Lori Carter - Staff Reporter

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Here's what to expect as NASCAR weekend gets rolling in Sonoma.
After a recent Supreme Court decision struck down the federal ban on sports betting, several states are racing to be among the first to allow wagers.
Football coach Kevin Ballatore, who was hired just last season, is out as both coach and teacher.
In Division 5 softball, top seed Cloverdale will host No. 2 St. Vincent of Petaluma, assuring a local team will be the section champion.
With the decision, fans in the United States, Mexico and Canada get the chance to see worldwide soccer in their own backyard.
Both teams are off to hot starts this season — Prune Packers at 11-1, Crabs at 9-3.
Coxswain Ren Demsher and oarsmen Miko Brown, Benjamin Kropelnicki, and brothers Patrick and Michael McDermott won their C division final at the USRowing Youth National Championships near Rancho Cordova.
Several local watering holes will open bright and early beginning Thursday for the first of 64 soccer games over 32 days.
Carrillo established its dominance with back-to-back team wins for both the girls and boys, something that had never been done in the meet’s 23-year existence.
The Mustangs are in the school record books with a flawless 23-0 regular season. They won their NCS opener this week and look to keep the streak going on Friday.
Some tournaments began Tuesday night around the Redwood Empire.
King, who died in 2005, is the 41st winner of the Ford C. Frick Award for major contributions to baseball broadcasting, joining the likes of Vin Scully, Jack Buck and other masters of the booth.
Mike Ergo, a veterans counselor who fought in Iraq with the Marines, will compete in Saturday's Ironman Santa Rosa with the 29 names of his buddies on his triathlon shirt.
Jason Glazier got serious about getting fit a few years ago. He will put his efforts to the biggest test yet Saturday in the Ironman Santa Rosa endurance triathlon.
For 42 years, dozens of hockey teams with members age 40 or older have traveled to the Redwood Empire Ice Arena from across North America and around the globe.
The popular cancer fundraising race kicks off at Veterans Memorial Beach early Saturday.
Sonoma Stompers pitcher Stacy Piagno, one of two female players to make history when she signed with the pro team last year, continues making her mark on the game.
Case Grande senior Spencer Torkelson topped the list by making CalHi Sports’ first-team roster.
Given all the restrictions on teenage drivers, it may seem odd that kids as young as 5 can be race car drivers.
The popular women's race, dropped when the behemoth Ironman-brand triathlon machine bought the locally run Vineman in 2015, has been reconfigured for 2017.
'I think the wins and everything are great. I enjoyed celebrating those,' Earnhardt said. 'But who you are as a person never gets forgotten.'
Sunday’s race set records in the 29 years of series races at Sonoma for lead changes (13) and leaders (10).
Earlier forecast in a sizzling week called for toasty temperature on Sonoma Raceway.
His nation didn’t even allow car racing a few years ago, and now its citizens have a star to follow.
Two-time Olympics won her first 10,000-meter title at the same Hornet Stadium in Sacramento.