Hillmen

Another View: A great sport deserves a second look

First came the story in the Auburn Journal about a high school football player who played several games with a broken thumb despite being advised by his doctor to take five weeks o ...

Reader Input: Excitement builds for best show in town

“I’m so excited and I just can’t hide it!” Remember that song from the past? Well, that is the way I get every year about this time. As the time draws near ...

Reader Input: Water machine has got to go

Mr. (Gunner) Peltier asked how the students should get water if they do not buy it out of the bottled water machine (“Old-time water fountains dirty,” Reader Input, Aug ...

Community Portrait: Hillmen sports star Pineiro pays it forward

Isaiah Pineiro is a senior at Placer High School. Most Hillmen sports followers would identify him as the tall, stand-out wide receiver/free safety on this year’s championsh ...

Placer plans to protect QB Peter Denham better this week

When the Hillmen and Lincoln Fighting Zebras meet for Friday’s Pioneer Valley League game at 7:30 p.m., it’s quite possible that 80 percent of the plays called between the two ...

Placer defense shuts down Bear River in 14-7 win

Bear River struck first. The Hillmen defense made sure the Bruins didn’t strike again. Placer forced seven punts and four turnovers, Todd Valliere and Michael Robinson rushed fo ...