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Lady Hillmen are on a mission to beat Bear River
Tuesday Sep 18 2012
Ruth Braica made it real clear what her Placer High School girls cross country team needs to do today in order to win the Pioneer Valley League Meet No. 1 at Gibson Ranch: Beat Bea ...
Del Oro's Heyn Pulling Double Duty
Tuesday Sep 18 2012
In an era when many high school athletes are more and more finding themselves specializing in one sport, Amy Heyn is defying the odds. And, while most athletes feel fortunate to ...
Bear River High cross country team holding free e-waste collection day
Saturday Sep 08 2012
Due to budget cuts, the Bear River cross country team is hosting a free e-waste collection day in order to try to raise funds for team uniforms and a bus to the subsection meet in ...
Make your dry-land training count
Tuesday Jan 17 2012
Because the snow season is finite, cross country skiers have developed dry-land progressions that mimic the on-snow technique. These progressions help clear the summer cob-webs and ...
(Olympic) Trial run for Roseville marathoner Tollefson
Thursday Jan 12 2012
Tim Tollefson says he was more of a soccer player at Rocklin High School. He gets his kicks now running marathons.Tollefson, 26, is running for the first time in the U.S. Olympic M ...
Wednesday Dec 07 2011
Balance is a key element of efficient, enjoyable cross-country skiing. While some contend they simply do not possess balance, don’t be a victim of this belief. Balance is trainab ...
Hillmen going the distance
Tuesday Nov 22 2011
Placer High junior Gama Gomez is a bundle of unbridled energy, especially now that soccer season is over and his legs aren’t aching on a regular basis. Within a 24-hour blur, Go ...
Should teen athletes be tested for sudden cardiac arrest?
Wednesday Nov 16 2011
Lucas Armand was mini-golfing at Scandia on Sept. 23 when he went into sudden cardiac arrest. Medical professionals were able to revive the 14-year-old Del Oro cross country runn ...
Hillmen run away with section title
Saturday Nov 12 2011
The Placer High boys cross country team won its second Sac-Joaquin Section championship in three years Friday at Willow Hills in Folsom. Senior Christian Finkbeiner raced to third ...
Seize the season: Shift to ski conditioning
Tuesday Nov 08 2011
Calling all foothill endurance athletes to mix it up this winter — rather than riding around in the rain in a soggy chamois and running in soaked socks — check out cross countr ...
Finkbeiner runs, rides in style
Thursday Nov 03 2011
As a baby, Christian Finkbeiner whizzed by people in a jogger stroller, complete with a Ferrari symbol. Now as a cross country runner at Placer High, he whizzes by people on the tr ...
No standstill for Stancliff
Wednesday Nov 02 2011
Luke Stancliff did not do much chasing in his cross country career at Placer High. He’s still having a tough time getting used to it at the college level. The competition at Amer ...
Placer piles up titles
Wednesday Oct 26 2011
The Placer High girls fought off a threat while the Hillmen boys dominated the trail throughout the Pioneer Valley League cross country season. Both teams captured PVL banners on W ...
Hillmen claim Bella Vista Invite title
Tuesday Oct 18 2011
The Placer High boys cross country team claimed victory at the Bella Vista Invitational Saturday in what coach Randall Fee will be a precursor to the Sac-Joaquin Section Championsh ...
Placer harriers motor to first place
Wednesday Oct 12 2011
The Placer High girls re-claimed pole position in the battle for the Pioneer Valley League cross country title with a dominant day in Colfax Wednesday. Senior Christina Winters r ...
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