Sports

Late goal keeps Falcons in PVL lead – barely

Thanks to Hannah Crandall, the Colfax High girls’ soccer team awoke Wednesday morning still in possession of the outright Pioneer Valley League lead. But calling the Falcon ...

Falcon Roundup

Colfax High’s co-ed tennis team finished in a tie for second-place in the final Pioneer Valley League standings and will open the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs on Monday a ...

Sports Briefs

The first Colfax High Boys-Girls Basketball Golf Tournament went into the books last Sunday at The Ridge with a good turnout of golfers that helped make the event a success. Acco ...

Falcons’ Mason Pierce makes 14-foot pole vault

Colfax High School’s track and field teams didn’t have the strength in team numbers to give Pioneer Valley League power Placer a go in last week’s PVL dual meet h ...

April 27 spring sports roundup: Placer softball, volleyball teams nab conference wins

Softball Placer 5, Lincoln 3 The Hillmen took a gigantic PVL win over Lincoln after a triple and two hits from Emily Geil. Placer allowed two unearned runs, but rallied behind sp ...

RODEO THRILLS: Enormous crowd cheers on 2016 Gold Country Pro Rodeo

Placer County has a hankering for rodeo. Gold Country Fairgrounds CEO Laurie Johnson estimated that 8,000 fans packed into the Vernon McCann Stadium Saturday and Sunday to take in ...

Media Life: Auburn’s Top 5 All-Time Sports Stars

Once upon a time, on a football field, baseball diamond, ski slope or track, Auburn could point with pride at an athlete who had risen in his or her sport to the upper echelons of ...

April 22 spring sports roundup: Placer caps undefeated PVL tennis campaign

Tennis Placer 9, Bear River 0 Thursday’s Pioneer Valley League win No. 108 in a row gave the Placer High tennis team a complete sweep of the 2016 conference schedule, havin ...

April 21 spring sports roundup: Placer volleyball moves to 5-0 in conference play

Volleyball Placer 3, Lincoln 0 The Hillmen dispatched Lincoln with little trouble Wednesday to complete the first half of Sierra Valley Conference action with a 5-0 mark. Placer ...

Softball splits with win over Foothill and loss to Placer

One of the jobs this season of new Colfax High girls softball coach Akasha Dykes is getting her young team to play consistently game in and game out. Despite having to play catch-u ...

Road weary Falcons drop first PVL match, 1-0

When Colfax girls soccer coach Lefty Wilks first looked at her 2016 Pioneer Valley League schedule, she figured that if her team could weather a five-contest test of PVL road match ...

At home: Falcons test Hillmen again April 21

As far as Colfax High baseball coach Justin Deme is concerned, his Falcons have seen enough of Placer pitching ace Radd Thomas. For the second time this season, Thomas, who is bo ...

Sports Briefs

Celebration of Life for Glenn Poole Saturday A Celebration of Life for former Colfax High teacher and football coach Glenn Poole is planned for this Saturday in Roseville. The ga ...

Falcon Roundup

Track squad posts improving marks Colfax High’s track teams had some strong performances last week. The marks came at Friday’s Del Oro Invitational and last Wednesday ...