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Lake of the Pines golfer nabs two aces in two days

Lightning does strike the same place twice, but only on Hole No. 8 at the Auburn Valley Country Club. Facing nearly impossible odds, Lake of the Pines resident Mark Giacomini acco ...

Roseville golfer Gibson qualifies for Senior PGA National

Charlie Gibson of Roseville has qualified for the 25th annual Senior PGA Professional National Championship. Gibson earned the bid by tying for third place at the Northern Califor ...

Granite Bay youth one-ups older brothers with hole in one at age 10

Little brothers always want to keep up. In some cases, they surpass their older siblings, as Richie Gibbs did Sunday. Older brothers Peter and Alex made holes in one when they wer ...

Woodcreek Seawolves beat Laguna Creek in pool

The Woodcreek Seawolves defeated the Laguna Creek Gators 526.5-301.5 in a NorCal Swim League meet Saturday in Elk Grove. The Seawolves dominated the medley and freestyle relays, w ...

Woodcreek grad Gately is top student-athlete at Kansas college

For the second year in a row, the top female athlete at Hesston College in Kansas is from Roseville. Softball player Hayley Gately, a Woodcreek High School graduate, and cross cou ...

Back-to-back grand slams for Woodcreek grad Gately lately

Hayley Gately never hit a home run in a varsity game at Woodcreek High School. She had a stellar senior season in 2011, to be sure, with a .348 batting average. But now? The soph ...

Antelope graduate Mahannah is soccer All-American at Sierra College

Sierra College sophomore forward Miani Mahannah, a 2011 graduate of Antelope High School, was named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Junior College Division 1 ...

Granite Bay graduate Riffice signs to play baseball with Indiana State

Jake Riffice, a 2010 graduate of Granite Bay High School, was one of nine baseball players signed by Indiana State University for the 2014 season, according to a news release. Rif ...

Roseville tops Woodcreek, falls to Rocklin in SFL volleyball

Roseville High School’s volleyball team split two Sierra Foothill League matches this week, sweeping Woodcreek on Monday and losing at Rocklin 3-0 on Wednesday.Middle hitters ...

Roseville bowler Hulsenberg wins Pan Am crown with U.S. team

Leanne Hulsenberg of Roseville was a member of the record-breaking United States women’s team that won the gold medal at the Pan American Bowling Confederation Adult Champion ...

California Interscholastic Federation names Roger Blake new executive director

Roger Blake has been promoted to executive director of the California Interscholastic Federation.Blake, 58, has been with the CIF for 15 years, including assistant executive direct ...

Roseville-fueled Yuba falls to Fresno City in state championship game

Yuba College and its band of players from Placer County came up one victory short of a California Community College Athletic Association men’s basketball championship.The 49e ...

Granite Bay grad leads Jessup in final collegiate game

William Jessup University lost to Holy Names 71-62 in the California Pacific Conference Tournament semifinals Saturday night in Oakland.Preston Bramow, a graduate of Granite Bay Hi ...

Granite Bay grads Anderson, Bramow lead Jessup over Simpson

William Jessup University received 37 total points from Granite Bay High School graduates Anthony Anderson and Preston Bramow in an 81-67 California Pacific Conference victory over ...

This is one way to drill a hole in one

It was a crazy week, to say the least, for Scott Romuk.One night, the 6-foot-3 junior at Granite Bay High School was scoring 18 points to lead the Grizzlies over Fairfield 67-59 in ...