Sports

Optimist All-Star Classic to host Auburn-area football talent

Area seniors will have the privilege of playing one last high school football game this weekend. Gridders from Del Oro, Placer, Bear River, Colfax and Foresthill were recently nam ...

BYU-TIFUL SEASON: Placer grad enjoys miracle run in NCAA volleyball tournament

Unranked, seemingly outgunned and overmatched, the Brigham Young University women’s volleyball team ended its 2014 campaign with a miraculous run through the NCAA Championshi ...

Prep Notebook: Bruins getting their hoop legs under them

It didn’t take long for the Bear River boys basketball players to find their hoop legs this season. Just three weeks after an integral part of this year’s Bear River r ...

The ice whisperers: Placer County residents enjoy the chills and thrills of Wine Country Curling

As a fifteen-year old boy growing up in Northern Minnesota, roughly 80 miles south of the Canadian border, Robert Kuhl Jr. was introduced to a sport that changed his life for good. ...

TOURNEY TOUGH: Placer girls finish fourth at 4th Annual Coach “G” Memorial Classic

The Placer High girls basketball team dropped consecutive games to close out the 4th Annual Coach “G” Memorial Classic in fourth place last weekend, but reaped the bene ...

Mr. 600: Del Oro girls basketball coach reaches landmark victory

From the first quarter on, the outcome of the Del Oro girls basketball game with Buhach Colony of Atwater in the opening round of the Lady Eagle Invitational Thursday evening was p ...

Placer boys basketball team gets win streak snapped by Del Oro

After posting three consecutive wins by an average margin of 26 points, Placer High’s boys basketball team was downed Friday night, dropping its quarterfinals matchup to Del ...

FAMILY FUNCTION: Every day is ‘bring your daughter to work day’ for 3 Placer basketball coaches

The Las Plumas High girls basketball team filed into Placer’s Earl Crabbe Gymnasium with wild eyes Thursday, bunching into an awkward traffic jam as they craned their necks t ...