Sports

ALL EYES ON JOHNNY: Placer grad to be featured with Utah football on Pac-12 Networks’ ‘The Drive’

It’s easy to follow Placer High graduates these days. You just need a remote. For the second consecutive year, a former Hillmen football standout will be shown on national ...

Punahou an Intriguing foe for Del Oro football

For Punahou School football coach Kale Ane, the summer literally flew by. “There’s really no summer anymore,” Ane said last week from his office on the Punahou c ...

Annual Grateful Dog Rescue Run/Walk set for August 30 at Springview Park

After harnessing their beloved four-legged companions, Roseville natives can gear up for the second annual Grateful Dog Rescue Run/Walk, which will take place Sunday, Aug. 30 at Jo ...

OVERCOMING CANCER: Jake Vujovich’s inspiring story to a cancer-free life

LEAVING A LEGACY Almost a year ago, before Scott left the ESPN studios and lost his battle to cancer, he gave a speech about his diagnosis and his fight.  “I watch tha ...

OVERCOMING CANCER: Jake Vujovich’s inspiring story to a cancer-free life

Cancer affects roughly 14 million people in the world each year. At two-years and nine-months-old, Granite Bay High soon-to-be freshman Jake Vujovich was adds to that list. As an ...

Outdoors with JD Richey: There’s something fishy about 2015

Well, I can honestly say I’ve never seen a year quite like this one. With the drought, of course, there’s a lot of negative stuff happening, but there are also some bri ...

CIVIL CIRCUIT: Fast Fridays hosts North vs. South annual clash

Auburn motorcycle racer Bart Bast has competed in so many North vs. South Civil War Challenges at the Fast Friday’s Motorcycle Speedway that he will soon be cast for his own ...

Local teams prepare for the ASA Softball Nationals in Roseville

An estimated $3 million to $5 million in revenue will bolster the local economy next week when Placer County plays host to the 2015 ASA/USA Girls 12 “A” Fastpitch Softb ...

HOT RADD: Placer senior chooses UCSB, eyeballs the 2016 MLB draft

Radd Thomas has the wingspan of a wandering albatross and the strike speed nearly twice that of the famed mantis shrimp. The 6-foot, 2-inch 190-pound Placer High senior baseball s ...

Loomis water polo player helps Team USA qualify for Olympics

Following a standout showing at the University of Pacific where he has earned second team all-American honors, Alex Obert from Loomis may have thought his water polo career was win ...

Shawn Kelley's Golf tips: Missed the green

Oh #$%@, we’ve missed the green! If you have been following our “Tee to Green” series over the last few weeks, we started out on the tee box and have been playing ...

Auburn Post 84 claims District 7 baseball crown

Placer High senior baseball standout Nick Sassarini came through with plenty of big hits this year, but perhaps none as important as the ball that hit him. Sassarini was tagged by ...

Broc Nicol wins 25-lap endurance feat at Fast Fridays

Auburn is the Endurance Capital of the World — known for physical endurance feats of all kinds. And Friday night Fast Fridays Motorcycle Speedway added its brand of endurance ...

FAMILIAR TRAIL: Placer freshman Claire Ross will take on the 2015 Tevis Cup

Over 200 riders will traverse the Western States Trail from Tahoe to Auburn Aug. 1 for a 100-mile trek that’s considered the oldest endurance trail ride in the world — ...