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Hillmen emerge on top after wild PVL finish

The Placer High baseball team took care of its business Thursday, nailing down the Pioneer Valley League championship and a No. 1 seed for the upcoming Sac-Joaquin Section Division ...

Sanchez sizzles for Hillmen in road shutout

A.J. Sanchez made sure the Placer High baseball team could start with a clean slate heading into today’s showdown with Lincoln. Sanchez tossed six shutout innings and the Hillmen ...

Hillmen go low at Cherry Island

The Placer High golf team took a victory via forfeit from Foothill Wednesday, but still fired an impressive 195 at Cherry Island Golf Course. Austin Childress shot an even-par 36 t ...

Lincoln soccer opens league with win

Scores by Melissa Arthurs and Celina Maldonado in the first half held up for the Lincoln girls soccer team as they downed Bear River 2-0 in their first game of Pioneer Valley Leagu ...

Hillmen fall, face waiting game

Mark Lee knew it would take a near-perfect performance for his Placer High boys to topple Foothill Tuesday night at Earl Crabbe Gym. The Hillmen weren’t quite perfect and the ...

Placer pummels Foothill in finale

FOOTHILL FARMS — The last thing the Placer High football team needed was another wakeup call Friday night at Foothill. But Robert Dotson gave them one, awakening a monster that t ...

Bear River bruises Foothill, 48-34

SACRAMENTO - “Play-off tickets are being handed out” is what Bear River High coach Terry Logue told his team leading up to Friday night’s game. The cost? A win ag ...

Placer grapplers take down Foothill

The Placer High wrestling squad rebounded from its first Pioneer Valley League loss in three seasons with a 48-26 win over Foothill at Earl Crabbe Gym Tuesday night. The Hillmen ( ...

New league cranks up local competition

With the rapid growth of high school cycling teams in the Sierra foothills, county officials have decided to give the green light for a local racing series. A Saturday race will k ...

PVL girls title race a free-for-all

The role of favorite in the Pioneer Valley League girls basketball title race remains vacant, but that won’t be the case for long. With two-time league champion El Dorado trans ...

Hillmen motor past Foothill

It took 15 minutes for Foothill High to finally gain some momentum at Le Febvre Stadium Friday night. Placer snatched it back in 15 seconds thanks to an 80-yard kickoff return for ...

Hillgals golf team with strong showing

Placer 445 The Placer High girls golf team won the 18-hole par-74 Pioneer Valley League tournament No. 2 at Diamond Oaks on Monday. ...

Hillmen settle for tie at Foothill

The Placer High soccer team dominated the second half, but could not hand Foothill its first loss in Pioneer Valley League play Thursday in Sacramento.The Hillmen (4-1-2 PVL) settl ...

PVL’s shift may not be the best fit

With the end of the school year 2009-2010, now is an ideal time to take a look at what we have in store for 2010-2011 prep athletic scenes. The single biggest change will be the ...

High school club finally cranking

It’s not hard to tell Marianne Levine is a kid at heart. So it only makes sense that local high school students would catch on to her favorite hobby. The Placer Foothill Mountai ...