Sports

Auburn Journal Male Athlete of the Week: Placer's Derek Haney

Junior guard Derek Haney has emerged as a tremendous asset this season on the Placer High basketball court. He scored 13 in Placer’s win over Woodland Tuesday and was an all ...

Placer boys, girls take preseason basketball wins

Placer boys 81, Woodland 42 Ten of the 11 players on Placer High’s roster scored as the boys basketball team charged past Woodland in convincing fashion Tuesday at Earl Crab ...

E.V. Cain dominates wrestling tourney

Despite the jitters of just two weeks of official practices, E.V. Cain Middle school wrestlers dominated at the P.A.L Winter Classic at Foothill High recently, earning the most med ...

Del Oro girl wrestlers take Bear Creek Invitational by storm

Turns out that the meteorologists were not wrong about the super storm last weekend. They were just premature. A torrential downpour of takedowns, wins, and pins took place at the ...

Good December starts for Auburn-area basketball teams

Ask any basketball coach and more often than not they’ll tell you that getting off to a good start to a season is always good for a team’s psyche. So far this season, ...

THE COLONEL: Placer senior Will Thornton leads Hillmen wrestlers into 2014-15 season

It’s 4 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 15, and the Placer High wrestling room is miles above the earth. Or so it appears. A constant pace of drilling, situation wrestling and scrambli ...

Placer's Coach 'G' girls basketball tournament takes the court Thursday

The Lady Hillmen are hosting the fourth annual Coach “G” Memorial Tournament this week, honoring the late Geno Linarez, a former Placer High assistant coach who lost hi ...

Placer boys get strong start in hoops tourney play

With a young squad, Mark Lee is trying to get his Hillmen as much experience as possible out of the gate. Playing eight preseason games in the opening two weeks, the Placer High b ...

Colfax’s Lady Falcons beat rival Lincoln in Oroville for basketball tournament title

Courtney Kirkland scored 12 of her game-high 16 points in the fourth quarter to help rally the Colfax High girls basketball team past Lincoln, 39-38, Saturday night in the champion ...