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SATURDAY SPECIAL: Auburn-area football squads open season with full-contact scrimmages

Dennis Murphy barked instruction with authority Thursday as he directed Placer High football players through an aggressive ball-stripping drill on the Hillmen practice field. Thos ...

UNNECESSARY ROUGHNESS: Placer, Del Oro among nine football teams hit with Sac-Joaquin Section sanctions

Nine Sac-Joaquin Section football programs will scramble to fit the practice workload into a shortened season this year after violating a new SJS bylaw designed to limit the number ...

Granite Bay Boys look to finish strong in SFL Swimming Championships

The Granite Bay boys swim team improved upon its 16-year league win streak with another 6-0 performance this season. But the boys team from Oak Ridge sits in second place at 5-1 an ...

WINTER IS COMING: Sac-Joaquin Section soccer teams may be destined for a new schedule

With most of the state already bracing their prep soccer teams for winter schedules, a changing of the winds for Sac-Joaquin Section athletes seems as inevitable as the biting cold ...

WELCOME MAT: Del Oro edges Folsom for SJS DI-AA wrestling title in Loomis

LOOMIS — Competing on black and gold mats before a throng of Golden Eagles fans, the Del Oro High wrestling team soared to a first-place finish at the Sac-Joaquin Section Div ...

DI-AA SJS Wrestling Championships results: SFL represents 32 of 56 semifinalists

The field of potential gold medalists from the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I-AA Wrestling Championships has been whittled down to just 56 athletes across 14 weight classes after t ...

DI-AA SJS Wrestling Championships Preview: Folsom, Del Oro are on a vision quest for postseason accolades

The focus of the Sac-Joaquin Section wrestling scene will be in Loomis this Friday and Saturday when Del Oro High plays host to the section DI-AA wrestling championships. At stake ...

SFL Wrestling Tournament Results: Folsom, Del Oro each nab five crowns

The saga continues. The season-long battle between two of the best prep wrestling programs in California will rage on next week after 27 total qualifiers and 10 champions emerged ...

SFL WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIPS PREVIEW: Del Oro, Folsom meet again in conference tourney

The best wrestling league in the Sac-Joaquin Section has been well compensated in the individual playoffs. Since the additional of Folsom and Oak Ridge tossed a barrage of elite t ...

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 ...

SFL boys basketball preview: Area teams dominated 2014-15 preseason

If a lot of prep sports followers thought the Sierra Foothill League was tough from top to bottom this past football season, they should hold on to their hats during boys basketbal ...

SFL girls basketball preview: Oak Ridge, DO, Folsom girls look like SFL favorites

Two years removed from having their longtime stranglehold of the Sierra Foothill League girls basketball championship trophy slip from their grasp, the Del Oro Golden Eagles look p ...

HART-BREAKER: Interception seals 14-6 Del Oro win despite Roseville’s gritty effort in SJS playoffs

LOOMIS — Roseville High quarterback Blake Rayback escaped the pocket with less than two minutes to play, pulled away from a sack and flung a desperate fourth-down pass into t ...