Sports

Bruins go all out for Butler

Brandon Wooner isn’t playing football to earn a college scholarship or impress girls at Bear River High. It’s not even the thrill of catching a big pass on third down or hearin ...

Hillmen shot down in opener

In its first Sac-Joaquin Section playoff game in three years, Placer High contained Inderkum’s offensive talent for much of the game Thursday at Le Febvre Stadium.But the Tigers ...

Placer’s fate up in the air

Joey Montoya isn’t exactly sure what his Placer High football team is playing for tonight in its regular season finale against Foothill. The Hillmen have a shot at a piece of t ...

Time to assemble playoff puzzle, piece by piece

The year was 2007. Roseville and Rocklin High built impressive 8-2 regular-season records — and didn’t qualify for the Sac-Joaquin Section football playoffs. In 2005, Bear Rive ...

American River salmon are back

After three long years our local salmon stream, the Lower American River, finally reopened to salmon fishing on Saturday, Oct. 30! While the reports haven’t exactly been banner, ...

Jr. Falcons Send Two Teams To SYFL Title Games

The Colfax Jr. Falcons’ youth football and cheer program will send two teams to Saturday’s Sacramento Youth Football League’s Division II championship games set for Foothill ...

CIF Playoff Primer: Myriad Possibilities Exist

The high school football post season is a week away and while the prep playoffs are always fun to talk about, it sometimes can make you dizzy trying to comprehend. Now in its seco ...

White right at home at Trinity

As a hard-hitting linebacker at Bear River High, Cole White generated interest from schools in the NCAA’s Football Bowl Subdivision. Among the schools that recruited White were ...

College runners stay the course

A soccer player for most of her childhood, Nicole Bowler burned out on the sport before her senior year at Del Oro High. Still, she wanted to keep competing in sports. Given how m ...

Hilton picks up another hat

If Placer High’s baseball players can keep up with their new coach, they will certainly be in great shape this spring. John Hilton will guide the Hillmen in 2011 after accepting ...