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D4 SJS Wrestling Championships Preview: Auburn-area grapplers look for advancement on the road to state

The Western Athletic Conference sent two teams to the final round of the Sac-Joaquin Section Team Dual wrestling finals this season, and should be the toast of Sacramento Friday an ...

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 ...

Placer girls stay undefeated with 41-32 win over inspired Bear River

Placer High girls basketball coach Tony Camillucci said winning games at rival Bear River is never easy. It’s a truth that holds strong even when the Bruins are just 1-6 in ...

Placer, Colfax girls capture PVL basketball wins

Colfax 44, Lincoln 37 Big plays by Kyra Heimann, Taylor Avilla and Kaylee Bauer helped the Falcons pull off a conference rebound Tuesday. Colfax (5-1 PVL, 15-8 overall) dropped it ...

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 ...