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SUMMER SENSATIONS: Golden Spikes of Loomis baseball standouts from Roseville, El Dorado Hills earn Team USA opportunity of a lifetime

Thanks to tutelage from the Loomis-based Golden Spikes Baseball Academy, two local players have chances to represent their country not long after celebrating its independence. Kur ...

CLOSING PITCH: Mid-Placer Little League team looks to District 11 All-Star finish on Chantry Field

Newcastle’s Chantry Field was illuminated in a soft sunset glow Wednesday evening as the 9-10 age division all-stars of host Mid-Placer Little League enjoyed thrills accompan ...

SFLL All-Star rally comes up short

The Sierra Foothills Little League major division All-Stars did its best to stave off elimination Tuesday night at Pioneer Park in Nevada City. But sometimes the best laid plans ...

End of an era: Recreation group no longer hosting July 3 beer garden and hamburger booth

An era is ending in Colfax. Like the walls of Candlestick Park tumbling down, like KFC dropping the “Kentucky Fried” from its moniker — and the Giants saying fa ...

Auburn All-Stars eliminted by Lincoln and Rocklin in District 11 Little League brackets

A superb collection of standout youth baseball players in 9-10, 10-11 and 11-12 age groups of Auburn Little League took their last hacks of the season Tuesday in the consolation ro ...

Local Little Leaguers provide weekend thrills

District 11 Little League opened play in 2015 all-star brackets Saturday at five different locations. 9-10 Area 2 In Area 2, host Mid-Placer has showcased tremendous grit on thei ...

100 MILE ROCKSTARS: Endurance icons finish Western States

Rob Krar added another accolade to his spectacular enduring running career, Olympian Magdalena Boulet became an overnight sensation and 252 others accomplished what most of us can& ...

Baseball wrap: Three former Falcons see strong showing on the diamond

For three former Colfax High baseball standouts playing this past season at the collegiate level, the regular season is over and the summer games are on. Here’s a recap ...

Falcons land trio on All-PVL baseball squad

Three Colfax High seniors, all who had big seasons that helped the Falcons reach this season’s CIF Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs, were selected to the all-Pioneer Valley Leagu ...