Sports

JUSTUS LEAGUE: Colfax senior quarterback fighting for eligibility

A week after star quarterback Justus Spillner was ruled athletically ineligible by the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section to participate in sports this coming year at Colfax High School, ther ...

2015 U.S. Senior Open: There’s no place like home for Kevin Sutherland

This week, Kevin Sutherland will be comfortably sleeping in his own bed every evening, eating dinner at home if he pleases, and happily behind the wheel of his aging BMW on the sho ...

OLD GUYS RULE: Veteran riders show grit during Fast Fridays motorcycle racing

Passion trumps age during Fast Fridays speedway motorcycle racing at the Gold Country Fairgrounds this summer, specifically in Division III, where 79-year-old racing pioneer Harlan ...

Rising above the maddening crowd

It is seldom a baseball umpire gets recognition for anything other than a bad call. But Little League District 11 decided this season to shine a more positive light on those ...

Auburn Little League juniors take TOC title with 7-3 win over Rocklin

ROCKLIN — Auburn’s Junior Little League team had to overcome deficits all week to stay alive in the District 11 Tournament of Champions and Friday night they did it aga ...

Rocklin’s Cowan defends title as amateur golf champion

PEBBLE BEACH – Make it two in a row for Rocklin resident Lynne Cowan. Cowan shot a final round 1-over 73, and held off a challenge from 2010 U.S. Senior Amateur winner Mina ...

United States Senior Open golf tournament event schedule

Following is the schedule events for the 36th U.S. Senior Open to be held at Del Paso Country Club in Sacramento June 22-28.  Practice rounds are held on Monday,&nb ...

William Jessup’s Brittany Lamar

William Jessup University senior Brittany Lamar was recently named to The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) All American second team after her brilliant seas ...

Lincoln Little League in Tournament of Champions

The District 11 Tournament of Champions is underway and the Lincoln Little League Juniors, Majors (Lincoln A, Lincoln B) and AAA Minors have been all chasing a great ending to thei ...

Unloading those cares on the Western States Trail

Participating in the Western States 100-Mile Endurance Race is considered by many the experience of a lifetime; for one local runner it comes after a lifetime of experience. Linco ...

STAYIN’ ALIVE: Auburn A’s, Dodgers, Sea Dogs still playing in District 11 Little League TOC brackets

Junior division TOC (Spring View Park) After Rocklin accepted a forfeit over Foresthill, only one game remained in the junior quarterfinals Wednesday. The Auburn Dodgers beat the ...

Rod Violette at home in Lincoln - on the softball field and elsewhere

Editor’s note: This is the second in a six-part weekly series of Lincoln Hills softball players and managers who love the game. The June 11 story was on Vern DeVincenzi. ...