Sports

Joy of running trumps grueling preparation for Western States entrant

Karen Pierce will be among the approximately 360 runners competing in the Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run this weekend. “This will be my sixth Western States and it wil ...

Western States 100 women’s preview: Pam Smith ready to defend her throne

Pam Smith is looking forward to defending her Cougar Trophy Saturday. The 39-year-old pathologist from Salem, Ore., was the top women’s finisher in last year’s Western ...

Placer County athletes heading to United States Girls Volleyball National Championships

The amazing run that Nicolette Pinkney and Maddy Deters have been on in the last 10 months is going to take one final ride this weekend. The two Granite Bay High graduates that we ...

Falcons progress through summer workouts

It will be an end of an era this summer for the Colfax High football program. After several years of attending team football camps at Nevada Union, Incline Village, University of ...

Community tees up to raise funds for cancer patient

There are fundraising golf tournaments and then there are real fundraising golf tournaments. The title of this fundraising links tournament basically says it all:  “The ...

Sierra Foothills Little League All-stars open play Friday

All-Star action for teams from the Sierra Foothills Little League opens up this weekend with all four SFLL squads in District 11 action. On Friday, the SFLL majors (11-12) will me ...

Super Freak: Giants' Lincecum pitches 2nd no-hitter vs Padres

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tim Lincecum's days of dominance may be in the past. That doesn't mean he can't dial up flashes of the Freak he once was — es ...

Jr. Falcons still accepting sign-ups

The Colfax Jr. Falcons youth football and cheer program is still taking online registrations for the 2014 season. The local youth football and cheer group is accepting registratio ...

Little League: Tri-City Angels to face Rocklin Yankees for District 11 majors TOC title

A big win Tuesday night lifted the Tri-City Angels into the District 11 majors division Tournament of Champions finals. The Angels used a 10-2 victory over the Lincoln Braves in C ...