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SHOWDOWN LOOMING: Placer girls trample Lincoln 49-26 to set up undefeated showdown with Colfax

Friday’s prep girls basketball game between host Placer and Colfax wouldn’t be bigger if Michael Buffer himself agreed to do the introductions. None needed. Since Pla ...

FIGHT to the FINISH: SJS Wrestlers prepare for a grueling season finish in the CIF playoffs

Wrestlers are crazy. They starve themselves to make weight, slap themselves to get pumped and admire an ear pulverized into a cauliflower salad like it’s a piece of art. Wr ...

Spencer Short new Regional Water Authority vice chairman

Lincoln Councilman Spencer Short was elected Jan. 8 as the vice chairman of Regional Water Authority. Regional Water Authority is a 25-member agency, which includes water agen ...

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 ...

Placer County bids adieu to slain Detective Mike Davis

ROSEVILLE – Detective Michael David Davis Jr. was remembered Tuesday as a peace officer, brother, husband, father, son and hero during a moving, tear-filled memorial service ...

Mustangs’ PAT kick is difference in OT win over Zebras

SACRAMENTO – The Lincoln High football team fell 27-26 to Foothill Friday, as two costly turnovers gave the Mustangs the opportunities it needed for victory. There were plen ...

Resurgent Lincoln team captures first PVL golf tournament

SACRAMENTO – Monday was the first of two Pioneer Valley League golf matches involving the teams of that conference.  It was also the first match playing a full 18-hole c ...

Placer County, Folsom volleyball stars finish second at Nationals

Libby Deters and Brooke Hershberger have outgrown the Golden State. The two incoming Granite Bay High seniors played pivotal roles for the Grizzlies’ girls volleyball team t ...

Placer, El Dorado authorities arrest five in burglary investigations

  Sheriff’s investigators have arrested five people after investigations into separate strings of burglaries in El Dorado and Placer counties. Placer County Sheriff&rs ...