Sports

Falcon girls blank Bradshaw Christian, 3-0, in CIF playoff opener

ELK GROVE - The overall strength of playing a Pioneer Valley League schedule shined here brightly for the Colfax High girls soccer team here Thursday afternoon. The Falcons, secon ...

Falcons open baseball playoffs Monday at Los Banos

Placer High baseball coach Tony Madrigal spent most of Thursday morning scratching his head while mulling over a blank CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Div. IV playoff baseball tournament b ...

2015 Fast Fridays preview: Speedway season opens Friday at the Gold Country Fairgrounds

Fans and riders have been craving the sound of Jawa engines, the smell of methanol and sight of kicked up dirt since last October, but the wait is almost over. On Friday, The Gold ...

Grueling shoot-off highlights CYSSA Series 3 trap shoot in Stockton

The day started off very ordinary at the Series Three California Youth Shooting Sports Association (CYSSA) trap shooting tournament in Stockton recently but ended in an unprecedent ...

SPRING ROUNDUP: Bear River, Placer finish PVL softball campaign with big wins

Bear River softball The Bruins prevailed 2-0 over Colfax to end the Pioneer Valley League campaign 9-1 as undisputed champions. Nerissa Long pitched her second no-hitter of the w ...

ALUMNI NOTEBOOK: Placer grad Darren Centi leads the country in D3 collegiate track and field

Darren Centi is ending his collegiate track career in a blaze of glory. Centi, a Placer graduate and senior sprinter at the University of Redlands in Southern California, put fort ...

American Legion Post 84 Tryouts

Tryouts for American Legion Post 84 baseball players age 17 and under are scheduled for May 9 at 10 a.m. and May 16 at 10 a.m. Both events are being held at James Field in Auburn. ...

MASTERS BOUND: Pietromonaco leads Placer to section golf title

It’s not often that a senior standout and scholarship athlete gets to follow in the footsteps of his freshman sister. Clark Pietromonaco of the Placer High golf team had no ...

Falcon netters win playoff opener

Colfax High’s coed tennis team used the home court advantage Monday to get off on the right foot in CIF Sac-Joaquin Section team tennis playoff action. Winning three of the ...

Placer, Colfax capture every PVL tennis title

The Pioneer Valley League tennis scene is all about solidarity. Placer High made league history Friday by representing all six tandems in the boys, girls and mixed doubles finals ...