Sports

Placer topples Nevada Union in FVL opener

AUBURN– The Placer girls volleyball team has encountered some speed bumps over the latest stretch of the season. Entering Monday, the team hadn’t played an official mat ...

High school sports shrine to induct Mike Ray, Ron Pucci

Two Placer County high-school sports legends are going to soon give Colfax sizeable presence in the Sac-Joaquin Section high-school sports Hall of Fame. Mike Ray, covered Colfax H ...

Del Oro finds redemption from section loss, cruises by Granite Bay

GRANITE BAY− With a combined 17 Sac-Joaquin Section banners between two Sierra Foothill League titans, the highly anticipated rematch of the 2017 D-II section final between D ...

Bruins continue to punish opponents

LAKE OF THE PINES– It was business as usual for the Bear River Bruins football team Friday night. Playing an overmatched Encina Prep team, which suited up just 16 players, t ...

Wildfires doused at home by Hiram Johnson

FORESTHILL-- Compared to recent seasons, the Foresthill football team is ahead of schedule. But the Wildfires have had trouble picking up wins at home so far in 2018. Friday, the ...

That 70s Show

AUBURN− The Placer Hillmen are looking groovy these days.   After last week, where they put 70 points on the LeFebvre Stadium scoreboard ­– the second most i ...

Racing for a championship

SONOMA– Alexander Rossi is knocking on the door of greatness. The 26-year-old Nevada City native, born in Auburn, has a chance to become the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series cham ...

Section final rematch highlights Week 5

Get your popcorn ready. The Sierra Foothill League begins Friday night. Throw in some renewed rivalry games, and we’ve got ourselves a dandy of a preps football weekend. Week ...

Local Flavor

Hillmen alumni had a big week from coast to coast. Here’s what some of the locally grown talent did recently:     Mason and the Miracle   The Fort Myers M ...

Colfax runners pace individuals at PVL meet

COLFAX – With the new CIF Sac-Joaquin Section realignment plan for 2018-2022 putting both Placer and Lincoln in the Pioneer Valley League’s rearview mirror, it was expe ...

Eagle netters turn back Oak Ridge, 6-3

  Using their singles depth as a catalyst, Del Oro’s girls tennis team notched an important Sierra Foothill League victory Thursday afternoon. Playing in El Dorado ...

Kids Triathlon is set for Sept. 15 at Rollins Reservoir

It’s time for the fifth annual Kids Triathlon on Saturday, Sept. 15 at the Orchard Springs  Campground at Rollins Reservoir. The event begins at 8 a.m. and is open to k ...

Could we see an epic foothills showdown?

If I’ve been asked the question once over the last few weeks, I’ve been asked it 10 times. It hasn’t mattered where I’ve been: in line at the grocery store ...

Curtain goes up on SFL play this weekend

While most area prep football teams reach the halfway point in their respective regular-season schedules this weekend, in the Sierra Foothill League, the dress rehearsals are over. ...

Foresthill girls swept at Valley Christian

ROSEVILLE– Without one of its key players and team leaders, the Foresthill girls volleyball team fell to Valley Christian Academy in three sets Monday night in Roseville. A ...