Bear River

Placer’s Slade scores four in pivotal soccer rout of Center

Samantha Slade caught fire Tuesday. With her team trailing 1-0 on senior night, the three-year varsity junior at Placer High scored four consecutive goals to lift the Hillmen to a ...

Gold Rush mercury removal on tap for Bear River

The Nevada Irrigation District has committed final funding of $290,000 for specialized equipment from a Canadian manufacturer to remove mercury left over from the Gold Rush on the ...

PVL softball scores, standings: Placer, Colfax, Bear River take big wins

Placer 19, Foothill 0 Amber Budmark (3 for 3, three runs) belted a grand slam and Placer plastered the field with 20 hits in just five innings for a one-sided rout of the Mustangs ...

PVL baseball scores, standings: Lincoln takes series over Placer while Colfax tops Bear River

That Placer/Colfax rivalry is going to get real friendly next week. After dropping Thursday’s Pioneer Valley League contest 5-3 against visiting Lincoln (11-2) at James Fiel ...

Placer falls to Lincoln, Bear River tops Colfax in PVL softball

An excited chatter sprang from the collection of Placer High faithful seated beyond the first base fence as Kealin Amrein took the plate with two outs and the bases loaded in the b ...

SPRING ROUNDUP: Placer, Colfax, Bear River results

Placer soccer Vanessa Alonzo scored in the 15th minute of the game after pushing through three defenders to follow up on a goalie deflection. Placer would go on to down Lincoln in ...

Lincoln upends Placer, Colfax beats Bear River in PVL baseball

Lincoln 13, Placer 0 Colfax High proved that Placer’s stalwart baseball program was still human by stealing the last match-up of their three-game series April 10. On Tuesda ...

Placer Hillmen own the Sierra Valley Conference volleyball court

The Sierra Valley Conference showdown between unbeaten programs Placer and Bear River lived up to all expectations during a 29-27 first-game thriller inside Earl Crabbe Gymnasium F ...

Nerissa Long throws three-hit shutout as Bear River downs Placer

Hope Ferri’s spider senses must have been tingling before Placer High centerfielder Kaelin Amrein made connection with Nerissa Long’s sixth-inning pitch, because a scre ...

FIRST TO 10: Placer gets by Bear River to stay atop the PVL baseball scene

Placer 10, Bear River 7 Placer pitcher Zack Madrigal watched the ball leave the bat of Matt Lopez like a Cape Canaveral lift off, sailing deep into center field and past a diving ...

Placer, Colfax take PVL baseball wins

Placer 7, Bear River 2 The Hillmen improved to 9-1 in the Pioneer Valley League by beating Bear River Tuesday in Grass Valley. Colton Ranck and Nick Sassarini combined for seven ...

Placer tennis program captures 95th straight PVL win

The streak lives on. Placer survived its closest match in nine years by beating Bear River 6-3 Monday, and then rolled to an 8-1 victory over Foothill Tuesday. The team has now w ...

SPRING ROUNDUP: Placer and Bear River tennis, softball, soccer and golf

Placer Tennis The Hillmen beat Lincoln in 9-0 fashion Thursday to claim their 93rd consecutive Pioneer Valley League triumph. Kyle Fontes won 6-1, 6-1 while Tyler Burk finished b ...