Tennis

Placer downs Forest Lake to reach tennis semifinals

The strength of local tennis was on vibrant display at the Placer High courts Monday as the top-seeded Hillmen played to a 7-2 coed playoff win over nearby Forest Lake Christian. ...

DOUBLE TROUBLE: Placer sweeps section tennis titles

Someone has to buy Placer High senior Kyle Fontes a “Plays well with others” T-shirt already. A No. 1 singles standout for Placer in the regular season, Fontes is ...

Colfax, Placer tennis players alive in individual section finals

The best of the Pioneer Valley League have made their presence known in the Sac-Joaquin Section Individual Coed Championships. Competing against qualifiers from five other leagues ...

SPRING ROUNDUP: Bear River, Placer finish PVL softball campaign with big wins

Bear River softball The Bruins prevailed 2-0 over Colfax to end the Pioneer Valley League campaign 9-1 as undisputed champions. Nerissa Long pitched her second no-hitter of the w ...

Placer, Colfax capture every PVL tennis title

The Pioneer Valley League tennis scene is all about solidarity. Placer High made league history Friday by representing all six tandems in the boys, girls and mixed doubles finals ...

Future is now for Auburn pickleball players

The spanking new, bright-blue courts at North Auburn’s Regional Park filled with players Friday to celebrate expansion of pickleball playing facilities. The Auburn Recreatio ...

Auburn-area prep squads fight for March victories

Del Oro baseball Del Oro’s baseball team missed out on a golden chance to sweep their opening Sierra Foothill League series of the season when Nevada Union rallied for two r ...

SPRING ROUNDUP: Gums chews up Center with 13 strikeouts

Placer baseball Trailing undefeated Pioneer Valley League frontrunner Placer High by just three runs in the top of the fifth inning, Center baseball coach Jeff Wise gathered his t ...

Reader Input: Pickleball fans can wait turn

Response to Cherry Dulaney: (“ARD made the most effective decision,” Reader Input, March 22). Nine percent of the time? A bogus argument in view of the fact that th ...