Sports

Granite Bay grad Conner wins NCAA academic award for swimming

Alyssa Conner didn’t touch the wall first in any of her events at the NCAA Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships last weekend at the University of Texas in Austin.But the T ...

Big increase in state’s salmon population predicted

State biologists are predicting excellent news for anglers who have been restricted from doing much salmon fishing. It appears we may go back to a “normal” population of Chinoo ...

Historic Granlibakken provides a unique winter experience in Lake Tahoe

Although its hill is extremely modest and barely garners a mention among Lake Tahoe’s many famed ski resorts, for several decades Granlibakken was known as the only winter playgr ...

Woodcreek falls in NorCal final

SACRAMENTO – In the end, it wasn’t splendid sophomore Aaron Gordon who beat Woodcreek High School on Saturday night in the CIF Northern California Regional Division II champion ...

Del Oro defeated by familiar foe

Power Balance Pavilion — Redemption proved elusive for the Del Oro girls basketball team as St. Mary’s of Stockton served up a 56-48 victory, sealing their sixth Northern Calif ...

Cut and dried: Facelift complete at Lakeside field

The Sacramento valley was drenched with yet another winter storm this week but, appropriately as it turns out, it wasn’t enough to cancel a ceremony Wednesday at Ronald Feist ...

'Miracle at Mitty' remains fresh in their minds

It’s known at Woodcreek High School as the “Miracle at Mitty.”The Timberwolves traveled to San Jose last March to play Archbishop Mitty in the CIF Northern California Regiona ...

Timely snowstorms have made this a season to remember for Tahoe resorts

In the advertising world, identifying the appropriate product and developing a marketing scheme behind it is standard procedure.In some respects, ski resorts are like any other bus ...

Proper gear, patience are necessary for turkey hunting

There are many wild turkeys throughout California. It’s a prolific bird, and the population is thriving. It’s a bird that inhabits wild, wooded areas and increasingly i ...

Grizzlies hand Oak Ridge second loss

In a battle of two of the area’s top boys’ volleyball teams, Granite Bay outlasted the Oak Ridge Trojans in four games, 25-16, 25-19, 20-25 and 25-20 on Tuesday night at Oak Ri ...