Placer County Local News: Sports


All Local Sports News articles contributed by our local media allies and other local newsrooms.

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02/27/2024
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Palisades Tahoe hosted 118 athletes from 26 countries—including nine athletes competing from the Stifel U.S. Ski Team—for the Stifel Palisades Cup, with huge crowds showing up to support the men's World Cup Giant Slalom and Slalom racers.

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02/18/2024
Behind the scenes, the grooming and snowmaking departments have been hard at work for weeks preparing for the Stifel Palisades Men’s FIS World Cup, taking place Feb. 24 and 25.

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02/15/2024
When and if California legalizes sports gambling, the policy should honor the laws established in partnership with tribes decades ago, says Assemblyman James Ramos.

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02/05/2024
Image for display with article titled Temporary SNOW Sports Museum at the Boatworks Open Daily

Beneath the snow-capped mountains, visitors are invited to electronically open the front door to the temporary SNOW Sports Museum at the Boatworks and immerse themselves in ski history.

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01/29/2024
The “pop, pop, pop” that’s become synonymous with Pickleball may soon be a racket of the past. That’s the goal promised by a new generation of equipment developed to lessen the overall acoustic burden of the sport.

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01/23/2024
Image for display with article titled Discount Lift Tickets Benefit Local Schools

Reduced-rate lift tickets valid at many North Lake Tahoe ski resorts can be bought through the Excellence in Education Skiing for Schools program.

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01/17/2024
Proposed California legislation that would ban tackle football for kids under 12 had gained momentum until Gov. Gavin Newsom made it clear he’d veto the bill.

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01/16/2024
Image for display with article titled New Promoter Joins for 70th Season of NASCAR Racing at Roseville's All American Speedway

All American Speedway will begin a new era with eight championship racing events held in collaboration with Bill McAnally Racing Promotions, and Tim and Lisa Huddleston.

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01/15/2024
The Assembly has until the end of January to decide the fate of the youth tackle football bill, which would prevent kids under 12 from playing the sport to protect them from brain trauma.

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12/25/2023
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By planning ahead, making a reservation or taking one of the many free transit options, you can avoid traffic and spend that time instead on the slopes.

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12/25/2023
Image for display with article titled For the Love of Skiing

The skiing crew of Ski for the Love has released its second film, “Home, Sick! Too Good to Leave,” shot entirely in the Tahoe Basin.

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12/25/2023
Image for display with article titled Historic Ski Clubs of Donner Pass, Part II

The 1930s was the breakout decade for alpine skiing in the United States, fueled by stiff leather boots, skis with metal edges, and, most importantly, mechanical rope tows.

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12/25/2023
Image for display with article titled ‘Weak Layers’ Premieres in Tahoe City

“Weak Layers” is the newest ski movie to hit the hills. This female-driven ski comedy is co-written and directed by Katie Burrell and filmed around Tahoe.

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12/15/2023
Image for display with article titled Lincoln Potters Announce Move to Newly Formed Pacific Empire League

A new era of baseball will begin this summer at McBean Stadium, as the Lincoln Potters leave the California Collegiate League and join the new Pacific Empire League.

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12/12/2023
Image for display with article titled Festive Holiday Season in Tahoe

Of course, Santa takes a few runs when he’s visiting Tahoe for the holidays. Make the most of the season and enjoy all the festivities listed in the Tahoe Guide’s latest edition.

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12/11/2023
Image for display with article titled Historic Ski Clubs of Donner Pass, Part I: Hutchinson, Clair Tappan Lodges Built

At Donner Pass, the era of modern skiing started in the 1920s when two brothers, Lincoln and James Hutchinson of Berkeley, introduced their friends to the sport.

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12/11/2023
Image for display with article titled New Ski Flicks Debut

Several new locally made ski films have been released. Follow the makers to find details on local shows and watch the trailers.

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12/11/2023
Image for display with article titled Backcountry Ski Guide Released

“Light Tours of Tahoe, California + Nevada” has been released, detailing 64 backcountry routes in the Tahoe region by guide and avalanche educator Richard Bothwell. The guidebook is accessible to a range of skiers and riders and includes routes to minimize avalanche exposure.

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12/05/2023
Image for display with article titled ARD Approves Creation of Art Wall at Skate Park

The Auburn Recreation and Parks District Board of Directors voted Nov. 30 to create an artistic community wall at the Auburn Skate Park.

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12/05/2023
Image for display with article titled Ski Butlers Brings Snow Sport Equipment to Customers

Guests who ski or ride in the Tahoe region can skip rental lines and have equipment delivered through Ski Butlers. The company is also donating 20% of fees for reservations made through the Tahoe Fund portal to support environmental projects.

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