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Soaring toward the Summit

When Kaj Niegmann, plants his pole and propels himself over the crossbar, surges of adrenaline flow through his body. They are a reminder to him of why he works so hard to join r ...

Dragila calls it a career

PARIS — Former world and Olympic champion Stacy Dragila ended her 14-year pole vaulting career with a second-place finish at the DecaNation athletics meet on Wednesday. The 38-y ...

Vaulting to the next level

Editor’s note: This is the second in a two-part series on pole vaulting in the foothills. Cale Simmons knows as he progresses deeper into track and field season, the competiti ...

Placer County’s frequent fliers

Editor’s note: This is the first in a two-part series on pole vaulting in the foothills. For Part II, see Sunday's Journal. Mackenzie Landry heard the calling from an early ag ...