Sports

Racing for a championship

SONOMA– Alexander Rossi is knocking on the door of greatness. The 26-year-old Nevada City native, born in Auburn, has a chance to become the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series cham ...

Section final rematch highlights Week 5

Get your popcorn ready. The Sierra Foothill League begins Friday night. Throw in some renewed rivalry games, and we’ve got ourselves a dandy of a preps football weekend. Week ...

Colfax runners pace individuals at PVL meet

COLFAX – With the new CIF Sac-Joaquin Section realignment plan for 2018-2022 putting both Placer and Lincoln in the Pioneer Valley League’s rearview mirror, it was expe ...

Eagle netters turn back Oak Ridge, 6-3

  Using their singles depth as a catalyst, Del Oro’s girls tennis team notched an important Sierra Foothill League victory Thursday afternoon. Playing in El Dorado ...

Kids Triathlon is set for Sept. 15 at Rollins Reservoir

It’s time for the fifth annual Kids Triathlon on Saturday, Sept. 15 at the Orchard Springs  Campground at Rollins Reservoir. The event begins at 8 a.m. and is open to k ...

Curtain goes up on SFL play this weekend

While most area prep football teams reach the halfway point in their respective regular-season schedules this weekend, in the Sierra Foothill League, the dress rehearsals are over. ...

Foresthill girls swept at Valley Christian

ROSEVILLE– Without one of its key players and team leaders, the Foresthill girls volleyball team fell to Valley Christian Academy in three sets Monday night in Roseville. A ...

Bruins remain unbeaten with thrashing of Liberty Ranch

GALT– The Bear River Bruins are a football team in waiting.   Thus far in the 2018 football season, the Bruins are waiting for an opponent to give them a football game ...

Record breaking night for Falcons in 44-6 win

COLUSA – On paper, Friday’s intersectional football game between small school powers Colfax and Colusa was supposed to be an early-season measuring stick for both the F ...

This week's Friday night look-ahead

From season-saving wins, stinging home losses, and unfathomable individual performances, last Friday had its version of a cure for insomnia in prep football. Here’s what we ...

Local Flavor

Now that the fall sports season is in full swing, we at Gold Country Media like to keep tabs on the athletes with local roots. Here’s what we have for the first week:   ...

Placer girls remain unbeaten at home

AUBURN– Less than a week away from the opening of Foothill Valley League action, Placer High’s girls volleyball team took a step Tuesday night in a direction that coach ...

Area teams getting offensive

If you’re a high school football follower, one of the joys of Friday night is being able to go root for your favorite prep team, grab a pizza and then scurry home to catch al ...

Early season start not hindering local grid teams

You know it’s 2018 when the calendar has just flipped to September and most area high school football teams already have three games under their belts. Huh? Believe it. And ...

Del Oro tops Colfax golfers in links ‘friendly’

(Revised)   Two girls golf teams that are readying their games for their respective league battles that begin this week squared off in a friendly non-league match Tuesday a ...