Sports

OVERCOMING CANCER: Jake Vujovich’s inspiring story to a cancer-free life

LEAVING A LEGACY Almost a year ago, before Scott left the ESPN studios and lost his battle to cancer, he gave a speech about his diagnosis and his fight.  “I watch tha ...

OVERCOMING CANCER: Jake Vujovich’s inspiring story to a cancer-free life

Cancer affects roughly 14 million people in the world each year. At two-years and nine-months-old, Granite Bay High soon-to-be freshman Jake Vujovich was adds to that list. As an ...

Outdoors with JD Richey: There’s something fishy about 2015

Well, I can honestly say I’ve never seen a year quite like this one. With the drought, of course, there’s a lot of negative stuff happening, but there are also some bri ...

CIVIL CIRCUIT: Fast Fridays hosts North vs. South annual clash

Auburn motorcycle racer Bart Bast has competed in so many North vs. South Civil War Challenges at the Fast Friday’s Motorcycle Speedway that he will soon be cast for his own ...

Vista grad Lescault to play professionally overseas

Every high school athlete has a dream of one day playing professionally. No matter where you are, the dream is to do what you love and get paid for it. One local athlete is finally ...

Folsom American reaches state tournament

With exceptional defense, strong pitching and timely hitting, Folsom American Little League’s 9-10-year-old All-Star team won the Section 4 Tournament and now advances to the ...

Local teams prepare for the ASA Softball Nationals in Roseville

An estimated $3 million to $5 million in revenue will bolster the local economy next week when Placer County plays host to the 2015 ASA/USA Girls 12 “A” Fastpitch Softb ...

Folsom High graduates part owners of The Haven Parkour Gym

Ever wonder what it would be like to move like a Jedi Knight? To be able to wield a light saber and bound freely, twisted and turning your body in the air, all while demolishing a ...

Loomis water polo player helps Team USA qualify for Olympics

Following a standout showing at the University of Pacific where he has earned second team all-American honors, Alex Obert from Loomis may have thought his water polo career was win ...

Auburn Post 84 claims District 7 baseball crown

Placer High senior baseball standout Nick Sassarini came through with plenty of big hits this year, but perhaps none as important as the ball that hit him. Sassarini was tagged by ...

Local marathoners go three for three

As if one marathon wasn’t enough, try three in one weekend. That is just what El Dorado Hills local Hassan Aboukhadijeh and his ultra marathon running friends Carina Kool, Yo ...

Broc Nicol wins 25-lap endurance feat at Fast Fridays

Auburn is the Endurance Capital of the World — known for physical endurance feats of all kinds. And Friday night Fast Fridays Motorcycle Speedway added its brand of endurance ...

FAMILIAR TRAIL: Placer freshman Claire Ross will take on the 2015 Tevis Cup

Over 200 riders will traverse the Western States Trail from Tahoe to Auburn Aug. 1 for a 100-mile trek that’s considered the oldest endurance trail ride in the world — ...

OUTDOORS: All your questions answered about the Char family

You gotta love brook trout. They are generally very willing biters and when you find ‘em, you usually find a bunch. But it’s the amazing coloration these guys sport th ...