winter

Bundle up, find hot fishing in the cold

Wow, so I guess it’s suddenly winter, eh? We went from the most ridiculously nice 75-degree Indian Summer days to 25 degrees seemingly overnight. Then, we have more rain coming i ...

Be it supernatural or meteorological, Sierra winter forecast looks wet, wild

Batten down the hatches and get the skis out early. Forecasters in both the natural and supernatural world are predicting Auburn and the Sierra are in for a wet, snowy and possibly ...

Falcons took flight in winter

As the temperatures dipped, Colfax High athletics got better and better in 2009-10.The Falcons soared in the winter as both basketball teams were back contending for section titles ...

Bruins blossomed in spring

At Bear River High, mostly dismal fall and winter sports seasons gave way to a very happy spring during the 2009-10 school year. In the fall, only the Bruins’ girls cross countr ...

Heaps of highlights for Hillmen

After a topsy-turvy 2008 football season, Placer High took a more conventional route to success last fall. The result was the same – another trip to the Sac-Joaquin Section Divis ...

Wintry weather brings snow to Foresthill, Colfax, parts of Auburn

Mother Nature provided Auburn with a reminder Wednesday morning that winter is still on. Areas of Auburn as low as 1,300 feet received a dusting of snow as colder-than-normal weat ...

Eagles earn Arco appearance

After a disappointing fall season on the football field, Spencer Butterfield carried the Del Oro High boys basketball team to the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III title game for th ...

Championship memories for wrestlers, skiers

The Placer High wrestling team didn’t feature a state champion, or even a state championship qualifier. But the Hillmen used their depth and overall talent to fiercely defend the ...

Winter a season of change

The Colfax High boys and girls basketball teams both made playoff appearances, but both squads will feature new head coaches at the helm when they hit the hardwood next winter. Ve ...