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Bear River’s big bopper

If they kept statistics for grins and giggles, Alyssa Reina would probably lead the country in those categories. As it is, you’ll find the Bear River High junior near the top of ...

Bruins churn to titles

The Colfax High girls edged out Bear River in the first event at the Pioneer Valley League Swimming Championships Saturday at Lake of the Pines. The Bruins made sure that was a rar ...

Shepard keeps the faith

Kelly Shepard’s softball teammates at Sacramento State call her “Smiley.” “She always has a smile on her face,” Hornets coach Kathy Strahan said. “She’s a happy youn ...

Bear River barrage sinks Placer

LAKE OF THE PINES — Bear River High batters acted like they were at the DMV as they faced Placer High ace Eddie Vanderdoes Tuesday afternoon. They waited. At the first sign of w ...

Placer rebounds after Bruins romp

The Bear River High softball team put on a clinic Friday against Placer. The Hillgals turned around and put together an impressive display of their own at the Folsom Bulldog Classi ...

Huntley pitches Bruins past Lincoln

Bear River High finally got on its baseball field and Coleman Huntley felt right at home Tuesday afternoon. The senior tossed a two-hit shutout to lead the Bruins past Lincoln 3-0 ...

Another gut wrencher for Sacramento?

I’m still trying to find a bright side to the Kings’ impending move to Anaheim, from any perspective. It’s been tough to get fired up for a Sacramento game in the ...

Hillgals go long, edge Center, 8-7

The Placer High softball team opened the Pioneer Valley League campaign in style Friday, blasting three home runs on their way to edging Center 8-7 at home.Jenna Knox pitched eight ...

Bear River dominant in PVL opener

The Bear River High softball team rolled to victory in its Pioneer Valley League opener, using home runs from Stephanie Ceo and Alyssa Reina to help the cause.The Bruins blanked Fo ...

Ceo swinging away for Ducks

With Courtney Ceo playing in the infield and batting leadoff, Bear River High became a Sac-Joaquin Section softball powerhouse. Now that she’s doing the same things at the Unive ...

Bruins dominate Dandelion Classic

The Bear River High softball team continued to dominate the Dandelion Classic in Jackson, just as it has the entire Sac-Joaquin Section the past four years.The Bruins claimed their ...

Bear River, Colfax girls bow out

LODI — Calaveras High coach John Franceschi remembers the last time his squad faced Bear River in a Sac-Joaquin Section playoff game back in 2007, and it wasn’t pretty.“We go ...

Power struggles in semifinals

It’s not often Mike Takayama leads his Del Oro High girls onto the basketball court and isn’t the winningest coach in the building.Today’s Sac-Joaquin Section Div ...

Bruins open up with 1-0 victory

The Bear River High softball team opened its season Tuesday with a sharp performance in a 1-0 win over Woodland at home.Junior Maddie Phelps fired a three-hit shutout in her first ...

Wildfires win big

The Foresthill High girls made the most of the first home playoff game in school history Tuesday night. The Wildfires smoked Trinity Prep of Napa 58-8 to advance to the second roun ...