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Three Auburn vaulters invade Trials

The pole vault pit at the U.S. Olympic Trials will once again have a distinct Auburn flavor. As many as three Auburn-area natives could compete at the Trials, beginning today in Eu ...

Playoffs not a fair test this time around

Many Colfax High fans were puzzled this week as their outstanding soccer and baseball teams faced some unfamiliar foes in the playoffs, and for good reason. The Falcons more than h ...

Litchfield sets up home base

Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of articles chronicling pole vaulter Paul Litchfield’s efforts to make the U.S. Olympic team for the London Games this sum ...

Placer football sending Hess to next level

Updates from a desk littered with playoff brackets, spring schedules and coffee cups:Basketball season is over at Placer High and baseball season is four days from first pitch. So ...

Litchfield returns to his roots

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of articles on athletes from the Auburn area who are gearing up for a run at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Paul Litchfield ha ...

Auburn native headed to U.S. Track and Field Championships

Bear River High graduate Paul Litchfield is headed to the 2011 USA Outdoor Track and Field National Championships Saturday in Eugene, Ore. Litchfield qualified June 13 by pole vaul ...

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 ...