Sports

Oak Ridge volleyball team off to strong start

Oak Ridge High’s varsity girls’ volleyball team is under new leadership this season, as Patrick Sanders is the new coach replacing Breanne Wymore and Christy Bergin. L ...

Athlete of the Week: Sami Thomas

Sami Thomas is a captain on Folsom Lake College women’s soccer team and figures to be a key contributor this season. Thomas, a sophomore forward and midfielder, scored 12 go ...

NO PLACE LIKE HOME: Placer will stay in the Pioneer Valley League until at least 2018

Wednesday’s 5-2 vote by a special Sac-Joaquin Section “realignment watch committee” effectively quelled all discussion of Placer High athletics’ potential m ...

Oak Ridge soccer team seeks team leaders

Coming off a Division I section championship a year ago, Oak Ridge High’s varsity boys’ soccer team isn’t going to sneak up on anyone this year. The Trojans&rsqu ...

Folsom Lake College men's soccer team falls, women tie

Playing against a team with a roster that included 23 international athletes, 13 out-of-state athletes and 48 total players, the Folsom Lake College men’s soccer team lost a ...

Oak Ridge girls' cross country team takes second at Oakmont Invite

Oak Ridge High’s varsity girls’ cross country team kick-started its season with a strong performance at the Oakmont Invitational held Saturday at Maidu Park in Rosevill ...

Trojans get first win; look to improve against Vacaville

Talk about a debut. In Oak Ridge’s first game using the spread offense last Friday, the Trojans gained 617 yards in a 57-55 win over the Whitney Wildcats. Quarterback Ian Bo ...

Folsom Lake College soccer teams open season with split decision

The Folsom Lake College men’s and women’s soccer teams opened the 2015 season on Friday in front of a packed house at Falcon Stadium and came away with a loss and a win ...

Shawn Kelly's golf tips: Get a grip before you swing

It’s time to review our fundamentals. I work on my fundamentals every day, and I feel this is the cause for most golfers’ poor shots. So, in the next few weeks we&rsquo ...

PARTY STARTERS: Placer Hillmen open 2015 football campaign with 43-7 rout of Nevada Union

GRASS VALLEY — Marcus Ante’s first throw as a varsity quarterback was sweet enough to rot your teeth. The Placer High senior hit Owen Scott on an 80-yard touchdown pas ...

Del Oro ousts Utah's Pleasant Grove, 41-0 in preseason football

LOOMIS — After a 2014 season which saw Del Oro average less than 95 rushing yards per game, fans were right to wonder if the Eagles running game would get untracked this year ...

Bear River outplays Pacheco in 40-20 football fashion

Traveling down I-5 on an air-conditioned charter bus, the Bear River High football team wasn’t too much concerned with the heat of the central valley Friday afternoon. &ldqu ...