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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 ...

Cross Country roundup: Placer High varsity boys, girls both win at PVL No. 1

Ruth Braica got her wish. The Placer High School varsity girls cross country team beat Bear River — and the rest of the Pioneer Valley League — at Gibson Ranch on Wedn ...

Colfax soccer player suffers concussion at Nevada Union

Colfax goalkeeper Lukas Christenson suffered a concussion Tuesday at Nevada Union while attempting to make a save. Falcons boys soccer coach Jim Logan said Christenson, who was ki ...

Lady Hillmen are on a mission to beat Bear River

Ruth Braica made it real clear what her Placer High School girls cross country team needs to do today in order to win the Pioneer Valley League Meet No. 1 at Gibson Ranch: Beat Bea ...

Area roundup: Qualls, Placer High boys win another cross country meet

The Placer High School boys cross country team scored another victory on Saturday at the 50th annual, 14-school Nevada Union Invite at Nevada Union High. Toby Qualls had a first-p ...

The silence of the Rams

With a 43-point lead in hand early in the third quarter, the Placer High School football team turned to its second-team offense to run out the clock during Friday night’s home op ...

Placer routs rival Casa Roble hours after accident involving fellow Hillmen

The Hillmen needed this one. The Auburn community did, too. Hours after eight Placer High School students — including some athletes — were involved in a lunch-time&nb ...

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 ...

High hopes, high spirits for Hillmen home opener

Around noon on Thursday at midfield of LeFebvre Stadium, about 40 members of the wind ensemble began the Placer High School fight song. Members of a gym class laboring up the stand ...

Area roundup: Placer boys win earn first at Nev. cross country meet event

Led by Toby Qualls, the Placer High School varsity boys cross country team had another great outing.Qualls clocked in with a team-best 13 minutes, 13 seconds on the 4,000-meter cou ...

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, ...

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 ...