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Saints marching toward history

Matt Sween has heard the laughs and snickers when his Auburn Christian basketball team walks into opposing gymnasiums. Unlike in years past, they usually dissipate within a few min ...

Late charge gives Bulldogs state title

CARSON — Three touchdowns in 25 seconds turned a close game into a Folsom blowout, as the Bulldogs won the CIF State Football Division II Championship on Saturday in Carson, defe ...

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 ...

The economics of playoff football: Sac-Joaquin Section takes a big bite out of local gate

The stands at Auburn’s LeFebvre Stadium may be full for Friday's high school football playoff showdown between Placer High and Oakdale. But while the gate will be one of the bigg ...

Time to assemble playoff puzzle, piece by piece

The year was 2007. Roseville and Rocklin High built impressive 8-2 regular-season records — and didn’t qualify for the Sac-Joaquin Section football playoffs. In 2005, Bear Rive ...

Placer senior 10th at state

Placer High senior Brett Crider placed 10th in the triple jump at the CIF State Championships in Clovis Saturday night. Crider, who set Placer’s school record in the event at l ...

Soccer rule change put on hold

Soccer players in the Sac-Joaquin Section won’t have to choose between club and high school teams, at least for the time being.The California Interscholastic Federation put a ...

Vote on soccer participation postponed indefinitely

The California Interscholastic Federation will not be taking action today that forces Sac-Joaquin Section soccer players to choose between school and club teams. The proposed ru ...

Soccer rule revision closer to reality

The future of competitive high school soccer in the foothills could be in jeopardy after the largest section in the state voted unanimously in favor of a controversial proposed byl ...

Prep soccer headed for major changes

The California Interscholastic Federation will vote this week on a revision to one of its bylaws that would prohibit soccer players from participating with club teams and high scho ...