Sports

Pro cowpokes lasso over 18-grand from Auburn's Gold Country Rodeo

Thirty-six competitors, stretched out across six events, hailing from eight states and two countries escaped Auburn’s 2015 Gold Country Rodeo with much more than saddle sores ...

Placer sweeps Colfax in PVL track and field

Placer High athletes are bearing down on three Pioneer Valley League track and field championships. The varsity boys, varsity girls and frosh-soph boys remained undefeated by oust ...

SPRING ROUNDUP: Colfax tennis, Forest Lake Christian baseball, Placer soccer

Colfax tennis Singles sensation Justine Hansen remained undefeated in league as Colfax clinched the No. 3 seed into the team playoffs with a 5-4 win over Center Tuesday. Hansen w ...

Falcons cinch baseball playoff berth

The Colfax Falcons cinched a spot in the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section baseball playoffs Thursday afternoon in Colfax but the Falcons’ 5-4 win over Bear River was far from easy. T ...

Placer falls to Lincoln, Bear River tops Colfax in PVL softball

An excited chatter sprang from the collection of Placer High faithful seated beyond the first base fence as Kealin Amrein took the plate with two outs and the bases loaded in the b ...

Falcons' Henry spins one-hitter at Bruins

Ray Henry tossed a one-hitter and aided his own cause by banging out a pair of hits, driving in two runs and stealing a pair of bases to help lead Colfax High’s baseball team ...

Colfax Velocity takes tourney hoop honors

The Colfax Velocity 6th grade AAU girls basketball team went 3-0 last weekend to win its division at the Hardwood Palace "Basketball Fever" Classic. The team was compris ...

Baseball pancake breakfast Saturday

Colfax High’s baseball team will be hosting a fundraising pancake breakfast Saturday at Placer Hills School in Meadow Vista. The event will run from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The ...

CIF ready to vote on "winter" soccer; playoff proposals

While the vote to move both boys and girls soccer to winter sports at next week’s CIF Sac-Joaquin Section’s Board of Mangers meeting is getting a lot of attention, a co ...

Falcon swim team alive and well

For not having a pool to call its own, the Colfax High swim team is doing just fine this spring thank you. Under the tutelage of first-year coach Emily Daley, the Falcon swimmers ...

SPRING ROUNDUP: Placer, Colfax, Bear River results

Placer soccer Vanessa Alonzo scored in the 15th minute of the game after pushing through three defenders to follow up on a goalie deflection. Placer would go on to down Lincoln in ...

Lincoln upends Placer, Colfax beats Bear River in PVL baseball

Lincoln 13, Placer 0 Colfax High proved that Placer’s stalwart baseball program was still human by stealing the last match-up of their three-game series April 10. On Tuesda ...

Trap Shooting Series 2 showcases Auburn, Colfax talent

The Auburn Gold Miners struck a mother lode at the second series California Youth Shooting Sports Association (CYSSA) contest held at the Auburn Trap Shooting Club. Gold Miners Co ...

WINTER IS COMING: Sac-Joaquin Section soccer teams may be destined for a new schedule

With most of the state already bracing their prep soccer teams for winter schedules, a changing of the winds for Sac-Joaquin Section athletes seems as inevitable as the biting cold ...

FIRST TO 10: Placer gets by Bear River to stay atop the PVL baseball scene

Placer 10, Bear River 7 Placer pitcher Zack Madrigal watched the ball leave the bat of Matt Lopez like a Cape Canaveral lift off, sailing deep into center field and past a diving ...