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GOLF TIPS: The green: It’s a dance floor for avid golfers

OK, we finally got the ball safely onto our virtual green and it’s now time to drain the putt. Here’s where it can get interesting. The way some of these greens are sha ...

TOURNEY TIME: Sacramento, Placer County softball players begin ASA Nationals in Roseville today

Split at the seams and cracked beyond repair, the tattered remains of four softballs sat in a trash can inside the spacious California Breeze training facility in South Sacramento ...

Summer pole vault camp at Oak Ridge draws a dozen athletes

John Hardwick was never prouder when Austin Laut won the gold medal in the pole vault at the CIF state track and field championships in June. Hardwick, who’s coached the pol ...

2,500 fans agree: Fast Fridays is an Auburn treasure

I’d like to think Michael Kirby just forgot to mention it, but I’m pretty sure he purposely let me catch the first few waves of airborne sod with my face before shoutin ...

South Team wins 24th North-South Challenge Fast Fridays

With both teams loaded with talent this year the 24th annual North vs. South Challenge at Fast Friday’s Motorcycle Speedway in Auburn was a spectacular display of speedway mo ...

Oak Ridge cross country getting mileage over the summer

The 2015-16 school year is less than a month away and most high school students have been trying to find ways to relax and beat the summer heat. Oak Ridge cross country coach Rob F ...

Punahou an Intriguing foe for Del Oro football

For Punahou School football coach Kale Ane, the summer literally flew by. “There’s really no summer anymore,” Ane said last week from his office on the Punahou c ...

Outdoors with JD Richey: There’s something fishy about 2015

Well, I can honestly say I’ve never seen a year quite like this one. With the drought, of course, there’s a lot of negative stuff happening, but there are also some bri ...

CIVIL CIRCUIT: Fast Fridays hosts North vs. South annual clash

Auburn motorcycle racer Bart Bast has competed in so many North vs. South Civil War Challenges at the Fast Friday’s Motorcycle Speedway that he will soon be cast for his own ...

Athlete of the Week: Brady Routon

Brady Routon played a key role for the El Dorado Hills Little League’s 10-11-year-old All-Star team’s run to the championship game of the District 54 All-Star tournamen ...