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Colfax climbs atop PVL standings

Ryan Glazner’s arm and bat propelled Colfax to the top of the Pioneer Valley League baseball title race Thursday afternoon.Glazner tossed a three-hit shutout and finished 3-f ...

Falcons’ outburst buries Hillmen

Not even the wind, snow and bitter cold at James Field could cool off a sizzling Colfax High baseball team Thursday afternoon.Led by sophomore Ryan Glazner, the Falcons crushed Pla ...

Falcons’ flurry too much for Hillgals

Placer High soccer coach Steve Cook wishes he could take an eraser to five minutes of Friday night’s duel with Colfax at Le Febvre Stadium. Other than the Falcons’ brief barr ...

Colfax crowned at Northstar

The Colfax snowboard team left Northstar Tuesday night with some loot, namely its first California Nevada Interscholastic Ski and Snowboard State championship banner ever. The Fa ...

Branum into semifinals after beating Thornton

Del Oro High junior Austin Branum stopped Placer senior Joe Thornton at the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Tournament Friday in Stockton. The two standouts from the foothills met in ...

Falcons flying high

Haley Biles knew better than to expect an ordinary, anticlimactic basketball game at Earl Crabbe Gym. The Colfax High senior helped her squad fend off Placer 50-43 Friday night. T ...

Sierra Nevada Racing Series set to begin Saturday

With the rapid growth of high school cycling teams in the Sierra foothills, county officials have decided to give the green light for a local racing series.Jan. 22 will kick-start ...

The economics of playoff football: Sac-Joaquin Section takes a big bite out of local gate

The stands at Auburn’s LeFebvre Stadium may be full for Friday's high school football playoff showdown between Placer High and Oakdale. But while the gate will be one of the bigg ...

Media Life: Foothill airwaves have Placer, Colfax, Bear River playoff football covered

With playoff high school football back Friday night, radio stations KAHI, KNCO and Star 94.1 have the area well-covered for all the mud, sweat and tears. Auburn’s KAHI 950 AM ...

Colfax stuns Placer in double OT

COLFAX — Josh Moreno and Jake Karbowski could barely manage words to describe their feelings Friday night. They were choked up with tears of joy after what Colfax High football c ...

It’s all ball for Baldoni

One of the top linebackers in the Pioneer Valley League the last two seasons is now perhaps the best fullback in the league. For Tommy Baldoni, not a lot has changed since 2009, w ...

Wilson torn between Placer, Colfax during rivalry week

Dan Wilson has called the Auburn area home for most of his entire life. Other than a trip down to Sacramento to complete his degree at Sacramento State University, Wilson epitomize ...

Colfax storms to another quick sweep

It didn’t take the Colfax High volleyball team long to right the ship after a rough loss to Placer last week in Pioneer Valley League action.The Falcons swept Lincoln Wednesd ...

Thomas' touch lifts Falcons over Placer

Brady Thomas can boot a soccer ball 70 yards in the air. But it was the Colfax High senior’s deft touch that lifted the Falcons to their biggest win of the season Thursday night ...

Tobiasz leads Colfax past Placer

The Colfax High soccer team celebrated senior night with a 2-0 win over rival Placer at Marson Stadium. Senior Ashley Tobiasz came up big with one goal in each half for the Falco ...