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Orienteering a differing kind of sport

Navigation was the name of the game at Folsom Lake on Sunday morning and it had nothing to do with boating. Gold Country Orienteers, a local membership in the competitive internati ...

Orienteering outing at Granite Bay on March 25

Try out the navigation sport of orienteering either on foot or on a mountain bike at a Folsom Lake on March 25. Sponsored by Gold Country Orienteers (GCO), the meet takes place at ...

Mud Run packs them in at Folsom Lake in Granite Bay

More than 4,600 racers flooded the Granite Bay shores of Folsom Lake on Sunday for the second Sacramento 2011 Merrell Down & Dirty Mud Run. The event featured the first Night Mud R ...

Future Pro Tour Classic comes to Folsom Lake Nov. 5

Perseverance and determination are the best words that come to mind when describing the anglers that have demonstrated their ability to “stay the course” and battle through a ...

Mud Run set for Sunday at Folsom Lake

The Merrell Down and Dirty Mud Run returns to the Granite Bay beaches of Folsom Lake this Sunday and brings with it thousands of participants. On Nov. 3 last year the run featured ...

Speed boats to run on Folsom Lake Thursday

The Air National Guard Hydroplane Series will stage a four-boat exhibition event on Folsom Lake Thursday for community leaders and area corporate executives for the possible return ...

A Word to the Wise: Getting in touch with your inner shortstop

We recently went to Raley Field for a baseball game. No, it wasn’t the River Cats, the Oakland Athletics affiliate. Instead, we saw a local high school JV baseball game between G ...

Sierra Nevada High School Racing Series shows that kids love to play in the mud

Mother nature offered a brief window of dry conditions for Saturday’s Sierra Nevada High School Racing Series event in Granite Bay. The West’s first dedicated USA Cycling mo ...

New Sierra Nevada High School Racing Series still growing after second race, the Granite Bay Epic

Sunny spring-like weather greeted racers again in Granite Bay on Saturday. The West’s first dedicated USA Cycling mountain bike racing series for school-age kids, the Sierra Nev ...

Fun run in the mud

Trick or treating began early in Granite Bay, as the inaugural year of the Merrell Down & Dirty National Mud Run Series hit the banks of Folsom Lake on Sunday morning. Michael Eps ...

Who will win the Division II baseball title?

Our newest poll at Placer Sports, our regional all-sports Web site, asks you to tell us which of the four surviving teams will win the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II baseball titl ...

NorCal AIDS Challenge begins Thursday

The NorCal AIDS Challenge bike ride, which begins Thursday at Beals Point in Granite Bay, is in its sixth year. Over four days from Thursday through Sunday, 60 cyclists and 30 cre ...

Race a new type of adventure for athletes

Athletes braved the chilly weather for a bit of adventure at Folsom Lake in Granite Bay on Saturday. The fourth annual Folsom Lake Spring Adventure race drew nearly 90 participant ...