Sports

Endurance test: Auburn's Brad Kearns competing in Speedgolf World Championships

A fan of endurance sports and golf, Brad Kearns of Auburn naturally enjoys playing speedgolf. The concept of the extreme game is to run along an 18-hole golf course as quickly as ...

Placer cross country pulls away again at second PVL meet

The Placer High cross country teams swept the second Pioneer Valley League meet at Bear River Wednesday, putting the Hillmen in prime position heading into next week’s PVL ch ...

Youth football postseason kicking off for Placer, Del Oro and Colfax

Three Placer Junior Hillmen football teams have made the playoffs. The first round of the Sierra Valley USA Youth Football’s postseason, which features the Hillmen&rsqu ...

Auburn Journal Female Athlete of the Week: Placer volleyball player also drum major for Golden Hillmen Marching Band

Alisa Frost had a memorable homecoming week. From helping her Lady Hillmen volleyball team beat Bear River and Lincoln, to playing in the powder puff game and performing as the dr ...

Introduction to speedgolf

Placer golf wins PVL No. 2 via tiebreaker

Natalie Pietromonaco’s one-under par round of 73 at Diamond Oaks in Roseville helped her Lady Hillmen win the second Pioneer Valley League girls golf meet on Monday. Pla ...

Bear River volleyball beat Center in straight sets

LAKE OF THE PINES —  Bear River volleyball finds itself two games behind Placer for the Pioneer Valley League lead when it entered Tuesday night's matchup against a ...

Auburn woos 100K Ultra Race of Champions away from Colorado

Auburn-area trails will play host in September to the Ultra Race of Champions, with $5,000 on the line for top male and female 100K finishers. The four-year-old endurance run has ...

Prep rewind: Hurst first Del Oro QB in 6 years to throw for 300 yards

It doesn’t happen often down in the Loomis Basin but last Friday night the Del Oro football team got caught winging it. A program that through the years has prided itself on ...

Auburn Journal Male Athlete of the Week: Placer senior Frankie O'Neal contributing all over the place

Placer High football coach Joey Montoya loves having a weapon like Frankie O’Neal. In last week’s 55-13 romp over Foothill, the 6-foot-1, 160-pound senior wide receive ...