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Placer volleyball's match-winning point vs. Vista del Lago in playoff opener

Placer volleyball defends home court, beats Vista del Lago in postseason

The Lady Hillmen came out on top this time. But it wasn’t easy. Raquel Quirarte had 16 kills and three assists and Kapri Pelle added 15 kills and three assists to lead the ...

Volleyball playoffs: Colfax falls in five; Bear River sweeps

Colfax High's girls volleyball team pushed No. 5 seed Amador to the limit Tuesday night in Sutter Creek before dropping a marathon five-set CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Div. IV voll ...

Placer's Nikolai Figueroa co-MVP of PVL soccer

Nikolai Figueroa always seems to be at the right place at the right time. After helping his team win the Pioneer Valley League boys soccer title outright, the Placer High center b ...

Placer soccer coach jumps into 'disgusting' pond

Placer Hillmen JVs defeat Colfax football 18-6

A tough grind-it-up rushing-by-committee ground game helped the Placer JV football team complete its season Friday night with an 18-6 Pioneer Valley League road win over Colfax. L ...

Sierra College football team stumbles at Siskiyous, hosts season finale on Saturday

The Sierra College football team had a 10-point lead going into the fourth quarter. It didn’t last. Pitching a shutout through three periods, the Wolverines allowed 21-four ...

Foresthill football falls in SMAL title game

The Foresthill High football team came up empty in the Sacramento Metro Athletic League championship. But the Wildfires are still heading to the Sac-Joaquin Section Div. VII playof ...

Bear River football gets momentum, belts Lincoln Zebras

  LAKE OF THE PINES — If the Bear River Bruins were looking for a big way to catapult themselves into the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section football playoffs, they got it here Fr ...

PVL perfectionists: Placer football completes unbeaten league slate at Colfax

COLFAX — Placer High isn't the biggest school in the Pioneer Valley League. But when it comes to football these days, the Hillmen certainly are the cream of the crop.&nbs ...

Rodriguez, Placer Hillmen cross country win subsections

After a successful outing at Saturday’s Sac-Joaquin Section Div. III subsection meet at Angels Camp, the Placer High varsity cross country teams seem primed for a big outing ...

Football playoff brackets: Section gives Placer, Del Oro home games

In the playoffs, there’s no place like home. And for foothill prep football teams, home is where it will be Friday night as four of the area’s five squads will begin t ...

Placer Hillmen's Capra, Scott on PVL title

Del Oro silences Granite Bay 20-7 to qualify for the football playoffs

GRANITE BAY — Bryan Willhide’s 37-yard field goal extended Del Oro High’s final margin over Granite Bay to 20-7 with six minutes, 21 seconds to play in Frida ...

Week 10 high school football results

Placer 45, Colfax 21 — Ryan Gray scored five Hillmen touchdowns and Owen Scott rushed for 173 yards, helping outright Pioneer Valley League champion Placer (8-2, 5-0) amass 4 ...