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ALUMNI NOTEBOOK: Auburn-area graduates excel at the next level

For Austin Smotherman, last weekend’s return to California proved to be something special. Playing for the Southern Methodist University golf team at the prestigious Goodwin ...

Fortier’s Frontier: Auburn native makes her mark on NCAA tourney

The athletic insight and strategies of a Placer High graduate have not only advanced to the NCAA level, but specifically the third round of the NCAA Division I Women’s Basket ...

Bear River, Placer, Colfax prevail in PVL baseball

Bear River 8, Lincoln 4 GRASS VALLEY — Matt Lopez hit 4 for 4 with a home run, two doubles and four RBIs Thursday as Bear River jumped all over Lincoln to land a Pioneer Val ...

1975 Colfax Falcons had their own "March Madness"

It was 40 years ago this month that Colfax High School was getting its first taste of March Madness. In case you’ve forgotten, in 1975, Gerald Ford was President, the Oaklan ...

Prep Rewind: Optimist notes, PVL football preseason, Del Oro gridders to play alma mater of President Obama

There’s anticipation in the air this time of the year when Del Oro High School releases its football schedule for the upcoming season. And, once again, Del Oro coach Casey T ...

Auburn-area prep squads fight for March victories

Del Oro baseball Del Oro’s baseball team missed out on a golden chance to sweep their opening Sierra Foothill League series of the season when Nevada Union rallied for two r ...

Combine to test athletic ability

If you’re into numbers and want to see how you rank against other athletes nationwide, the Next Level Combine at Oak Ridge High School is where you will want to be on April 1 ...

SPRING ROUNDUP: Placer golf, baseball, softball teams record wins

Placer/Bear River golf Placer High’s golf team took a 211-229 win over Bear River at Lake of the Pines Thursday after a 39-stroke medalist performance by Landon Hicks. Danie ...