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FIGHT to the FINISH: SJS Wrestlers prepare for a grueling season finish in the CIF playoffs

Wrestlers are crazy. They starve themselves to make weight, slap themselves to get pumped and admire an ear pulverized into a cauliflower salad like it’s a piece of art. Wr ...

SUPER WOMAN: Auburn preschool teacher competes in grueling Spartan Races

Auburn’s Nichole Root is a daytime superhero. The founder of Lolli Totts Preschool flies over fire, plods through lakes of mud and scales 10-foot walls, monkey bars and rope ...

Defense, local grads lead Sierra College men, women to Big 8 basketball wins

ROCKLIN — Placer High graduate Isaiah Pineiro went into another gear by recording a double-double in Sierra College’s 79-61 Big 8 men’s basketball victory over Am ...

John Coffey − a Standout Amid an Incredible Family

John Coffey is once piece to an incredible group of siblings. His oldest brother, Ryan (36), is a mountain of a man and a World’s Strongest Man competitor. The second oldest ...

Granite Bay Grad Selected 10th in MLS SuperDraft

A former member of one of the best Granite Bay teams to ever step on the pitch, Connor Hallisey has finally made it. Since he was a young kid, he’s dreamed of making it to t ...

BIGGER THAN BASKETBALL: Autistic Placer freshman scores her first basket amid magic moment

Jocyleen Ditico was born to play basketball. It’s not because she’s six feet tall, or even that she wound up attending classes at a school with one of the most histori ...

Roseville walkers look to set the record straight

Walking. It seems simple enough. But when you get tens of thousands of people walking at the same time, well, then it can cause some noise. That was ViSalus’ plan. The nat ...

VCA Boys Can’t Top Buckingham Charter

Valley Christian seemed to be in full control midway through Tuesday’s contest against Buckingham Charter. The Lions jumped out to a 24-8 lead after eight minutes and led by ...

Roseville squanders lead in second half

It’s the survival of the fittest in the Capital Valley Conference. Looking for their first conference win, the Roseville boys basketball team hosted the Whitney Wildcats and ...