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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 ...

Hillgals sweep up Falcons

It only felt like a five-game volleyball thriller Wednesday night at Earl Crabbe Gym. In reality, Placer High swept Colfax 25-23, 25-23, 25-23 to remain in the driver’s seat for ...

Wilson torn between Placer, Colfax during rivalry week

Dan Wilson has called the Auburn area home for most of his entire life. Other than a trip down to Sacramento to complete his degree at Sacramento State University, Wilson epitomize ...

Hillmen get consolation in Colfax

COLFAX — Placer High’s biggest rival proved to be a major spoiler on the soccer field this fall. In late September Colfax beat Placer 1-0 with a late goal from Brady Thomas a ...

Let’s spruce up a classic rivalry game

The Placer High vs. Colfax High rivalry is a community treasure. As such, it should be nurtured and treated with care. Whether it is football, volleyball, basketball, or wrestling, ...

Lincoln looms large for Hillmen

Placer High will be facing a virtual mirror image of itself tonight on the football field. That’s a scary proposition, even for a team with plenty of motivation heading into the ...