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Sierra College earns Bowl Game berth with road win

Clusters of Sierra College football players shimmied into the weight room on campus Sunday afternoon with butterflies in their stomachs.  As the team gathered around their he ...

Melancholy joy of the college goodbye

I nearly cried in the produce section of Bel Air this week, and it wasn’t the onions. I was squeezing avocados, deleting items from my grocery app, when I had the fleeting th ...

Second-Half Turnovers cost Wolverines a Win

This was supposed to be the week the Sierra College football team got back on track.  Saturday afternoon’s contest against visiting Laney College came off the heels of ...

THE AMERICAN FOOTBALL DREAM

Unbeknownst to most, Oakmont High graduate and current starting left tackle for the Sierra College football team, Derrick Achayo, was once immersed in an ill fate.  The 6-foo ...

Reid injured, but Hillmen still hope to make Wolverines roster

The pads were popping and the sweat was flying at Sierra College football’s first scrimmage of the season Saturday. But one ill-timed step may have cost Placer High grad Conn ...

California Dreamin’ - Granite Bay’s Tommy Thompson & his journey to the MLS

The storybook tale of Tommy Thompson’s journey to Major League Soccer started before he signed with the San Jose Earthquakes, before he joined Sacramento Republic FC and even ...

(Updated Oct. 9, 2015) Rocklin High, Antelope change the face of stunt cheering

UPDATE: Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill (AB) 949 on Wednesday, Oct. 7 that will classify cheerleading as a competitive CIF sport beginning in 2017-18. Official rules and regu ...

Sierra College sweeps Napa Valley to advance to Super Regional

Riding the momentum of a clutch 6-2 win in the opening game of the CCCAA Northern Regional Playoffs, the Sierra College softball team blew past 16th-seeded Napa Valley on Sunday wi ...

What are the options after high school?

With the plethora of options available, there is something for everyone to improve their future. Del Oro counselor Debora Krizman said Placer County College Night tries to help st ...

Reader Input: Republican Party has the answers

A recent letter in the Journal regarding the Republican Party caught my eye, by Ron Lowe of Nevada City, Sept. 7 (“Politicians say we’re tanking”). He states &ldq ...

Reader Input: Writer should feel blessed

Gene Lyons’ column (“Ignoring due process is an injustice to college students,” Another View, Sept. 2) comes straight from the dinosaur section over at Bloviator ...

Another View: Storming the castle walls of college

Can Hollywood teach us anything about politics? Anyone who saw the movie Robin Hood (2011) remembers the dramatic and bloody scene in which Robin Hood, played by Russell Crowe, lea ...

Coaches, fans invited to Hall of Fame brunch

CARMICHAEL – The National Football Foundation/College Hall of Fame, Sacramento Valley Chapter invites the local community to attend its coaches kickoff brunch to be held Aug. ...