Sports

2015 Tevis Cup: Q&A with Auburn Journal Tevis Cup photographer Michael Kirby

How many years have you covered the Tevis Cup? You know, I’m not sure. I would venture to guess that of the 20 or so years I have been a freelance photographer with the Jour ...

2015 Tevis Cup: From Montpellier to Greenwood, the French Connection

Nestled about 20 minutes from Auburn, in between Cool and Georgetown is the tiny community of Greenwood. At some point today, one of Greenwood’s 1,128 residents, Dominique C ...

WARRIORS: Auburn MMA hosts world-class talent

Dan Lovas was born about 10 years too late. The 50-year-old Colfax resident and owner/instructor at Auburn Mixed Martial Arts Academy has trained over 10,000 students since openin ...

EDH teen gives back to community through soccer

Marco Sanchez has received a helping hand on more than one occasion over the last 10 years and wanted to give something back to the community that’s helped him so much. Sanc ...

Jones excited for baseball opportunity

Brent Jones is one of 14 baseball players from Northern California selected to represent the region on an 11-an-under All-Star baseball team which will travel to Cary, NC, next mon ...

Sierra Valley 12s hoping third time is a charm

Having won the Super Regional tournament, the Sierra Valley Storm 12-and-under baseball team is hoping to keep the winning mojo at the West Zone Championships. The team is heading ...

From couch potato to runner

When Hassan Aboukhadijeh’s sons graduated from Oak Ridge High and moved away to college, he knew life was going to change. Having watched Feross and Amjed run cross country ...

Athlete of the Week: Sharlene Duong

Sharlene Duong, 11, earned three medals at the 2015 US National Taekwondo Championships held in Austin, Texas, July 4-11. Duong, whose sisters Aleena and Catarina also earned meda ...

15th Annual Senior Softball Western Nationals Heats Up Placer Valley

Strap on your gloves and get your bats ready! The 15th annual Senior Softball-USA Western Nationals (SSUSA) will take place August 3-9 at Foskett Regional Park in Lincol ...

Folsom’s Tilford drives to second speedway victory

 Folsom resident Jon Tilford drove to his second victory of the season Saturday night during the 12th Red Hawk Casino Championship points race at Placerville Speedway located ...

GOLF TIPS: The green: It’s a dance floor for avid golfers

OK, we finally got the ball safely onto our virtual green and it’s now time to drain the putt. Here’s where it can get interesting. The way some of these greens are sha ...

TOURNEY TIME: Sacramento, Placer County softball players begin ASA Nationals in Roseville today

Split at the seams and cracked beyond repair, the tattered remains of four softballs sat in a trash can inside the spacious California Breeze training facility in South Sacramento ...

Summer pole vault camp at Oak Ridge draws a dozen athletes

John Hardwick was never prouder when Austin Laut won the gold medal in the pole vault at the CIF state track and field championships in June. Hardwick, who’s coached the pol ...

2,500 fans agree: Fast Fridays is an Auburn treasure

I’d like to think Michael Kirby just forgot to mention it, but I’m pretty sure he purposely let me catch the first few waves of airborne sod with my face before shoutin ...