soccer

Placer United U12 Boys win famed soccerloco Surf Cup, U13s place second

No team had a better showing last week than Placer United’s Under-12 boys team at San Diego’s soccerloco Surf Cup — one of the premier competitive socce ...

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 ...

California Dreamin’ - Granite Bay’s Tommy Thompson & his journey to the MLS

The storybook tale of Tommy Thompson’s journey to Major League Soccer started before he signed with the San Jose Earthquakes, before he joined Sacramento Republic FC and even ...

GIRL POWER: Placer, Colfax, Forest Lake and Del Oro dominate postseason soccer foes

It can’t be “something in the water”, because there is no water left, but somehow, every Auburn-area prep soccer team alive in the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs bl ...

SIGNED AND DELIVERED: Placer's Jensen, Entz commit to accept athletic scholarships from collegiate programs

The identity of Placer High Athletics was unveiled last week when the 1990 state champion girls basketball team was honored alongside 13 athletes, coaches and administrators as ina ...

Auburn Journal Female Athlete of the Week: Placer soccer player Samantha Slade

Four scores and five days ago, Samantha Slade was unstoppable. The junior forward on Placer High’s girls soccer scored four consecutive unanswered goals to lift the Hillmen ...

WINTER IS COMING: Sac-Joaquin Section soccer teams may be destined for a new schedule

With most of the state already bracing their prep soccer teams for winter schedules, a changing of the winds for Sac-Joaquin Section athletes seems as inevitable as the biting cold ...

Auburn-area prep squads fight for March victories

Del Oro baseball Del Oro’s baseball team missed out on a golden chance to sweep their opening Sierra Foothill League series of the season when Nevada Union rallied for two r ...

SPRING ROUNDUP: Gums chews up Center with 13 strikeouts

Placer baseball Trailing undefeated Pioneer Valley League frontrunner Placer High by just three runs in the top of the fifth inning, Center baseball coach Jeff Wise gathered his t ...

Reader input: Keep ball fields in good shape

Just drinking my cup of wake-up juice and looking through the paper. Being a longtime coach of many youth and high school sports in the Auburn area, I looked at the youth soccer pi ...

Placer United wins Premier League National Finals in North Carolina

Donned in all yellow, competing nearly 3,000 miles from home, the Placer United Soccer Club Under-18 boys achieved championship elation on the National stage today, July 14. The t ...

Granite Bay’s Thompson happy to be home with Sacramento Republic FC

In a normal world, Tommy Thompson would be hanging out at Folsom Lake, soaking up rays and reminiscing with friends in what should be his last summer home after high school at Gran ...

Granite Bay captures SFL soccer title in Rocklin

The Sierra Foothill League title was hanging in the balance Thursday night when Rocklin High's girl's soccer team took to the field against visiting Granite Bay. ...