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Del Oro products to play D-I hoops

A pair of Del Oro High basketball teammates are headed to the Division I basketball ranks. Spencer Butterfield turned a prolific junior college career at Yuba College into a full-r ...

Butterfield a blur at Yuba

Spencer Butterfield is finally making believers out of Division I basketball coaches. Back at Del Oro High, Buttefield was on the D-I radar, but it was as a big, physical wide rec ...

Butterfield bouncing back

LOOMIS — Jerilyn Butterfield always feared her son’s first concussion would come on a gridiron. She was never as concerned about Spencer, Del Oro High’s two-sport star and t ...

Local talent headed to Optimist Game

The basketball season didn’t exactly go according to plan for Placer High senior Kayla Reeves. Despite her best efforts, the Lady Hillmen struggled to a 7-17 record and missed th ...

Center too much for Del Oro

LOOMIS — The Center High boys basketball has size, speed and a large chip on its shoulder as the No. 6 seed in the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs. The Cougars blitzed Del Oro in t ...

New Placer Sports Athlete of the Week poll is up

Our new athlete of the week poll for the week of Feb. 15 is up at www.placersports.com.  This week's poll pits three talented young men against each other - a pair of high-sc ...

Foothill stars looking at options after signing day

No local football players signed NCAA letters of intent on Wednesday, though several are mulling options to continue their athletic careers next fall. Placer High coach Joey Monto ...

Butterfield's 34 not enough against Sheldon

LOOMIS — After dropping two straight hard-fought Sierra Foothill League battles, Del Oro High appeared poised to right the ship against one of the region’s top teams. Despite ...

Woodcreek boys hold off Del Oro

LOOMIS — Ultimately, Del Oro High’s boys basketball team couldn’t dig itself out of the hole it fell into early on. Still, the Golden Eagles wouldn’t let themselves be bur ...

Del Oro dominates

There was no such thing as garbage time at Earl Crabbe Gym for Del Oro High senior Chris Ross Wednesday night. The Golden Eagles romped past Bear River 71-38 to win their first Ke ...