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Del Oro star takes Sac City Jr. title

Austin Smotherman waited eight years, but he finally got to see his name engraved in the trophy at the Sacramento City Junior Golf Championship. The Del Oro senior out-dueled longt ...

Del Oro relay seventh

The Del Oro High boys 4x400-meter relay team capped its spectacular season with one last record-breaking performance in prime time.The Golden Eagles placed seventh in Saturday nigh ...

Rams run over Del Oro

SACRAMENTO — By the time Kaitlyn Garcia showed she wasn’t perfect Thursday afternoon, the Del Oro High softball team’s hopes of a state title were awfully dim. Casa Roble’s ...

Del Oro girls can't hang on

SACRAMENTO — Amidst the thunderous roar of a crowd mostly decked out in black and yellow, Del Oro High’s hopes for a Sac-Joaquin Section Division II championship were spoiled b ...

Placer prevails, Thornton caps career sweep

The Placer High wrestling team was denied a fourth straight Pioneer Valley League wrestling title in the regular season. The Hillmen earned a nice consolation prize Friday by win ...

Champions at last

Chase Mosier won the rock-paper-scissors with Austin Oberg for the final shot, then made history for the Colfax High basketball program Thursday night. Mosier nailed a 3-pointer a ...

Turnaround leads to title for Del Oro

SACRAMENTO — Casey Taylor and his Del Oro High School football team were in no hurry to get out of the rain Saturday night. The Golden Eagles soaked in the thrill of victory for ...

Adair grins and bears it

LOOMIS — There are a few things Tyler Adair wants to check off his to-do list before Dec. 15. That’s the day he’ll go under the knife for surgery on the torn ACL in his left ...

Rivals hit the trail, together

When Kevin Ostenberg heard the news earlier this fall that his Del Oro High cross country team would be competing at the Division II level in the postseason, his reaction was not f ...

Janniro’s AMA title caps banner year

The 2010 AMA/USA Speedway National Championship was Billy “The Kid” Janniro’s to lose. Going into the final round of the national championship series Friday night at Fast Fr ...

Janniro perfect at track championships

Billy “The Kid,” Janniro is officially the man to beat in speedway racing, and there has not been a lot of that going on recently. Janniro saved the best for last as the 2010 s ...

Hillmen hungry for more

The Placer High football team has written two epic stories over the past two seasons. But the final chapter hasn’t come together for the Hillmen. With the motto, “Finish It, ...

Can anyone top Janniro?

Sixteen of the best riders in the nation will converge on the Gold Country Fairgrounds, racing to win the AMA National Speedway Championship tonight. Benicia’s Billy Janniro, w ...

Bruins’ softball dynasty lives on

The Bear River High softball team only made it look easy. In truth, the Bruins’ fourth straight Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV title season included a couple of setbacks that ...