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All AR 50 trails lead to Auburn

Scott Smith is using Saturday’s American River 50-mile Endurance Run to ramp up his preparation for his first attempt at Western States in June. West Bourgalt is looking to qual ...

Center sizzles in PVL debut

Center High junior Christopher Smith looked right at home in Earl Crabbe Gym Tuesday night. His Cougars were playing their first game in the Pioneer Valley League, but they perform ...

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 ...

Perry: A testament to endurance

The dog may be man’s best friend. But look back at thousands of years of history and it is the horse that has been man’s most trusted ally. It was the horse that was used to co ...

Smith honing his game at UNLV

“Grip it and rip it.” “Let the big dog eat.” The mottos espoused by the golf pro Kevin Costner played in the 1996 movie “Tin Cup” could just as well have been Colby ...

Experienced beyond their years

LOOMIS — Just because a team is young doesn’t by definition mean it’s inexperienced. The Del Oro High softball team is a perfect example. The Golden Eagles won their first ...

Falcons fly into section semis

The Forest Lake Christian volleyball team stormed into the Sac-Joaquin Section semifinals with a resounding win over Stone Ridge Christian Thursday in Merced. The sixth-seeded Fal ...

Falcons poised for a big year

Travis Smith often remembers his 2006 Sac-Joaquin Section Division V runner-up squad when he watches this year’s Forest Lake Christian volleyball team take the court. “What go ...

What a ride for Engsberg

Tears accompanied Alison Bailey’s hoots and hollers Saturday night shortly after Sarah Engsberg rode across the finish line at the 54th Tevis Cup endurance ride. Engsberg fulfil ...

Home trail advantage

After 40 years and thousands of miles logged on the Western States Trail, Hal Hall’s nerves are still on edge leading up to the Tevis Cup endurance ride on Saturday. One year af ...