Sports

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 ...

5 big questions for the Placer football team

Another football season looms at LeFebvre Stadium on the Placer High campus, where the Hillmen surge toward the Pioneer Valley League season with tremendous talent and big aspirati ...

5 big questions for the Bear River football team

It had been almost a decade since the Bear River Bruins football program sniffed anything close to a championship. Indeed, it was nine long years ago in 2005 when the Bruins tied ...

5 big questions for the Colfax football team

The high school football season is just a short pooch kick away, with the start of games in less than three weeks. For the next couple of weeks, teams are limited to just weight li ...

Rick Hitch Soccer Tourney makes the switch to Summer Classic

It was May, 2011 when Rick Hitch began his climb on Mount Everest. He had previously scaled six of the world's tallest mountains and was determined to conquer his greatest test ...

Locals shine in Auburn Jr. Cup soccer tourney

Local families came together to host the first ever Auburn Jr. Cup Soccer Tournament last weekend. The Lightning Bolts, under first-year coach Brody Semenoff and led by the tourna ...

Auburn Ski Club welcomes new program director

DONNER SUMMIT — The Auburn Ski Club welcomed Program Director Ryan Colleran to its staff this month for designation in the upcoming 2015-16 season. Colleran will direct the ...

Placer AD: We accept our sanction: Hillmen football squad will work around the loss of six 2015 practices after SJS penalty

A day after news broke of a stiff sanction by the Sac-Joaquin Section to remove six practices from the Placer High football schedule, the Hillmen are already poised to accept the p ...

Local squads nab collective success at Gold Rush Classic soccer tourney

A collection of 57 highly competitive youth soccer teams converged on six fields in Auburn, Grass Valley, Colfax and Meadow Vista for the Gold Rush Soccer Classic on Saturday and S ...

GOLF TIPS: How to control your swing

There are many shots in golf that are made with less than full swings. They’re known as chips and pitches. A chipping swing is a swing that doesn’t move past your hips ...

Colfax trail runner signs with William Jessup cross-country

ROCKLIN — Bailey Shykowski, a recent graduate of Horizon Charter School, native of Colfax and avid trail runner, committed to run cross-country and track and field at William ...