Sports

Summer of surgeries: Scotty Henrichs returns to Granite Bay football

No player has looked forward to taking the field more this season than Granite Bay’s own Scotty Henrichs.  Just a few months ago, the 17-year-old wide receiver wasn&rsq ...

Media Life: Auburn proves again that cycling here is king

It’s time to raise a frosty glass of sports drink in honor of Auburn’s ongoing endurance prowess – this time two-wheel related. The community’s – and ...

SATURDAY SPECIAL: Auburn-area football squads open season with full-contact scrimmages

Dennis Murphy barked instruction with authority Thursday as he directed Placer High football players through an aggressive ball-stripping drill on the Hillmen practice field. Thos ...

FLUSH WITH ACES: Meadow Vista’s John Dewildt has 10 hole-in-one finishes

John Dewildt pulls his golf cart up the 18th green at the Winchester Country Club in Meadow Vista Wednesday and watches four fellow members finish out their round. A golfing celeb ...

WOLVERINE STRONG: Placer County grads ready for promising Sierra College football season

Derrick Achayo’s muscles have muscles. The hulking 6-foot-4-inch, 255-pound offensive lineman who graduated Roseville’s Oakmont High in 2014 is one of six Sierra Colle ...

CIF state appeals committee upholds Spillner ineligibility ruling

A three-person California Interscholastic Federation state-level appeals committee has upheld a decision made by CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Commissioner Michael Garrison in June to de ...

Shawn Kelly’s golf tips: Knocking down the fundamentals

The broadcast of the PGA Championship on Sunday at windy Whistling Straights was fun to watch. Having played Whistling Straights in the PGA national championship several years ago, ...

Youth racers shine in championship competition at the Fast Fridays Motorcycle Speedway

An exciting full racing program at Fast Fridays Motorcycle Speedway in Auburn Friday night decided the 2015 AMA Youth National Speedway Championships in the 150cc and 250cc classes ...

SWEET CAROLINA: Loomis Golden Spikes duo of Roseville, El Dorado Hills earns Team USA baseball trek

It’s amazing how far area youth baseball players can go while lugging the weight of those golden spikes. Kurt Marton and Brent Jones, standout student athletes for the Loomi ...

FIRESTARTERS: 5 questions for the Foresthill football team

Jim Herlehy is back in the saddle at Foresthill High. Herlehy, the coach who baptized Foresthill’s first football program back in 2005, has returned to take the reins of the ...

Media Life: NBA, USC star’s post-basketball life a happy one in Placer

It’s sometimes amazing who chooses to live in the foothills in and around Auburn. John Rudometkin, who died Aug. 4 of chronic lung disease, was one of those quiet neighbors ...

Justin Castrillo Resigns from Oakmont Wrestling to Coach Son

For the last four seasons, Justin Castrillo has built a strong wrestling program at Oakmont High School. Castrillo led the school to Roseville School District’s only individu ...