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Placer shines at host PVL Wrestling Tourney

The “second season’ for Pioneer Valley League wrestlers began Saturday as Placer High played host to the PVL league championship tournament. With non-stop action all da ...

SFL Wrestling Tournament results, photos: Del Oro nabs six championship titles

GRANITE BAY — The four schools most responsible for the Sierra Foothill League’s reputation as the most dominant conference in the Sac-Joaquin Section made sure to flex ...

Willis Twins too much for Bear River

COLFAX – Colfax High’s girls basketball team honored its seniors before Friday night’s game here with Bear River but for the Falcons it was a pair of juniors who ...

A new path for Lance Armstrong leads to Auburn

A lightning rod in cycling circles, Lance Armstrong will be pounding the Western States 100 endurance run trail this Saturday. But while no one’s stopping Armstrong from tak ...

HUMBLE BEGINNINGS: The SJS wrestling postseason begins with conference cakewalks

California’s four-week individual prep wrestling postseason begins with league tournaments this weekend and culminates with the state championships in Bakersfield March 4 and ...

Hillmen boys left in playoff limbo

Playing the Tuesday-Thursday rotation to end its regular Pioneer Valley League basketball season, Placer boys coach Mark Lee and his staff have an opportunity Friday night to ...

Wild night in PVL girls hoops

Colfax High girls basketball coach Rich Simpton says he can’t remember when the Pioneer Valley League girls basketball race has been as competitive as it’s been this se ...

Ties that bind

If you walk into Colfax High’s small gym these days, turn down the lights and listen real hard, you can still hear the sounds of the Pointer Sisters’ “I’m S ...

Placer boys drop Center to clinch sole possession of the PVL throne

In hopes of defending its status as a Pioneer Valley League champion, Placer High’s boys basketball team wasted no time defending the opponent with which it might have shared ...

NEW TARGET: Del Oro aims for Elk Grove after falling in team dual finals

The worst place to be this time of year is in the crosshairs of a Del Oro wrestler. Last year the Golden Eagles ousted Folsom in consecutive tournaments to take Sac-Joaquin Sectio ...

Placer, Colfax take girls basketball wins

Placer 56, Bear River 38 The lingering pains following Maddy Hernandez after a badly-sprained ankle have been overshadowed by her stellar performance on the Pioneer Valley League ...