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SUMMER SENSATIONS: Golden Spikes of Loomis baseball standouts from Roseville, El Dorado Hills earn Team USA opportunity of a lifetime

Thanks to tutelage from the Loomis-based Golden Spikes Baseball Academy, two local players have chances to represent their country not long after celebrating its independence. Kur ...

CLOSING PITCH: Mid-Placer Little League team looks to District 11 All-Star finish on Chantry Field

Newcastle’s Chantry Field was illuminated in a soft sunset glow Wednesday evening as the 9-10 age division all-stars of host Mid-Placer Little League enjoyed thrills accompan ...

10-11 DIVISION: Auburn vs. Rocklin District 11 Little League All-Star Tournament

10-11 Auburn’s all-stars stayed alive by ousting Nevada City in 12-1 fashion Monday, but slipped in a 23-6 defeat to Rocklin at Auburn Recreation Park Tuesday. Auburn score ...

Auburn All-Stars eliminted by Lincoln and Rocklin in District 11 Little League brackets

A superb collection of standout youth baseball players in 9-10, 10-11 and 11-12 age groups of Auburn Little League took their last hacks of the season Tuesday in the consolation ro ...

Local Little Leaguers provide weekend thrills

District 11 Little League opened play in 2015 all-star brackets Saturday at five different locations. 9-10 Area 2 In Area 2, host Mid-Placer has showcased tremendous grit on thei ...

100 MILE ROCKSTARS: Endurance icons finish Western States

Rob Krar added another accolade to his spectacular enduring running career, Olympian Magdalena Boulet became an overnight sensation and 252 others accomplished what most of us can& ...

Western States 100 - Strength and endurance at the fore

Rob Krar crosses the finish line in first place, winning the Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run for the second year in a row Saturday. Krar, 38, from Flagstaff, Ariz., shave ...