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Hillmen stretch streak in rout

Anthony Amara had four hits, Cameron Southward hit a grand slam and Placer High won its fourth straight Wednesday afternoon, pounding Colfax 16-3 in a Pioneer Valley League blowout ...

JV call-up Vanderdoes powers Placer past Victory

Freshman Eddie Vanderdoes continued to justify his call-up to varsity Monday. Vanderdoes broke a sixth-inning tie with a two-run homer, leading Placer High past visiting Victory C ...

Hillmen eager to deliver encore

It’s always tough to play an encore when the bulk of the band has left the stage. But even after losing 12 players off his section championship squad of one year ago, Placer Hig ...

Placer wins section title

SACRAMENTO — Matt Ross knew he’d be taking the mound at some point Monday afternoon. He didn’t know it would be with no outs in the second inning. The Placer High senior was ...

Amara stellar in debut

Anthony Amara dazzled in his first varsity start, allowing two hits while striking out seven in Placer’s 10-0, six-inning win over visiting River City in nonleague baseball actio ...

Spartans overwhelm Hillmen

It wasn’t San Juan’s high-scoring Ball twins that gave the Placer High boys basketball team the most trouble Tuesday night. It was the other Spartans who shared the scoring loa ...

Still swinging for the fences

Alton Caesar makes sure his players maintain a level of respect before, during and after games. Referring to an elder by a nickname following Monday’s 13-0 rout of Center cost t ...