swimming

UNLV’s Smith, Seiler arrive on national scenes

Both Colby Smith and David Seiler have enjoyed fantastic success this summer. However, the two UNLV athletes arrived at their sporting peaks by different means. Smith is the golfe ...

Seiler shines in primetime

David Seiler could not wipe the grin off his face Thursday night in Irvine after the biggest day of his prolific swimming career. The Placer High graduate had a breakthrough perfo ...

Auburn Robalos make a splash

The Auburn Robalos swim team wrapped up another successful season on Saturday with a strong showing at the Valley Foothills Competitive Aquatics League Championships. More than 80 ...

Hot weather makes a splash this week

It’s shaping up to be a splish-splash kind of week in Auburn. While the past weekend’s high 90s are temporarily making way for more tolerable temperatures today and tomorrow, ...

Hillgals churn past Falcons

While the Colfax High girls had a handful of impressive individual showings, the Placer girls overwhelmed the visitors with depth to score their first Pioneer Valley League victory ...

Seiler gears up for primetime

Dave Seiler typically swims his fastest at the year-end meets when it counts most. “Traditionally, the bigger the meet, the better I’m going to swim,” the Placer High gradua ...

Studebaker will swim at Cal

Placer High senior Ryan Studebaker signed a national letter of intent last week accepting a swimming scholarship from Cal. After taking sixth at the 2008 Sac-Joaquin Section Champi ...

Trailblazers claim repeat

Del Oro High’s lone section title of the fall came on the cross country trails, where the girls team claimed its second straight Sac-Joaquin Division III championship for the sec ...

Titles abound in spring

Matt Ross, Spencer Zaputil and Joel Thys waited four years. Placer High baseball fans waited 16 seasons. The 2009 Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV championship was well worth the wa ...

Falcons again dominate links

The Colfax High golf program lost longtime coach John Lamb to retirement and top player Colby Smith to UNLV on a golf scholarship but the Falcons didn’t miss a beat in the 2009 s ...