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PVL boys coaches tab Hillmen as team to beat

With 19 years of coaching experience at Foothill High School – not to mention over 400 coaching victories – Drew Hibbs has pretty much seen it all when it comes to prep ...

Lincoln takes third in Chavez Christmas Classic

The Lincoln High girls basketball team may be starting to find their mid-season stride thanks to a good showing in the 18th annual Chavez Christmas Classic tournament last week. T ...

8 Placer County football questions for The Pigskin Soothsayer

The flipping of the calendar page to November and the first big rain soaking of the season can mean only one thing; the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section football playoffs must be right arou ...

PVL coaches give Placer the edge in football chase

That loud crashing sound you heard back in mid-September when the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section’s realignment “Watch List” committee voted 5-2 to keep Placer and Mira L ...

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 ...

Bear River, Placer, Colfax prevail in PVL baseball

Bear River 8, Lincoln 4 GRASS VALLEY — Matt Lopez hit 4 for 4 with a home run, two doubles and four RBIs Thursday as Bear River jumped all over Lincoln to land a Pioneer Val ...

TITLE CHASERS: Placer boys claim piece of PVL lead with win over Foothill

Placer Junior Jack Kearns dribbled up court Friday, avoiding Foothill attempts at an intentional foul in the final moments and flung the basketball into the rafters of Earl Crabbe ...

PVL basketball preview: Placer girls could win it all

A year ago the Bear River Bruins went wire-to-wire in winning the Pioneer Valley League girls basketball championship. Led by a talented senior-laden line-up, the Bruins went 9-1 i ...

PVL basketball preview: Boys race is wide open

Which boys basketball team will rule the Pioneer Valley League? Placer coach Mark Lee likes Foothill. Lincoln’s Robert Ash likes Placer and Foothill’s Drew Hibbs likes ...

The races are tightening up

With a little more than a week remaining before the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Playoff seeding is decided, the races for Pioneer Valley League titles are coming down to the proverbial ...

Lincoln improves to 4-1 with win over Placer

The Lincoln High School boys soccer team defeated Placer 2-1 Tuesday to stay hot on the heels of Pioneer Valley League leader Center, trailing by just a half game. The Fighting Ze ...

Lincoln JV baseball undefeated in league play

Placer’s and Bear River’s junior varsity squads are the only Pioneer Valley League teams to have threatened Lincoln High’s JV baseball team in league play this se ...

Bear River moves to head of pack in early going

The Bear River Bruins have jumped to the forefront in the Pioneer Valley League with four victories and no losses in preseason play. Bear River scored 60 or more points in its fir ...

Expectations are high for Lady Zebras this season

The Lincoln High School varsity girls basketball team will enter the 2012-13 season with the momentum of last year’s strong finish. Expectations are high for a team that has ...