Sports

Granite Bay upsets Jesuit to Open 2015 Season

You could feel the anticipation building all day.  Finally, football was back at Granite Bay High School and the players couldn’t wait to take the field for the first t ...

Week zero football results: Placer, Del Oro, Bear River and Colfax win big

The first night of prep football opened with resounding success for most of the Auburn-area programs in the Sac-Joaquin Section on Friday. Placer, Del Oro, Bear River and Colfax a ...

Granite Bay, Roseville and Woodcreek kick-off 2015 season of Friday Night Lights

Woodcreek vs. Vintage, 7:15 p.m. Timberwolves showcase veer offense  Under first-year co-head coaches Brad Hunkins and Kyle Stowers, Woodcreek High will unveil its new veer ...

Young distance runners earn hardware at Junior Olympics

As many fall sports athletes in the Roseville area prepare for their seasons to begin, two young locals were busy competing in the Track and Field Junior Olympics in Jacksonville, ...

Grizzlies Boys Soccer aims to be one of area’s best

For the past nineteen years, Granite Bay High has seen countless players go on to play for top college teams and even a few Major League Soccer programs, but the roster had one fix ...

MIKE VS IKE: Week zero Sac-Joaquin Section prep football picks

Stand up for the kickoff By IKE DODSON Jacob Capra’s first pancake block is so close I can almost put syrup on it. The hulking two-way Placer High linemen committed to Ore ...

Week zero Auburn-area football previews

Although the warm weather that hit the foothills area this week may not seem like fall, make no mistake that the curtain will rise on the high school football season tonight. And, ...

J.D. Richey: It's time for some fish triva

Okay gang, let’s test out your fishing knowledge! Take my little quiz here and see how well you know your finned friends. Are you are a super fish ninja...or perhaps just a l ...

2015 Foresthill football preview: Friday the 13 - SMAL Wildfires roster will test its endurance

No team will be more desperate to stay healthy than the Foresthill High varsity football squad this fall. With just 13 players on the active roster, everyone is playing both ways, ...

Roseville boys soccer kicks off season vs Del Oro Friday

Consistency.  It’s always something coaches aspire to achieve — in every sport, at any level — but it’s tough to accomplish every game.  That&rs ...

Hernandez is ready for Year Two at VCA

Last summer, when Alex Hernandez took over the football program at Valley Christian Academy in Roseville, he set out to change the culture.  He was hired by VCA Athletic Dire ...