basketball

Placer girls rebound, crush eagles

The Placer High girls basketball team pulled away from Vista Del Lago Tuesday for a 61-42 victory in a final tuneup for the Coach “G” Memorial tournament.Junior Ari Jen ...

Last-second free throws lift Roseville over Placer

ANTELOPE — Andrew Schmidt made sure Roseville High’s comeback wasn’t wasted Friday night at the Antelope Classic basketball tournament. The senior nailed two free throws wit ...

Hillmen lock up San Juan

Defense was the name of the game for the Placer High boys basketball team Thursday night. The Hillmen pushed past San Juan 51-43 in the opening game of the Antelope tournament.Juni ...

Bear River runs past Rio Linda

The Bear River High girls trailed at the end of the first quarter, but took control from there on, beating Rio Linda 65-54 Thursday night to open the Oakmont Rotary Tournament.Seni ...

Falcons hit the ground running

Dave Campbell isn’t going back to the drawing board after losing two keystone players from Colfax High’s Pioneer Valley League co-champion girls basketball squad. The third-yea ...

Hillmen roll in home opener

Senior Alec Knox scored 10 of his game-high 20 points in the first quarter Tuesday night, leading the Placer High boys basketball team to a 59-48 win over Liberty Ranch at Earl Cra ...

Meylor scores 23 as Bruins beat Cougs

Senior Jenn Meylor continued her hot play to start the season and the Bear River High girls basketball team dropped Del Campo 52-41 Tuesday night at home.Meylor scored 23 points an ...

Hillmen roll past PV in opener

The Placer High boys basketball team opened the season with an impressive win in the first round of the Harlan Carter Tournament in Redding.Senior Cody Riggs led four scorers in do ...

Lady Hillmen ready to run

Tony Camillucci saw his Placer High girls basketball team drop several excruciatingly close games last season. The veteran coach believes the depth on the 2011-12 Placer squad coul ...

Veteto worth the wait for Sac State

Konner Veteto is relishing the chance to spend Thanksgiving with his tight-knit family in Auburn this year, where home-cooked meals are never taken for granted. “I love being clo ...