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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, ...

Can anyone top Janniro?

Sixteen of the best riders in the nation will converge on the Gold Country Fairgrounds, racing to win the AMA National Speedway Championship tonight. Benicia’s Billy Janniro, w ...

Bruins’ softball dynasty lives on

The Bear River High softball team only made it look easy. In truth, the Bruins’ fourth straight Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV title season included a couple of setbacks that ...

Forest Lake finds redemption in penalty shootout

Senior Christa Weisman made a bold prediction last spring. On Saturday she did the playmaking necessary to help fulfill her prophecy. The Forest Lake Christian senior scored the t ...

Hillmen fall 4-3 in section title match

The Placer High tennis team settled for second place in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III playoffs after dropping a tough 4-3 decision at Escalon Friday afternoon. The Hillmen ...

Queens of the Hill

The Placer High ski team settled into a rental house in McCloud Saturday night, enjoying its first family style dinner of barbeque chicken, mashed potatoes and asparagus in the tem ...

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 ...

Golden Eagles on the run

LOOMIS — Alissa Hood is confident that a year of experience is all the Del Oro High girls cross country team lacked in falling four places short of a top-10 finish at the CIF Sta ...

Hancock finds a way in final

Greg Hancock broke a chain on his bike, drew the less-than-desirable second lane for the main event and, to the astonishment of the thousands of fans, hit the dirt after a crash in ...

Speedway stars clash tonight

The storylines and subplots are endless for tonight’s second round of the AMA National Speedway Championship Series at Fast Fridays. But the bottom line is simple for Fast Fr ...

Granite Bay takes first section title with huge comeback

Innovators never seem to take the easy road, and doing anything for the first time almost always involves overcoming adversity. The Granite Bay High boys volleyball team had to tr ...

Eagles fall to three-time champs

Del Oro High’s softball team gave it their best shot, but came up short in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II championship game, losing to Oak Ridge 4-0 on Wednesday at the Sa ...

Eagles outlast Grizzlies for title

Del Oro High waited 17 years to win its second Sac-Joaquin Section boys tennis championship. The last few minutes Tuesday afternoon in Loomis were the most agonizing. The Golden E ...

Placer’s title quest falls short

FOLSOM — It took a court order to get Placer High into the playoffs. It took a flawless first half and another sensational night from Zack Graves to knock the Hillmen out. Pla ...