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Bruins just miss another upset

The Bear River High boys' run in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV playoffs was cut short Friday night in Calaveras. The Bruins were in control for much of the contest before the ...

Hillmen halted; Bruins stun Sonora

The Placer High boys proved they weren’t a typical No. 15 seed in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III playoffs. But they couldn’t overcome Sierra big man Will Ward and ...

Hillmen to take a shot at Sierra

Placer High has gone toe-to-toe with two of the top three teams in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III playoffs, so taking on a third doesn’t seem like such a daunting chall ...

Local squads hit the road for playoffs

The Placer High boys will return to the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III playoffs on Wednesday, visiting Sierra of Manteca for a first-round game. The Hillmen earned the No. 15 see ...

Hillmen storm back at Lincoln

The Placer High boys wiped out an eight-point deficit with three minutes to go at Lincoln High Thursday night, and they may have secured a playoff berth in the process.Senior Cody ...

Bear River takes final brawl with Hillmen, 48-45

LAKE OF THE PINES — There were technical fouls, missed layups and errant passes for much of the night Tuesday at Bear River High. But Justin Beskeen helped turn the rivalry game ...

Golden Eagles set sights on SFL perfection

LOOMIS — The one game at a time, one day at time mantra is in full effect at Del Oro High. The Golden Eagles boys basketball team is just four games from its first undefeated sea ...

Rocklin falters as Eagles prevail 63-49

ROCKLIN _ It was the kind of game fans have come to expect between rivals Del Oro and Rocklin – at least in the first half.Bearing no resemblance to the team that lost to the ...

Placer puts clamps on Colfax

COLFAX — Even with its top two scorers blanketed for much of the night, the Placer High boys basketball team managed to turn in a gem of a game Thursday night.Meanwhile Colfa ...

Falcons turned back by Waves

LAKE OF THE PINES – Christopher Schwartz-Edmisten had a tough time finding much breathing room at Forest Lake Christian Friday night. The Sacramento Waldorf star’s teammates he ...

Placer can’t keep pace with Lincoln

The Placer High boys have made a habit of jumping on teams early this season. On Wednesday night at Earl Crabbe Gym the Hillmen found themselves on their backs early as a fired up ...

Hillmen fall short at Center

The Placer High boys hung with defending Pioneer Valley League champion Center in Antelope Friday night, but couldn’t pull the upset, falling 65-58.The Hillmen outscored the ...

Center the frontrunner in PVL race

Both Center High and Foothill have suffered many athletic setbacks since joining the Pioneer Valley League in 2010. The boys basketball court is their domain, one of the few place ...

Pineiro’s 40 spark Hillmen

Placer High junior Isaiah Pineiro made up for the absence of a couple of key teammates, and then some Tuesday night in Woodland.Pineiro exploded for 40 points and 15 rebounds as th ...

Falcons ready to run in CVCL

LAKE OF THE PINES — Nathan Burnett figures if other teams can’t catch him and his Forest Lake Christian teammates, they’ll have a tough time keeping the Falcons off the score ...