Bear River

Placer girls stay undefeated with 41-32 win over inspired Bear River

Placer High girls basketball coach Tony Camillucci said winning games at rival Bear River is never easy. It’s a truth that holds strong even when the Bruins are just 1-6 in ...

Placer downs Lincoln, Bear River beats Colfax in PVL boys basketball

Placer 57, Lincoln 49 Lincoln High’s varsity boys basketball team sought to avenge their 75-63 loss to Placer Jan.15 in Auburn by winning at home Wednesday night. They didn ...

Placer, Colfax girls capture PVL basketball wins

Colfax 44, Lincoln 37 Big plays by Kyra Heimann, Taylor Avilla and Kaylee Bauer helped the Falcons pull off a conference rebound Tuesday. Colfax (5-1 PVL, 15-8 overall) dropped it ...

RIVAL THIS: Placer boys stay tough late to down Bear River 78-55

The Placer High student cheering section, known locally as “The Goldmine” is an explosive force exponentially building in circumference and strength during Pioneer Vall ...

Reader Input: NID happy-talks over salmon issues

Nevada Irrigation District (NID) has plans to build dams on Bear River to once again increase its bottom line at the expense of the environment. Its plans seem unwarranted since ...

WILL POWER: Placer senior wrestler caps comeback thriller over Bear River

It’s not how you start — it’s how you finish, but lucky for Placer High wrestling coach Don Packheiser, he drives a stick shift. With his team about to begin its ...

Placer, Bear River drop PVL wrestling matches

Lincoln 45, Placer 36 A handful of wins couldn’t erase a four-forfeit deficit as the Hillmen dropped their second straight Pioneer Valley League dual and further endangered ...

Balanced Colfax attack overwhelms Bruins, 71-53

After a pair of tough losses to close their non-league schedule, the Colfax High boys basketball team opened Pioneer Valley League play in impressive fashion Thursday night. Shrug ...

PVL basketball preview: Placer girls could win it all

A year ago the Bear River Bruins went wire-to-wire in winning the Pioneer Valley League girls basketball championship. Led by a talented senior-laden line-up, the Bruins went 9-1 i ...

PVL basketball preview: Boys race is wide open

Which boys basketball team will rule the Pioneer Valley League? Placer coach Mark Lee likes Foothill. Lincoln’s Robert Ash likes Placer and Foothill’s Drew Hibbs likes ...

Bear River falls, Del Oro wins in conference wrestling duals

A full team and six wins wasn’t enough Wednesday as the Bear River wrestling team slipped to a one-point defeat, 37-36 to host Center in the Pioneer Valley League opener. La ...

Q&A with an Olympic hopeful: Bear River grad Darlene Julian is training to fulfill her wrestling dream

Local wrestling coaches at the No Guts No Glory tournament in Rocklin were delighted to find the beaming smile of 2012 Bear River graduate Darlene Julian amid the action across sev ...

Placer, Bear River wrestlers shine at No Guts No Glory Tourney

ROCKLIN ― The basketball courts stretched out across a massive two-level facility at Rocklin’s Hardwood Palace made for the ultimate proving grounds Monday and Tuesday as w ...

Prep Notebook: Bruins getting their hoop legs under them

It didn’t take long for the Bear River boys basketball players to find their hoop legs this season. Just three weeks after an integral part of this year’s Bear River r ...