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Lincoln volleyball turns tables on Wheatland

WHEATLAND – After absorbing a 3-2 loss to Wheatland in boys volleyball March 10, the Lincoln High club ventured into the Pirates’ Cove and swept the swashbucklers 3-0 j ...

Tennis is a ‘Life Time’ commitment for Purcell

The lesson was a hard one to swallow, especially for an 11-year-old boy who was accustomed to winning practically all his junior age-group tennis matches.However, this was no typic ...

Mr. Enthusiasm and Fighting Zebras basketball

The Lincoln High basketball program does not lack skilled coaches able to instruct on the nuances of the sport. However, the boys team has one coach that has taken the game to anot ...

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 ...

Roseville’s Kurt Marton earns Team USA baseball trek to Carolina

A pair of local youth baseball players with Golden Spikes received a golden opportunity this week.  Kurt Marton and Brent Jones, standout student athletes for the Loomis base ...

To boldly go … for the first time

Most high school football players entering their senior season have become accustomed to practicing in the closing weeks of summer in the scorching heat. It has become a yearly ...

'Bad Man' Huckaba trains for Collison Course at Thunder Valley

They call him, Dave “Bad Man” Huckaba, but he hardly needs an introduction. The 41-year-old fight veteran is the pride of Rio Linda, now residing in Nevada City. He&rs ...

Justin Castrillo Resigns from Oakmont Wrestling to Coach Son

For the last four seasons, Justin Castrillo has built a strong wrestling program at Oakmont High School. Castrillo led the school to Roseville School District’s only individu ...

Western Sierra working hard and fast for inaugural season

Although the Western Sierra Collegiate Academy football team is putting in the extra time to build a program in its inaugural season, assistant coach Alex Stewart put things in pro ...

Former Auburn mayor O.C. Taylor dies at 83

  An Auburn native whose life ranged from racing stock cars in the 1950s to serving as Auburn mayor in the 1990s to piloting a plane in his later years, O.C. Taylor died Wedn ...

Bats do the talking in softball Optimist All Stars

SACRAMENTO — There were some local faces in the North All Stars’ lineup last week to play the 36th annual Optimist North vs. South game as the contest came down to powe ...

William Jessup receives all-conference sports award

The California Pacific Conference bestowed the 2013 CalPac Conference All-Sports Award to William Jessup University and its athletic department. It was the first time the school ha ...

William Jessup to host Afghanistan international team

William Jessup University gets an early start on its 2012-13 basketball season hosting the Afghanistan National Team this Saturday in the Warriors’ new gymnasium. The game is ...

Lincoln volleyball working hard as season nears end

The 17-2 Placer Lady Hillmen were able to take three sets from Lincoln’s girls volleyball team last week, but the Fighting Zebras improved with each game. Placer upped its record ...

Lincoln league win streak ends but still on top

The Lincoln boys soccer team made up for a disappointed tie last week by crushing Bear River 7-1 Monday. Goals in the contest were scored by Logan Hasty (2), Eric Avila (2), Leo Ca ...