skiing

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 ...

Historic Granlibakken a Tahoe relic, gem

Although its hill is extremely modest and barely garners a mention among Lake Tahoe’s many famed ski resorts, for several decades Granlibakken was known as the only winter playgr ...

Kenworthy cruises to repeat

TRUCKEE — Placer High skier Karly Kenworthy defended her reign as the No. 1 girl in the CNISSF state championships, winning Thursday’s slalom race by a margin of almost five se ...

Conroy conquering the slopes

Shannon Conroy is always the last one off the mountain. After other skiers have traded in ski-lift seats for the comforts of the lodge, Conroy, 19, puts in two or three extra run ...

Learn to ski Saturday at Auburn Ski Club

Learn to cross country ski Saturday for just $5 at the Auburn Ski Club’s Open House Afternoon. The event is scheduled for 1:30-4:30 p.m. and includes a ski rental, afternoon tra ...

Italian Piredda gets a taste of life at Placer

“There is nothing like Italian pizza. It is the best in the world. It is simpler and has less ingredients than American pizza,” laughed foreign exchange student Ilaria Piredda. ...

Placer shows power on slopes

The Placer High Ski team proved their potential for powerhouse status at Northstar on Monday, sweeping first place finishes in the giant slalom races. Senior, Karly Kenworthy re ...

Placer's Swayze wins slalom at Alpine

The Placer High Ski showed strength on the slopes Monday in their second race of the season. It was a day of success for the boy’s varsity team with three top ten finishes. Eva ...

Placer skis to wins in slalom

Seniors Evan Swayze and Karly Kenworthy of Placer High School had the quickest times in each run and won the Varsity Men and Varsity Women competitions at the Central 2 Giant Slalo ...

Perfect storm morphs into perfect day for skiing

Perfect conditions at Sierra resorts welcomed throngs of skiers this weekend during the traditional start of the season. At Boreal Mountain Resort, in the Sierra about 50 miles ea ...