Sports

Placer cruises past Bear River

AUBURN– Just because they are no longer in the same league doesn’t mean the Placer Hillmen and Bear River Bruins can’t rekindle the old rivalry.   Tuesday, ...

Falcons brace for high-powered San Diego in state 5-A title game

Back when practices started in the heat of July, even in his wildest dreams, Colfax High football coach Tony Martello will be the first to tell you that he couldn’t have pred ...

Placer tops Rams for Bailey consolation

Placer’s boys basketball team bounced back after an opening-round loss to win the consolation trophy at the Buck Bailey Tournament in Woodland last weekend. After being upse ...

Lady Falcons top host Oroville for crown

Grace Bliss tallied 19 points and Natalie Lundberg and Stella Chavez chipped in with 13 and 11, respectively, to help lead the Colfax Lady Falcons past host Oroville, 54-41, in the ...

Placer’s Hiatt leads the North to victory in the Optimist game

SACRAMENTO– Kills, aces, digs and smiles were in abundance Saturday as a pair of Gold Country area players led their respective All-Star teams and came home with some new har ...

Vaughn gets first W at Del Oro

Jack Welty scored 25 points as the Golden Eagles (1-1) handed coach Luke Vaughn his first career coaching win with the defeat of the Broncos at the Antelope Titan Classic. Del Oro ...

Cinderella Falcons ready to dance past midnight

The anticipation that is leading up to next Saturday’s CIF Division 5-A State championship football game is starting to build at Colfax High School. And, for the Cinderella ...

Placer finds a rhythm over Del Oro

LOOMIS– The Hillmen boys basketball team built a big lead up over the Golden Eagles and then held off the hosts for the non-league 61-46 win. Placer (2-4), led 18-8 after a ...

Falcon boys look to feed off last season’s success

The 2017–18 boys basketball season at Colfax High was definitely one that will be remembered. Anchored by a strong senior class, the Falcons posted a 24-10 record, which equ ...

Lady Falcons ready to fly high in hoops again

Now in his sixth season at the helm of the Colfax Lady Falcons’ girls basketball program, coach Rich Simpton has Colfax girls hoops on the rise again. With a record of 103-4 ...

Area players selected to Optimist All-Star volleyball teams

The 35th annual Optimist High School Girls Volleyball All-Star matches set for Dec. 8 have plenty of Foothills and Placer area flavor to both the North small school and North large ...

Del Oro, Colfax to compete for state championships

The California Interscholastic Federation championship football committee was the bearer of good news Sunday for both the Del Oro and Colfax football teams. In the release of the ...

Wolverines get grizzly over the Panthers

ROCKLIN– The last time Sierra College faced off against Sacramento City College, Wolverines running back Ryan Graham had an MVP type performance as he carried the ball 22 tim ...

Colfax conquers Bear River in OT thriller

GRASS VALLEY– For the Colfax Falcons football team, a season made for the history books just keeps getting better. In a game not for the light-hearted, Colfax and Bear River ...

For All the Marbles

This is what it all boils down to. Sac-Joaquin Section football fans have been patiently waiting to see its champions emerge this weekend. Last week, we saw Denair, a school that ...