colfax

There are few secrets between Wing-T powers

Joey Montoya and Trent Merzon consider each other good friends. The Oakdale High football coach also knows to expect his Placer counterpart to pull out all the stops when Placer ho ...

Hillmen hosting new-look Wolves

Woodland High football coach Bert Salinas might not agree with Joey Montoya’s take on the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III football playoff bracket “We went from being Goliat ...

Media Life: Foothill airwaves have Placer, Colfax, Bear River playoff football covered

With playoff high school football back Friday night, radio stations KAHI, KNCO and Star 94.1 have the area well-covered for all the mud, sweat and tears. Auburn’s KAHI 950 AM ...

Baldwin hones her big swing

Calling Hannah Baldwin a team player is putting it mildly. Sure, the Colfax High graduate has enjoyed her share of individual success on the volleyball court this season at Willia ...

Bear River, Colfax hit the road, pull playoff upsets

The Bear River High volleyball team defied its No. 13 Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV playoff seeding Tuesday night. The Bruins took out fourth-seeded West Campus 25-21, 25-18, 20- ...

Hillgals to host Dragons in playoff opener

The Placer High volleyball team will venture into the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III playoffs Tuesday, hosting Sacramento at Earl Crabbe Gym. The Hillgals earned the No. 3 seed ...

Placer’s fate up in the air

Joey Montoya isn’t exactly sure what his Placer High football team is playing for tonight in its regular season finale against Foothill. The Hillmen have a shot at a piece of t ...

Playoffs aplenty in the foothills

By all accounts, the success the local highs schools have achieved in all sports this fall is remarkable. With the playoffs beginning this week for boys soccer and next week for fo ...

Geissler just kickin’ it

Matti Geissler’s mission for his year in the United States is to experience as many new things as he can. He can check off his list kicking one of the biggest field goals in Col ...

Hillmen regroup for Homecoming

There’s no denying the pain the Placer High football players felt last Friday night as their Pioneer Valley League championship hopes took a major hit with a double-overtime ...

Falcons edge Bruins on senior night

The Colfax High volleyball team topped Bear River on senior night in a five-game thriller that lasted nearly three hours, 23-25, 25-20, 25-21, 25-27, 15-12. Senior Erica Heikila c ...

Del Oro falls in five to Granite Bay

The Del Oro High volleyball team lost a five-game thriller to Granite Bay Tuesday in Loomis, falling to 5-4 in Sierra Foothill League play.The Golden Eagles lost 21-25, 29-27, 16-2 ...

Colfax stuns Placer in double OT

COLFAX — Josh Moreno and Jake Karbowski could barely manage words to describe their feelings Friday night. They were choked up with tears of joy after what Colfax High football c ...

It’s all ball for Baldoni

One of the top linebackers in the Pioneer Valley League the last two seasons is now perhaps the best fullback in the league. For Tommy Baldoni, not a lot has changed since 2009, w ...

Another hurdle for Hillmen

There is an old adage in sports that states, “Defense wins championships.” And for years it was defense that won football championships. Today, however, this adage has ...