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Lincoln looms in Placer’s latest rivalry game

The Lincoln High football team may not share the proximity to Placer of Bear River or Colfax, but the Zebras’ 2009 victory over the Hillmen denied them their first Pioneer Va ...

Placer-Bear River rivalry a big hit

It’s tough living in enemy territory. But Jim Nieto is grateful his neighbors’ weapons are usually just rolls of toilet paper.The Bear River High principal lives in Aub ...

Bruins bump Hillgals in PVL showdown

The Bear River High volleyball team jumped into the top spot in the Pioneer Valley League Monday night with a spirited 24-26, 25-17, 25-18, 26-24 win over Placer at Lake of the Pin ...

Placer defense answers the call at Bear River

LAKE OF THE PINES – On a night filled with defensive highlights, Colton Davenport struck the final, decisive blow at Bear River High.The Placer senior went high in the air to pic ...

Bears have had it up to here

I believe you made a mistake in your headline of Sept. 22. It should have read, “Bruins frustrated over uninvited humans.” Roger Perkins, Auburn

Placer still perfect in PVL

There were some rare anxious moments for the Placer High golf team Thursday at Auburn Valley Country Club. The Hillgals are accustomed to cruising past Pioneer Valley League oppone ...

Bruins surprise Timberwolves at home

LAKE OF THE PINES - A night of surprises began on the second play as the Bear River High football team pulled out a new trick to score within the first minute of the game on its wa ...

Bruins play for the long haul

“When I was your age I played soccer for four or five hours straight,” Coach Sukum Sai-Ngarm recounted to the Bear River High soccer team at practice Monday. Sai-Ngarm ...

Bear River blanks Golden Sierra

LAKE OF THE PINES - Thoughts of surprising Bear River High this season vanished quickly for the Golden Sierra High football team Friday night as the Bruins scored on their fir ...

Bear River buries Cordova

RANCHO CORDOVA -- DeVaughn Lofton shed his backup label Friday night, then shed many more Cordova High defenders.The senior sparked Bear River to a 37-13 romp over the Lancers as b ...

Bruins ready for a breakout?

LAKE OF THE PINES — Jimmy Bamburg realizes junior varsity victories are nice, but title banners are only awarded at the varsity level. The Bear River High senior believes the co ...

Nielsen going to great lengths

Kendal Nielsen may be from a small town, but her explosive jumping skills are earning her a big reputation. The Bear River High junior, who competes in the triple jump, long jump, ...

Placer powers to championship banners

Coach Rick Foley used one word over and over to describe his Placer High track athletes Thursday night at the Pioneer Valley League Championships. “Electric,” Foley said. Th ...

Hillgals, Bruins bow out in openers

The Placer High soccer team didn’t have time to mount a comeback Thursday in the opening round of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III playoffs. The Hillgals, who rebounded from ...

Bear River hangs on, shares PVL title

LAKE OF THE PINES — Even with his team holding a 4-0 lead and ace Coleman Huntley cruising along late in the game, Bear River High baseball coach Dahorl Ennis didn’t expect to ...