Sports

Despite battling illness, Oak Ridge JV girls handle Granite Bay

In their only game last week, Oak Ridge High’s junior varsity girls’ basketball team defeated Granite bay, 66-29. The win improved the team’s record to 6-0 in th ...

Oak Ridge girls ready for second half of league season

It’s been a good start to the league season for Oak Ridge High’s girls’ basketball team. The Trojans have won all six of their Sierra Foothill League games in th ...

Three champs lead Trojans at Morro Bay

Oak Ridge decided to skip the Tim Brown Memorial Tournament in Sacramento this year and compete in the CIT Wrestling Tournament in Morro Bay. It proved to be a great decision. Not ...

EDH wrestlers place at tournaments

Youth wrestlers from El Dorado Hills competed in three tournaments over the weekend. Jose Sanchez, Kai Schaefer and Kaden West won first-place trophies at the Natomas TOC qualifie ...

FIGHT to the FINISH: SJS Wrestlers prepare for a grueling season finish in the CIF playoffs

Wrestlers are crazy. They starve themselves to make weight, slap themselves to get pumped and admire an ear pulverized into a cauliflower salad like it’s a piece of art. Wr ...

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 ...