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Golf Tips: Programs abound to give young golfers the basics

Remember the true meaning of Memorial Day. It is the day set aside for us to remember our veterans who have served and given their lives so that we all may have our freedom. Some f ...

Three 49er United squads take gold

The 49er United Soccer Club crowned three champions at tournaments over Halloween weekend. The under-17 Chaos won their third tournament of the fall, taking first place at the Frig ...

Grant money helping Sierra Vista programs

Adding to the quality of life of Colfax-area residents is the aim of a wellness project now underway. The Sierra Vista Community Center will assess and enhance the mental well be ...

Golf Tips:Summer class teaches juniors the ‘ART’ of golf

School’s out for summer! Now’s the time to help juniors find something to do during the summer break. Perhaps a something that is a healthy physical activity, which builds char ...

Wildcats pin down third straight title

This week, the E.V. Cain Middle School wrestling team took to the mat in two matches to close out its season. The Wildcats’ 71-39 victory over Glen Edwards on Wednesday put the ...

Coach gets a kick out of soccer

Jim Logan said he didn’t do anything special last year to garner recognition as one of the top youth soccer coaches in the country. As he has for several years, the Applegate m ...

Perfect Storms: Auburn clubs win big

A pair of Auburn Storm softball teams went undefeated to claim first-place trophies at the DF Softball “No Fear” Tournament last weekend in Sacramento. The Storm 16-and-under ...

Placer Olympic wrestlers take SAWA championship

The Placer Olympic Wrestling Club successfully defended its crown at the Sacramento Area Wrestling Association Championships at Casa Roble High School last weekend. The POW Cadet ...

Reflecting on the competitive ideals of youth sports

Now that Remi Barry has exhausted his legal options to our collective detriment, it’s time to reflect on the bigger picture of our culture’s philosophical approach to youth spo ...

Placer County hospitalization for H1N1 rising

Hospitalizations of H1N1 flu patients are up in Placer County as health officials continue a school vaccine program to fight the spread of the disease among the young. A total of ...

Prepare youth for the future

I wonder if our students are prepared, not for college, but for the cruel, harsh reality of our world of either sorrow or good times. I have a daughter who has graduated from Col ...

Rounding the bases, on the road

For many youngsters looking to develop their baseball skills beyond what they can typically do through participation in the more traditional Little League and Pony Baseball program ...

Dreams do come true

Fifteen years ago, a group of citizens had a dream that Auburn would have a Boys & Girls Club, with its own clubhouse, in Auburn. This week that dream came true. On June 22, the n ...

Let’s stem violence at a grassroots level

The city of Auburn is a concern to me. I have noticed violence is escalating in the Auburn Greens neighborhood. I feel the violence affects not only myself, but the whole community ...

Teens beat summer boredom by ‘making a difference’ in community

A group of local youth hopes to Make a Difference this summer. Under the direction of Natalie Pohley, kids and teens participating in the fourth-annual Make a Difference Camp — ...