Sports

March 30 spring sports roundup: Placer golf, tennis stays unbeaten in the PVL

Golf Placer 206, Colfax 241 A week free of practices during spring break did little to hinder the Hillmen golf squad Tuesday, as the group turned in its lowest score of the year ...

SUICIDE SQUAD: Bear River topples Placer with walk-off bunt in extra innings

LAKE OF THE PINES — When Bear River’s Griffin Frank opened the bottom of the eighth inning with a triple to the centerfield fence, Placer baseball coach Tony Madrigal m ...

AUBURN’S GOLDEN SON: Placer grad Ryan Mason is enjoying a stellar final season with Cal baseball

How ‘bout them Cal Bears? The University of California, Berkeley baseball team entered last week ranked No. 20 in the NCAA, pitted against No. 3 Oregon State in a three-game ...

Forest Lake ace leads a school of win-hungry baseball talent

It’s very likely that Hayden Piner would be a big fish in almost any pond. In Lake of the Pines, he’s a whale. Forest Lake Christian High’s senior lefty has ope ...

Rodeo Juniors nearing season finale

The District 3 Juniors will wrap up their local rodeo season April 9-10 with the top five in each category qualify for the California State Juniors Rodeo May 12-18 in Plymouth. Di ...

March Madness for Mayhem

Team Mayhem put together its own version of March Madness last weekend by winning the 4th grade division of the annual Bear River Parks and Recreation’s season-ending yo ...

Ron Pucci to be honored by Sacramento Kings Sunday

Seven years after coaching his last game, former Colfax High boys basketball coach Ron Pucci is still making an impact on the high school athletics scene. Earlier this week, Pucci ...

Placer ace Radd Thomas strikes out 17 batters in just six innings with 4 MLB scouts in attendance during 4-0 baseball win over Colfax

It bodes well for Radd Thomas’ future that he can handle the pressure of gigantic moments. With four major league scouts in attendance Thursday at James Field, Placer’ ...

Falcons blank Union Mine and Nevada Union

Colfax High girls soccer coach Lefty Wilks is hoping that recent solid play from her Falcons will carry over to the start of Pioneer Valley League play when the team returns from s ...

Colfax High’s Bailey Shykowski meets half-marathon standard

Freshman Bailey Shykowski from Colfax and junior Hannah Schmidt (Elk Grove) met the national standard for the half-marathon event in brutal weather conditions while running the Sha ...

March 18 spring sports roundup: Colfax splits softball double-header with Nevada Union

Softball Colfax 4, Nevada Union 1 Nevada Union 7, Colfax 1 After having their season opener rained out three different times last week, the Colfax High girls softball team final ...

Strong season for Falcon Nordic ski team

With an abundant of winter snow on the slopes this season, the Colfax High School Nordic Ski Team took advantage with some excellent performances this season. They capped off thei ...

This week's Colfax High Sports Slate

  Friday, March 18 Swimming – at Bear River, 4 p.m. Soccer – at El Dorado 5-7 p.m.   ...

Falcons open PVL 16-3 over Foothill

 Sophomore Dakota Redfern fanned nine batters in four innings of mound work and Sterling Spurling crashed a three-run home run as Colfax handed new baseball coach Justin Deme ...