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Week zero football results: Placer, Del Oro, Bear River and Colfax win big

The first night of prep football opened with resounding success for most of the Auburn-area programs in the Sac-Joaquin Section on Friday. Placer, Del Oro, Bear River and Colfax a ...

MIKE VS IKE: Week zero Sac-Joaquin Section prep football picks

Stand up for the kickoff By IKE DODSON Jacob Capra’s first pancake block is so close I can almost put syrup on it. The hulking two-way Placer High linemen committed to Ore ...

Week zero Auburn-area football previews

Although the warm weather that hit the foothills area this week may not seem like fall, make no mistake that the curtain will rise on the high school football season tonight. And, ...

J.D. Richey: It's time for some fish triva

Okay gang, let’s test out your fishing knowledge! Take my little quiz here and see how well you know your finned friends. Are you are a super fish ninja...or perhaps just a l ...

2015 Foresthill football preview: Friday the 13 - SMAL Wildfires roster will test its endurance

No team will be more desperate to stay healthy than the Foresthill High varsity football squad this fall. With just 13 players on the active roster, everyone is playing both ways, ...

2015 Bear River football preview: Returning champs are loaded for bear

The Bear River Bruins football team is set out this season to prove there is no substitute for experience. Junior-laden a year ago, the Bruins went against the soothsayers by usin ...

2015 Placer football preview: The Hillmen are still the PVL team to beat

The World Wide Web is poised to anoint the Bear River High football team as King in the North, but all roads to a Pioneer Valley League crown lead through Auburn. Placer didn&rsqu ...

2015 Colfax football preview: Falcons ready to roll into the new campaign

Is there life after Tim Rawlins? The Colfax High football team will find out soon enough as the Falcons get set to open their 2015 season Friday night by hosting Argonaut at Marson ...

BMX State Championships slated for Roseville

Oak Creek BMX in Roseville is gearing up to host the 2015 BMX NorCal State Championships August 28-30.  The three-day event will attract approximately 2,600 riders and spectat ...

Sierra College soccer opens 2015 season Thursday

Sierra College women’s soccer coach Jason Gantt will have the Wolverines rolling this week as they venture to southern California for a tournament. Sierra will open play in ...

2015 DEL ORO FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Golden Eagles loaded with battle-tested talent

With a pair of CIF State bowl appearances over the past four years and a scheduled littered with top-shelf non-league and Sierra Foothill League foes awaiting them, it’s safe ...

Reid injured, but Hillmen still hope to make Wolverines roster

The pads were popping and the sweat was flying at Sierra College football’s first scrimmage of the season Saturday. But one ill-timed step may have cost Placer High grad Conn ...