sports

Professional View: Academic athletes need a plan

Athletes dream about playing college sports. Dreams give us hope, but not a plan. Our book, “The Academic Athlete,” outlines a plan to create college opportunities and ...

Roseville couple finds their stroke

Sometimes it's so cold out the paddlers find themselves scraping ice off the seats of their canoes. Other times, they're roasting under the hot sun on a summer afternoon. Either w ...

Doctors: Stay active for better joint health, less risk of injury

Since people are living longer and generally staying more active into their later years of life, orthopedic doctors say sports-related injuries are all too common. Granite Bay res ...

Fitness expo debuts in Auburn

The NorCal All Sports Health and Fitness Expo is making its debut right here in Auburn, Saturday and Sunday. Vendor booths, demonstrations and a family friendly run are just a fe ...

'Extreme' uphill battle

Unlike the relatively tame sports he also plays, Keith Henderson’s favorite sport is one that involves gravity and extreme speeds. He uses aerodynamics to bomb mountain roads an ...

End of a long ride; sports editor enjoyed time in Rocklin, Lincoln

After more than eight years, I am leaving my position as sports editor of The Placer Herald and The Lincoln News Messenger. This has not been an easy decision, as I have loved my t ...

Reflecting on the competitive ideals of youth sports

Now that Remi Barry has exhausted his legal options to our collective detriment, it’s time to reflect on the bigger picture of our culture’s philosophical approach to youth spo ...

Top Roseville/Granite Bay sports stories of 2009, Part I

Editor’s note: An examination of the local sports landscape for 2009 in search of the year’s top stories left us struggling to fill out the back half of the list. With ...

Sierra College athletics rank third in state

The California Community College Athletic Association, in association with the National Alliance of Two-Year College Athletic Administrators has named Sierra College third in the s ...

Junior gym rats

Getting fit; staying in shape; the joy of competition; just working out. Roseville residents have no excuse not to exercise with so many state of the art facilities located thr ...