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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 ...

Sierra College soccer opens 2015 season Thursday

Sierra College women’s soccer coach Jason Gantt will have the Wolverines rolling this week as they venture to southern California for a tournament. Sierra will open play in ...

Is the CVC as Competitive as the SFL?

There’s no matching the intensity, level of talent and strength of the programs in the Sierra Foothill League, right? With Ponderosa, Roseville, Whitney, Cosumnes Oaks and A ...

RISE UP: Oakmont football looks to get back on track in 2015

“Disappointing” was the first word out of Oakmont football head coach Tim Moore’s mouth as he left the Vikings sideline for the last time in 2014. The phrase was ...

TIGER PRIDE - Roseville seeks return trip to playoffs

As the Roseville High football team begins their second season in the Capitol Valley Conference, the program hopes last season’s playoff experience and familiarity translates ...

Summer of surgeries: Scotty Henrichs returns to Granite Bay football

No player has looked forward to taking the field more this season than Granite Bay’s own Scotty Henrichs.  Just a few months ago, the 17-year-old wide receiver wasn&rsq ...

SATURDAY SPECIAL: Auburn-area football squads open season with full-contact scrimmages

Dennis Murphy barked instruction with authority Thursday as he directed Placer High football players through an aggressive ball-stripping drill on the Hillmen practice field. Thos ...

FLUSH WITH ACES: Meadow Vista’s John Dewildt has 10 hole-in-one finishes

John Dewildt pulls his golf cart up the 18th green at the Winchester Country Club in Meadow Vista Wednesday and watches four fellow members finish out their round. A golfing celeb ...

Racers honor Jim McGinnis at All American Speedway

As lap after lap ticked away, the action at All American Speedway heated up just as the 100-degree temperatures started to fade Saturday night in Roseville. Street Stocks, Limited ...

WOLVERINE STRONG: Placer County grads ready for promising Sierra College football season

Derrick Achayo’s muscles have muscles. The hulking 6-foot-4-inch, 255-pound offensive lineman who graduated Roseville’s Oakmont High in 2014 is one of six Sierra Colle ...

CIF state appeals committee upholds Spillner ineligibility ruling

A three-person California Interscholastic Federation state-level appeals committee has upheld a decision made by CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Commissioner Michael Garrison in June to de ...