California Interscholastic Federation

Some Del Oro teams will play Division I in playoffs this year

The news last May that CIF Sac-Joaquin Section would be elevating schools from the Sierra Foothill League to Division I status for postseason competition took many prep followers ...

U.S. Soccer ultimatum: Play for the academy or high school

An ultimatum recently was handed down by the U.S. Soccer Federation, asking players in its Development Academy who also compete in high school to choose one or the other.The Califo ...

Our View: Playoff fever, catch it, while CIF takes gate

Tonight three local football teams take their communities’ pride onto the field during the second round of the playoffs. At LeFebvre Stadium in Auburn, Placer hosts Oakdale in a ...

Kicked out by the CIF?

A proposed revision to a California Interscholastic Federation bylaw would force soccer players to pick between playing for their club teams and suiting up for their high school sq ...

Placer faces tough Foothill foes

Tucked away in the Sacramento suburbs, Foothills High School isn’t on most Auburnites’ radar. But on Friday, when Placer High’s LeFebvre Stadium fills for the first Hillman ...

Dalton Dyer a hit on, off the field

Dalton Dyer expected to get high-fives from his Placer High teammates and coaches on the football field last fall. It turns out he’s a bigger hero to thousands of foster youth an ...

Michael Ford had a passion for family

On a day reserved exclusively for the future, for hopes, for dreams, for paths uncharted, the graduates of 2009 tossed their caps joyously into the air. On that same Saturday, Da ...

Placer to appeal forfeiture of games

Even before the Placer High football team’s monumental win at Colfax Friday night the Hillmen received some rare good news off the field. The California Interscholastic Federati ...

Our View: Placer’s football wins must be reinstated

Sac-Joaquin section officials recently made the wrong decision by forcing Placer High School to forfeit three of its football games. Fairness and sportsmanship demand that the dec ...