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Placer stuns Oakdale

OAKDALE — The front tooth chipped during a raucous celebration at midfield was worth it for Josh Turney. The Placer High Hillmen are moving on to the Sac-Joaquin Section Division ...

Lady Grizzlies dominate all-league tennis squad

The Sierra Foothill League was once again home to the Sac-Joaquin Section’s dominant Division II girls tennis play in 2008, as league front-runners Granite Bay and Del Oro battle ...

Four locals named to all-SFL volleyball first team

On an all-league team dominated by players from perennial powers Rocklin and Nevada Union, Roseville-area high schools placed four volleyball players on the All-Sierra Foothill Lea ...

Sierra College volleyball one win away from state tourney

Led by all-state setter Kristen Cleland, the Sierra College women’s volleyball team advanced within one step of the state tournament with a win over City College of San Francisco ...

Section champs to state underdogs, runners head to cross country finals

It is certain to be an uphill battle for any Sierra Foothill League runner in the girls’ state cross country meet in Fresno on Saturday. The young ladies from Woodcreek High Sch ...

Lady Wolverines win big at Butte

The Sierra College women’s basketball team improved its overall record to 4-3 with a 77-61 victory on the road at Butte College Tuesday. The Lady Wolverines took control of t ...

Lady Vikings take hoops opener

Things got a little chippy on opening night of the high school girls’ basketball season at Oakmont High School. With both teams working through the opening night jitters, Oakmon ...

Exemplary team player Gallo voted athlete of the month

Lindsey Gallo Senior setter Roseville High volleyball Gallo is a fixture in the lineup for the resurgent Roseville volleyball program. Her squad, which was coming off two v ...

Your skis aren't the only thing that needs a tune-up

There’s help for skiers and snowboarders who decided on a leisurely summer, an inactive fall, and gave absolutely no consideration to what lies ahead this winter. Young skiers c ...

Granite Bay alum defends U.S. goal

Liz Harkin knew how to nutmeg defenders while playing girls’ soccer at Granite Bay High School. Now she is taking her soccer career to a new level, playing on the United States ...