youth

Woodcreek tightens SFL race; hands Rocklin second loss

Woodcreek High (5-4, 15-5 overall) entered Thunder baseball stadium in third place in the Sierra Foothill League and came away with its second victory over Rocklin High (7-2, 12-8) ...

Roseville’s Safe Place program offers help for runaways

All eight fire stations in Roseville offer safe havens for runaways, who can go there at any time, day or night. But no child or teenager has ever taken advantage of this option a ...

Granite Bay organization earns $78,000 grant

Granite Bay-based A Touch of Understanding recently received a $78,156 grant from State Farm. The nonprofit organization supports youth-led disability awareness for local schools ...

Teens go from bullies to mentors

For Arturo Jimenez, moving to a new city at 13 years old was not an easy transition, as he fell deeper into a life of drugs and gangs. His family relocated from Richmond to Lincol ...

Karate girl kicks her way to third-degree black belt

Kate Wilmarth considers it no big deal if she can’t do every single “insane, flippy-trick thing” that some of her fellow martial artists can do. “It’s OK if you’re not ...

‘Bluebird’ deals raise funds for schools

A ‘Bluebird’ will soon be singing sweet tunes for local schools. Bluebird by eScrip is a new group-buying program that generates money for the school or nonprofit yout ...

Roseville Pokémon player places third in state

Roseville’s own Logan Roden placed third at the Play! Pokémon Trading Card Game State Tournament in Long Beach March 12. The 9-year-old battled 41 fellow players duri ...

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 ...

British Soccer Camp coming to Roseville

Challenger Sports and the City of Roseville have teamed up to host the week-long British Soccer Camp in June at Hillsborough Park. The camp will run the week of June 15-19, Mon ...

South Placer Demons youth baseball tryouts

South Placer Demons, a 14-and-under travel competitive baseball club will be holding tryouts for the 2009 season from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, Sunday, Feb. 1, Saturday, ...