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Bike column

Our start today is at the McBean Park Pavilion. As always, check your bike and tires. Have your charged cell phone with you and be sure you have plenty of water. Put on your helmet ...

Eddings Proves Worth for UNR Golf Team

Former Oakmont High School standout golfer Corey Eddings is one of three top freshmen on the University of Nevada, Reno men’s golf team.  According to GolfStat, Eddings ...

RELISH THE MOMENT: Auburn pickleball icon captures National Indoor gold

Nothing goes together like Cherrys and pickles. Sixty-six-year-old Cherry DuLaney, Auburn’s unofficial ambassador of pickleball, recently returned from the U.S.A. Pickleball ...

Gold Rush Soccer Classic begins Saturday in Auburn, Grass Valley, Colfax, Meadow Vista

The numbers are down this year, but the 49er United Soccer Club is expecting nothing less than some exciting youth soccer action this weekend in the 18th renewal of its annual Gold ...

Racers return to Roseville for Matt Camp Memorial

After taking the entire month of July off, Street Stocks, Bombers, F-4’s and Legends of the Pacific return to Roseville this Saturday as the All American Speedway hosts the M ...

Placer United U12 Boys win famed soccerloco Surf Cup, U13s place second

No team had a better showing last week than Placer United’s Under-12 boys team at San Diego’s soccerloco Surf Cup — one of the premier competitive socce ...

Bear River grad Zach Welz signs with the Los Angeles Angels

PHOENIX — After many sleepless nights and countless days of sacrifice, former Texas Southern Tigers centerfielder Zach Welz saw a dream come true this past week as he signed ...

LOST THAT LOVIN’ FELINE: Auburn Wildcats end runner-up in Golden State Collegiate Baseball League playoffs

Strong arms, big bats and even bigger personalities departed Placer County this week as the Auburn Wildcats summer collegiate baseball club capped their 2015 campaign at Auburn Rec ...

IN IT TO WIN IT— Woodcreek 10-11 All Stars claim second Div. 2 State Title

After claiming the 9-10 All Star State Title in 2014, Woodcreek’s 10-11 All Stars were on a mission this year to prove last season was not a fluke.  They accomplished t ...

Shawn Kelley's golf tips: On-course management

Is it sometimes a struggle for you to score well when you play golf? You may feel confident on the range hitting the ball and imagine yourself making all kinds of pars, birdies and ...

STATE BOUND: Auburn Post 84 surges back to claim Area 1 American Legion baseball title

It took an unbelievable run of six consecutive victories, but the Under-17 Auburn Post 84 American Legion baseball team overcame a first-round loss by rolling through the consolati ...

IT'S ALL GRAVY: Potato Richardson cruises to his 3rd Tevis Cup title in field of 90 finishers

Potato Richardson rode into the Fast Fridays Arena to the roar of applause with his head held high and his equestrian helmet hoisted even higher. The 72-year-old endurance riding ...

Fast Fridays: Janniro and Nicol win main events

Billy Janniro once again proved his prowess on a speedway bike with another impressive Division I scratch main event win on the Fast Fridays Motorcycle Speedway at the Gold Count ...

Texas Sudden Impact defeats Frost Falcons for 2015 ASA/USA Girls 12 “A” Fastpitch Softball Nationals Title

After a week of the best teams in the country squaring off, the field was narrowed down to the final two, Frost Falcons and Texas Sudden Impact, who faced off Sunday afternoon for ...