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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 ...

Painful questions linger for family in Auburn railroad track death

While the Placer County Sheriff’s Office investigates the death of Ron Daniel, the family he left behind is dealing with the question of how he ended up lying on the Union Pa ...

Del Oro track teams start to heat up

Del Oro’s track teams competed in the Thunder Invitational hosted last Saturday by Rocklin High School. Del Oro’s girls varsity team finished in fourth place overall wi ...

Reader Input: Help homeless before athletes

We can find money to build a field track, but not for the homeless (“Placer High on track — for new track,” Journal, Jan. 24). We are misguided and our prioriti ...

Placer High on track — for new track

Anticipation and funding are on the rise for Placer High School’s new football field and running track renovations. The Placer Union High School District Board of Trustees ...

Weimar athletes shine at NorCal Elite Invitational

The Weimar Charter School?s eighth grade girls track and field team captured first place to highlight the school?s strong showing at the NorCal Elite Invitational last week at Casa ...

Hennessy stars for St. Joseph's

Elizabeth Hennessy sprinted, hurdled and leaped her way to a major distinction last week at Jesuit High School in Sacramento. The St. Joseph?s School seventh-grader earned the MVP ...

Del Oro's Heyn caps impressive run at Masters

ELK GROVE ? Amy Heyn was an unknown junior varsity runner in 2011, seemingly years away from running on track?s biggest stage in the Sac-Joaquin Section. But there she was Friday n ...

Placer's Crider soars to state meet

ELK GROVE ? Brie Simmons raced across the finish line in her fourth race of the day and looked like she was thirsty for more. Kendal Nielsen was already plotting her game plan for ...

The "Untouchables"

Not all records were made to be broken. There are several track and field marks in the foothills that are so lofty; they will likely be around for generations. Some already have. E ...

Hillgals gut it out for PVL crown

COLFAX ? Christina Winters left her track coach amazed, and delighted Friday afternoon at the Pioneer Valley League Track and Field Championships. The Placer High senior convinced ...

Placer girls wrap up PVL track and field title

The Placer High girls track and field squad nailed down at least a share of the Pioneer Valley League championship Wednesday with an easy win over Foothill.The Hillgals mostly rest ...

Placer boys and girls speed past Lincoln on the track

The Placer High track and field teams swept past Lincoln Wednesday for their second win in three days. The Hillmen topped the Lincoln boys 83-53, setting a season-best in the 4x400 ...