Football

Week 4: Bear River, Foresthill, Del Oro football previews

Bear River will be without its starting quarterback Friday. Senior Dillon Smith suffered a dislocated shoulder to his non-throwing arm during last week’s victory over Highla ...

Hillmen host Honkers in battle of unbeatens tonight

Something’s got to budge. The 3-0 Placer High School football team hosts the 4-0 Yuba City Honkers Friday night at LeFebvre Stadium. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. The Hillme ...

Placer High kicker Granieri is a ‘huge weapon’

When the Hillmen kick off tonight, it’s likely the result will be a touchback. Such has been the case for a majority of Placer High School kicker Dominic Granieri’s kicks this ...

Hillmen host home opener vs. Casa Roble tonight

Home sweet home. After opening the season with a two-game road trip, the Hillmen finally get to play in familiar surrounds Friday night when they host the Casa Roble Rams at LeFeb ...

Placer's Isaac Brahce is No. 1 when it comes to touchdowns

Isaac Brahce can sense his football-playing days are numbered. So the Placer High School left halfback is trying to make the most of his senior year with the Hillmen. And so far ...

Placer High defense could be scary good

When the Placer Hillmen allowed runs of 55 and 65 yards in the first quarter of their Week 2 game against Foothill of Palo Cedro, a sense of deja vu was in the air. It appeared tha ...

Placer Hillmen too much to handle for Foothill of Palo Cedro

EL DORADO HILLS – It’s usually a good sign when your second-unit offense gets playing time in the fourth quarter. Such was the case Friday night for the Placer Hillmen, ...

Area roundup: Lady Hillmen volleyball team remains perfect, gets victory at Woodcreek

Lauren Collins had 13 kills and Raquel Quirarte 12, as the Placer High School girls volleyball team remained unbeaten after a 25-17, 23-25, 25-11, 25-14 victory at Woodcreek on Thu ...

Placer High football ready for another battle

Looking to build off a Week 1 victory, the Placer High School football team will try to keep its perfect record intact when the Hillmen meet a strong Foothill of Palo Cedro team at ...

Honoring Nickerson

The field at Colfax High School was the scene of a community in mourning this weekend, as the Colfax Jr. Falcons honored 12-year-old fallen team member Tyler Nickerson, who died tr ...