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SPRING SPORTS ROUNDUP: Auburn-area teams battle for preseason success

Placer softball The Sacramento/Elk Grove Victory Tournament forced Placer to swallow defeats to D2 stalwarts Roseville (11-1) Casa Roble (4-3) Thursday. Raven Lewis singled and s ...

SPRING SPORTS ROUNDUP: Auburn-area teams vie for success in early spring

Placer baseball Just one day after an emotional win over Colfax in conference play, The Hillmen slipped to a 4-0 defeat to Vanden at the home of the Sacramento River Cats, Raley F ...

Del Oro, Colfax, Placer skiers shine at 2015 state championships

The 2015 California-Nevada Interscholastic Ski Federation’s State Championship at Mammoth Mountain gave way to tremendous accolades for prep skiers throughout Placer County l ...

SPRING SPORTS ROUNDUP: Bear River, Placer athletes fare well in prep preseason

Bear River softball The softball Bruins of Bear River High opened the season with a 6-0 no-hit shutout of Lindhurst Tuesday. Nerissa Long (three innings, five strikeouts) and Ari ...

MASTERS OF DESTINY: Del Oro wins section wrestling title in Stockton

STOCKTON — As medal winners at the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Wrestling Championships began to lumber toward the podium on center mat at the Stockton Arena, Del Oro co-head ...

SEASON IN BLOOM: Auburn-area basketball teams ready for the SJS playoffs

Of the 166 teams to earn an invitation to the Sac-Joaquin Section basketball playoffs, only 12 will be shaking hands with the familiar blue hue of section banner glory. The top fe ...

D4 SJS Wrestling Championships Preview: Auburn-area grapplers look for advancement on the road to state

The Western Athletic Conference sent two teams to the final round of the Sac-Joaquin Section Team Dual wrestling finals this season, and should be the toast of Sacramento Friday an ...

CHAMPIONSHIP FINISH: Placer beats Bear River to claim a piece of the PVL boys basketball title

GRASS VALLEY — Chasing a narrow deficit with five minutes to play, host Bear River High needed a stretch of hot shooting to deny the Placer Hillmen a piece of the Pioneer Val ...

Placer first, Colfax third in final Central II snowboarding standings

State or bust. The boys and girls of Placer High have collected nine total advancements to the state snowboarding championships and escaped Thursday’s California-Nevada Ski ...

Twenty Auburn-area wrestlers move on to D4 Wrestling Championships

Prep wrestlers from Placer, Bear River and Colfax found plenty of success at the 2015 Pioneer Valley League Wrestling Championships Saturday at Center High in Antelope. Since the ...