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Hillmen run away with section title

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 ...

Finkbeiner runs, rides in style

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 ...

Placer piles up titles

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

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

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 ...

Finkbeiner, Wolfe shine at Way Too Cool

COOL — You might say running is in Christian Finkbeiner’s blood. The 17-year-old junior from Placer darted to a 10th-place finish at the Way Too Cool 50-kilometer trail race ...

Finkbeiner brings home section title

While his team just missed out on a trip to the CIF State Championships, Placer High junior Christian Finkbeiner made no mistake in making his reservation. Finkbeiner outran the r ...

A pair of PVL titles for Placer

It’s a new year, but on the same Twelve Bridges cross country course, Placer High truned in the same results it has since it moved the Pioneer Valley League in 2006. The Placer ...

Placer runners dominate in Folsom

The Placer High boys and girls cross country teams looked sharp in a tune-up for next month’s Sac-Joaquin Section championships in Folsom last weekend. Both teams finished in fi ...

Placer back on top at PVL meet

The course changed, the weather changed, but little else was different at the second Pioneer Valley League cross country meet of the season Wednesday in Colfax.The Placer High boys ...