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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 ...

Colfax’s Russi recharges at ARC

One week after experiencing the high point of his college football career, Colton Russi suffered a potentially crippling blow.Then attending Portland State University in Oregon, th ...

Colfax storms to another quick sweep

It didn’t take the Colfax High volleyball team long to right the ship after a rough loss to Placer last week in Pioneer Valley League action.The Falcons swept Lincoln Wednesd ...

Midseason checkup has Hillmen ruling the PVL

With the non-league season in the rear-view mirror and league season in full swing, now is a good time to take a look at the Pioneer Valley League standings for all fall sports.The ...

Thomas' touch lifts Falcons over Placer

Brady Thomas can boot a soccer ball 70 yards in the air. But it was the Colfax High senior’s deft touch that lifted the Falcons to their biggest win of the season Thursday night ...

Hillmen wary of Cougs in Pick Axe Classic

Even after his Placer High football team dismantled Woodland 58-20 last week on the road, coach Joey Montoya said the Hillmen have a ways to go before jumping into Pioneer Valley L ...

Fresno State finds foothill jewels

Krissy Looney and Bradlee DeShane share a sort of soccer sisterhood. Both graduated from high schools in the Sierra Foothills in 2007 – Looney from Placer, DeShane from Colfax. ...

Hillgals spike Center in PVL opener

The Placer High volleyball team had no problems in its Pioneer Valley League opener Wednesday night, putting away Center 25-9, 25-12, 25-7 at Earl Crabbe Gym.Junior Erin Ellner dri ...

Hillmen shut out Lincoln

Jose Arellano found the net twice in the first half, sparking the Placer High soccer team to a 3-0 victory at Lincoln Tuesday night.The Hillmen improved to 11-0-2 on the season hea ...

Bruins take heavy hearts to River Valley

After one of the toughest weeks the Bear River High football program has ever endured, the team will visit Yuba City for a game that will be an emotional test as much as a physical ...

Media Life: Colfax set to relive its “Independent” movie memories

From time to time, a community gets a chance to go Hollywood and take part in a movie. Auburn’s had a few of those moments, most notably in 1995 when “Phenomenon” filmed ext ...