Sports

Shawn Kelley's golf tips: Let the big dog eat

This week we’ll begin a series of golf tips, “From Tee to Green.” We’ll start with the first shot and then discuss many of the subsequent shots you’ll ...

Summer mackinaw fishing is going great up in Lake Tahoe

One of the best places to get away from all this crazy heat is gorgeous Lake Tahoe. Of course,  the weather is a lot nicer up at 6,000 feet — and the fishing remains out ...

SUMMER SENSATIONS: Golden Spikes of Loomis baseball standouts from Roseville, El Dorado Hills earn Team USA opportunity of a lifetime

Thanks to tutelage from the Loomis-based Golden Spikes Baseball Academy, two local players have chances to represent their country not long after celebrating its independence. Kur ...

Volunteers make little league possible

The District 54 Little League All-Star Tournaments are under way and for that there’s only one group of people to thank and that’s the volunteers. Without volunteers, ...

Athletes honored at Oak Ridge

Oak Ridge High annually has strong sports teams and this year was no different. When it comes time every year to choose their athletes of the year then, it can be difficult to cho ...

Athlete of the Week: Jackson Haney

Jackson Haney enjoyed a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to travel to Puerto Rico to play in the Caribbean Classic baseball tournament. Haney, 14, made the trip two weeks ago throug ...

EDH 10-11 All-Stars nearly perfect in 9-0 win over Divide

So far, so good for the El Dorado Hills 10-11 All-Stars. The squad defeated Divide Tuesday night, 9-0, for their second win of the District 54 All-Star tournament at Mahany Park a ...

100 MILE ROCKSTARS: Endurance icons finish Western States

Rob Krar added another accolade to his spectacular enduring running career, Olympian Magdalena Boulet became an overnight sensation and 252 others accomplished what most of us can& ...

EDH Major All-Stars roll to a 12-3 win over Folsom American

The El Dorado Hills Major All-Stars started its quest for a District 54 title with a dominating 12-3 win over Folsom American Sunday night, hitting four home runs in an impressive ...

Western States 100 - Strength and endurance at the fore

Rob Krar crosses the finish line in first place, winning the Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run for the second year in a row Saturday. Krar, 38, from Flagstaff, Ariz., shave ...

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 ...