sports

Call to readers: Missing sports play-by-play

Auburn loves Placer High School sports and our athletes. Please bring back the play-by-play articles so we can celebrate our students, see their photos, hear their voices, and re ...

Off deadline: Closing the notebook on Auburn, but not the memories

Balls, bats, cars, homes, news and multimedia – it’s been quite a haul. Over the past decade my byline has been all over the pages of this newspaper — whether i ...

Reader Input: Local teams riding high

First, sports fans read that the Granite Bay girls volleyball team won state, division 1, going undefeated. Now the Del Oro High football is headed for the state division 1 champio ...

The head is used for school, not tackling

The concussion issue in football was addressed at the USA Football Youth Summit held last month in Canton, Ohio, and included some valuable information on the prevention and proper ...

Reader input: Take corporate welfare out of sports

We need to take corporate welfare out of sports. Big money is corrupting the romanticism associated with sports. Money influence has ruined sports as an art form. Big business shou ...

Reader Input: Self-interest pollutes sports, big and small

Attention Brian Kelly and other Notre Dame reverends, fellows, trustees and other frocked leaders who stole a year of athletic eligibility from Eddie Vanderdoes: You now stand in d ...

Reader Input: Colfax Falcons claim spotlight

Mike Ray has really stepped up on coverage for the Colfax Falcon teams, and it is much appreciated. Amy Thomas, Colfax

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 ...

Our View: Saluting all seniors that sign on the dotted line

It was a spectacle that hasn’t been seen in some time, or maybe ever. Media lined up inside Placer High School’s theater waiting for one young man to pick up a hat. T ...

Reader Input: People’s welfare trumps sports

When we place sports above the welfare of the people, we become invalid as a species. This applies to profit motive, as well. Furthermore, corporate entities financed as a resu ...