Sports

Athlete of the Week: Eric Thomure

Eric Thomure had quite a performance during the Suburban Swim League’s championship meet held July 24-26 at Sierra College in Rocklin. Competing for the Broadstone Barracuda ...

GOLF TIPS: How to control your swing

There are many shots in golf that are made with less than full swings. They’re known as chips and pitches. A chipping swing is a swing that doesn’t move past your hips ...

Woodcreek among Nine Football Teams hit with Sac-Joaquin Section Sanctions

Nine Sac-Joaquin Section football programs will scramble to fit the practice workload into a shortened season this year after violating a new Sac Joaquin Section bylaw designed to ...

UNNECESSARY ROUGHNESS: Placer, Del Oro among nine football teams hit with Sac-Joaquin Section sanctions

Nine Sac-Joaquin Section football programs will scramble to fit the practice workload into a shortened season this year after violating a new SJS bylaw designed to limit the number ...

Janniro scores another double at the Fast Fridays Motorcycle Speedway

Maybe it was just fooling around having fun. Maybe it was the new tire and a perfect track. Maybe it was getting ready to defend his AMA National Speedway Championship in the third ...

Summer hitting series at Folsom Lake College a success

Baseball players in Folsom had a different option to private lessons to improve their hitting this summer. Folsom Lake College’s baseball program, fresh off a successful ina ...

RELISH THE MOMENT: Auburn pickleball icon captures National Indoor gold

Nothing goes together like Cherrys and pickles. Sixty-six-year-old Cherry DuLaney, Auburn’s unofficial ambassador of pickleball, recently returned from the U.S.A. Pickleball ...

Gold Rush Soccer Classic begins Saturday in Auburn, Grass Valley, Colfax, Meadow Vista

The numbers are down this year, but the 49er United Soccer Club is expecting nothing less than some exciting youth soccer action this weekend in the 18th renewal of its annual Gold ...

Racers return to Roseville for Matt Camp Memorial

After taking the entire month of July off, Street Stocks, Bombers, F-4’s and Legends of the Pacific return to Roseville this Saturday as the All American Speedway hosts the M ...

Placer United U12 Boys win famed soccerloco Surf Cup, U13s place second

No team had a better showing last week than Placer United’s Under-12 boys team at San Diego’s soccerloco Surf Cup — one of the premier competitive socce ...

Bear River grad Zach Welz signs with the Los Angeles Angels

PHOENIX — After many sleepless nights and countless days of sacrifice, former Texas Southern Tigers centerfielder Zach Welz saw a dream come true this past week as he signed ...

Athlete of the Week: Jaden Thomson

Jaden Thomson played a pivotal role in Folsom American’s 9-10 All-Stars ride to District 54 and Section 4 championships, as well as the team’s advancing to the state to ...

Alternative teaching draws top athletes nationwide

The Sacramento area perennially has competitive high school wrestling teams as well as several state-ranked wrestlers. The opportunity to produce more top wrestlers is on the rise ...