sports

End of a long ride; sports editor enjoyed time in Rocklin, Lincoln

After more than eight years, I am leaving my position as sports editor of The Placer Herald and The Lincoln News Messenger. This has not been an easy decision, as I have loved my t ...

Canals aren’t sports venues

Regarding the article about riding the PG&E canals, what part of private property is not understood here (Journal, June 15) . PG&E owns the land, pays taxes to the counties these ...

Falcons had spring in their steps

Forest Lake Christian’s winning tradition was bolstered in 2009-10, thanks in part to a late push this spring. The Falcons girls soccer team captured the Sac-Joaquin Section Div ...

Wildfires take another step forward

At a small high school nestled in the mountains above the American River Canyon, athletics are slowly gaining momentum. Each year, more and more teams are turning in winning record ...

Heaps of highlights for Hillmen

After a topsy-turvy 2008 football season, Placer High took a more conventional route to success last fall. The result was the same – another trip to the Sac-Joaquin Section Divis ...

Endurance sports season gets rolling this weekend

The foothills’ endurance sports season kicks into high gear this weekend with a couple of marquee events in Cool. Sunny weather is forecast for Saturday, when more than 500 runn ...

Reflecting on the competitive ideals of youth sports

Now that Remi Barry has exhausted his legal options to our collective detriment, it’s time to reflect on the bigger picture of our culture’s philosophical approach to youth spo ...

Pumped for prep sports

A big part of what makes football fun is the anticipation. Since last December, high school players have been thinking about Sept. 11 — the opening night of the 2009 season. Pr ...

Placer’s drama tough to top

1. Placer football soars to section title game The Hillmen were initially left out of the playoffs. But a court ruling overturned three forfeits and turned the 2008 season into on ...