softball

Bruin hurlers get equal time

LAKE OF THE PINES ? Erin Nichol plans to cherish her final day on the softball diamond with her Bear River High ?family.? If her Bruin teammates are her sisters, Maddie Phelps is h ...

Thill provides chills, thrills to advance Bruins

SACRAMENTO ? Ali Thill could have taken a short trip to the freeway and hitchhiked her way out of a lackluster day in the field. Instead, the Bear River High junior found a way to ...

Bear River gets out of pickle in playoffs

Trailing 6-4 in the eighth inning Saturday afternoon senior Alyssa Reina came up with the biggest hit yet in her brilliant Bear River High softball career.Reina drilled a two-run d ...

Wolverine teams claw their way to CCAA Final Fours

There will be lots of Sierra College crimson in Bakersfield this weekend. The powerful Sierra softball team and the upstart Wolverine baseball team will compete in their respective ...

Foresthill softball rolls Rio Vista

The Foresthill High girls took their hot bats to Lodi and unleashed them on Rio Vista Thursday to open the Sac-Joaquin Section Division VI playoffs. Caitlin McCann, Bailey McDonald ...

Wildfires? big bats ready for playoffs

FORESTHILL ? A pair of lopsided losses at the end of the season might make you think that the Foresthill High softball team ran out of juice in a shortened season. The bats haven?t ...

Noon Hour Update: Vets training to become firefighters; State of the Community; taking care of aging parents and biking for youth sports

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 what we're working on for our Thursday editi ...

Sierra softball headed to Super Regionals after sweep

ROCKLIN ?Turning 19 turned out to be a big day in Kacy Romero?s life. The Sierra College freshman second baseman gave the Wolverines a 7-5 lead with a base hit, and then for icing ...

Hillgals storm back to top Lincoln, 7-5

The Placer High girls softball team?s remarkable surge continued Friday afternoon in Lincoln as the Hillgals held off the Zebras for a 7-5 victory. Placer won its sixth straight ga ...

Hillgals brace for Bear River

The Placer High softball team got payback for one Pioneer Valley League loss on Monday. The Hillgals will look to avenge their other setback today.Placer edged Center 3-2 Monday as ...

Stufflebean's clutch homer beats Colfax

Junior Brooke Stufflebean completed the comeback for the Placer High softball team when she belted a three-run home run in the top of the seventh inning to lift the Hillgals over C ...

Sac-Joaquin Section moves SFL schools into Division I in several sports

The Sierra Foothill League will compete in Division I in baseball, softball, wrestling, golf and tennis beginning next school year, the Sac-Joaquin Section announced late last week ...

Stockman named CCAA MVP

Hailey Stockman is making the most of her last spring on the softball diamond. The Placer High graduate isn’t finished yet, but she picked up a huge honor on Wednesday when she ...

Bruins softball squad goes to 5-0 in the PVL

The Bear River High softball team crushed Lincoln 11-1 Wednesday on the road, improving to 5-0 in the Pioneer Valley League. Maddie Phelps pitched five stellar innings, scattering ...

Bruins bury Cougars in PVL showdown

LAKE OF THE PINES - Ali Thill turned around at the plate, then turned around a pitch from Haleigh Arthur to break Friday’s Pioneer Valley League softball showdown wide open.B ...