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Hillgals storm back to top Lincoln, 7-5

The Placer High girls softball team?s remarkable surge continued Friday afternoon in Lincoln as the Hillgals held off the Zebras for a 7-5 victory. Placer won its sixth straight ga ...

Hope running high for Hillgals

Optimism has showered the Placer High softball field each spring over the past several seasons and this year is no different. But with a core of five talented seniors, a new coach ...

Placer softball improves to 3-0

The Placer High softball team continued to make the game look simple Thursday in Citrus Heights. The Hillgals defeated Mesa Verde 9-0 for their third shutout in as many games to st ...

Dawson drives to local crown

The irony of a long-drive competitor learning to golf on a tiny pitch-and-putt course isn’t lost on Randall Dawson. In order to practice his specialized craft at Raspberry Hill, ...

Newcastle’s field of dreams

NEWCASTLE — Squint your eyes a little and use your imagination and it’s not hard to turn back the calendar 60 or 80 years at Chantry Hill Field. The images become even more vi ...

Softball: It takes a village

Shelly Hansen wasn’t exactly sure where her 13-year-old daughter Claire would be staying this weekend or how she’d get to her Little League Softball Division Tournament game in ...

Word on The Street: What are your thoughts on canceling the Western States Run 100.

Word on the Street Question: What are your thoughts on canceling the Western States 100 Run? Asked in downtown Auburn by Journal Photo Editor Ben Furtado