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Placer Sports poll - most likely to fall?

Week two of the enlarged football playoff field has arrived, and after an opening night of blowouts, this Friday promises some competitive matchups. We want to hear from our reade ...

Will the weather lead to an increase in upsets?

As the football playoffs arrive, the single-elimination format takes a major role in the story each Friday night. The question on our minds at Placer Sports revolves around the po ...

Getting ahead of ourselves in football brackets

The teams will all take the same position - we play the game that is in front of us and do not look ahead. That does not stop fans from speculating, however.  We know you hav ...

Whitney's Young wins, three gridiron stars vie for weekly honor

With 54 percent of the vote, Whitney High volleyball player Shelby Young was the readers’ choice for last week’s Placer Sports Athlete of the Week. Young beat out Grani ...

Who will win - Rocklin or Del Oro?

This week's big football matchup comes in the Sierra Foothill League, where unbeaten Rocklin hosts 7-1 Del Oro in a battle for the Sierra Foothill League title. Until last Friday n ...

Obert is Athlete of the Week, new poll is upat Placer Sports

Fourty-four percent of the more than 2,000 Placer Sports readers who participated in the voting for last week’s Placer Sports Athlete of the Week selected Del Oro water polo star ...

Which outcome was most surprising?

This weekend's football games included some highly anticipated matchups, some of which delivered on the drama and others which did not.And then, there was that game at Woodcreek th ...

Lincoln at Placer - who will win?

It may be just a regular season game Friday night in Auburn, but the matchup between the resurgent Lincoln High football team and Placer has the local hype maching working overtime ...

Two freshmen stare down senior QB for Athlete of Week

With more than 60 percent of the votes going in his favor, Folsom High quarterback Dano Graves was the fans’ choice as last week’s Placer Sports Athlete of the Week.The ...

New video at Placer Sports

Our weekly videos from the SureWest Sports Show are now live at www.placersports.com .  To view video highlights of SYFC youth football (Folsom vs Rocklin) or high school ...

Impressive candidates for Placer Sports Athlete of the Week

With 52 percent of the nearly 400 votes cast, Del Oro running back Bryce Pratt was the inaugural winner of our Placer Sports’ Athlete of the Week last week. The 6-foot, 195-p ...

Voting is live for the athlete of the week

The newest feature at our regional all-sports Web site, Placer Sports, launched this morning, when we released three candidates for our first Athlete of the Week of the fall high s ...

Which 3-0 record is most impressive?

A new week has arrived, and with it a new poll at our all-sports Web site, www.placersports.com. This week, we want to know which season-opening football winning streak you find m ...

Athlete of the week voting begins Monday

Beginning Monday, our all-new regional all-sports Web site, Placer Sports, begins a weekly feature that will allow our readers to select an athlete of the week. Each Monday, we wil ...

Which football crowd is the best?

They often refer to the crowd at the football stadium as the 12th man. We want to know which fans provide the most enthusiastic support to their team.Our new all-sports Web site, w ...