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Del Oro junior Branum fifth at state tourney

Austin Branum doesn’t have a big, elaborate meal planned to reward himself for a fifth place finish at the CIF State Wrestling Championships in Bakersfield Friday and Saturday. ...

Del Oro grapplers dominate SFL tourney

The Del Oro High wrestling team will send nearly a full squad to next week’s Sac-Joaquin Section Division II Championships, including four Sierra Foothill League champions. On T ...

Dawson set to drive for dough

Randall Dawson is headed to the REMAX World Long Drive Championships in Mesquite, Nev. this week, where he’ll compete against 144 of the top hitters in the world for a grand ...

O’Connor captures sixth at Junior World Championships

Caty O’Connor may not have lived up to her own lofty expectations, but the Placer High graduate certainly caught the attention of the snowboarding world with her performance last ...

Auburn’s Starks takes U-21 title

Fast Fridays was a hub of activity at the Gold Country Fairgrounds Friday night. Including the regular speedway program, the AMA/USA Youth National and the AMA/USA Under 21 Natio ...

Soaring with select company

His buddies know better than to ask K.J. McKenzie if he wants to go swimming or play video games. The 14-year-old rarely has time these days to be a teenager. He would much rather ...

Placer boys poised for run at section crown

The Placer High boys track and field team set itself up nicely for a run at a third Sac-Joaquin Section Division III title in four years with a solid qualifying day Tuesday. Senio ...

Placer boys, girls take titles in thrilling fashion

The pride was oozing from Cauleen Dougthy Thursday afternoon in the form of sweat and tears at Le Febvre Stadium. The Placer High senior played a huge role in the Hillgals’ drama ...

Colfax, O’Connor shred at Shasta

Jack Morgan had an extra spring in his step as he hustled around Thursday afternoon setting up for the California-Nevada Interscholastic Ski and Snowboard Federation awards ceremon ...

O’Connor, Colfax boys shine in GS

The icy, treacherous conditions at Mount Shasta didn’t keep Caty O’Connor and the Colfax High boys from stating their cases as the state’s best snowboarders Wednesday. O’C ...