Sports

Sports Brief: Placer High pancake breakfast scheduled for Saturday

The Placer High football program is hosting a pancake breakfast Saturday from 7:30 to 11 a.m. at the Placer High cafeteria. The menu includes pancakes, eggs, sausages, coffee and o ...

Sports Brief: Auburn Little League opens with Saturday’s parade, ceremonies

Auburn Little League will open the 2015 season with a 10 a.m. parade down Lincoln Way through downtown Auburn, along High Street to Auburn-Folsom road and into Recreation Park. Ope ...

Auburn’s Kannon Rector crowned state gymnastics champion

He started out in the Parent and Tot classes at Auburn Gymnastics Center, running in circles and diving head first into parachute games and now, at just 6-years-old, Kannon Rector ...

No. 90 and counting… Placer tennis serves up another win vs. Foothill

The Placer High coed tennis team is now stuck in the 90s. An 8-1 win over Foothill propelled the program to a 90th consecutive conference victory Thursday, but since only eight ma ...

SPRING ROUNDUP: Placer golf, baseball, softball teams record wins

Placer/Bear River golf Placer High’s golf team took a 211-229 win over Bear River at Lake of the Pines Thursday after a 39-stroke medalist performance by Landon Hicks. Danie ...

POPULAR MECHANICS: Placer softball squad motoring toward a strong PVL season

If a quarterback is dubbed the field general in football, then a softball pitcher is surely her sport’s president. Bolstered by the mechanics of a dexterous windmill pitch j ...

Auburn Journal Female Athlete of the Week: Placer runner Annabelle Johnson

Sophomore Annabelle Johnson is already on the cusp of a huge season for Placer High track and field. She played a major role in Placer’s shuttle hurdles victory at the LeFebv ...

Auburn Journal Male Athlete of the Week: Placer wrestler Will Thornton

The final winter athlete to receive recognition as the Auburn Journal Athlete of the Week is senior wrestler Will Thornton. The 182-pound stalwart was champion of the Pioneer Valle ...

Placer steals top honors from All-PVL basketball meetings

Winning an outright Pioneer Valley League girls basketball title and sharing a PVL boys championship with Foothill has landed the Placer High basketball programs in very high regar ...

Placer takes the PLUNGE: Hillmen open 2015 season today vs. Center

The water at the Auburn Recreation Park pool never had a chance to settle Wednesday afternoon as Placer High swimmers took turns diving into the depths for a simulation of their fi ...