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Del Oro girls have more than talent

Coaches at any level will rarely gush about how good their teams are, especially just a few games into a season. And Del Oro High girls hoops coach Mike Takayama is no different. ...

Turf should be a priority at Placer

Joey Montoya won’t need a sales pitch for a new turf field at Le Febvre Stadium. The game film from Friday’s loss to Oakdale should do the trick.The Placer High coach refused t ...

Centi saves more than touchdowns

Darren Centi has played the hero for the Placer High football team on a handful of kickoff returns and long runs in recent weeks. As a speedy defensive back, and Placer’s kicker, ...

Hospitality reserved for Placer fans

Pity isn’t something you’ll often see on a football field, even in the midst of a lopsided game in which the outcome is already decided. Football players are trained to go fu ...

Dawson drives to regional title

Randall Dawson’s dream to compete at the ReMax World Long Drive Championships became a reality on Saturday in Mesquite, Nev. The former Placer High golfer won the Region 8 quali ...

Placer-Del Oro rivalry remains on hold

As the 2010 football schedules were dusted off this month, I looked over the Placer High and Del Oro schedules looking for something I knew wasn’t there. Every year I hope for t ...

UNLV’s Smith, Seiler arrive on national scenes

Both Colby Smith and David Seiler have enjoyed fantastic success this summer. However, the two UNLV athletes arrived at their sporting peaks by different means. Smith is the golfe ...

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 ...

Riders rallying for Wright

Christian Wright went from living his dream to barely living Friday.The mountain biker from Auburn launched off of a jump and had a frightening crash during a practice run at a Jun ...

Inspiration aplenty at WS 100

I’ve been watching an inordinate amount of sports for most of my life. There are very few sports I will tune out on TV. A good ping-pong match can hold my interest for an hour. ...