Sports

Colfax boys go 2-0 in Falcon Shootout

Colfax High boys basketball coach Terry O’Keefe will be the first to tell you that it’s no secret that he has scaled back the Falcons’ hoops schedule this season. ...

Falcon girls rally for Vitell tourney championship win

Wednesday night in the first half of the championship game of the Jan Vitell girls basketball tournament in Placerville, Colfax High girls basketball coach Rich Simpton’s wor ...

Sierra Foothills Little League to offer free baseball clinic on Jan. 16

Sierra Foothills Little League will kick off its 2016 season with a free baseball clinic on Saturday, Jan. 16 at Colfax’s Living War Memorial Park. The clinic will feature ...

Falcon girls top El Camino 57-48 at Jan Vitell Tournament

Courtney Kirkland scored 19 points and handed out six assists and teammate Kylee Bauer added 14 more points and hauled down 16 rebounds to help push the Colfax High girls basketbal ...

Harshman hits hoops high with 27 points

After gaining a split at last week’s Mesa Verde Challenge, the Colfax Falcons boys basketball team went into this week’s Falcon Shootout with a season mark of 7-4. Co ...

Athletic director names new softball coach

Colfax High School athletic director Justin Heimann has announced that Akasha Dykes, a former standout player at Nevada Union who played at the collegiate level for four years, has ...

New coaches, grid schedule and ‘anti’ crab feed fundraiser

It may be the holiday break at Colfax High but athletic director Justin Heimann is a busy man. Since the start of school last August, Heimann has prioritized nailing down girls s ...

Santa comes to the slopes: Lake Tahoe ski resorts reveling in outstanding holiday conditions

Lake Tahoe depends heavily on the ski season to help fill its hotels and restaurants, spend money at its casinos, and in general leave behind a trail of cash that gets spread aroun ...

JV boys Win Forest Lake Christmas Classic, fall to Union Mine

Colfax High’s JV basketball team had a busy weekend last week as the Falcons played four games in a two-day span. Colfax won three of the games to win the Forest Lake Christm ...

Falcon ‘Shootout’ returns with 4 varsity, 4 JV teams

Don’t look now but the “Falcon Shootout” is back. After a nine-year hiatus, Colfax High’s boys basketball program will bring back its once vibrant hoops t ...

D-backs stymie Falcons, 59-31

Colfax and Union Mine’s boys basketball teams hooked up in a “Saturday Night Special” in the Falcons’ Pucci Pavillion last Saturday. But any home cooking th ...

Defense shines for Falcon girls at Del Oro tournament

Continuing its trend of strong defensive showings in their recent action, the Colfax High girls basketball team posted a 2-1 mark at last weekend’s Del Oro Girls Invitational ...

Dec. 21 Auburn-Area prep hoops roundup

Placer boys runner-up in Rocklin Tourney The Hillmen rolled Del Campo 70-41 in Thursday’s Rocklin Tournament opener, and then ousted host Rocklin 70-47 in the tournament fin ...

CALIFORNIA’S FINEST: Del Oro triumphs 16-13 to win the CIF DII-AA State Championship

SACRAMENTO — It took six weeks for Camrion Davis to get right, but Del Oro’s junior running back showed the value of fresh legs Friday, bolting for 216 yards and two to ...