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Granite Bay, Woodcreek picked to win: Week five Roseville-area football previews and predictions

Nevada Union (3-2) at Woodcreek (4-1) When: Today, Oct. 3, 7:30 p.m. Where: Woodcreek History: (2-2 since 2010) Woodcreek won, 42-14 last year On Nevada Union: The Miners were ...

FIREFIGHT: Chris Anaya of the Roseville Fire Department ready for his boxing debut

It’s been a busy year for Chris Anaya of the Roseville Fire Department. As of Sept. 27, 5,059 blazes across the state have eclipsed the five-year average by nearly 1,000 fir ...

Auburn Journal Male Athlete of the Week: Autistic Hillman big part of cross country team

Jack Ploeg is fitting in just fine with the Placer High cross country team. The senior Elk Grove transfer, who deals with social and academic struggles because he is autistic, is ...

Placer football: Hillmen on the bye this week

The bye week came at the right time for Placer.  Finishing up their preseason football slate with a 3-2 record and some dinged up players, the Hillmen are off u ...

Folsom football expecting ‘playoff atmosphere’ at Del Oro Friday night

Del Oro might have a losing record, but given the strength of its schedule, the Eagles aren’t your average 2-3 team. Folsom co-coach Kris Richardson has great respect for th ...

Sorting out the Pioneer Valley League football race

With the curtain getting set to rise on the Pioneer Valley League football chase next week, some readers have emailed, tweeted and even stopped me on the street to ask my thoughts ...

Auburn girls third at gymnastics classic

The 2014 gymnastics season is underway as the team from Auburn Gymnastics Center took to the floor last weekend in Livermore came out with a third-place award. “Our travel t ...

VIDEO: Del Oro football coach on Folsom, Nevada Union win

Auburn Journal Sports Editor Matthew Kimel catches up with Del Oro football coach Casey Taylor to talk about this week's game against Folsom and last week's win against Nev ...

Del Oro coach Casey Taylor on Folsom football

Prep rewind: Del Oro football's next challenge: Folsom

  For the second time in three weeks, Del Oro’s football team will face a nationally-ranked team. Two weeks ago, USA Today’s No. 5-ranked De La Salle Spartans ca ...

Auburn Journal Female Athlete of the Week: Johnson triplet standing out while running for Placer cross country

When the Johnson sisters aren’t going at full speed, Placer High cross country coach Randall Fee still gets confused identifying the three identical triplets. Fee isn’ ...

BruiNation: Bear River volleyball tops Colfax in straight sets to open PVL

LAKE OF THE PINES —There was electricity in the air at Jack R. McCrory Gym for the start of Pioneer Valley League play Tuesday night when Colfax visited Bear River High. ...

Boys soccer: Bear River defeats Colfax 1-0; Placer ties Lincoln 2-2

  LAKE OF THE PINES – In a tight match here Tuesday afternoon to open the Pioneer Valley League soccer season, Bear River’s Bruins used an early goal from Conor M ...

Girls golf: Lincoln takes top honors at PVL No. 1, Placer's Pietromonaco medalist

SACRAMENTO – For the first time in 2014, the golf teams of the Pioneer Valley League tackled an 18-hole course when they met up at par-72 Bartley Cavanaugh Monday. At the en ...

Area roundup: Placer volleyball sweeps Lincoln; Del Oro falls to Granite Bay

After a tough preseason, the Lady Hillmen started off their Pioneer Valley League slate with a big win. Raquel Quirarte had a team-high 13 kills, lifting the Placer High girls vol ...