Snowboarding

Colfax High School principal recovering after serious snowboarding accident

Colfax High School principal Paul Lundberg is recovering at home after a serious snowboarding accident on Feb. 1. Lundberg, 48, broke his back in four places and dislocated severa ...

SNOW DAYS: Placer, Colfax, Del Oro teams enjoy success on the slopes

As evident by state championship results each season, Auburn-area students have a particular knack for navigating the slopes. Placer High’s snowboarding team, reigning Calif ...

Santa comes to the slopes: Lake Tahoe ski resorts reveling in outstanding holiday conditions

Lake Tahoe depends heavily on the ski season to help fill its hotels and restaurants, spend money at its casinos, and in general leave behind a trail of cash that gets spread aroun ...

A very happy Thanksgiving for nine Lake Tahoe ski resorts

This wasn’t an unusual occurrence a decade ago at Sierra-at-Tahoe. Opening the ski resort off Highway 50 near South Lake Tahoe in November was often the norm. But that certa ...

'Best Snow in Years'

The sky was a brilliant blue and the sun was sparkling on snow-covered mountains Friday morning at Boreal ski resort. Several resorts opened the season early as a result of heavy N ...

With Tahoe powder days ahead, expert urges skier safety

  With a weekend storm system expected to bring several feet of snow to the Sierra this weekend, Lel Tone, a veteran ski patroller at Squaw Valley in Placer County, said skie ...

Noon Hour Update: Repeal afoot for state fire fee; more changes at Auburn agencies; boys basketball in Loomis and Placer High snowboarding

  Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and wha ...

High hopes come with early start to Lake Tahoe ski season

  After late starts to back-to-back seasons, skiers and snowboarders are abuzz about the early beginning to this year out on the slopes at Lake Tahoe. With Boreal, Northstar ...

Colfax increases points lead

Colfax High School’s snowboard team brought the heat to the slopes of Northstar on Monday, sweeping first place in the men’s, women’s and team competition. “Our team score ...

Placer's O'Connor dominates giant slalom

Placer High’s Katy O’Connor won the girls Central Division II snowboarding giant slalom at Northstar by more than 15 seconds Wednesday. O’Connor finished in a combined time ...

Falcons closing in on division banner

NORDEN — Despite disastrous days for its top riders, the Colfax High snowboard team maintained a mammoth overall lead in the Central Division II standings after Monday’s slalom ...

O’Connor leads Placer boarders

Defending state champion Caty O’Connor picked up where she left off last season for the Placer High snowboard team Monday at Northstar. O’Connor, a junior, finished two giant ...