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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 ...

Del Oro’s Jacob Bowler lands top National mark in pole vault

It’s fitting that the top prep pole vaulter in the United States is a Golden Eagle. Del Oro senior Jacob Bowler flied over a bar hoisted at 16-feet, 8-inches Wednesday to ea ...

Placer wins CNISSF state snowboarding championship at Mount Shasta

The road to glory is not paved — it’s frozen. Placer High’s snowboarding team escaped Mount Shasta with the ultimate prize Thursday, the 2016 California/Nevada I ...

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 ...

Permanent homeless shelter issues on Placer supes agenda

Homeless shelter issues are back on the front burner with the Placer County Board of Supervisors this week. The board will hear a staff update Tuesday on work to implement plans r ...

SNOW DAYS: Placer, Colfax, Del Oro teams enjoy success on the slopes

As evident by state championship results each season, Auburn-area students have a particular knack for navigating the slopes. Placer High’s snowboarding team, reigning Calif ...

Del Oro, Placer take dual meet wrestling wins

Placer 66, Colfax 3 Cooper Wilkin’s one-point defeat at 170 pounds was the lone blemish on an otherwise spotless night for the Placer wrestling team Wednesday. Bryce Cook ( ...

SIGN LANGUAGE: Lincoln student-fans get personal in PVL rivalry game

The words “F@$# you” are scrawled into the visiting wall of Placer High’s historic Earl Crabbe Gymnasium. A sharpie penned the phrase “Smoke weed every day& ...

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 ...

Placer Pizzazz: See the artistic side of our government workers at annual Placer County Employee Art Show in Auburn

While Placer County employees are busy keeping our government offices running smoothly, many of them also flourish in their artistic endeavors. The creativity of these employees i ...

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 ...