Sports

SUPER WOMAN: Auburn preschool teacher competes in grueling Spartan Races

Auburn’s Nichole Root is a daytime superhero. The founder of Lolli Totts Preschool flies over fire, plods through lakes of mud and scales 10-foot walls, monkey bars and rope ...

Defense, local grads lead Sierra College men, women to Big 8 basketball wins

ROCKLIN — Placer High graduate Isaiah Pineiro went into another gear by recording a double-double in Sierra College’s 79-61 Big 8 men’s basketball victory over Am ...

Oak Ridge boys survive scare against Granite Bay

Behind Folsom and Woodcreek is a logjam of teams vying for playoff positioning in the Sierra Foothill League. After Friday night's boys' basketball contest between Oak Rid ...

BIGGER THAN BASKETBALL: Autistic Placer freshman scores her first basket amid magic moment

Jocyleen Ditico was born to play basketball. It’s not because she’s six feet tall, or even that she wound up attending classes at a school with one of the most histori ...

Oak Ridge wrestling team wins own tournament

Oak Ridge High’s wrestling team didn’t win any of the big battles, but won the war on Saturday, placing first in the Trojan War Tournament held in their own gym. The T ...

Athlete of the Week: Isamar Conde

Isamar Conde can do it all on the basketball court. The 5-10 senior guard at Oak Ridge has the size to take the ball to the hoop and score in the paint, and she can also knock dow ...

Flores back on the court

Gabby Flores thought her basketball season was over after tearing her anterior cruciate ligament in her right knee three days before tryouts in November. The Oak Ridge senior, how ...

Trojans in driver's seat after win over Del Oro

With only a home game against Granite Bay on Friday, Oak Ridge has plenty of practice time to work on improving this week. Though the Trojans are 5-0 in the Sierra Foothill League ...

Max Miller's Clinic of Champions comes to Sacramento

Max Miller’s Clinic of Champions for college, high school and youth football coaches will be held in Reno, Feb. 27-28. For the first time, however, Miller will hold a clinic ...