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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, ...

Valley Christian struggles, still beats long-distance foe

A tight contest that pushed his team to its limit to earn a victory was a surprisingly good sight for Valley Christian Academy boys basketball coach Brad Gunter Saturday night. ...

Woodcreek wrestlers compete in Anderson

The Woodcreek High wrestling team was in Anderson Saturday for the NorCal Championships at Anderson High School. The Timberwolves received strong performances from a number of w ...

VCA JV in cruise control early

A 23-0 run in the first quarter proved to the Valley Christian Academy junior varsity boys basketball team that the newly formed Global Youth Charter JV was no match for the young ...

Valley Christian finally beats Global Youth Charter

In a major test of where it is as compared to last season, the Valley Christian Academy boys basketball team knocked off Global Youth Charter 82-62 Friday night. The Lions lost ...