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Placer defense shuts down Bear River in 14-7 win

Bear River struck first. The Hillmen defense made sure the Bruins didn’t strike again. Placer forced seven punts and four turnovers, Todd Valliere and Michael Robinson rushed fo ...

Area roundup: Placer soccer allows rare goal in victory over Bear River

Brennan Entz didn’t care about getting a hat trick. Coach Dave Brown wasn’t worried about his team’s shutout streak ending. The Placer High School boys soccer team is more co ...

Week 5 football previews: Bear River expects QB Smith back for Bay Area battle

Bear River is expecting quarterback Dillon Smith to be back under center this week, coach Scott Savoie said Wednesday. Smith and the Bruins (4-0) take on Scotts Valley (1-2) in the ...

Week 4: Bear River, Foresthill, Del Oro football previews

Bear River will be without its starting quarterback Friday. Senior Dillon Smith suffered a dislocated shoulder to his non-throwing arm during last week’s victory over Highla ...

Cross Country roundup: Placer High varsity boys, girls both win at PVL No. 1

Ruth Braica got her wish. The Placer High School varsity girls cross country team beat Bear River — and the rest of the Pioneer Valley League — at Gibson Ranch on Wedn ...

Bear River wins game, loses QB

Bear River earned a costly victory Friday night. Quarterback Dillon Smith suffered a dislocated shoulder in the second series of the game against Highlands, but the Bruins were ab ...

Golf roundup: Gregg, Lady Hillmen beat Lincoln to open Pioneer Valley play

The Placer High School girls golf team got its Pioneer Valley League title defense off to a good start Thursday, beating Lincoln 257-299 at the Ridge. Hannah Gregg shot a match-be ...

Area roundup: Placer boys win earn first at Nev. cross country meet event

Led by Toby Qualls, the Placer High School varsity boys cross country team had another great outing.Qualls clocked in with a team-best 13 minutes, 13 seconds on the 4,000-meter cou ...

Bear River High cross country team holding free e-waste collection day

Due to budget cuts, the Bear River cross country team is hosting a free e-waste collection day in order to try to raise funds for team uniforms and a bus to the subsection meet in ...

Area roundup: Smith, Bear River Bruins beat Woodland 31-13

Dillon Smith threw for 228 yards and two touchdowns and Bear River’s ground game ran for 188 yards, as the Bruins remained unbeaten with a 31-13 victory at Woodland Friday ni ...