track

Hillgals edge Center in league opener

The Placer High track and field teams waged a couple of epic battles with Center Wednesday to open Pioneer Valley League play, with the girls emerging victorious and the Placer boy ...

Tucker rewriting record book

Placer High track and field coach Mark Chamberlin might want to use the element of surprise on sophomore Meghan Tucker more often. Earlier this month, the coach notified his young ...

Davis enjoys track and field buffet

When it came to high school track and field, Willa Davis could not find enough events to satisfy her appetite last spring. This summer, the Bear River High graduate is getting her ...

Peat finds a jumping off point

Bernhard Peat didn’t bring any medals home from the World Masters Athletics Championships last weekend in Sacramento. The Auburn resident did return with a new appreciation for t ...

Young, young at heart ready to compete

Some of the youngest and oldest athletes you’ll ever see in athletic competition will be in action in our area throughout this week. As Little League action continues in Auburn, ...

Auburn native headed to U.S. Track and Field Championships

Bear River High graduate Paul Litchfield is headed to the 2011 USA Outdoor Track and Field National Championships Saturday in Eugene, Ore. Litchfield qualified June 13 by pole vaul ...

Centi packed a punch at Placer

It’s tough for Placer High fans not to picture what might have been if Darren Centi was on the football field against Oakdale last fall, or on the basketball court for a bigger c ...

Del Oro relay seventh

The Del Oro High boys 4x400-meter relay team capped its spectacular season with one last record-breaking performance in prime time.The Golden Eagles placed seventh in Saturday nigh ...

Eagles bask in bright lights

LOOMIS — There’s something about the glow of stadium lights on Friday nights that brings out the best in the boys at Del Oro High. Kenny Andri, Kai Von Alvenslaben and Blake C ...

Nielsen going to great lengths

Kendal Nielsen may be from a small town, but her explosive jumping skills are earning her a big reputation. The Bear River High junior, who competes in the triple jump, long jump, ...

Del Oro girls race to Division II crown

The Del Oro High girls track and field team fought off some familiar challengers to take home the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II championship Friday night at Bella Vista High Scho ...

Placer powers to championship banners

Coach Rick Foley used one word over and over to describe his Placer High track athletes Thursday night at the Pioneer Valley League Championships. “Electric,” Foley said. Th ...

Eagles making run for title

Cole and Chase Pendergrass may be twins, but in track they compete at opposite ends of the spectrum. The Del Oro High seniors said with each twin making huge strides in their event ...

Placer girls run past Bear River

The Placer High girls dominated on the field Wednesday at Le Febvre Stadium to fend off Bear River in a Pioneer Valley League dual meet. The Hillgals beat the Bruins 99-33. The Pla ...

Del Oro defends home turf

LOOMIS — The Del Oro High girls put on a show at their own track and field meet Friday afternoon. Caitlin Devitt-Payne, Brie Simmons and Emma Freeman led the charge as the Golde ...