Sports

PVL baseball scores, standings: Lincoln takes series over Placer while Colfax tops Bear River

That Placer/Colfax rivalry is going to get real friendly next week. After dropping Thursday’s Pioneer Valley League contest 5-3 against visiting Lincoln (11-2) at James Fiel ...

SPRING ROUNDUP: Colfax tennis, Forest Lake Christian baseball, Placer soccer

Colfax tennis Singles sensation Justine Hansen remained undefeated in league as Colfax clinched the No. 3 seed into the team playoffs with a 5-4 win over Center Tuesday. Hansen w ...

Auburn Journal Female Athlete of the Week: Placer swimmer Jamie Huerta

Not every freshman can contribute at the varsity level. It takes special athleticism, maturity and intellect, perhaps the three best qualities of Placer youngster Jamie Huerta. Des ...

Auburn Journal Male Athlete of the Week: Placer volleyball player Parker Houston

Parker Houston was born to play volleyball. He’s tall, quick, an efficient hitter at the net and a precise passer in transition. He’s a big reason that Placer is 5-0 to ...

Placer Hillmen clinch PVL golf title

The Pioneer Valley League golf throne belongs to Placer. A Hillmen squad that has dominated all season vanquished its toughest competition, Lincoln, by a 198-238 score Thursday to ...

UNBREAKABLE: Placer tennis claims PVL title with 98th consecutive win

Placer senior and No. 1 boys tennis singles player Kyle Fontes worked the baseline like a skilled surgeon Thursday, violently tagging returns to stay inbounds by only few inches, w ...

Placer High Athletic Hall of Fame: The record keeper Lindsay Hyatt-Barr is perhaps Placer’s most decorated athlete

Lindsay Hyatt-Barr is one of the most prominent track and field athletes in the history of Placer High, and she has accolades that will stand the test of time. Considered the most ...

Placer falls to Lincoln, Bear River tops Colfax in PVL softball

An excited chatter sprang from the collection of Placer High faithful seated beyond the first base fence as Kealin Amrein took the plate with two outs and the bases loaded in the b ...

THE TRAVELING SALESMAN: Moshe ‘Mo Money’ McCarter will run for Chico State University

Moshe McCarter could sell a fur coat to member of PETA. The Placer High senior has built such a reputation for fundraising through the Hillmen track and field program that Coach M ...