Sports

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 ...

Eagles have productive offseason

For the first time, Vista del Lago’s varsity football team didn’t compete in a spring football camp this year. While it made evaluating players a bit more difficult, t ...

Bulldogs ready for next challenge

Coming off a state championship last season, Folsom High’s football team enjoyed the postseason awards, accolades and honors. This year’s team, however, is entirely di ...

SATURDAY SPECIAL: Auburn-area football squads open season with full-contact scrimmages

Dennis Murphy barked instruction with authority Thursday as he directed Placer High football players through an aggressive ball-stripping drill on the Hillmen practice field. Thos ...

FLUSH WITH ACES: Meadow Vista’s John Dewildt has 10 hole-in-one finishes

John Dewildt pulls his golf cart up the 18th green at the Winchester Country Club in Meadow Vista Wednesday and watches four fellow members finish out their round. A golfing celeb ...

Folsom man never lost sight of his dreams

Falling from 19,500 feet, Ted Volpendesta is as focused as he’s ever been. The 35-year-old Folsom resident and skydiver has a job to do and he’s been visualizing it fo ...

Folsom soccer team wins tourney at Fair Oaks

Folsom's Under-11 boys’ Red brought home the Fair Oaks Classic Cup Championship on Aug. 9.  Having won out during their bracket, the Folsom team entered the champion ...

Athlete of the Week: Dorian Gulley

Dorian Gulley was the Folsom Sea Otters’ top performer at the Suburban Swim League championships. Gulley, 10, led all point scorers in the boys’ 9-10-year-old age grou ...

WOLVERINE STRONG: Placer County grads ready for promising Sierra College football season

Derrick Achayo’s muscles have muscles. The hulking 6-foot-4-inch, 255-pound offensive lineman who graduated Roseville’s Oakmont High in 2014 is one of six Sierra Colle ...

CIF state appeals committee upholds Spillner ineligibility ruling

A three-person California Interscholastic Federation state-level appeals committee has upheld a decision made by CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Commissioner Michael Garrison in June to de ...

Placer United hosts Juniors Cup while Securing First Place in Six Brackets

The host teams were celebrating left and right at Placer United’s Juniors Cup hosted at Del Oro High School Aug. 8-9 as nearly all of their teams home hardware. Out of the e ...

SWEET CAROLINA: Loomis Golden Spikes duo of Roseville, El Dorado Hills earns Team USA baseball trek

It’s amazing how far area youth baseball players can go while lugging the weight of those golden spikes. Kurt Marton and Brent Jones, standout student athletes for the Loomi ...

Briggs sisters wrap up fine swim season

Brooke and Ilana Briggs recently wrapped up a superb swim season representing the Johnson Ranch Barracudas swim team. The Briggs’ sisters are Folsom residents. Brooke is a s ...