scholarship

Oakmont's Holmes finishes a busy month of football camp-hopping

When Oakmont High School senior Justin Holmes was featured in the June 6 edition of the Press Tribune, he was about to spend the next three weeks hopping from football camp to foot ...

Two sports are better than one for Woodcreek's Layton

It’s been several years now since high school sports saw its tide shift toward the athlete specializing — or focusing — on one sport. By their choice or at the u ...

Refusing to let go of a dream

Rocklin’s Glen Peacock family is understandably proud that their youngest is now playing football on a scholarship at Midland University in Fremont, Neb., but the road it took to ...

Knox, Meylor, English named Lacky Scholarship winners

Three local student-athletes are among the 50 in the Sac-Joaquin Section that will be awarded A. Dale Lacky Scholarships at the section’s awards ceremony later this month in Stoc ...

It’s a matter of degrees

I’ll play the fool. How is it that I was interning for a county office position that requires a bachelor’s degree, but was being trained by 20-year veterans of that field who d ...

Mitchells give back to Hillmen

The first annual Larry D. Mitchell Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a “well rounded student- athlete” from Placer High at the upcoming Senior Awards Banquet.The scholars ...

Fitness scholarship helps students learn health

An Auburn fitness club is hoping to promote healthy lifestyles in youth and the community. The Auburn Racquet and Fitness Club is hosting a six-month scholarship program for Aubur ...

Auburn Racquet Club to introduce scholarship

The Auburn Racquet Club is introducing a $2,000 college scholarshipavailable to high school juniors and seniors in Auburn.The scholarship is designed to introduce the benefits of h ...

Scholarship shortage a telling sign

There are a couple ways to look at the lack of recruiting attention paid to Placer County’s three remarkable football teams in 2009.Between Placer High, Del Oro and Rocklin & ...

Snakes snag an Eagle

Waking up at 4 a.m. to hit the ice skating rink grew old fast when Camille Furgeson entered Del Oro High as a freshman. After spending 12-hour days at the rink as an eighth grader ...