Sports

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 ...

UNNECESSARY ROUGHNESS: Placer, Del Oro among nine football teams hit with Sac-Joaquin Section sanctions

Nine Sac-Joaquin Section football programs will scramble to fit the practice workload into a shortened season this year after violating a new SJS bylaw designed to limit the number ...

Janniro scores another double at the Fast Fridays Motorcycle Speedway

Maybe it was just fooling around having fun. Maybe it was the new tire and a perfect track. Maybe it was getting ready to defend his AMA National Speedway Championship in the third ...

Auburn Post 84 falls to Fairfield in junior state baseball tourney

YOUNTVILLE – The Auburn Post 84 baseball team had as many hits as TC Legion, just not as many timely ones, as the Fairfield squad avenged its Area 1 championship loss with a ...

A GAME FOR THE AGES: Seniors enjoy pick-up basketball with Auburn Recreation District

Basketball never stops. It’s the latest Nike slogan adorning the shirts of young basketball enthusiasts these days, embodying love for the game regardless of circumstances. ...

RELISH THE MOMENT: Auburn pickleball icon captures National Indoor gold

Nothing goes together like Cherrys and pickles. Sixty-six-year-old Cherry DuLaney, Auburn’s unofficial ambassador of pickleball, recently returned from the U.S.A. Pickleball ...

STILL SURGING: Auburn Post-84 baseball team opens state tourney strong

It’s obvious — the pitching duo of Hayden Piner and Mikey Rubio is going to wreck the small school baseball scene next year at Forest Lake Christian High. The two tale ...

Gold Rush Soccer Classic begins Saturday in Auburn, Grass Valley, Colfax, Meadow Vista

The numbers are down this year, but the 49er United Soccer Club is expecting nothing less than some exciting youth soccer action this weekend in the 18th renewal of its annual Gold ...

Placer United U12 Boys win famed soccerloco Surf Cup, U13s place second

No team had a better showing last week than Placer United’s Under-12 boys team at San Diego’s soccerloco Surf Cup — one of the premier competitive socce ...

Bear River grad Zach Welz signs with the Los Angeles Angels

PHOENIX — After many sleepless nights and countless days of sacrifice, former Texas Southern Tigers centerfielder Zach Welz saw a dream come true this past week as he signed ...

Trey Udoffia commits to University of Colorado

Trey Udoffia is a Colorado Buffalo. After a heavy dose of recruiting this summer, which included the talented Del Oro wide receiver-defensive back garnering 10 Div. I football sch ...