high school

Racial slur at game not what we’re about

I’m not inclined, as some of the bloggers on the Auburn Journal’s website are, to debate a kid’s free speech rights to call someone from a visiting team the “n” word. Tha ...

Another View: What are youth sports worth?

After 17 years coaching the Bear River Ski and Snowboard teams, it was not an easy decision to retire. When I notified the school, I assured Mr. (Duwaine) Ganskie that I had coache ...

Support high school teams

(Today) is the big game, Colfax at Placer. A real battle is predicted. Since I taught for 21 years at Placer, and the last three years of my career at Colfax, I wish both teams wel ...

Athletics could fall under budget axe

High school athletics as we currently know them may not exist next year. Sadly, this may be not a parallel to Chicken Little who constantly uttered the well-known phrase, “The sk ...

Weight debate in wrestling

Four years ago, high school wrestlers would work out in sweats and trash bags if they were desperate to lose weight. In 2006, however, the deaths of a few college athletes prompt ...

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 ...

Media Life: Foothill airwaves have Placer, Colfax, Bear River playoff football covered

With playoff high school football back Friday night, radio stations KAHI, KNCO and Star 94.1 have the area well-covered for all the mud, sweat and tears. Auburn’s KAHI 950 AM ...

Placer's football championship hopes on the line Friday in Stockton

Modesto Christian is a giant on the football field this season but the first impression that might register with a visitor on approaching the high-school campus is just how small t ...

Placer Hillmen, Sonora Wildcats square off Friday in playoff football

Walk down a street in Sonora and you’ll probably catch sight of some green and gold. People are wearing it with pride – pride in their football team. They love their Wildcats. ...

Media Life: Things could get complicated for Auburn’s football-game streaker

One fleet-footed spectator stole a page out of the 1970s playbook during last Friday’s Placer-Calaveras football game. For the first time in a long time, Auburn was streaked. W ...