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A cool breeze rides across the water and comes in like waves as a hawk dances and floats across the sky. The sun begins to shoot across the gentle lake as the water swirls and stirs. Sunbeams finally flicker over the foothills bringing light to the darker shadows and from the end of the dock…

The Amador High School wrestling program celebrated its successful 2019-20 season with an end-of-season awards ceremony earlier this month, highlighted by senior Shane Bertero being awarded Most Outstanding Wrestler for the third consecutive year.

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The 14th annual 49er Bypass Run has officially been postponed from its original date of Saturday, April 14 and is being rescheduled for Saturday, May 2! For more information, email Barbara at bnichols@amadorgov.org.

The A&A Shooters youth trapshooting team from Amador County attended the first of six competitions to be held by the California Youth Shooting Sports Association (CYSSA) for the 2020 season and brought home four individual awards.

Fishing is great right now. Trout, kokanee, bass and crappie are all being caught frequently. Limits of trout and kokanee are being pulled out of Lake Pardee. Lake Amador is still producing trophy trout and Lake Camanche is producing limits. Shore fishing is hot at all lakes. Trolling is sti…

UPDATE: In response to California Governor Gavin Newsom’s recommendation to postpone gatherings, such as sporting events, and for the safety of our guests, Global Knock-Out 16 scheduled for Saturday, March 21 at Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort, has been rescheduled. The new date will be held…

The Amador Adult Basketball League’s 2020 spring season – featuring six A League teams and eight B League teams – tipped off on Sunday, March 8 with a full slate of games at Amador High School in Sutter Creek.

There will be no state basketball champions in California for the 2019-20 season. At the rate things are going, there may not be Mother Lode League champions for any spring sports either.

USA Shooting, the National Governing Body for Olympic shooting in the United States, sponsored the second half of the Olympic Trials for International Trap (Olympic Bunker) at Tucson Trap and Skeet Club in Arizona earlier this month in order to select the top two men and women to represent t…