Sports

Tri-City walk-off ends impressive Maidu all-star run

When two pitchers are dealing the way they were Wednesday night at Folsom’s Mann Park, there is little margin for error. One pitching mistake in the midst of a dominating perf ...

Tri-City closes out Woodcreek in 11-year-old tourney

Tuesday night back at Babe Best Park in Rio Linda the two best 11-year-old all-star teams in the Section 4 Tournament met in the championship decider. Woodcreek and Tri-City fac ...

Woodcreek Junior all-stars can't stop Rocklin

A long all-star journey for Woodcreek Little League came to an end Wednesday at Sacramento Army Depot Park. The Woodcreek junior division all-stars dropped a 11-7 decision that ...

Fall forecast not great for salmon action

With only limited exceptions, all salmon fishing has been closed for a couple of years.   There was no commercial or recreational ocean salmon fishing and there was no rive ...

Woodcreek Seniors exit all-star play in title game

In the final analysis, the Woodcreek Little League Senior division all-stars were the second best team in Section 4. Two games against Rocklin and two losses sent that team on t ...

Maidu all-stars escape Antelope to reach title game

A game that leaned heavily on the long ball just had to come down to a deep shot to left-centerfield. After the two teams took turns leaving the yard, the final blast came up a ...

Suddenly at a loss for words; PT sports editor moving on

Some people tell me that I tend to say too much in this space on a regular basis, but today that will not be the case. For those who have not heard, this will be my final column ...

Record-setting runner set to go the distance

At the 2010 USA Track & Field Youth National Championships outside of Chicago one Roseville star streaked her way into history.   Fourteen-year-old Clare Carroll will wa ...

Vaulting into new space?

It is a common belief that the three most dangerous acts in all of sports consist of trying to hit a 90 mph fastball, racing in NASCAR, and pole vaulting. Add rain and wind to ...

Folsom man, 84, going for gold

George Waxham isn’t getting any younger, but he’s staying as active as he can. The 84-year-old retired teacher and school administrator in Roseville keeps in shape through the ...