Sports

Auburn Journal Male Athlete of the Week: Placer basketball player Jack Kearns

There may not be a deadlier perimeter shooter in the Pioneer Valley League than junior guard/forward Jack Kearns on the Placer High basketball team. Though he often comes off the ...

Auburn Journal Female Athlete of the Week: Forest Lake basketball player Lauren Piner

Lauren Piner, a senior forward for Forest Lake Christian basketball bound for Menlo College on a NAIA scholarship, scored 30 points Tuesday in a 47-45 win over Sacramento Waldorf. ...

PVL basketball preview: Placer girls could win it all

A year ago the Bear River Bruins went wire-to-wire in winning the Pioneer Valley League girls basketball championship. Led by a talented senior-laden line-up, the Bruins went 9-1 i ...

PVL basketball preview: Boys race is wide open

Which boys basketball team will rule the Pioneer Valley League? Placer coach Mark Lee likes Foothill. Lincoln’s Robert Ash likes Placer and Foothill’s Drew Hibbs likes ...

Auburn Gymnastics shines at first meet of the season

The first meet of the season is always viewed as the first real chance to see how Auburn Gymnastics Center’s gymnastics team is going to stack up in the new year. “It ...

OPEN SEASON: Placer girls carry snowboard team to first week lead

Bibs aren’t just for babies. Donning bib No. 61 and 62, Placer High’s Lily Worthington and Olivia Obray carved the hillside with gusto at Apline Meadows Monday. Their ...

Forward thinking: Forest Lake’s Lauren Piner signs with Menlo College

Lauren Piner does not sound like a high school student. She’s polite, her speech is steady, calculated and resonates with confidence and experience. Maybe it’s just h ...

Jerry Manuel Foundation and William Jessup University to host baseball banquet honoring Derrek Lee and Greg Vaughn

ROCKLIN ― The Jerry Manuel Foundation and William Jessup University will host a Baseball Banquet at the growing university, honoring former Major League Baseball players and Sacr ...

GOLDEN GIRLS: Del Oro wrestlers, among the best in the state, win the illustrious Napa Valley Classic

After food poisoning and car trouble ruined Del Oro High’s title shots at the Napa Valley Classic girls wrestling tournament in recent years, Golden Eagles coaches got creati ...

Del Oro boys win Joe Rios Memorial Wrestling Tournament

Eight finalists and three defending champions led the Del Oro High boys wrestling squad to a team title at the Second Annual Joe Rios Memorial Tournament Saturday in Chico. Del Or ...