Swimming

Give yourself a gift to last all year round

I gave myself an early present this season of Hanukkah, Christmas and Kwanzaa. It was not extravagant. It was not flashy or shiny. Nor was it the latest must-have electron ...

Hooked on triathlons and none too soon

As men age, some take up golf, others tennis and a few softball, but not many choose triathlon – unless you are Gary Ferris. Now 70, the Lincoln Hills Sun City resident deci ...

Marlin swimmers perform well at Sac-Joaquin Section meet

Members of the Sierra Marlins swim team competed in the Sac-Joaquin Section championships last week and showed quite well in their times and places, while representing their respec ...

Granite Bay girls take SJS swimming title

Davis High has won 18 of the 37 Sac-Joaquin Section girl’s swimming titles. They captured top honors in 2012, 2013 and appeared poised to do the same Saturday with a horde of ...

Second-year Zebras swim team makes splash at PVL Championships

LAKE OF THE PINES – The Lincoln High swim team took just two years to make a name for itself in the Pioneer Valley League. The Fighting Zebras boys also qualified two swimmer ...

POP CULTURE: Granite Bay native takes a dip in Coca-Cola

After winning a gold medal in the 2012 Olympic pool, Granite Bay native Alyssa Anderson shifted her focus to represent another liquid — albeit with a bit more fizz. The form ...

Lincoln swim team does a warm up for fans

The Lincoln High School swim team took to the pool at McBean Park last week to showcase the aqua talent competing in the Pioneer Valley League this season. The 47-member squad wil ...

Sacramento Sports Hall of Fame adds a special touch

There are few things more special than being inducted into the hall of fame, but the Sacramento Sports Hall of Fame did take it one step further Jan. 25 and inducted a Special Olym ...

Gold medalist Summer Sanders gets very close to varicose veins campaign

In childhood innocence, Summer Sanders referred to varicose veins as “very close veins.” Now a mother of two, the two-time Olympic gold medalist from Roseville has gro ...

Lincoln swim team making the best of first season

During its first season in the water, the Lincoln High School swim team is stirring things up for the future. Although not yet ready to claim a Pioneer Valley League title, the Fig ...