Bear River

Youthful Hillmen not making any excuses

Last season, the Placer High girls soccer team used a delicate balance of experience and youth to a third-place finish in the Pioneer Valley League and a playoff berth. It looks li ...

Safety concerns are reshaping high school baseball tradition

Safety may be one of the biggest topics in high school sports lately with the talk centered on concussions and equipment. That talk has led to several rule changes like players bei ...

Eagles rebuild after playoff run

With five starting seniors last season, the Del Oro boys volleyball team rode its experience all the way to the playoffs. But now that those seniors have moved on the Golden Eagles ...

Sixty-year reporter recalls murder, dam and taxes

A few days ago I had the pleasure of spending an hour with Joe Carroll, who wrote for the Auburn Journal for many years until he suffered a stroke four years ago. His column, “Th ...

Bear River trounces Nevada Union

The Bear River High softball team used a 15-hit performance to drop Nevada Union 10-3 for their first win of the season (1-1).Alyssa Reina led the charge with a 3 for 4 day from th ...

Eagles edge Bear River thanks to errors

In a battle of what will likely be two of the top 10 teams in the area, errors proved to be the difference. The Del Oro High softball team scooted past Bear River 3-2 after the Bru ...

Colfax, Bear River to play games at Raley Field

A child’s first trip to a professional baseball stadium is often a memorable one but if they had the opportunity to actually play a game on the field you can rest assured that th ...

DFG sponsors turkey hunting clinic in Gridley

The spring hunt for the state’s gobbler population is highly anticipated by a great many. We’re less than a month away from the spring season.A variety of breeds have b ...

Home sweet home, area teams gear up home playoff games

Home court advantage may be one of the most overhyped aspects in all of sports but when four area girls basketball teams host first-round CIF Sac-Joaquin Section playoff games toda ...

Bruins can’t find break at Center

ANTELOPE – Bear River High guard Jonny Cassar nailed a pull-up jumper with 3 minutes, 1 second left in the third quarter to pull the Bruins within two points of Center. All the B ...

Prep basketball playoff picture takes shape

The latest California Interscholastic Federation Sac-Joaquin Section prep basketball power ranking didn’t yield much change but begins to paint a picture of what the playoffs sho ...

Routines key for some free throw shooters

Baseball is the sport most known for its rituals: On defense, players don’t step on the first or third baselines when walking off the field, each batter has a specific way they s ...

Bear River, Placer advance nearly whole teams to divisional tourney

CITRUS HEIGHTS – After an overtime loss in the Pioneer Valley League wrestling tournament Friday at Foothill High, Harley Sauers tried to block out the pain. He walked off the ma ...

Nielsen goes from raw to Cal Poly bound

LAKE OF THE PINES – When Kendal Nielsen decided to try track out in her first year of high school after being a gymnast all her life, the expectation wasn’t that she would set ...

CIF releases first prep hoops power rankings

The California Interscholastic Federation released its first high school basketball power rankings Monday for the Sac-Joaquin region. The rankings determine a school’s seed for s ...