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Local squads hit the road for playoffs

The Placer High boys will return to the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III playoffs on Wednesday, visiting Sierra of Manteca for a first-round game. The Hillmen earned the No. 15 see ...

Butterfield a blur at Yuba

Spencer Butterfield is finally making believers out of Division I basketball coaches. Back at Del Oro High, Buttefield was on the D-I radar, but it was as a big, physical wide rec ...

Del Oro girls survive, face N.U. for SFL title

Junior Brianna Ruiz nailed the winning shot with eight seconds to play and Del Oro High kept its Sierra Foothill League title hopes alive with a 46-44 win at Woodcreek Tuesday nigh ...

Del Oro sends 14 to Division II Championships

Del Oro High advanced all 14 wrestlers from Friday's Sierra Foothill League Championships to next week's Division II Championships in Loomis. Results: 106 Isaac Blackburn 2nd ...

Eagles find offensive rhythm

LOOMIS — The Del Oro High girls basketball team hasn’t found its scoring touch often this season but Thursday the offensive production was on full display. The Golden Eagles ov ...

Johnson shows her CLASS

It’s been a long time since Emilie Johnson sank baskets in an official capacity at Del Oro High but the lessons she learned in Loomis, on and off the court, have obviously travel ...

Golden Eagles set sights on SFL perfection

LOOMIS — The one game at a time, one day at time mantra is in full effect at Del Oro High. The Golden Eagles boys basketball team is just four games from its first undefeated sea ...

Del Oro girls drill Granite Bay

The Del Oro High girls basketball team raced past Granite Bay 67-34 Tuesday night as junior Brianna Ruiz led the way with 23 points, five assists, four steals and four blocks. Juni ...

Golden Eagles break through for title

The Del Oro High wrestling team refused to settle for second place again on Saturday at the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II Team Duals in Stockton. After nine runner-up finishes si ...

Rocklin falters as Eagles prevail 63-49

ROCKLIN _ It was the kind of game fans have come to expect between rivals Del Oro and Rocklin – at least in the first half.Bearing no resemblance to the team that lost to the ...

Athletic programs avoid peril, for now

Editor’s note: This is the second in a two-part series on the state of the foothills’ athletic programs one year after a series of lawsuits filed by the American Civil ...

Hillmen boarders rule at Northstar

The Placer High snowboarding team displayed its depth on Wednesday at Northstar, taking first place in a Central Division II giant slalom race. The Hillmen also won the season-open ...

Del Oro looks to reclaim title

LOOMIS — Raising a Sierra Foothill League banner has been somewhat of a tradition at Del Oro High. The Golden Eagles wrestling team has won it an outstanding 13 times since 1995 ...

Placer fifth at Lawrence Miller; Branum takes Tim Brown

The Placer High wrestling team traveled to Martinez Saturday and brought home fifth place from the Lawrence Miller Invitational at Alhambra High School.Josh Mason led the way with ...

Del Oro girls roll past Roseville

The Del Oro High girls basketball team had no trouble with Roseville Friday night on the road, cruising to a 63-32 victory. The Golden Eagles won their 62nd consecutive Sierra Foot ...