Sports

USA Stars host soccer clinics for charity

AJ Utush and his USA Stars Soccer Academy love supporting charities and recently held three soccer clinics to help the Hands4Hope School Supply Drive. The academy, based in El Dor ...

RELISH THE MOMENT: Auburn pickleball icon captures National Indoor gold

Nothing goes together like Cherrys and pickles. Sixty-six-year-old Cherry DuLaney, Auburn’s unofficial ambassador of pickleball, recently returned from the U.S.A. Pickleball ...

Gold Rush Soccer Classic begins Saturday in Auburn, Grass Valley, Colfax, Meadow Vista

The numbers are down this year, but the 49er United Soccer Club is expecting nothing less than some exciting youth soccer action this weekend in the 18th renewal of its annual Gold ...

Bear River grad Zach Welz signs with the Los Angeles Angels

PHOENIX — After many sleepless nights and countless days of sacrifice, former Texas Southern Tigers centerfielder Zach Welz saw a dream come true this past week as he signed ...

Athlete of the Week: Payton Valencia

Payton Valencia had a standout performance at the Suburban Swim League championships on held July 24-26 at Sierra College in Rocklin. Valencia scored more points than any female s ...

Hard work pays off for Oak Ridge senior

Little did Shelby Johnson know she’d be spending her summer in Connecticut and capping it off with a trip to Rio de Janeiro. The Oak Ridge High senior-to-be hasn’t bee ...

Alternative teaching draws top athletes nationwide

The Sacramento area perennially has competitive high school wrestling teams as well as several state-ranked wrestlers. The opportunity to produce more top wrestlers is on the rise ...

Trey Udoffia commits to University of Colorado

Trey Udoffia is a Colorado Buffalo. After a heavy dose of recruiting this summer, which included the talented Del Oro wide receiver-defensive back garnering 10 Div. I football sch ...

LOST THAT LOVIN’ FELINE: Auburn Wildcats end runner-up in Golden State Collegiate Baseball League playoffs

Strong arms, big bats and even bigger personalities departed Placer County this week as the Auburn Wildcats summer collegiate baseball club capped their 2015 campaign at Auburn Rec ...

Shawn Kelley's golf tips: On-course management

Is it sometimes a struggle for you to score well when you play golf? You may feel confident on the range hitting the ball and imagine yourself making all kinds of pars, birdies and ...

STATE BOUND: Auburn Post 84 surges back to claim Area 1 American Legion baseball title

It took an unbelievable run of six consecutive victories, but the Under-17 Auburn Post 84 American Legion baseball team overcame a first-round loss by rolling through the consolati ...

IT'S ALL GRAVY: Potato Richardson cruises to his 3rd Tevis Cup title in field of 90 finishers

Potato Richardson rode into the Fast Fridays Arena to the roar of applause with his head held high and his equestrian helmet hoisted even higher. The 72-year-old endurance riding ...