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Del Oro soccer falls in finale

Del Oro High suffered a heartbreaking 1-0 loss at Roseville Thursday to end the season fourth in the Sierra Foothill League — one spot from earning a postseason berth. Rocklin b ...

Placer frosh rough up Zebras, go to 7-1

The Placer frosh football team remained undefeated in Pioneer Valley League play Thursday night by handing visiting Lincoln a 49-7 drubbing at LeFebvre Stadium. The Hillmen used t ...

Prep Football Primer

WOODCREEK (2-5) AT DEL ORO (7-0) Don’t let the Timberwolves’ record fool you — they’re capable of beating top-notch teams. Woodcreek knocked off a 5-2 Oakmont team 28-6 la ...

Eagles’ nest a beautiful setting for Friday night lights

Editor’s Note: This is the second in a four-part series profiling four football stadiums in the foothills. Del Oro High is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The acronym FLY ( ...

Del Oro volleyball team's loss sets up clash with Rocklin

The Del Oro High volleyball team suffered a setback in its quest for a Sierra Foothill League title Wednesday night in Grass Valley. The Golden Eagles lost to Nevada Union 25-18, 2 ...

Del Oro soccer's playoff hopes dented by Rocklin

LOOMIS — Rocklin High loaded up its backfield and double-teamed Del Oro’s offensive threat Kolby Mitnick all night. Coach Grant Depue’s plan to play to a draw worked perfect ...

Forest Lake volleyball avenges loss to Woodland

The Forest Lake Christian volleyball team bolstered its playoff position with a 25-14, 25-18, 25-21 win over Woodland Christian Tuesday night at home. The Falcons had lost to the ...

Hillmen’s redemption tour begins at Bear River

The bitter taste of a disastrous 24 minutes of football is tough to rinse from the mouths of Placer High’s senior football players. Bear River blasted Placer 35-14 last season t ...

Del Oro volleyball overpowers Oakmont

Senior Emily Mattevi swatted 12 kills to lead the Del Oro High volleyball team past Oakmont 25-22, 25-15, 25-23 Wednesday night in Loomis. The Golden Eagles got 10 kills from Bell ...

A long journey back to Jessup

Patricia Plummer has had quite a college volleyball odyssey. She’s spent each of her four years of eligibility at a different school. She’s gone from local schools to the East ...

Meuser’s two goals lift Golden Eagles

Senior Casey Meuser made sure his Del Oro High soccer team held onto its third place spot in the Sierra Foothill League Tuesday night in Loomis. The Golden Eagles’ star senior c ...

Mulling over a revival of local rivalries

The Placer High freshman football team turned back the clock Thursday night. The Hillmen frosh welcomed Nevada Union to town for the first meeting between the two schools at any le ...

Del Oro’s o-line delivers

LOOMIS — Doug Warner likens the thankless role of his offensive linemen to the nature of emergency work. “They’re like firemen or cops,” said Warner, a 12th-year assistant ...

Cougars visit Hillmen for homecoming

Capital Christian High’s football team doesn’t look like your average homecoming sacrificial lamb. Placer coach Joey Montoya needs no reminder of how feisty the Cougars can be ...

Placer volleyball blows by Bear River

Colleen Stafford had 11 kills and 11 assists Thursday night as Placer High swept a Pioneer Valley League girls volleyball match from visiting Bear River. The senior setter/right ...