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EDH teen is woman's motivation to complete run

Shannon Farar-Griefer finished the Badwater 135-mile run held July 28-30 and has no idea how she did it. The 54-year-old runner had finished the grueling run from Death Valley to ...

Athlete of the Week: Ray Sanchez

This week’s Athlete of the Week isn’t from El Dorado Hills, but Ray Sanchez did something special for a local teenager. Sanchez, a 48-year old Sacramento resident, fin ...

BMX State Championships slated for Roseville

Oak Creek BMX in Roseville is gearing up to host the 2015 BMX NorCal State Championships August 28-30.  The three-day event will attract approximately 2,600 riders and spectat ...

Sierra College soccer opens 2015 season Thursday

Sierra College women’s soccer coach Jason Gantt will have the Wolverines rolling this week as they venture to southern California for a tournament. Sierra will open play in ...

2015 DEL ORO FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Golden Eagles loaded with battle-tested talent

With a pair of CIF State bowl appearances over the past four years and a scheduled littered with top-shelf non-league and Sierra Foothill League foes awaiting them, it’s safe ...

Folsom Lake College soccer teams open season at home Friday with doubleheader

With a summer of intense training behind them, the Folsom Lake College men’s and women’s soccer teams are set to open their seasons with a home doubleheader on Friday, ...

Trojans plays host to Whitney on Friday in season opener

Oak Ridge High’s football team played pretty well against Vista del Lago on Saturday in the team’s preseason scrimmage, but the rubber hits the road on Friday when the ...

Trojans eager to showcase new offense

If Oak Ridge High’s football team was ever going to switch the spread offense, it couldn’t have picked a better time to do it. With a Notre Dame recruit at quarterback ...

SATURDAY SPECIAL: Auburn-area football squads open season with full-contact scrimmages

Dennis Murphy barked instruction with authority Thursday as he directed Placer High football players through an aggressive ball-stripping drill on the Hillmen practice field. Thos ...

FLUSH WITH ACES: Meadow Vista’s John Dewildt has 10 hole-in-one finishes

John Dewildt pulls his golf cart up the 18th green at the Winchester Country Club in Meadow Vista Wednesday and watches four fellow members finish out their round. A golfing celeb ...

Twirling to a national titles

Sophia Barden has a goal to be a world baton twirling champion. She hasn’t achieved her goal yet, but she’s not about to quit trying. Barden, 14, just returned from pa ...

Athlete of the Week: Morgan Jones

Morgan Jones didn’t let a broken toe stop her from putting together a fine performance at the Suburban Swim League championships held July 24-26 at Sierra College in Rocklin. ...

WOLVERINE STRONG: Placer County grads ready for promising Sierra College football season

Derrick Achayo’s muscles have muscles. The hulking 6-foot-4-inch, 255-pound offensive lineman who graduated Roseville’s Oakmont High in 2014 is one of six Sierra Colle ...

CIF state appeals committee upholds Spillner ineligibility ruling

A three-person California Interscholastic Federation state-level appeals committee has upheld a decision made by CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Commissioner Michael Garrison in June to de ...