Local Sports

Question: Why aren’t there any elk in the San Gabriel Mountains? Has there ever been any discussion of starting a herd there? There is plenty of land, with 970 square miles of space. The San Gabriels are home to bighorn sheep, deer, bear and mountain lions. There are also elk in Tehachapi an…

Last Sunday, September 20, the Gold Country Vintage Base Ball league played its first game after a series of cancellations due to bad air quality caused by fires across the state.

The La Contenta Men’s Club completed its 2020 Club Championship tournament on Sunday, September 20 with Andrew DeLappe holding on for a 1-up victory over Dave Conrad in the finals to claim his first Club Championship.

Despite the summer heat in Jackson, there was a slight chill in the air as Mother-Ruckers Dave Gebauer and Sarah Spinetta headed to Blue Lakes, due to its high elevation of 8,200 feet in Hope Valley. With packs and snacks, Sarah and Dave meandered across the meadow, stopping at a beachy, wat…

Question: The fishing regulations talk about “a daily bag and possession limit of fish.” In the case of striper, it lists two. My question is this: If you catch legal size fish, you keep the first and give away the second to another angler, are you still allowed to continue fishing and keep …

Gold Country Vintage Base Ball’s 2020 season resumed on Sunday, August 30 after a week off due to smoky skies with a pair of games highlighted by a showdown between unbeaten teams.

“Drop five lines of color down, if your line starts jumping you’ve gone too deep and are scraping the bottom. Pull back and get the feel of that spinner to make sure you didn’t pick up any muck from the bottom of the river or you’ll be wasting your time trying to catch a fish, Jack,” my gran…

A Calaveras Unified School District facilities bond on the upcoming November 3 election took on an extra measure of urgency last week with the announcement that the multi-purpose field and track at Calaveras High School were being condemned for the 2020-21 school year, pending replacement of both.