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District 11 Junior All-Star Tournament: Rocklin pushes Auburn to today's finale in Grass Valley

GRASS VALLEY — Chandler Dakin celebrated first, but the Rocklin 13-14 Junior All-Stars celebrated last Saturday at Condon Park after a 3-2 thriller over Auburn in extra innin ...

TAKING AIM: Foresthill trapshooter Cheyenne Waldrop sets her sights on the 2016 Olympic Games

A Kolar Arms shotgun nearly nine pounds in weight stretches from Cheyenne Waldrop’s armpit to her standing platform overlooking an expansive trapshooting range in Suhl, Germa ...

Post 84 baseball goes 3-3 in recent action

The 17-and-under American Legion Post 84 baseball squad avenged their season opening loss by ousting Haggin-Grant Union in 16-9 fashion June 30. Granite Bay’s Logan Whitesid ...

THE APPEAL: Justus Spillner’s eligibility at Colfax is up in the air

While the wheels are still turning in the form of an appeal by Colfax High quarterback Justus Spillner in his bid to play football for the Falcons this season, a lot of people may ...

MIXED SIGNALS: Placer's PVL dominance could land Hillmen in new waters

Placer High’s 13 Pioneer Valley League championships during the 2014-15 school year left little doubt to the prestige of recent Hillmen success in athletics. The feats are f ...

Five Cities ASA qualifies for Western Nationals

The Five Cities 16-and-under girls fast pitch All-Star team qualified for the ASA B Western Nationals by capturing the recent Sacramento Metro girls tournament championship. The ti ...

District 11 Little League All-Stars: Auburn Juniors stay unbeaten in Grass Valley

GRASS VALLEY — Travis Warren belted a line drive past a charging right fielder and touched every bag for a stunning four-RBI knock in the second inning as Auburn Little Leagu ...

ALUMNI ROUNDUP: Smotherman qualifies for US Amateur Tourney

Former Del Oro High golfer Austin Smotherman has qualified for the upcoming U.S. Amateur Tournament set for August 17-23 in Olympia Fields, Illinois. Smotherman, a senior-to-be ne ...

Del Oro's Steve Birch named top assistant football coach in Northern California

The intensity that Steve Birch brings to the Del Oro High football program is on display every Friday night in the fall when the Golden Eagles football team takes the field. As a ...

Sierra Foothill Little League 9-10 All-Stars fall in District 11 Area 2 finale

It was then end of the line Monday night for the Sierra Foothills Little League 9-10 All-Stars as the Colfax-Meadow Vista area team fell to Nevada City in the Area 2 finals at Chan ...

Shawn Kelley's golf tips: Let the big dog eat

This week we’ll begin a series of golf tips, “From Tee to Green.” We’ll start with the first shot and then discuss many of the subsequent shots you’ll ...

Summer mackinaw fishing is going great up in Lake Tahoe

One of the best places to get away from all this crazy heat is gorgeous Lake Tahoe. Of course,  the weather is a lot nicer up at 6,000 feet — and the fishing remains out ...