Bernhard Peat

How does ‘old school’ basketball stack up against today’s?

Placer graduate Bernhard Peat played professional basketball in Germany for 17 years, from 1979-1996. He took some time to explain how his experiences as a professional player ma ...

Shoot a basketball

Editor's Note: Sports reporter Sara Seyydin caught up with Bernhard Peat, Placer High assistant varsity basketball coach and former European professional basketball player, Monday, ...

Peat leaps for new lengths

Bernhard Peat, 55, still holds the record in the long-jump, 22 ½ feet, at Placer High. Now nearly forty years later, Peat is gearing up for another go at breaking records. This ...

Bernhard Peat plays by the golden rule

“Geld sparen,” as translated from the German by Bernhard Peat, means “save your money.” That’s exactly what Peat did while playing professional basketball in Europe for 1 ...

Peats named foster family of the month

Placer Kids named Lisa and Bernhard Peat of Auburn as its Foster Family of the Month. The Peats have been foster parents for a year with Placer Kids. They have been loving and n ...