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Tennis is a ‘Life Time’ commitment for Purcell

The lesson was a hard one to swallow, especially for an 11-year-old boy who was accustomed to winning practically all his junior age-group tennis matches.However, this was no typic ...

Sierra College celebrates 80th birthday at Placer High campus

Approximately 100 people attended the Sierra College 80th birthday celebration at Placer High School on Tuesday night.  In the audience were former students, current and past ...

Isaiah Pineiro shines in Portland, just like he did for Placer, Sierra basketball

It was always easy for Luis and Cyndy Pineiro to watch their son play basketball. Whether it was in Auburn at a youth game, his four years at Placer High (including three on varsi ...

CCCAA football All-Conference honors: 19 former Sac-Joaquin Section players recognized

That next step for local high school athletes aspiring for gridiron greatness included a gauntlet of tests in the California Community College Athletic Association. Ultimately, 19 ...

Writing through the night and the fog

Here’s something that used to be hard for me to admit: I was a terrible student. At E.V. Cain, I got a D in art. I wasn’t allowed to watch the celebratory end-of-the-ye ...

Another View: Political disinterest a disturbing trend among the youth

Earlier this year, I participated in Sierra College’s Political Awareness Day. Tables were staffed by various political parties, government agencies and candidates who were r ...

A river runs through artist's paintbrush

Larry Alberts has been trying to capture the way sunlight glints a body of water for nearly 25 years, and now 14 of his “River Works” will be on display at Sierra Colle ...

Sierra College hosts three soccer camps

Sierra College women’s soccer coach Jason Gantt is the camp director for this year’s three sessions of the Sierra College Co-ed Wolverine Soccer Camp. The camp, which ...

Another View: Every day is a welcome home

A good friend tells me that everything we put into the universe comes back to us, whether it’s positive or negative. I’m beginning to think she’s right, but I&rsq ...

Reader Input: Coach Horrillo taught valuable lessons

It was sad reading Coach John Horrillo’s obituary, even though I knew it was coming (“Longtime Sierra College coach John Horrillo passes away at 78,” Journal, May ...

Longtime Sierra College coach John Horrillo passes away at 78

John Horrillo,  a well—liked instructor and coach who in the 1960s, 70s and 80s transformed Sierra College into a state JC wrestling power, passed away Monday, May 25 at ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, April 22 and 29, 1965

30 days in jail for Mrs. Baima Lillybel Baima, vegetarian, arch foe of tax-supported mental health clinics and governor of the Republic of North California, last week was sentenc ...