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PARTY STARTERS: Placer Hillmen open 2015 football campaign with 43-7 rout of Nevada Union

GRASS VALLEY — Marcus Ante’s first throw as a varsity quarterback was sweet enough to rot your teeth. The Placer High senior hit Owen Scott on an 80-yard touchdown pas ...

Del Oro ousts Utah's Pleasant Grove, 41-0 in preseason football

LOOMIS — After a 2014 season which saw Del Oro average less than 95 rushing yards per game, fans were right to wonder if the Eagles running game would get untracked this year ...

Bear River outplays Pacheco in 40-20 football fashion

Traveling down I-5 on an air-conditioned charter bus, the Bear River High football team wasn’t too much concerned with the heat of the central valley Friday afternoon. &ldqu ...

Colfax downs Argnaut 35-15 in Friday night football

For starters, with a new cast of characters in key positions, the Colfax High football team put the Tim Rawlins era in the rearview mirror here Friday night. Overcoming some typic ...

Maxwell Ruml makes it three in a row at Fast Fridays

If anyone had fears of what lies ahead for the future of speedway motorcycle racing in America, rest assured we’re in good hands. Twelve of the best young riders and the futu ...

Week zero football results: Placer, Del Oro, Bear River and Colfax win big

The first night of prep football opened with resounding success for most of the Auburn-area programs in the Sac-Joaquin Section on Friday. Placer, Del Oro, Bear River and Colfax a ...

MIKE VS IKE: Week zero Sac-Joaquin Section prep football picks

Stand up for the kickoff By IKE DODSON Jacob Capra’s first pancake block is so close I can almost put syrup on it. The hulking two-way Placer High linemen committed to Ore ...

Week zero Auburn-area football previews

Although the warm weather that hit the foothills area this week may not seem like fall, make no mistake that the curtain will rise on the high school football season tonight. And, ...

J.D. Richey: It's time for some fish triva

Okay gang, let’s test out your fishing knowledge! Take my little quiz here and see how well you know your finned friends. Are you are a super fish ninja...or perhaps just a l ...

2015 Bear River football preview: Returning champs are loaded for bear

The Bear River Bruins football team is set out this season to prove there is no substitute for experience. Junior-laden a year ago, the Bruins went against the soothsayers by usin ...

2015 Placer football preview: The Hillmen are still the PVL team to beat

The World Wide Web is poised to anoint the Bear River High football team as King in the North, but all roads to a Pioneer Valley League crown lead through Auburn. Placer didn&rsqu ...

2015 Colfax football preview: Falcons ready to roll into the new campaign

Is there life after Tim Rawlins? The Colfax High football team will find out soon enough as the Falcons get set to open their 2015 season Friday night by hosting Argonaut at Marson ...

BMX State Championships slated for Roseville

Oak Creek BMX in Roseville is gearing up to host the 2015 BMX NorCal State Championships August 28-30.  The three-day event will attract approximately 2,600 riders and spectat ...