sports

Save Our Sports fundraiser Saturday

Auburn-area residents can get ready to run, spike, swim and spin their way toward saving sports programs at local high schools. The all-day fundraiser, being hosted by Courthouse ...

Please support Placer High

I wrote a letter to the editor that was in “Comment” recently that asked for support for our Green and Gold Placer football teams transportation. Wow! I read the next day of th ...

Gray molds the up-and-comers

Editor’s Note: Sports reporter Sara Seyydin caught up with Placer High freshman football coach Jim Gray, of Auburn, to interview him about his years as a football coach for Place ...

Fitness expo debuts in Auburn

The NorCal All Sports Health and Fitness Expo is making its debut right here in Auburn, Saturday and Sunday. Vendor booths, demonstrations and a family friendly run are just a fe ...

Local fans lose in lockout

Residents of Woodside Village Mobile Home Park in Auburn are transfixed by their clubhouse TV every Sunday during football season. At the pool they can be found chatting about the ...

'Extreme' uphill battle

Unlike the relatively tame sports he also plays, Keith Henderson’s favorite sport is one that involves gravity and extreme speeds. He uses aerodynamics to bomb mountain roads an ...

Grandma’s rooting for boys

I wish to thank you for the wonderful article you published about two of my grandsons, Ryan and Luke, in your Sports section, “Taylor brothers find a new baseball home,” Journa ...

Placer raises $10K for sports

Placer High School had a $77,000 deficit in athletic funding in the 2009-2010 school year, according to Dave Marquand, Placer Union High School District assistant superintendent fo ...

Athletics could fall under budget axe

High school athletics as we currently know them may not exist next year. Sadly, this may be not a parallel to Chicken Little who constantly uttered the well-known phrase, “The sk ...

The memories will endure

Auburn’s sports scene was filled with record-breaking performances, dramatic victories and inspiring turnarounds in 2010. The Endurance Capital of the World got another major ...