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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 ...

CIF Releases First League Realignment Proposal

Rumblings circulating out of the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section office the last few months promised that sweeping changes would be forthcoming to the section’s league realignment and fo ...

Graves, Wildcats overpower Hillmen to win title

FOLSOM — It took a court order to get Placer High into the playoffs. It took a flawless first half and another sensational night from Zack Graves to knock the Hillmen out. Place ...

Opponents meet their Graves

The element of surprise isn’t a big part of Zack Graves’ success. Every Friday night, everyone in the stadium knows Whitney High’s No. 32 is going to get the football, time ...

Court ruling puts Placer back in playoffs

The battle for the Pioneer Valley League’s final playoff spot is finally over. It is the Placer High Hillmen that will be the third seed from the Pioneer Valley League in the S ...

Frosh Roundup: Placer Slips Past Lincoln, 14-13

Hayden Goodwin’s successful extra point boot after a 10-yard scoring run by Casey Sabins in the third quarter provided Placer’s freshman with the margin of victory in a 14-13 P ...