With a lot of disinfectant at its disposal, the Colusa High football team returned to the field this week for two-day-a-week conditioning practices in preparation for a scheduled seven-game season beginning Jan. 8 at Pierce. 

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The NFL announced the Raiders’ game against Tampa Bay, originally scheduled for Sunday Night Football, has been changed to a Sunday afternoon kickoff because of concerns about the Raiders’ COVID-19 issues.

The Raiders remained in limbo Thursday, waiting to see if any or all of their starting offensive linemen as well as safety Johnathan Abram will be available for their Week 7 game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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This Friday night, the ARCA Menards Series West, Jaws Gear & Axle Limited Modifieds, Super Stocks, and F4s will close the 2020 season for All-American Speedway in Roseville. The special night of action will include the NAPA AUTO PARTS 125 presented by CashInTheCan.com, televised live on …

Santa Clara County executive Dr. Jeff Smith called new state guidance that allows fans to attend professional sporting events in California “the worst thing in the world to be doing,” but the San Francisco 49ers want to work with Smith and county officials to bring spectators to Levi’s Stadi…

It looks like a Home Depot. An overgrown garden shed. A backyard grill. A chicken coop. On the subject of Globe Life Field, the $1.2 billion new home of the Texas Rangers, the baseball world’s troll game has been strong. I get it. In this age of click-obsessed social media – will it ever end…

The NorCal Rebels baseball 10-and-under club will be having open tryouts on Sunday, Oct. 25 beginning at noon at Sutter Buttes Little League’s North Field, located at 1151 Market Street Yuba City.

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The Gold Fever Taxi Cab Challenge did not disappoint as all four divisions provided action-packed racing throughout the night.  The pits were packed with 31 Hobby Stocks, 17 Pure Stocks, eight Limited Late Models and six Street Stocks.  Winners included Dan Brown Jr., Brent Lawrence, Jarred …

In collaboration with Yuba County, the Norcal Series will bring a sanctioned professional disc golf tournament to Hammon Grove Park beginning today (October 17). 

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Editor’s Note: Coaches in the Yuba-Sutter-Colusa region are adapting to the world of sports in a pandemic as most teams gear up for a restart to begin 2021. If you’re a local coach with a story to tell and are ready and willing to hit the ground running please reach out to Appeal Sports Edit…

The Pac-12 is bringing back a condensed seven-game conference-only lineup starting Saturday, Nov. 7. The season will culminate the weekend of December 18-19 with the Pac-12 football championship game. 

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On a Saturday morning in early June, as Southern California’s summer shutdown dragged on amid spiking cases of COVID-19, a collection of some of the region’s top high school football athletes gathered on a red turf field in Corona, desperate for an opportunity to be seen.

In what was basically a Sutter High reunion with seven former Husky football players on both rosters, it was Dordt that prevailed over Jamestown 66-13 Saturday afternoon in Iowa. 

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Several former Yuba-Sutter prep football players will reunite on Saturday when Dordt University hosts Jamestown in college football at the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) level. 

Whitey Ford, the cocky and cunning, street-smart lefty who honed his pitching skills on the streets and sandlots of Queens and went on to win more games than any Yankee in history, died Thursday night at his Long Island home after a long battle with dementia. He was 91.

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Editor’s Note: Today is the second of a two-part series chronicling the return of Yuba College sports during the COVID-19 pandemic. If you’re a Yuba College coach making plans for sports amid a pandemic please reach out to Appeal Sports Editor Jeff Larson at jlarson@appealdemocrat.com. 

The Oakland A’s season was on life support. And, down late again, the A’s didn’t have the late-inning spark to stay alive. Oakland’s season ends in Los Angeles with a 11-6 loss to their bitter division rivals, falling 3-1 in the series.

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Editor’s Note: Today is the first of a two-part series chronicling the return of Yuba College sports during the COVID-19 pandemic. Football will follow on Friday. If you’re a Yuba College coach making plans for sports amid a pandemic please reach out to Appeal Sports Editor Jeff Larson at jl…

The dynasty question came up at the start of the WNBA postseason and it was obvious, Sue Bird didn’t want to reveal her true thoughts with so much still remaining to be done.

The Oakland A’s are in trouble. With a 5-2 loss to the Houston Astros Tuesday afternoon at Dodger Stadium, the A’s fall 0-2 in the best-of-five American League Division Series. The American League West champions must win three straight games to salvage their season.

William Carey women’s volleyball, helped in part by Sutter High product Gillian Tripp, opened its 2020-21 season defeating Mobile in nonconference action, 3-0 (25-16, 25-23, 25-22 Friday night at the Ben Waddle Complex in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. 

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While most Yuba-Sutter volleyball players are home champing at the bit to return to the court, there is one homegrown talent from Sutter who is opening her final collegiate season tonight (Friday) against the school’s rival. 

Doc Rivers accepted the 76ers’ offer to be the team’s head coach on Thursday, according to sources. Rivers will not have any front-office duties.

The Oakland A’s hadn’t won a postseason series in 14 years, so when the club’s offense went silent in a Game 1 wild card round loss to the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday, the team could have immediately felt the weight of its recent postseason debacles.

If the Oakland A’s recover from their series-opening dud against the Chicago White Sox to advance deep into October, the theme of their postseason run will be revenge.