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Lady Hillmen hang on, get back at Thunder

The Placer High girls exacted some revenge with a hard-fought win over Rocklin Tuesday night at Earl Crabbe Gym.The Lady Hillmen beat the Thunder 60-58 as senior Becky Feis led a b ...

Colfax beats buzzer again

It’s not often that Colfax High forward Will Buell goes scoreless in the fourth quarter and he certainly didn’t have plans of leaving Friday’s game without scoring. Buell dra ...

Hillmen denied by T-Wolves

Woodcreek High turned up the defense and spread the ball around nicely Thursday night at Earl Crabbe Gym. It was the perfect strategy against a Placer squad that survived a maratho ...

Del Oro boys drop two in So Cal tourney

The Del Oro High boys basketball team felt the excitement of a near victory against a good team, a deflating loss and then a resounding victory over the course of three days. The G ...

Wildfires look to hit reverse

FORESTHILL — Tommy Sawyer and his teammates on the Foresthill High boys basketball team aren’t basking in the glory of past accomplishments. Even after winning a junior varsit ...

Hillmen avenge loss to Rams

The Placer High boys basketball team had a perfect tuneup for the Kendall Arnett Tournament on Tuesday, while getting a little sweet revenge in the process.Junior Isaiah Pineiro st ...

Bear River claims title at Victory tourney

The Bear River High boys basketball team captured the title at the Victory Christian tournament in Carmichael Saturday, posting a 70-56 win over San Juan in the championship game.J ...

Placer pounds Truckee to open Rail City title defense

Placer High kept right on rolling at the Rail City Classic in Sparks, Nev. on Thursday.The Hillmen dropped Truckee 59-36 as they opened defense of their tournament championship fro ...

Hillmen have paid their dues

Cody Riggs is determined to make his final basketball season at Placer High a winning one, which would be a first for the senior class. The Hillmen are on the right track, with Ri ...

Colfax slams Sutter, 62-45

The Colfax High boys basketball team stormed into Sutter Wednesday night, taking an 18-2 lead after the first quarter and cruising to a 62-45 win. The Falcons (6-2) got a huge nigh ...

Falcons go big for title defense

Mike O’Connell doesn’t have a specific formula to how his Colfax High boys basketball team is winning games this season. But the young Falcons have scratched out a 4-2 record ...

Wildcats make history

As “We Are the Champions” blared over the speakers, E.V. Cain players were hoisted up to cut down the net at Stacy Dragila Gym Tuesday night. The joyous celebration capped a re ...

Hillmen blow past Grizzlies

The Placer High basketball team raced out to a 21-2 lead Tuesday night and defeated Golden Sierra 63-45 in Garden Valley.Junior Andrew Dahlin scored 13 points. Junior Peter Kean hi ...

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 ...