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Lincoln wrestlers go for another PVL title

A young group of Fighting Zebras will represent Lincoln High this season in wrestling after last year’s graduation took a big toll on the team. However, the reigning Pioneer Vall ...

Oakmont's Garcia, Vista girls are second at state meet

FRESNO -- Del Oro High School junior Trevor Stephens made it onto the top-10 podium by one second. Oakmont junior Karlie Garcia missed a state championship by one second. And Vista ...

Cross country a strong third in PVL

The Lincoln High School cross-country team competed in it first Pioneer Valley League meet at Gibson Ranch County Park, Sept. 28. The boys and girls squads each finished in third. ...

High Playoff Seeds For Falcons, Hillmen

Pioneer Valley League champion Colfax and runner-up Placer both reaped the benefits of successful seasons when the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section released its football playoff brackets S ...

Hillgals golf team with strong showing

Placer 445 The Placer High girls golf team won the 18-hole par-74 Pioneer Valley League tournament No. 2 at Diamond Oaks on Monday. ...

Placer girls take care of Lincoln

The Placer High girls volleyball team ended Lincoln High’s two-game winning streak with a convincing 25-18, 25-10, 25-17 victory Monday night at Lincoln. With the win, the Hillg ...

Hillmen Loom As PVL Grid Favorite

If the first five weeks of the prep football season taught us anything it’s this: Fans should settle in for what should be a wide open Pioneer Valley League grid title chase. ...

Kicked out by the CIF?

A proposed revision to a California Interscholastic Federation bylaw would force soccer players to pick between playing for their club teams and suiting up for their high school sq ...

Hillmen come up just short in thriller in Lincoln

Key free throws by Lincoln down the stretch put the game just out of the Placer High boys basketball team’s reach Thursday night.Junior guard Josh Turner hit a 3-pointer in t ...

Hillmen run out of rallies

STOCKTON — Trailing 14-0 less than four minutes into Friday night’s Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV title game, the Hillmen believed they could come back. And they did. Down t ...

Why State Bowl Berth Is Out Of Reach For Hillmen

Win, lose or draw Friday night in its CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Div. IV playoff championship game with Modesto Christian, make no mistake about it, the Placer Hillmen football team w ...

Placer Frosh Improve To 5-0

By Mike Ray Gold Country News Services Hillmen Frosh Batter Cougars, 50-8; Now 5-0 Michael Robinson rushed for 160 yards and tallied five touchdowns to help power Placer’s fros ...

PVL Primer

Since its inception in 2002, Pioneer Valley League football supremacy has been the championship domain of three schools. In its eighth season, the PVL has seen Colfax grab four ou ...

Week Three Grid Matchups Pair Possible Playoff Foes

The calendar may still read September but for a few area high school football teams this weekend’s games could easily be previews of what’s to come in November, or for that ma ...

UHLER'S Version: "It's a Wonderful Life"

Congratulations are in store for Placer County Supervisor Kirk Uhler and his family. There appears to be no economic recession or depression impacting the Uhler household. Ki ...