Sports

The road trip goes on for Colfax's golf team

The yearlong goal is a reality for Colfax High's golf team. The Falcons booked a second straight trip to the CIF Northern California championships, that after placing second Monday ...

Creating a racket without racquets

GRASS VALLEY - Doug Chandler says the same thing every time he sees someone playing racquetball: "They stole our courts." The sentiment is shared by a handful of foothills resident ...

The great divot repair debate

A divot is the piece of sod that is displaced when the club strikes the ground and leaves a scraped depression in the soil below. I have had some interesting questions arise latel ...

West breaks through on the track

While Charlie Venegas made it well known that he hasn't lost a beat since last season, Josh West served notice that he might be a major factor at Fast Fridays' top level this summe ...

Seiler swims to fourth straight section title

David Seiler wasn't all that impressed with his own performances, but he capped off a prep career that will go down as one of the greatest in Placer High history Saturday with two ...

Bruins top Colfax to polish off title run

Ashley Sawyer made sure early on there would be no offensive struggles for the Bear River High softball team Friday afternoon against Colfax. Her teammates followed suit and Britn ...

Sierra golfers send Edgar a get-well gift

Sierra College golf coach Don Edgar gave his team a scare early this month when he went to the hospital with chest pains. His once-ailing heart was jumping for joy when he was clea ...

Landry cleared for takeoff

Behold, the power of a clear mind. Connor Landry was already a school record holder in the pole vault by the time he joined his Placer High track teammates for a Pioneer Valley Lea ...

Fast Fridays revs up tonight

Dave Joiner knows well the value of experience when it comes to speedway racing. The same applies to organizing speedway events, which is why he said this season figures to be the ...

Placer rolls in playoff opener

The Placer High tennis team made no mistakes in the first round of the Sac-Jaoquin Section Div. III playoffs Thursday afternoon. The Hillmen stomped Marysville 7-0 in their Div. II ...

Foresthill softball locks up historic playoff berth

The Foresthill High softball team's 8-2 win over Vacaville Christian clinched a whole lot more than just a second-place spot in the Central Valley Christisn League The Wildfires (6 ...

Hillmen gang up for Auburn triathlon

It just doesn't seem fair: Three of the greatest athletes to ever wear Placer High's green and gold are teaming up for next week's World's Toughest Half triathlon in Auburn. Ron Hy ...

Hit Lake Davis trout while you still can

If you're one of those folks who really, really love the taste of trout, it's time to head for Lake Davis. While Davis gets more press these days because of its northern pike situ ...

The postseason drive gets into gear

ROCKLIN - Pat Haley was polite about it, but the Placer high senior admitted Wednesday that he and his teammates weren't going to be happy with just a Pioneer Valley League champio ...

Living in a boxing legacy

He's not talking trash at weigh-ins and he won't be cashing six-figure checks for one day's work anytime soon, but otherwise, Ryan Kotey feels like a big-time boxer. And he's got t ...