Sports

Willis Twins too much for Bear River

COLFAX – Colfax High’s girls basketball team honored its seniors before Friday night’s game here with Bear River but for the Falcons it was a pair of juniors who ...

A new path for Lance Armstrong leads to Auburn

A lightning rod in cycling circles, Lance Armstrong will be pounding the Western States 100 endurance run trail this Saturday. But while no one’s stopping Armstrong from tak ...

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 ...

Boys hoops: Team feeling absence of injured lead scorer Garren O’Keefe

Things went from bad to worse for the Colfax High boys basketball team this past week. Already reeling in Pioneer Valley League play with a young and inexperienced line-up, Colfa ...

Girls hoops: Bracing for stretch run with eyes on the details

The high school girls basketball season has reached the point this week where the littlest of details could end up being the most important for the Colfax High Falcons. Coach Ric ...

Sports Briefs

Hoops golf tourney Signups are now being taken for the first Colfax High Boys and Girls Basketball Golf Tourney scheduled for Sunday, April 24 at the Ridge Golf Club in Auburn. ...

Ties that bind

If you walk into Colfax High’s small gym these days, turn down the lights and listen real hard, you can still hear the sounds of the Pointer Sisters’ “I’m S ...

Another View

Colfax High School’s Alpine Ski Team shredded the mountain at Boreal Resort, in less than perfect conditions. Although the weather was warm and the snow was slushy, the team ...

Defense catalyst in Colfax girls win

It looks as if the Pioneer Valley League girls basketball race for the Colfax High Falcons is turning into a three-game sprint for the roses. Opening the start of a three contest ...

SNOW DAYS: Placer, Colfax, Del Oro teams enjoy success on the slopes

As evident by state championship results each season, Auburn-area students have a particular knack for navigating the slopes. Placer High’s snowboarding team, reigning Calif ...

Jordan Balser logging key minutes at CSUEB

It wasn’t too long ago that Jordan Balser was carving up Pioneer Valley League hoop opposition with an assortment of drives to the basket, a deadly three-point shot from beyo ...

Colfax skiers have strong showing at Alpline Meadows

Colfax High’s boys ski team placed five skiers among the top 20 finishers at Monday’s California-Nevada Interscholastic Federation giant slalom race contested at Alpine ...

Hoops: Boys fall to Placer and Center

2-4  Boys fall to Placer, Center   The Colfax High boys basketball team is still in search of that elusive perfect game in Pioneer Valley League play. And, if the Falco ...

Baldoni swims to new pool marks at Seattle

The Seattle University men’s swim team used nine event victories, including three which set a new Connolly Complex Pool record, to defeat Simon Fraser, 150-109, Saturday afte ...

Girls hoops ready for second half

For the past month and a half, the Colfax Falcon girls basketball team has pretty much had its way with its opponents running off a 11-game win skein and climbing atop the Pioneer ...