Sports

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 ...

Steven Ponzo becomes a Beaver

Sometimes it’s better to be the big fish in the little pond.  That’s the mindset former Granite Bay High School offensive lineman Steven Ponzo took this summer.&n ...

BMX State Championships begin Friday

Oak Creek BMX in Roseville is gearing up to host the 2015 BMX NorCal State Championships August 28-30.  The three-day event will attract approximately 2,600 riders and spectat ...

VCA Volleyball looks to capture third-straight SMAL Title

When a very successful high school volleyball program loses five valuable starters to graduation, it will often take a year or two to rebound. That’s especially true at a sma ...

Sierra College soccer opens 2015 season Thursday

Sierra College women’s soccer coach Jason Gantt will have the Wolverines rolling this week as they venture to southern California for a tournament. Sierra will open play in ...

Two-Way Talent: VCA gears up for 2015 season

On a typical hot and dry Northern California day in August, football teams all over the state are preparing for the upcoming prep season.  One such team is looking ahead and w ...

Double-Tight: Oakmont’s Connor Gagain and Tim Balmain

This year, the Oakmont High football team has a mix of talented running backs, a litany of speedy wideouts, and a junior quarterback who started a few games last year and gained va ...