Sports

California Dreamin’ - Granite Bay’s Tommy Thompson & his journey to the MLS

The storybook tale of Tommy Thompson’s journey to Major League Soccer started before he signed with the San Jose Earthquakes, before he joined Sacramento Republic FC and even ...

Western States 100-mile Endurance Run Preview

The rock stars of endurance running have converged on Placer County for the oldest and most celebrated 100-mile race in human history, the Western States 100-mile Endurance Run. T ...

Fair Oaks man begins ride across the country to raise money for Parkinson's

For five years Mike Ambrozewicz has been planning a cross-country bike ride from San Francisco to New York and the day has finally arrived. Ambrozewicz, 66, leaves San Francisco t ...

Local athletes gearing up for 42nd running of Western States 100-mile Endurance Run

The world’s oldest and most prestigious 100-mile endurance run takes place Saturday and will feature several local runners. The 42nd Western States 100-mile run, from Squaw ...

5 big questions for Del Oro football

At first glance, with a slew of key returning veterans and a solid crop of up and coming newcomers, the fortunes for Del Oro High’s 2015 football team seemingly look bright. ...

Will California close fishing during drought?

Things are getting ugly here in California. It's only June and we have our second round of 100 plus degree weather. As summer progress, the water in many systems likely to be i ...

EDH Taz celebrates 50 years

Talk about a birthday party. The El Dorado Hills Taz Swim Team is 50 years old this year and the organization is the middle of a season-long birthday celebration. In 1965, Bob Ma ...

JUSTUS LEAGUE: Colfax senior quarterback fighting for eligibility

A week after star quarterback Justus Spillner was ruled athletically ineligible by the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section to participate in sports this coming year at Colfax High School, ther ...

Athlete of the Week: Cade Schiller

Cade Schiller helped lead the El Dorado Hills Junior Giants to the semifinals of the Tournament of Champions. Schiller, a catcher, hit .545 and scored five runs, while also provid ...

2015 U.S. Senior Open: There’s no place like home for Kevin Sutherland

This week, Kevin Sutherland will be comfortably sleeping in his own bed every evening, eating dinner at home if he pleases, and happily behind the wheel of his aging BMW on the sho ...