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Bear River grad Zach Welz signs with the Los Angeles Angels

PHOENIX — After many sleepless nights and countless days of sacrifice, former Texas Southern Tigers centerfielder Zach Welz saw a dream come true this past week as he signed ...

Jr. Falcons seeking players for fall football

With practices for the upcoming youth football season starting this week, the Colfax Jr. Falcons are still looking for players and cheerleaders to fill spots in the program’s ...

Eagles scream in Oregon

The Screaming Eagles, a 12-and-under competitive girls fast pitch softball team from the Five Cities Association, featuring players from Loomis and  Meadow Vista-Colfax, went ...

Guiding the way on the gridiron

 Colfax High graduate Marcus Arroyo, right, is shown last season discussing a play call with Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh McCown. Arroyo, an all-state quarterback in ...

LOST THAT LOVIN’ FELINE: Auburn Wildcats end runner-up in Golden State Collegiate Baseball League playoffs

Strong arms, big bats and even bigger personalities departed Placer County this week as the Auburn Wildcats summer collegiate baseball club capped their 2015 campaign at Auburn Rec ...

IN IT TO WIN IT— Woodcreek 10-11 All Stars claim second Div. 2 State Title

After claiming the 9-10 All Star State Title in 2014, Woodcreek’s 10-11 All Stars were on a mission this year to prove last season was not a fluke.  They accomplished t ...

Shawn Kelley's golf tips: On-course management

Is it sometimes a struggle for you to score well when you play golf? You may feel confident on the range hitting the ball and imagine yourself making all kinds of pars, birdies and ...

STATE BOUND: Auburn Post 84 surges back to claim Area 1 American Legion baseball title

It took an unbelievable run of six consecutive victories, but the Under-17 Auburn Post 84 American Legion baseball team overcame a first-round loss by rolling through the consolati ...

IT'S ALL GRAVY: Potato Richardson cruises to his 3rd Tevis Cup title in field of 90 finishers

Potato Richardson rode into the Fast Fridays Arena to the roar of applause with his head held high and his equestrian helmet hoisted even higher. The 72-year-old endurance riding ...

Fast Fridays: Janniro and Nicol win main events

Billy Janniro once again proved his prowess on a speedway bike with another impressive Division I scratch main event win on the Fast Fridays Motorcycle Speedway at the Gold Count ...

Texas Sudden Impact defeats Frost Falcons for 2015 ASA/USA Girls 12 “A” Fastpitch Softball Nationals Title

After a week of the best teams in the country squaring off, the field was narrowed down to the final two, Frost Falcons and Texas Sudden Impact, who faced off Sunday afternoon for ...

Placer County, Sacramento standouts finish top-12 at 55-team ASA '12 'A' Fastpitch Softball Nationals in Roseville

Outmatched in age and experience, the California Breeze 03 youth softball was an unlikely hero to emerge from the 55-team ASA/USA Girls 12 “A” Fastpitch Softball Nation ...

UPDATE/PHOTOS: 2015 ASA/USA Girls 12 “A” Fastpitch Softball National Championships in Roseville

Bracket update in the 2015 ASA/USA Girls 12 “A” Fastpitch Softball National Championships: Texas Sudden Impact beat Birmingham Thunderboltz 8-0 today in ...