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OVERCOMING CANCER: Jake Vujovich’s inspiring story to a cancer-free life

LEAVING A LEGACY Almost a year ago, before Scott left the ESPN studios and lost his battle to cancer, he gave a speech about his diagnosis and his fight.  “I watch tha ...

OVERCOMING CANCER: Jake Vujovich’s inspiring story to a cancer-free life

Cancer affects roughly 14 million people in the world each year. At two-years and nine-months-old, Granite Bay High soon-to-be freshman Jake Vujovich was adds to that list. As an ...

Campbell big cog as Boulder Collegians head to playoffs

With a line-up full of hitters, the Boulder Collegians summer collegiate baseball team is headed to the postseason at full throttle. Fashioning their third 30-win season in a row, ...

SUMMER SENSATIONS: Golden Spikes of Loomis baseball standouts from Roseville, El Dorado Hills earn Team USA opportunity of a lifetime

Thanks to tutelage from the Loomis-based Golden Spikes Baseball Academy, two local players have chances to represent their country not long after celebrating its independence. Kur ...

Rising above the maddening crowd

It is seldom a baseball umpire gets recognition for anything other than a bad call. But Little League District 11 decided this season to shine a more positive light on those ...

Auburn Wildcats sweep the Sacramento Spikes in 4 collegiate summer baseball club games

Isaiah Garcia’s offensive struggles with the Auburn Wildcats Collegaite Club baseball team was short-lived. After two games without a hit, the Lincoln High grad and Cal Stat ...

Auburn Wildcats open collegiate summer baseball season with a 2-4 mark

The collegiate summer baseball club season is in full swing, but the Auburn Wildcats are still working on theirs. The squad is 2-2 in their last four games, but still recovering f ...

Colfax falls, Forest Lake moves on in baseball playoff outbracket

Entry into Thursday’s first round of the Sac-Joaquin Section baseball playoffs was not guaranteed for bottom seeds in both the Division IV (Colfax) and VI brackets (Forest La ...

SPRING ROUNDUP: Bear River, Placer finish PVL softball campaign with big wins

Bear River softball The Bruins prevailed 2-0 over Colfax to end the Pioneer Valley League campaign 9-1 as undisputed champions. Nerissa Long pitched her second no-hitter of the w ...

PVL baseball scores, standings: Lincoln takes series over Placer while Colfax tops Bear River

That Placer/Colfax rivalry is going to get real friendly next week. After dropping Thursday’s Pioneer Valley League contest 5-3 against visiting Lincoln (11-2) at James Fiel ...

SPRING ROUNDUP: Placer softball squad stomps Sacramento

Placer softball The Hillmen belted 12 hits in a 14-1 shellacking of visiting Sacramento Monday. The game ended after just five innings (mercy rule). “We had good situationa ...

Auburn-area prep squads fight for March victories

Del Oro baseball Del Oro’s baseball team missed out on a golden chance to sweep their opening Sierra Foothill League series of the season when Nevada Union rallied for two r ...

William Jessup holds baseball fundraising dinner Feb. 27

Former Major League Baseball Manager and Sacramento legend Jerry Manuel is partnering with William Jessup University for a baseball fundraising dinner  ...

ARMED to the TEETH: Deep pitching staff leads battle-tested Sierra baseball squad

Three seasons removed from a Final Four visit and two years past an Elite Eight berth, Sierra College baseball players traded ball caps for hard hats last year. The ...