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Fortier’s Frontier: Auburn native makes her mark on NCAA tourney

The athletic insight and strategies of a Placer High graduate have not only advanced to the NCAA level, but specifically the third round of the NCAA Division I Women’s Basket ...

SPRING ROUNDUP: Softball, tennis, baseball, golf

Bear River softball GRASS VALLEY — The Bruins dropped a 2-0 contest to visiting Lincoln Thursday after three straight bloop-singles into the opposite field allowed two runs ...

Bear River, Placer, Colfax prevail in PVL baseball

Bear River 8, Lincoln 4 GRASS VALLEY — Matt Lopez hit 4 for 4 with a home run, two doubles and four RBIs Thursday as Bear River jumped all over Lincoln to land a Pioneer Val ...

1975 Colfax Falcons had their own "March Madness"

It was 40 years ago this month that Colfax High School was getting its first taste of March Madness. In case you’ve forgotten, in 1975, Gerald Ford was President, the Oaklan ...

Time Travelers: Colfax soccer team looks for return to 2013 glory

A year ago – putting it bluntly – the Colfax High girls soccer team was fit to be tied. In what was possibly some sort of a Pioneer Valley League record, the Falcon gi ...

Prep Rewind: Optimist notes, PVL football preseason, Del Oro gridders to play alma mater of President Obama

There’s anticipation in the air this time of the year when Del Oro High School releases its football schedule for the upcoming season. And, once again, Del Oro coach Casey T ...

Auburn-area prep squads fight for March victories

Del Oro baseball Del Oro’s baseball team missed out on a golden chance to sweep their opening Sierra Foothill League series of the season when Nevada Union rallied for two r ...

New Auburn gymnasts blossom at Flower Power meet

A mix of over 20 gymnasts from three levels of Auburn Gymnastics hit the floor in Rancho Cordova last weekend and walked away with a third place team win at the Flower Power Invita ...

GOAL ORIENTED: Hillmen soccer program gunning for first-ever section title

Megan Montoya, the wife of Placer High football coach Joey Montoya, is the foreman of an elaborate building project this spring at Railhead Park in Auburn. Her task: to pick up wh ...