Sports

Forest Lake Christian soccer takes charge of SMAL race

The best girls soccer team in the Sacramento Metropolitan Athletic League hails from Combie Road. Forest Lake Christian’s squad of 20 has won six consecutive games to open c ...

FUNKY TOWN: Auburn's 17th Funk Box Derby will provide thrills down Lincoln Way April 26

Justin Fischer has the rest of his life to be married. On April 26, with family and friends in attendance and the world rushing past in a downhill blur, Fischer has the chance to ...

Colfax takes baseball series finale over Placer

COLFAX ― Trying to remain in the chase for one of the Pioneer Valley League’s three berths to the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs, the Colfax High baseball team helped itself ...

Local players lead Optimist All-Stars

ANTELOPE-- For 17 Gold Country Media athletes, Saturdays 38th annual Optimist High School Basketball All Star Games marked the end of their high school playing careers and for some ...

Future is now for Auburn pickleball players

The spanking new, bright-blue courts at North Auburn’s Regional Park filled with players Friday to celebrate expansion of pickleball playing facilities. The Auburn Recreatio ...

Granite Bay Avenges Last Year’s Loss to DO

The Granite Bay boys volleyball team had only one thing on their mind come Thursday night.  After losing last season’s Section Finals matchup to Del Oro, the team sough ...

Fishing tips: The mechanics of Striper trolling

With the wacky weather, unseasonably warm water temps, low water and a complete lack of winter, stripers in the Delta and rivers have been acting a bit wacky this season. One day ...

Auburn’s Shawn Kelly wins NorCal PGA Senior Match Play Championship in Ripon

Shawn Kelly’s golf tips are authenticated by his own success. The Auburn resident, head golf pro at The Ridge Golf Club and author of a weekly “Golf Tips” column ...

EXTRA HELPINGS: Placer baseball overcomes Colfax 3-2 in nine innings

Colfax right fielder Chris Ito sprinted toward the infield with his glove hovering above the grass at James Field and went for a routine scoop of Luke Knoble’s ninth-inning r ...