Sports

Lincoln looms large for Hillmen

Placer High will be facing a virtual mirror image of itself tonight on the football field. That’s a scary proposition, even for a team with plenty of motivation heading into the ...

Del Oro defense determined

There are boxers who have to get hit a few times before the fighter inside will start to hit back. There are wrestlers who have to get pinned once or twice before they are ready to ...

Placer golfers still perfect

Sophomore Hannah Gregg fired a 5-over-par 41 at Turkey Creek Golf Course Thursday to spark Placer High past Lincoln. The Hillgals improved to 7-0 in the Pioneer Valley League, sco ...

Hillmen soccer blanks Zebras

The Placer High soccer team celebrated senior night with a 2-0 shutout of Lincoln Thursday at Le Febvre Stadium.The Hillmen took a 1-0 lead into halftime thanks to Eduardo Hernande ...

Curing eggs for salmon, sturgeon, trout, steelies

In case you missed it, the salmon opener on the Sacramento River above Knights Landing was pretty darned good last week. Combine that with excellent salmon fishing on the Klamath R ...

Colfax’s Russi recharges at ARC

One week after experiencing the high point of his college football career, Colton Russi suffered a potentially crippling blow.Then attending Portland State University in Oregon, th ...

Colfax storms to another quick sweep

It didn’t take the Colfax High volleyball team long to right the ship after a rough loss to Placer last week in Pioneer Valley League action.The Falcons swept Lincoln Wednesd ...

Toys for Tots tourney next weekend

The Mother Lode Softball Club will host the Toys for Tots X softball tournament Oct. 23-24 at Regional Park in Auburn.The men’s tournament will be held Oct. 23 while the coed tou ...

As Wolverines win, they lose players

Zack Graves did not want to remove his helmet as time ran out last Saturday in Sierra College’s 27-21 overtime win over Feather River. It may be a week or so before the running b ...

No lapse for Leonard, Hillgals

It only looks like Michaela Leonard is practicing her dance moves on the volleyball court. In reality she’s gearing up for what will likely end with a spike smacking the gym floo ...