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Placer raises $10K for sports

Placer High School had a $77,000 deficit in athletic funding in the 2009-2010 school year, according to Dave Marquand, Placer Union High School District assistant superintendent fo ...

Sween still swinging after memory loss

Luke Sween doesn’t think the movie 50 First Dates is all that funny anymore. He is also tired of breakfast. After a baseball accident last season, Luke, a senior at Auburn Chr ...

Auburn man speeds to M5 title

When Bradley Meister sets his mind to on a goal he sees it through. Meister of Auburn, has a PhD in engineering, is a Navy Captain in the reserves, a pilot and even a Christmas t ...

Del Oro tees off undefeated

Hal Steinbeck didn’t expect his golf team to be Sierra Foothill League champions last year. It’s not that the Del Oro boys golf team wasn’t stacked with talent, but he saw 20 ...

Another View: Private schools have unfair advantage in playoffs

The current high school athletic playoff system in California, in which public schools compete against private schools, who don’t have to abide by geographical boundaries and can ...

Locals gear up for Amgen

Leslie Maita-Galyardt rode 22 miles the first weekend she took her new road bike for a spin. Maita-Galyardt, of Auburn, is new to cycling, but that didn’t stop her from hitting s ...

Seiler swims to SEALS

Not many college athletes get to use skills from their sports in the careers they pursue after graduation. David Seiler, however, plans on doing just that. The Placer High gradua ...

Tidd cork sevens to victory

Placer graduate Travis Tidd shredded it up on the slopes at the 2011 Collegiate Skiing National championship, held March 8-12 in Boise, Idaho. Tidd, a freshman at University of Ne ...

Del Oro defeated by familiar foe

Power Balance Pavilion — Redemption proved elusive for the Del Oro girls basketball team as St. Mary’s of Stockton served up a 56-48 victory, sealing their sixth Northern Calif ...

Duncan dazzles on court

The Del Oro girls basketball team has a secret weapon. Golden Eagle senior Becky Duncan sneaks onto the court like a stealth bomber and dribbles circles around her opponents. When ...