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PREP REWIND: Placer won 12 of 16 league crowns in 2014-15 school-year

The numbers are in and if you were a fan of the Placer Hillmen athletic teams in 2014-15, you had plenty to cheer about. With head-to-head league competition now complete for the ...

Reader Input: No need to be police apologist

D. Jeffrey Sheldon, in his attempt to justify atrocious police conduct, attempts to combine such conduct with the more prevalent daily police activities which do not result in deat ...

Colfax falls, Forest Lake moves on in baseball playoff outbracket

Entry into Thursday’s first round of the Sac-Joaquin Section baseball playoffs was not guaranteed for bottom seeds in both the Division IV (Colfax) and VI brackets (Forest La ...

Placer downs Forest Lake to reach tennis semifinals

The strength of local tennis was on vibrant display at the Placer High courts Monday as the top-seeded Hillmen played to a 7-2 coed playoff win over nearby Forest Lake Christian. ...

DOUBLE TROUBLE: Placer sweeps section tennis titles

Someone has to buy Placer High senior Kyle Fontes a “Plays well with others” T-shirt already. A No. 1 singles standout for Placer in the regular season, Fontes is ...

GIRL POWER: Placer, Colfax, Forest Lake and Del Oro dominate postseason soccer foes

It can’t be “something in the water”, because there is no water left, but somehow, every Auburn-area prep soccer team alive in the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs bl ...

Colfax, Placer tennis players alive in individual section finals

The best of the Pioneer Valley League have made their presence known in the Sac-Joaquin Section Individual Coed Championships. Competing against qualifiers from five other leagues ...

SPRING ROUNDUP: Bear River, Placer finish PVL softball campaign with big wins

Bear River softball The Bruins prevailed 2-0 over Colfax to end the Pioneer Valley League campaign 9-1 as undisputed champions. Nerissa Long pitched her second no-hitter of the w ...

ALUMNI NOTEBOOK: Placer grad Darren Centi leads the country in D3 collegiate track and field

Darren Centi is ending his collegiate track career in a blaze of glory. Centi, a Placer graduate and senior sprinter at the University of Redlands in Southern California, put fort ...

Placer, Colfax capture every PVL tennis title

The Pioneer Valley League tennis scene is all about solidarity. Placer High made league history Friday by representing all six tandems in the boys, girls and mixed doubles finals ...

SPRING ROUNDUP: Placer, Colfax, Bear River, Del Oro, Forest Lake Christian and Foresthill results

Placer Softball In an effort to deprive late-surging Colfax another Pioneer Valley League upset Friday, Placer broke away from a 5-4 lead in the top of the seventh inning when Rav ...

Placer wins physical showdown with Colfax for the PVL soccer title, takes No. 4 playoff seed

It’s appropriate that Placer and Colfax prep soccer teams squared off on the Falcon’s football field Thursday for the Pioneer Valley League title, because hard tackles, ...

Placer’s Slade scores four in pivotal soccer rout of Center

Samantha Slade caught fire Tuesday. With her team trailing 1-0 on senior night, the three-year varsity junior at Placer High scored four consecutive goals to lift the Hillmen to a ...