Sports

PARTY STARTERS: Placer Hillmen open 2015 football campaign with 43-7 rout of Nevada Union

GRASS VALLEY — Marcus Ante’s first throw as a varsity quarterback was sweet enough to rot your teeth. The Placer High senior hit Owen Scott on an 80-yard touchdown pas ...

Del Oro ousts Utah's Pleasant Grove, 41-0 in preseason football

LOOMIS — After a 2014 season which saw Del Oro average less than 95 rushing yards per game, fans were right to wonder if the Eagles running game would get untracked this year ...

Bear River outplays Pacheco in 40-20 football fashion

Traveling down I-5 on an air-conditioned charter bus, the Bear River High football team wasn’t too much concerned with the heat of the central valley Friday afternoon. &ldqu ...

Colfax downs Argnaut 35-15 in Friday night football

For starters, with a new cast of characters in key positions, the Colfax High football team put the Tim Rawlins era in the rearview mirror here Friday night. Overcoming some typic ...

Maxwell Ruml makes it three in a row at Fast Fridays

If anyone had fears of what lies ahead for the future of speedway motorcycle racing in America, rest assured we’re in good hands. Twelve of the best young riders and the futu ...

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, ...