Sports

Jonathan Mawhinney: On a quest for a championship

All American Speedway Late Model driver Jonathan Mawhinney is on several quests this year. The 19-year-old is hunting the NASCAR Whelen All American Series state championship, ...

Big plays elevate Woodcreek past Roseville West for Senior title

After struggling the entire game for any kind of momentum, the Roseville West Senior all-stars finally did Thursday, only to have it ripped away from them. Games turn on moments ...

Woodcreek Juniors drop a dozen in sixth to beat Roseville West

The dreams of the Roseville West Little League Junior division all-stars turned to nightmares in the sixth inning Thursday night at Lembi Park in Folsom. Through the first five ...

Woodcreek Juniors even score with Roseville West

It didn’t take 11 innings for Woodcreek Little League to get a measure of revenge against its rivals from Roseville West. After Saturday’s thrilling 11-inning win by Rosevil ...

Maidu survives Lakeside, wins Major all-star title

Pitching, defense and timely hitting are major keys to victory in big baseball games. In the biggest Little League Major division baseball game so far this season, Maidu did not ...

Eyes on the prize

While other college students are backpacking across Europe or partying till dawn, Emilie Johnson and Kasey Riecks are keeping busy with hoops. For Division I college basketball p ...

Folsom American claims 9-10 all-star title

Folsom American Little League’s 9-10-year-old All-Stars showed what they’re made of on Wednesday night. A day after a potentially demoralizing 15-12 loss to Woodcreek, a gam ...

End of a long ride; sports editor enjoyed time in Rocklin, Lincoln

After more than eight years, I am leaving my position as sports editor of The Placer Herald and The Lincoln News Messenger. This has not been an easy decision, as I have loved my t ...

Extra inning pitcher's duel with Woodcreek goes to Roseville West

The Tuesday night rematch between the Senior division all-star teams from Woodcreek and Roseville West was very different from Saturday’s initial meeting. In the prior contest ...

Maidu bats stay hot, force one more game with Lakeside

Somewhere along its way through a series of elimination games in the District 54 Major division all-star tournament, Maidu Little League found its hitting stroke. That, combined ...