Sports

Granite Bay native showcases talent at Surf Cup & renowned Nike camp

From San Diego to Beaverton, Oregon, Granite Bay’s Jordan Holt has been competing with the best soccer players in the country for the past couple of weeks in hopes of a call- ...

Jr. Falcons seeking youth players, cheerleaders

With the start of practices for the upcoming youth football season beginning next week, the Colfax Jr. Falcons have hung out the “Help Wanted” sign. Due to a small tu ...

Falcons football: Five questions

The high football season is just a short pooch kick away with the start of practices less than two weeks away. For the next couple of weeks, teams are limited to just weight liftin ...

15th Annual Senior Softball Western Nationals Heats Up Placer Valley

Strap on your gloves and get your bats ready! The 15th annual Senior Softball-USA Western Nationals (SSUSA) will take place August 3-9 at Foskett Regional Park in Lincol ...

UPDATE: Results from the 2015 ASA/USA Girls 12 “A” Fastpitch Softball National Championships in Roseville, Rocklin and Lincoln

Editor's note: Scores from the 2015 ASA/USA Girls 12 “A” Fastpitch Softball National Championships are listed below and will be updated when they become available. ...

GOLF TIPS: The green: It’s a dance floor for avid golfers

OK, we finally got the ball safely onto our virtual green and it’s now time to drain the putt. Here’s where it can get interesting. The way some of these greens are sha ...

TOURNEY TIME: Sacramento, Placer County softball players begin ASA Nationals in Roseville today

Split at the seams and cracked beyond repair, the tattered remains of four softballs sat in a trash can inside the spacious California Breeze training facility in South Sacramento ...

2,500 fans agree: Fast Fridays is an Auburn treasure

I’d like to think Michael Kirby just forgot to mention it, but I’m pretty sure he purposely let me catch the first few waves of airborne sod with my face before shoutin ...

South Team wins 24th North-South Challenge Fast Fridays

With both teams loaded with talent this year the 24th annual North vs. South Challenge at Fast Friday’s Motorcycle Speedway in Auburn was a spectacular display of speedway mo ...

ALL EYES ON JOHNNY: Placer grad to be featured with Utah football on Pac-12 Networks’ ‘The Drive’

It’s easy to follow Placer High graduates these days. You just need a remote. For the second consecutive year, a former Hillmen football standout will be shown on national ...

OVERCOMING CANCER: Jake Vujovich’s inspiring story to a cancer-free life

Cancer affects roughly 14 million people in the world each year. At two-years and nine-months-old, Granite Bay High soon-to-be freshman Jake Vujovich was adds to that list. As an ...

Outdoors with JD Richey: There’s something fishy about 2015

Well, I can honestly say I’ve never seen a year quite like this one. With the drought, of course, there’s a lot of negative stuff happening, but there are also some bri ...

CIVIL CIRCUIT: Fast Fridays hosts North vs. South annual clash

Auburn motorcycle racer Bart Bast has competed in so many North vs. South Civil War Challenges at the Fast Friday’s Motorcycle Speedway that he will soon be cast for his own ...

Sports briefs: ‘Swing For Olivia’ golf tourney set for Sept. 13

Signups and RSVPs for singles, twosomes or foursomes are now being taken for the 5th annual “Swing For Olivia” Memorial Golf Classic. This year’s tournament is ...