track and field

Penryn native secures spot in Olympics

Becky Holliday, a Penryn native, will travel to London to compete with the 2012 women's Olympic pole vaulting team. Holliday, 32, participated in this year's Olympic trials in Euge ...

Junior, soph pull their weight on DO relay team

The Del Oro High 4x400 boys relay team will return to the CIF State track and field championships today in Clovis where a team that features two seniors, a junior and sophomore wil ...

Bond between Simmons, Wheeler has made them stronger

A dominant athlete on a track team isn?t rare. Two isn?t an oddity either even if they run the same events. But to have two tantalizing stars head both the boys and girls hurdle te ...

(Olympic) Trial run for Roseville marathoner Tollefson

Tim Tollefson says he was more of a soccer player at Rocklin High School. He gets his kicks now running marathons.Tollefson, 26, is running for the first time in the U.S. Olympic M ...

Softball camp features Olympians Fernandez, Granger

Three-time Olympic gold medalist Lisa Fernandez will hold a Gold Medal Youth Softball Camp and Coach’s Clinic from Friday through Sunday, Aug. 26-28, at Foskett Park in Linco ...

Landry wins pole vault, helps 4x100 team qualify for state meet

MacKenzie Landry won the pole vault Friday at the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Meet to advance to the CIF State Championships. The Del Oro High junior vaulted 11 feet, 9 inches to c ...

Nielsen leaps into record books

LAKE OF THE PINES — Michael Reid’s jaw dropped the first time he watched Kendal Nielsen triple jump. Nielsen, a Bear River High sophomore-to-be competing at an all-comers meet ...

Placer, Del Oro cruise in duals

The Placer High track and field team extended its perfect Pioneer Valley League season Wednesday. Placer’s girls beat visiting Mesa Verde 112-6, while the varsity boys won 96-35 ...

Nielsen 2nd in triple jump at Arcadia

Bear River High’s Kendal Nielsen earned medals in two of the four events she competed in over the weekend at the prestigious Arcadia Invitational in Southern California. Nielsen ...

Records fall at Del Oro relay meet

Meet records fell in bunches last Friday at the third annual Steve March Relays at Del Oro High — and most were claimed by the host team. For starters, the Golden Eagles’ co-e ...