Bear River, Placer, Del Oro swimmers prevail in section finals

Enrollment played no factor in the 2015 Sac-Joaquin Section Swim Finals Saturday at Tokay High in Lodi. Swimmers representing the best talent of 191 section schools scattered from ...

GIRL POWER: Placer, Colfax, Forest Lake and Del Oro dominate postseason soccer foes

It can’t be “something in the water”, because there is no water left, but somehow, every Auburn-area prep soccer team alive in the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs bl ...

ALUMNI NOTEBOOK: Placer grad Darren Centi leads the country in D3 collegiate track and field

Darren Centi is ending his collegiate track career in a blaze of glory. Centi, a Placer graduate and senior sprinter at the University of Redlands in Southern California, put fort ...

SPRING ROUNDUP: Placer, Colfax, Bear River, Del Oro, Forest Lake Christian and Foresthill results

Placer Softball In an effort to deprive late-surging Colfax another Pioneer Valley League upset Friday, Placer broke away from a 5-4 lead in the top of the seventh inning when Rav ...

Ultimate Frisbee Championships come to Roseville

Replace a football with a flat, circular frisbee that flies 60-100 yards and retract running after the catch and what do you get? The USA Ultimate Frisbee Southwest Regional Colle ...