Sports

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 ...

Longtime Sierra College coach John Horrillo passes away at 78

John Horrillo,  a well—liked instructor and coach who in the 1960s, 70s and 80s transformed Sierra College into a state JC wrestling power, passed away Monday, May 25 at ...

OPTIMIST ALL-STARS: Placer’s Amrein dubbed North MVP among elite softball players

An injury that left her shelved for eight months didn’t prevent Kaelin Amrein from joining the Placer High softball team in mid-April. When her team was bounced from the Divi ...

A RUNNING START: Inaugural track and field season at Foresthill a huge success

Since its opening eleven years ago, Foresthill High School, home of the Wildfires, had been missing a key sports program ― track and field. This sport affords athletic opportuni ...

SPRING CLEANING: Placer footballers show strength, teamwork at annual Lift-A-Thon

The lower gym at Placer High was an impressive sight of power and passion Wednesday as prep students showed their grit during the annual Lift-A-Thon fundraiser. Brian Stangland was ...