Sports

Striving to reach a new Hight

For professional snowboarder Elena Hight, coming home to the Sierra Nevada is starting to feel like a vacation. The South Lake Tahoe resident visited with friends at Northstar-at-T ...

Balanced Lady Hillmen punish Lincoln

The Placer High girls basketball team climbed back to .500 in the Pioneer Valley League with a 66-39 throttling of Lincoln Friday night at Earl Crabbe Gym.The Lady Hillmen (5-5) ou ...

Del Oro boys heat up, beat Nevada Union

The Del Oro High boys basketball team rebounded from a cold start Friday in Loomis to drop Nevada Union 66-50. Junior Aaron Hendricks poured in a game-high 22 points and the Golde ...

Salmon news not promising

Well, the news regarding Central Valley king salmon just keeps on getting worse. This week, the Pacific Fishery Management Council released a report that shows we had a record low ...

Skier eyes top speed, medal in Vancouver

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the first of a three-part series that will introduce readers to Stacey Cook, a U.S. Olympic downhill skier and native of Truckee, and her parents Dean and ...

Placer, Del Oro dominate league tourneys

Dalton Richardson and Joe Thornton each won their weight classes Thursday at the Pioneer Valley League Wrestling Championships in Rocklin, helping Placer High win the tournament fo ...

Hillmen come up just short in thriller in Lincoln

Key free throws by Lincoln down the stretch put the game just out of the Placer High boys basketball team’s reach Thursday night.Junior guard Josh Turner hit a 3-pointer in t ...

Takayama earns 500th win

LOOMIS — Mike Takayama wasn’t expecting the confetti shower at half court, the standing ovation from a crowd that stayed long after the final whistle of another Del Oro High bl ...

New poll question at Placer Sports - DIII hoops playoffs

Our new poll question at our regional all-sports Web site (www.placersports.com) asks for your opinion on Division III boys basketball. The most recent version of the D-III power ...

Juric not backing down at Davis

Lauren Juric was the Big West Conference’s Freshman Player of the Year last season in women’s basketball. It might surprise some to learn, then, that the Bear River High gradu ...