Sara Seyydin

Bruins bring it in "Battle"

For Scott Savoie the Battle at the Capital was more than just another football showcase game. As the Bear River High football coach watched his team bury Procter R. Hug from Reno, ...

9-year old cruises past competition

Madison Hanser may be only 9 years old, but she feels right at home behind the wheel. She also loves smoking her competition, as they watch the skull-and-crossbones with pigtails ...

Battle at the Capital goes beyond showcasing football

Sports reporter Sara Seyydin caught up with wounded veteran Lance Corporal Thomas Parker, 21, originally from Ronan, Mont. to interview him about his experience serving in the U.S. ...

Money scarce for away-game buses

Strict enforcement of pay-to-play regulations and state budget woes have dealt a blow to local high school fall sports programs. Placer High head football coach Joey Montoya anno ...

Duo aims to ski all 12 months before 2012

Diane Giuliani thought it would be fun to be able to say she skied every month of the year in the Golden State. With a year of record snowfall and her ski buddy of 25 years, Peggy ...

Placer hits their stride

Ten Pioneer Valley League Championships, four Sac-Joaquin Section Division III titles and 750 miles, but who’s counting? The Placer High cross country team may have over a doze ...

Concussions create cause for concern

"Your thinking is fuzzy. Your vision is fuzzy. It's almost like coming out of anesthesia," recalls Mike Lamb about sustaining concussions during his football career. Lamb played c ...

Locals find the fountain of youth in cosmetic surgery

As far as Mary Johanson is concerned, her plastic surgeon walks on water. The Grass Valley resident, now 72, experienced a transformation that she said made her look on the outsi ...

Ride a horse

Editor’s Note: Sports reporter Sara Seyydin caught up with Honey Cowan, owner of C-Horse Ranch in Auburn, Friday, for instructions on how to horseback ride. She rode Cowan’s Qu ...

Trap shoot like a champion

Editor's Note: Sports reporter Sara Seyydin caught up with Bernie Fox, champion trap shooter and president of the Auburn Trap Club, Friday, for instructions on how to trap shoot li ...