Sports

Winning one for the grandson: Hangtown Motocross Classic results

Auburn resident Ron Johnson races just once a year, on a massive stage in Prarie City at the Hangtown Motocross Classic. He spent the weekend at Hangtown, and enjoyed action in bot ...

Auburn Journal Female Athlete of the Week: Placer track and field athlete Jessica Lee

Track and field athletes are forever striving to improve, be it their time or distance. Jessica Lee did both recently in the midst of a brilliant track season for Placer High. The ...

Auburn Journal Male Athlete of the Week: Placer tennis player Kyle Fontes

The first tennis player in the Sac-Joaquin Section to win four straight mixed doubles titles is well-deserved Auburn Journal Athlete of the Week, Kyle Fontes. The Placer High seni ...

Placer, Bear River volleyball seasons end in D2 semifinals

The Sierra Valley Conference boys volleyball prominence that thrust league champion Placer and runner-up Bear River into the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II playoffs faded from the ...

FINAL RESURGENCE: Placer overcomes Los Banos in playoff baseball double-header to reach D4 title game

After watching a two-out knock with the bases loaded skip off second base and carom into the outfield for three RBIs, Ryan Jenkins of Placer High made sure a bases-loaded pop fly w ...

Three DO pole vaulters; Heyn advance to CIF Master's meet

Del Oro High will send three of its pole vault athletes to next week’s CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Meet after Jacob Bowler, John Harari and Lance Huber all went over 14 f ...

Falcons’ fall football schedule keeps down the travel miles

A year ago, Colfax High football coach Tony Martello seemed to have his Falcon grid team and its followers on a barnstorming tour of Northern California. In case you missed it, t ...