athlete of the week

Auburn Journal Male Athlete of the Week: Placer basketball player Conner Entz

It may be tough to find a better pressure defender in the PVL than shaggy-haired Placer High senior Conner Entz. The nimble frame of Entz can shadow even the most savvy of ballhand ...

Auburn Journal Male Athlete of the Week: Placer wrestler Jack Morris

Senior Jack Morris of the Placer High wrestling team is preparing for the postseason by wrestling tough in both league and tournament action. Already undefeated in the Pioneer Vall ...

Auburn Journal Female Athlete of the Week: Placer basketball player Baylee Vanderdoes

Baylee Vanderdoes, a 6-foot-1-inch junior forward for the Placer girls varsity basketball team, has learned to blaze her own path long ago. The younger sister of Placer football ic ...

Auburn Journal Male Athlete of the Week: Placer basketball player Jack Kearns

There may not be a deadlier perimeter shooter in the Pioneer Valley League than junior guard/forward Jack Kearns on the Placer High basketball team. Though he often comes off the ...

Auburn Journal Female Athlete of the Week: Forest Lake basketball player Lauren Piner

Lauren Piner, a senior forward for Forest Lake Christian basketball bound for Menlo College on a NAIA scholarship, scored 30 points Tuesday in a 47-45 win over Sacramento Waldorf. ...

Auburn Journal Female Athlete of the Week: Placer basketball player Maddie Hernandez

A junior point guard on Placer’s girls basketball team, Maddie Hernandez is a sure-handed player with quick moves and an accurate pass. She’s third in team scoring with ...

Auburn Journal Male Athlete of the Week: Placer wrestler Daniel Moon

Placer High wrestler Daniel Moon knows how to impress his coach. By landing powerful blast double-leg takedowns and wrenching opponents to their backs at the Whitney Junior Varsity ...

Auburn Journal Male Athlete of the Week: Placer's Derek Haney

Junior guard Derek Haney has emerged as a tremendous asset this season on the Placer High basketball court. He scored 13 in Placer’s win over Woodland Tuesday and was an all ...

New polls at Placer Sports

Two new polls are up today at Placer Sports, our regional aggregrate sports Web site. Log on at www.placersports.com or use the choose location pull-down menu to select Placer Spor ...

New Placer Sports Athlete of the Week poll is up

Our new athlete of the week poll for the week of Feb. 15 is up at www.placersports.com.  This week's poll pits three talented young men against each other - a pair of high-sc ...