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It's off to state championships for Colfax High ski, snowboard teams

For two years running, the California-Nevada Interscholastic Ski Federation’s girls varsity state championship banner has resided at Colfax High School. Last season, the La ...

Reader Input: Represent Colfax sports

Nice profile on Jacob Peek, and thanks for mentioning Kyle from my team. Would of been great to see something similar about the girls? Nelly Steinhoff is defending her “All a ...

Ski, snowboard teams do a service

For better or worse, I probably wouldn’t have gone to Bear River High School without the (snowboard) team. I would say most of my team members were not traditional athletes and p ...

Ski and snowboard teams sliding off the slopes?

Students in the Auburn-area may soon find their snow-sport options are limited at local high schools. Placer and Colfax High Schools have already started fundraising to save thei ...

Skiers should carry GPS

Re: “Safer ski and snowboard equipment should be required,” (Journal, Dec. 29). Recently, a 25-year-old snowboarder went missing at Alpine Meadows Ski Resort. Search and rescu ...

O’Connor craves the carve

There are actually nerves hiding behind Caty O’Connor’s wide smile and giggles. But the Placer High senior has felt them before and usually seems to find a way to leave them fa ...

Powder postpones high school races

Central Division II skiers and snowboarders from Bear River, Colfax and Placer High will have to wait at least another week to wrap up their respective regular racing seasons. Sev ...

HOW TO: Do a 360 on a snowboard

While he’s had unprecedented success as a sophomore competing in Central Division II high school snowboard races this winter, Pete Porata’s teammates quickly recognized ...

Super Bowl Snowboardcross

Placer High’s Caty O’Connor crosses the finish line during her second run at the 2009 U.S. Snowboarding Grand Prix at Boreal Sunday morning. O’Connor, who finished the run in ...