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Bruins ready for a breakout?

LAKE OF THE PINES — Jimmy Bamburg realizes junior varsity victories are nice, but title banners are only awarded at the varsity level. The Bear River High senior believes the co ...

Nielsen going to great lengths

Kendal Nielsen may be from a small town, but her explosive jumping skills are earning her a big reputation. The Bear River High junior, who competes in the triple jump, long jump, ...

Placer powers to championship banners

Coach Rick Foley used one word over and over to describe his Placer High track athletes Thursday night at the Pioneer Valley League Championships. “Electric,” Foley said. Th ...

Hillgals, Bruins bow out in openers

The Placer High soccer team didn’t have time to mount a comeback Thursday in the opening round of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III playoffs. The Hillgals, who rebounded from ...

Bear River hangs on, shares PVL title

LAKE OF THE PINES — Even with his team holding a 4-0 lead and ace Coleman Huntley cruising along late in the game, Bear River High baseball coach Dahorl Ennis didn’t expect to ...

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 ...