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Week zero football results: Placer, Del Oro, Bear River and Colfax win big

The first night of prep football opened with resounding success for most of the Auburn-area programs in the Sac-Joaquin Section on Friday. Placer, Del Oro, Bear River and Colfax a ...

Week zero Auburn-area football previews

Although the warm weather that hit the foothills area this week may not seem like fall, make no mistake that the curtain will rise on the high school football season tonight. And, ...

SATURDAY SPECIAL: Auburn-area football squads open season with full-contact scrimmages

Dennis Murphy barked instruction with authority Thursday as he directed Placer High football players through an aggressive ball-stripping drill on the Hillmen practice field. Thos ...

Bear River grad Zach Welz signs with the Los Angeles Angels

PHOENIX — After many sleepless nights and countless days of sacrifice, former Texas Southern Tigers centerfielder Zach Welz saw a dream come true this past week as he signed ...

SPORTS CHATTER: Placer's realignment talk generating lots of feedback

"It’s my own desire, it’s my own remorse Help me to decide. Help me make the most Of freedom and of pleasure Nothing ever lasts forever Everybody wants to rule ...

MIXED SIGNALS: Placer's PVL dominance could land Hillmen in new waters

Placer High’s 13 Pioneer Valley League championships during the 2014-15 school year left little doubt to the prestige of recent Hillmen success in athletics. The feats are f ...

PVL Track and Field Tournament results: Placer dominates team scores

The historic track and field program made famous by the likes of Lindsay Hyatt-Barr, Stacy Dragila, Ron Hyatt and Ralph LeFebvre has another accolade for the trophy case. By attac ...

PREP REWIND: Placer won 12 of 16 league crowns in 2014-15 school-year

The numbers are in and if you were a fan of the Placer Hillmen athletic teams in 2014-15, you had plenty to cheer about. With head-to-head league competition now complete for the ...

Placer falls to Lincoln, Bear River tops Colfax in PVL softball

An excited chatter sprang from the collection of Placer High faithful seated beyond the first base fence as Kealin Amrein took the plate with two outs and the bases loaded in the b ...

Lincoln upends Placer, Colfax beats Bear River in PVL baseball

Lincoln 13, Placer 0 Colfax High proved that Placer’s stalwart baseball program was still human by stealing the last match-up of their three-game series April 10. On Tuesda ...

FIRST TO 10: Placer gets by Bear River to stay atop the PVL baseball scene

Placer 10, Bear River 7 Placer pitcher Zack Madrigal watched the ball leave the bat of Matt Lopez like a Cape Canaveral lift off, sailing deep into center field and past a diving ...

EARLY GRIDDERS: Area recruits enjoy spring football practice with Sierra College

ROCKLIN — Utilizing the first program of its kind outside of the Bay Area, Sierra College is allowing 36 high school football recruits an opportunity to get familiar with its ...