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Swisley’s throws take a twist

Nathan Swisley was short on patience this summer. Much to the surprise of his coaches, he is long on talent in an event that usually has a steep learning curve. Less than two mon ...

Vaulting into new space?

It is a common belief that the three most dangerous acts in all of sports consist of trying to hit a 90 mph fastball, racing in NASCAR, and pole vaulting. Add rain and wind to ...

Placer’s passing interest

It’s been a few years since Koal Swisley last put on a helmet and pads at Placer High. Thanks to a cram session of workouts and drills this summer, you can hardly tell. The 6-1 ...

Vaulting to the next level

Editor’s note: This is the second in a two-part series on pole vaulting in the foothills. Cale Simmons knows as he progresses deeper into track and field season, the competiti ...

Bruins halt Hillgals’ upset hopes

Brooke Swisley followed her game plan perfectly Thursday afternoon in the pitcher’s circle at Placer High. But Bear River’s reliable offensive formula proved too potent for t ...