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Now I can root for the home team

Over the past eight years various readers have called me a Placer homer, a Bear River booster, a Colfax supporter and a Del Oro sellout ? sometimes all within a few weeks. It?s tr ...

Remembering a remarkable year in sports

It was a banner sports year in 2011. There were remarkable feats, thrilling victories, gut-wrenching defeats and dynamic personalities on display. We at the Auburn Journal did our ...

Bohnet hits the water for her cause

Lucy Bohnet has a couple of great reasons for making her muscles ache and her lungs burn at Sugar Pine Reservoir on Monday.The Auburn resident plans to swim five miles in the beaut ...

Falcons score some more karma points

The Colfax High football team leads the Pioneer Valley League, the Sac-Joaquin Section and maybe the state in karma points. Coach Tony Martello and the Colfax team deserve a lot o ...

Foothills pair hook up on the AVP Tour

Diane Pascua was almost ready to take out a classified ad to find a playing partner after a handful of events on the AVP Tour this summer. As it turned out, the perfect fit was sit ...

Tweets no longer just from refs’ whistles

Imagine Vince Lombardi calling Ray Nitschke and Jerry Kramer into his office if the Packer legends were transported to 2009. “Now listen here boys!” Lombardi would say. “I d ...

Colfax, Placer are pool pals, PVL contenders

Imagine the Colfax High football team coming down the hill each afternoon during the fall to practice at Placer’s Le Febvre Stadium. It would take an apocalyptic set of circumsta ...