boxing

Soon to be a hit in the foothills?

For years, people have said boxing is dead. Those who tuned in to the 2012 London Olympics, where the inaugural women’s boxing event was a big hit, might think otherwise.&nbs ...

Del Oro grad Gildone packs a punch

The entrance to Ringside Gym, where Sadie Gildone trains, is nearly hidden. Camouflaged between storage units in the heart of downtown Newcastle, the sign on the door is the only ...

Kotey caps college career

Half of the battle for Nevada’s Ryan Kotey during his final college boxing season was making weight. The Placer High graduate, who dropped down a class to help fill a void for t ...

Falcons find redemption at Crabbe

Notes from a week spent wondering why I didn’t do more curling in my youth:Joey Jergo and the Colfax High boys entered Earl Crabbe Gym Thursday with a chip on their shoulders ...

Warehouse stores memories of champions

One step into Paul Brocker III’s warehouse in Auburn and your eyes cannot help but wander the walls filled with local memorabilia. Original billboard art, campaign posters encou ...

Kotey brings company

As a club team with no direct school funding, the University of Nevada-Reno boxing squad doesn’t always get the opportunity to travel to out-of-area gyms in search of challenging ...

Sierra Scoop: Chaney hangs tough, but comes up short

Tony “The Tiger” Lopez had a strong debut as a boxing promoter Friday night at Raley Field. Auburn’s Ryan Chaney wasn’t as spectacular in his professional boxing debut. Ch ...

A rookie in the ring

Most mornings, Ryan Chaney rises before the sun. He runs seven or eight miles with integrated sprint intervals. Chaney returns to his home in downtown Auburn to rest and eat brea ...

Never too late for a knockout

Grant Allen took up boxing at a later age than many in the sport usually do. Still, the 23-year-old has been a quick study. Allen, who trains at the Newcastle Ringside Gym, picked ...

Kotey racking up KOs at Nevada

As a football player at Placer High, Ryan Kotey was a 160-pound linebacker going up against 260-pound linemen. Now that he boxes for the University of Nevada-Reno, he gets to pick ...