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South squads excel in 2016 Optimist All-Star games

Hitting the hardwood one final time in their prep careers, a dozen local athletes made their final journey to Sacramento High School Saturday afternoon to take part in the 39th ann ...

Del Oro’s Jacob Bowler lands top National mark in pole vault

It’s fitting that the top prep pole vaulter in the United States is a Golden Eagle. Del Oro senior Jacob Bowler flied over a bar hoisted at 16-feet, 8-inches Wednesday to ea ...

HUMBLE BEGINNINGS: The SJS wrestling postseason begins with conference cakewalks

California’s four-week individual prep wrestling postseason begins with league tournaments this weekend and culminates with the state championships in Bakersfield March 4 and ...

SIGN LANGUAGE: Lincoln student-fans get personal in PVL rivalry game

The words “F@$# you” are scrawled into the visiting wall of Placer High’s historic Earl Crabbe Gymnasium. A sharpie penned the phrase “Smoke weed every day& ...

TURKEY AND FOOTBALL: The best prep football teams practice on Thanksgiving

The countdown has started for the California Interscholastic Federation’s first true state-wide bowl football championship games. With most CIF sections around the state put ...

8 Placer County football questions for The Pigskin Soothsayer

The flipping of the calendar page to November and the first big rain soaking of the season can mean only one thing; the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section football playoffs must be right arou ...

Week 8 prep football results, scores around the region: Placer tops Bear River in battle of undefeated teams

Placer 26, Bear River 14 The Hillmen overcame a 14-13 fourth-quarter deficit with two touchdowns in the final six minutes of the game and overcame a tenacious Bruin defense in Lak ...

Survivor's story epitomizes Stand Up & Run’s core values

Looking at her now, you’d never guess she is a survivor of domestic violence. The owner of hugely-successful Mama Bootcamp located in Folsom, Lorri Ann Code is just a few ye ...

Week four football results, scores around the region: Placer outlasts Vista del Lago while Bear River downs Escalon

EDITOR’S NOTE: For the full story, interviews, stats and stars of the week, grab Sunday’s print edition of the Auburn Journal Placer 42, Vista del Lago 39 The Hillmen ...

Week two Friday Night football results, scores around the region

Editor's note: For full results, complete stats, photos, interviews and stars of the week, grab the Sunday print edition of the Auburn Journal. Placer 41, Damonte Ranch 26 Th ...

Week zero football results: Placer, Del Oro, Bear River and Colfax win big

The first night of prep football opened with resounding success for most of the Auburn-area programs in the Sac-Joaquin Section on Friday. Placer, Del Oro, Bear River and Colfax a ...

Week zero Auburn-area football previews

Although the warm weather that hit the foothills area this week may not seem like fall, make no mistake that the curtain will rise on the high school football season tonight. And, ...

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 ...

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 ...