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Lincoln beats Sierra Foothills Little League for District 11 majors title

  Sierra Foothills Little League’s major division All-Stars got another crack at Lincoln Saturday night. But the result was the same in the end. Lincoln 10, SFLL 2. ...

Placer County cross country athletes running for training, camaraderie on Thursday nights

For the past 19 years, Placer High cross country coach Randall Fee has organized Thursday Night Summer Runs throughout the Auburn area. The runs, which started in mid-June and end ...

Auburn’s Bart Bast beats Billy Janniro at Fast Fridays Motorcycle Speedway

It took nine weeks into the season. On Friday night, Auburn’s Bart Bast finally beat Billy Janniro, winning the Division I scratch main event at Fast Friday’s Motorcyc ...

Fast Fridays’ Billy Janniro battling 17-year-old Max Ruml for national speedway title

Billy “The Kid” Janniro is halfway there. But the 34-year-old defending champion has a kid on his tail at the midpoint of the 2014 AMA Speedway National Championship S ...

Relishing the moment: California's Joey Chestnut gets mustard yellow belt and fiancee

NEW YORK — High-ranking chowhound Joey "Jaws" Chestnut dropped to one knee and proposed to his longtime girlfriend before Friday's annual hot dog ...

Sierra Foothills Little League falls to Lincoln, rematch for District 11 majors title set for Saturday

Sierra Foothills Little League’s major division All-Stars had a chance to wrap up the District 11 title Thursday night. But the team that went 4-0 in winning the Area II tit ...

Strength in numbers: Woodcreek High baseball program rallies behind lost member of the pack

Brennan Spezia stepped into the batters’ box with two strikes on him, just trying to stay alive in the count. A mistake fastball grooved down the middle and Spezia couldn&rsq ...

Auburn 11-year-old All-Stars go 1-2 in District 11 Tournament

Auburn Little League’s 11-year-old All-Stars’ District 11 Tournament run has come to an end. After opening tourney play Saturday with a big 11-1 win over Grass Valley, ...

Placer County, Folsom volleyball stars finish second at Nationals

Libby Deters and Brooke Hershberger have outgrown the Golden State. The two incoming Granite Bay High seniors played pivotal roles for the Grizzlies’ girls volleyball team t ...

Del Oro alum, ARC center Zach Heath verbally commits to Illinois

  SACRAMENTO — The road to a Division I college football program has taken a longer-than-expected route for Zach Heath. But it’s one that feels just right. The ...

A letter-perfect golf salute to Independence Day celebrations

If you’re a golfer, I hope you get a bang out of this week’s cryptogram created with golf terms around the phrase Independence Day, July 4 to acknowledge and celebrate ...

1962 Falcons pulled big upset

It was a game that was almost never played. And, despite being one of the more famous football contests in Colfax High’s illustrious 50-plus years of football history, no one ...