Sports

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 ...

Sierra College hosts three soccer camps

Sierra College women’s soccer coach Jason Gantt is the camp director for this year’s three sessions of the Sierra College Co-ed Wolverine Soccer Camp. The camp, which ...

SPORTS CHATTER: Placer's realignment talk generating lots of feedback

"It’s my own desire, it’s my own remorse Help me to decide. Help me make the most Of freedom and of pleasure Nothing ever lasts forever Everybody wants to rule ...

PEDAL POWER: Auburn residents complete Canada’s famed BC Bike Race

These days the wide grins of Auburn residents Dan Tebbs and Aron Yuveta parade about the Victory Velo Bike Shop on Lincoln Way, promoting customer satisfaction in one of the riches ...

Golf Tips: Approaching the green

If you’ve read the last two articles, you’ll remember we got off the tee and down the fairway. Now we need to approach the green with accurate distance control. How man ...