Sports

History, hope for Hillmen in Colfax

COLFAX — Placer High’s football season looked bleak two weeks ago following a home loss to Bear River and the stunning news the Hillmen would be forfeiting three wins. Things ...

Golden Eagles top Thunder 31-14

Del Oro High outscored visiting Rocklin 21-7 in the second half to win 31-14 Friday night in the annual rivalry game. The Golden Eagles and Thunder are now both 3-6 overall and 1- ...

Playoffs, pride on the line in Colfax

By his own high standards, Jeff Divine turned in a subpar performance against Placer High at Le Febvre Stadium last year. Never mind that the fleet-footed Divine returned a punt fo ...

Del Oro seeking SFL win

Tonight’s annual clash between Rocklin and Del Oro on the football field may not be a championship tilt or even a meeting of two of the area’s elite teams. But the intensity b ...

Denham in the middle of Causeway

UC Davis’ fate in Saturday’s 55th Causeway Classic will have a lot to do with the powerful right arm of Greg Denham. The Aggies’ first-year starter at quarterback is thrivin ...

All-Pioneer Valley League cross country teams announced

The Pioneer Valley League recognized the top 10 boys and girls cross country runners last week at the Twelve Bridges course in Lincoln.

Falcons rewarded with a playoff berth

COLFAX — The Colfax High soccer team had no interest in looking around for help to make the playoffs. On the final day of Pioneer Valley League play, the Falcons took care of bus ...

Little buzz for Hornets’ big men

SACRAMENTO — Though they usually play on opposite sides of the football, their jobs are essentially the same — paving the way for teammates to make big plays. Yet unglamorous ...

Falcons finish off El Dorado

The Colfax High volleyball team wrapped up second place in the Pioneer Valley League Tuesday night with a 25-18, 25-19, 25-27, 25-17 victory at El Dorado. Senior Chanel Filteau ca ...

Bacharach, Becker team up for tennis title

Bryn Bacharach and Erin Becker gave Del Oro High a sweep of the Sierra Foothill League tennis titles Tuesday afternoon at Johnson Racquet Club in Roseville. Bacharach and Becker d ...

Deshane, Fresno State Head To WAC Tourney In Reno

Saying that the Fresno State women’s soccer team puts defense first may be the understatement of the just completed Western Athletic Conference season. The Bulldogs, with nine s ...

Del Oro JVs hand Woodcreek first loss, 40-13

It should be an interesting final two weeks of the Sierra Foothill League JV football race. Thanks to a lopsided 40-13 domination of previously undefeated Woodcreek last Friday nig ...

Colfax soccer down to wire in PVL playoff battle

ROCKLIN — In control of its own destiny Monday afternoon, the Colfax High boys soccer team could have clinched the third and final Pioneer Valley League playoff berth in Sac-Joaq ...

Softball Seal of approval

Professional baseball never panned out for Harry Benzie, a 1956 Placer High graduate. At 70 years old, though, he still regularly laces up his cleats. Benzie won the 2008 North A ...