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Fresno State finds foothill jewels

Krissy Looney and Bradlee DeShane share a sort of soccer sisterhood. Both graduated from high schools in the Sierra Foothills in 2007 – Looney from Placer, DeShane from Colfax. ...

Hittin’ hard at Henderson State

His major is aviation, and he dreams of one day flying planes to help fight fires. Shane Evans took a step closer to that dream earlier this week when he took a plane up in the ai ...

Chandler revives career with Reddies

Ben Chandler could have been playing —perhaps starting — for one of the country’s top college football teams this season. He might also be much closer to graduating right no ...

Barry headed to New Mexico State

Highly recruited basketball star Remi Barry told the Auburn Journal Tuesday he has committed to New Mexico State University. The 6-7, 200 pound forward from France graduated from ...

Placer senior 10th at state

Placer High senior Brett Crider placed 10th in the triple jump at the CIF State Championships in Clovis Saturday night. Crider, who set Placer’s school record in the event at l ...

Outdoors has an advocate in Peach

Editor’s note: This is one in a series of profiles spotlighting Auburn State of the Community award recipients. When Eric Peach reflects on his life, it’s tough for him to thin ...

Veteto returning to his roots

Konner Veteto’s basketball career blossomed in southern California, but he’s returning to his roots. The Placer High graduate is transferring to Sacramento State after playing ...

Coppin aces college final

As a golfer, Hali Coppin was a bit of a late bloomer. She sure picked the perfect time to blossom, though. Now at Fresno State, the Del Oro High graduate capped her senior season ...

The Hillgals’ finest day

It was Auburn’s version of “Hoosiers.” Complete with a star forward, an untimely injury, an undersized guard coming up big in the clutch and coaches decked out in matching g ...

Colfax, O’Connor shred at Shasta

Jack Morgan had an extra spring in his step as he hustled around Thursday afternoon setting up for the California-Nevada Interscholastic Ski and Snowboard Federation awards ceremon ...

O’Connor, Colfax boys shine in GS

The icy, treacherous conditions at Mount Shasta didn’t keep Caty O’Connor and the Colfax High boys from stating their cases as the state’s best snowboarders Wednesday. O’C ...

Placer reigns at Shasta

Placer High junior Karly Kenworthy can ski down a mountain faster than most of her male peers, and she proved it again this week at Mount Shasta. Kenworthy defended her overall co ...

O’Connor craves the carve

There are actually nerves hiding behind Caty O’Connor’s wide smile and giggles. But the Placer High senior has felt them before and usually seems to find a way to leave them fa ...

Queens of the Hill

The Placer High ski team settled into a rental house in McCloud Saturday night, enjoying its first family style dinner of barbeque chicken, mashed potatoes and asparagus in the tem ...

Stafford comes up just short, settles for second

Lemoore High’s Nick Sierra outlasted Del Oro’s Jesse Stafford 6-4 to win the 152-pound title at the CIF State Wrestling Championships in Bakersfield Saturday night. Stafford, ...