Sports

Fast start dissolves quickly as Tigers fall in Rocklin

A good start dissolved quickly for the Roseville High boys basketball team Tuesday night in Rocklin. The Tigers jumped to an early 7-1 lead as they got a fast start on the defen ...

Lions solve Buckingham Charter

The final score was not a true reflection of the struggle Tuesday as the Valley Christian Academy boys basketball team beat Buckingham Charter 72-35. “This game was a big conc ...

Eagles romp over Oakmont

Junior guard Madeline Campbell had 18 points and five assists Wednesday as the Del Oro High girls basketball team defeated visiting Oakmont 55-28. Crystal Sewell finished with 10 ...

Grizzlies win road game at Nevada Union

A big offensive first half combined with an outstanding effort at the defensive end all night long lifted the Granite Bay High boys basketball team to a huge win Tuesday night. Th ...

New today on PlacerSports.com

Our Gold Country Media regional sports site is up and running full force in the new year. Log on today (www.placersports.com) to check out a host of features and participate i ...

Vikings survive late Del Oro run in key SFL contest

With a team that typically does not go far beyond six or seven deep, Oakmont High boys basketball coach Rick Campbell faced a major test Tuesday night. After splitting tough roa ...

Salmon river run small again this year

Despite hopes of a return to normal salmon quantities, counts at the Nimbus hatchery and all hatcheries that feed salmon to the Sacramento River, are dismally low. It is feared th ...

Squaw celebrates its proud past of hosting 1960 Olympic Games

He had the audacity to suggest his fledgling ski resort in Northern California could adequately play host to the Winter Olympics. It was quite a bold move by Alex Cushing, who at ...

Young driver on the fast track

While most kids at the age of 17 are just excited to be receiving their driver’s license, Colby Copeland drives at a different pace. The Oakmont High senior is in Tulsa this ...

Roseville's Jankovich second at Big Valley

It was a nice birthday present for Roseville High junior wrestler Dylan Jankovich, though most people don’t need to work that hard for a gift. One day after his 17th birthday, ...