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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 ...

Sac State swoops in to sign Burnett

Collin Burnett’s dream of playing football at a Division I university appeared to be on hold just last week. A surprise call from Sacramento State led to a meeting Tuesday dur ...

Forest Lake’s fortunes turn

LAKE OF THE PINES — After losing one of the most prolific scorers in the state to graduation, coach Dave Thomas preached defense to his Forest Lake Christian boys basketball team ...

Placer whacks Woodland, 58-20

WOODLAND — It didn’t take long for the Placer High football team to make the sting of its first loss of the season a distant memory.Junior Tyler Graves pounced on an onside kic ...

Placer holds on for second victory

VALLEJO -Had its defense not repeatedly put out fires Saturday night, the Placer High football team could easily have gotten burned. The Hillmen hung on to beat host Bethel 27-26 ...

Burnett flying in the Wing-T

You’ll never hear Collin Burnett complaining about the path he wears out between coach Joey Montoya on the Placer High sideline and the huddle each Friday night.The Hillmen p ...

Hillmen hungry for more

The Placer High football team has written two epic stories over the past two seasons. But the final chapter hasn’t come together for the Hillmen. With the motto, “Finish It, ...

Placer’s passing interest

It’s been a few years since Koal Swisley last put on a helmet and pads at Placer High. Thanks to a cram session of workouts and drills this summer, you can hardly tell. The 6-1 ...

No down time for two-sport athletes

Collin Burnett’s weekend: Friday night… start at quarterback for the Hillmen as they attempted to defeat Modesto Christian in a rain storm. Saturday night… slap on a Placer b ...

Placer: Let's have another

The good news started flowing when Placer High won the coin toss Friday night at LeFebvre Stadium. It didn’t stop until well after the final whistle of the Hillmen’s 57-20 rom ...