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Young gets better with age

COLFAX — Austin Young is perfectly honest when it comes to his relationship with Colfax High football coach Tony Martello. “I would say it’s bittersweet,” Young said. The t ...

Perfect the pedal stroke

The key to an efficient pedal stroke is minimizing the dead spot at the top and bottom of the pedal stroke. The stroke is best described by using the clock analogy. From 12 o&rsquo ...

Get the right fit for the long haul

A proper bike fit is paramount to attain an efficient pedal stroke, balance comfort and power while also insuring responsive bike handling. Optimum performance is achieved by placi ...

Fall for a century

Fall is century bike riding season, with numerous organized rides taking place from the coast to the Sierra crest. Ideal temperatures and gentle fall sunshine enhance the experienc ...

The wheels are turning

If you know how to find the slipstream, you have a stellar VO2 max and can increase your cadence to keep up with the peloton, you just might be capable of riding in the Amgen Tour ...

Falcons soar on the mountain

The Colfax High boys snowboard team shredded the competition Monday at a Central Division II race at Northstar. Junior Austin Leal led a 1-2-3 finish for the Falcons in the giant ...

Whitney's Young wins, three gridiron stars vie for weekly honor

With 54 percent of the vote, Whitney High volleyball player Shelby Young was the readers’ choice for last week’s Placer Sports Athlete of the Week. Young beat out Grani ...

Obert is Athlete of the Week, new poll is upat Placer Sports

Fourty-four percent of the more than 2,000 Placer Sports readers who participated in the voting for last week’s Placer Sports Athlete of the Week selected Del Oro water polo star ...

Finding ways to stay Young

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a weekly series of stories looking back on athletes from the area that have moved on to different venues. Repetition and routine are the st ...

NEW VIDEO: State Theater Retro Sign Installed

Branch manager Nathan Buchaklian, left, and project manager Bobby Davis both of Young Electric Sign Company, talk about the installation of the new Auburn State Theater retro sign ...

Soar with Young Eagles Saturday

The Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 526 will host a Young Eagles Flight Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Auburn Municipal Airport. Children between the ages of ...
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