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SIGN LANGUAGE: Lincoln student-fans get personal in PVL rivalry game

The words “F@$# you” are scrawled into the visiting wall of Placer High’s historic Earl Crabbe Gymnasium. A sharpie penned the phrase “Smoke weed every day& ...

Placer tops Lincoln in opening game of PVL basketball

LINCOLN — Placer coach Mark Lee has used his bench early and often this season and the experience earned paid off big Friday night in front of a packed Dale Pence Gym in Linc ...

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 ...

Placer Pizzazz: See the artistic side of our government workers at annual Placer County Employee Art Show in Auburn

While Placer County employees are busy keeping our government offices running smoothly, many of them also flourish in their artistic endeavors. The creativity of these employees i ...

TURKEY AND FOOTBALL: The best prep football teams practice on Thanksgiving

The countdown has started for the California Interscholastic Federation’s first true state-wide bowl football championship games. With most CIF sections around the state put ...

Auburn-area football results, scores around the region: Placer closes regular season 10-0 - Del Oro reaches playoffs by beating Granite Bay

Editor’s note: For full stories, statistics, JV and freshmen results, interviews and photos from Auburn-area Friday night football, grab Sunday’s print edition of the A ...

WIN TO GET IN: Del Oro vs Granite Bay highlights regular season prep football finales

It’s the resounding theme around foothills high school football fields this weekend as the curtain comes down on the prep regular season with key games that carry playoff imp ...

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 ...

Week 9 Auburn-area prep football previews

With the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs on the horizon, regular season ending games the next two weekends will play pivotal roles in area prep football teams’ bids to reach ...

Week 8 prep football results, scores around the region: Placer tops Bear River in battle of undefeated teams

Placer 26, Bear River 14 The Hillmen overcame a 14-13 fourth-quarter deficit with two touchdowns in the final six minutes of the game and overcame a tenacious Bruin defense in Lak ...

Lincoln shakes up PVL with soccer win over Placer

The Lincoln High soccer team defied the odds to hand Placer 2-0 a setback in the Pioneer Valley League race Wednesday night. The Fighting Zebras moved into a tie with the Hillmen a ...

Placer, Bear River survive PVL volleyball scares vs Lincoln, Colfax

The Placer volleyball team is best when backed into a corner. The Hillmen overcame early Lincoln success by outlasting the Fighting Zebras in a 3-2 thriller Wednesday at Lincoln. ...

Lincoln hosts Placer today in a pivotal PVL soccer match

Today’s 7 p.m. showdown between Placer High and Lincoln boys soccer teams will go a long way toward determining the outcome of the 2015 Pioneer Valley League title chase. If ...

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 ...

Placer’s Prieto strikes in extra time to finish PVL soccer comeback

Andres Prieto isn’t discouraged by the odds against him. Facing a 2-0 deficit and the attention of nearly every Foothill defender, Placer High’s junior soccer sensatio ...