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Golden memories at Gold Rush Classic

Brendan Moore knew there was only one thing to do after a devastating 1-2 punch to his girls soccer team and the town of Galt early last week. So he dyed his Mohawk bright red, coa ...

Diggin’ the dirt at Hangtown

Matt Kreegar can already feel the energy of the Rockstar Energy Hangtown Motocross Classic. Kreegar, 35, of Auburn is competing in the B-Class amateur division for a spot at amateu ...

Reese gearing up for Classic cast

Local bass-fishing champion Skeet Reese will cast his net in New Orleans as he competes for the title of 2011 Bassmaster Classic champion Feb. 18-20. Reese, who lives in Auburn, ...

Grady to play in Holiday Classic

The fifth annual Holiday Classic football game featuring some of the top seniors from the East Bay versus all-stars from the Sacramento area is set for Sunday at Grant High in Sacr ...

Placer’s comeback comes up short

Amara Wainwright’s quick hands wiped away a valiant effort by the Placer High girls basketball team in the third place contest at t he Lady Hillmen Classic Saturday night at ...

Hillmen wary of Cougs in Pick Axe Classic

Even after his Placer High football team dismantled Woodland 58-20 last week on the road, coach Joey Montoya said the Hillmen have a ways to go before jumping into Pioneer Valley L ...

Butterfield's 34 not enough against Sheldon

LOOMIS — After dropping two straight hard-fought Sierra Foothill League battles, Del Oro High appeared poised to right the ship against one of the region’s top teams. Despite ...

Del Oro girls get uncommon test

LOOMIS — Mike Takayama had no trouble joking about Del Oro’s sloppy play, even though it resulted in a rare loss Saturday nigh. “I’ve seen fewer turnovers in a bakery,” ...

No love for Hillmen at the ‘Classic’

Saturday’s Holiday Classic Football Game was touted as a showcase for the considerable gridiron talent in Northern California. The “all-star” game held at Grant High pitted a ...

Lance-mania hits foothills

The streets of Nevada City will be buzzing like never before Sunday afternoon. Bolstered by the news that both Lance Armstrong and Levi Leipheimer will be in town for the 49th Ne ...