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Auburn-area quarterbacks shined in varsity debuts

Going into last week’s season opening football games, there was a lot of emphasis being placed on the fact that several area squads were entering the 2015 campaign with untes ...

Week zero football results: Placer, Del Oro, Bear River and Colfax win big

The first night of prep football opened with resounding success for most of the Auburn-area programs in the Sac-Joaquin Section on Friday. Placer, Del Oro, Bear River and Colfax a ...

Week zero Auburn-area football previews

Although the warm weather that hit the foothills area this week may not seem like fall, make no mistake that the curtain will rise on the high school football season tonight. And, ...

SATURDAY SPECIAL: Auburn-area football squads open season with full-contact scrimmages

Dennis Murphy barked instruction with authority Thursday as he directed Placer High football players through an aggressive ball-stripping drill on the Hillmen practice field. Thos ...

ARROYO SADDLES UP: Oklahoma State becomes next stop for former Colfax football star

As far as summers go, Marcus Arroyo made sure he savored this one. Still calling Tampa, Florida home base, first, it was a relaxing trip to Puerto Rico with wife Kelly and two-yea ...

Sierra Moon Goldsmiths asks for community support for employee with cancer

It’s been an eventful year for Molly Anderson-Moran. The Sierra Moon goldsmith gave birth to her second child in February, a baby girl she named Willow, and then in April the ...

SPORTS CHATTER: Placer's realignment talk generating lots of feedback

"It’s my own desire, it’s my own remorse Help me to decide. Help me make the most Of freedom and of pleasure Nothing ever lasts forever Everybody wants to rule ...

Campbell big cog as Boulder Collegians head to playoffs

With a line-up full of hitters, the Boulder Collegians summer collegiate baseball team is headed to the postseason at full throttle. Fashioning their third 30-win season in a row, ...

Reader Input: Fault spelled end to the dam

Kudos to Mr. (Vern) Root for his service with the Sacramento Police Department and his participation in the rooftop rescue of residents at risk during the 1986 floods (“Aubur ...

Reader Input: Community comes together for Scout

Early Saturday morning, June 27, Alden Brock, a 13-year-old Boy Scout from the Rosemont area of Sacramento, was caught in an unexpected flash flood in the backcountry at Philmont S ...

MIXED SIGNALS: Placer's PVL dominance could land Hillmen in new waters

Placer High’s 13 Pioneer Valley League championships during the 2014-15 school year left little doubt to the prestige of recent Hillmen success in athletics. The feats are f ...

Reader Input: The Earth goes through cycles

John Sisson wishes I would use real science (“Fear emissions, not atom bombs,” Reader Input, June 14). This from a person who thinks climate change is real science. Sis ...

Reader Input: How to rebuild after nukes fall?

Karen Wyatt says we had wars before (“All immaterial if we lose Earth,” Reader Input, June 5). She equates wars with spears, arrows, bullets, guns, bombs, the same as n ...

Bear nearly enters Colfax home

Bears are one of nature’s more curious creatures - especially where there is food involved. If your meal catches their attention, they’re sure to investigate, which is ...

STATE OR BUST: Auburn-area athletes qualify to the CIF track meet

ELK GROVE — The track and field season extends deeper into the school year than any other prep sport, allowing students to cap their yearly athletic campaign as their summer ...