Hillmen

Placer Hillmen not happy being Woodcreek's homecoming opponent

The Hillmen still aren’t looking ahead. Not even with Pioneer Valley League play looming. And the Placer High School football team might have extra motivation on the gridiron t ...

Hillmen's Gama Gomez was born to run

Gama Gomez can run all day. In fact, he already does year-round. The Placer High School senior, who played four varsity sports last year, is currently excelling as a star on the Hi ...

Despite off-field trauma, Placer boys soccer team keeps winning

Perhaps it was the jerseys. After being held scoreless in the first half wearing their home-team white soccer uniforms, the Hillmen switched to their green soccer shirts after the ...

Lady Hillmen win first PVL 18-hole meet

The Placer High School girls golf team won the first Pioneer Valley League 18-hole meet with ease on Monday. Hannah Gregg led the Lady Hillmen (468) with a 70 on the par-71 Bartley ...

Andrew Carducci recovery fund established at US Bank

A recovery fund for Andrew Carducci, who was listed in serious condition at Sutter Roseville Medical Center earlier this week, has been established to help with hospital bills. Ca ...

Jalen Lewis comes up with clutch catch in Placer's win

Jalen Lewis grabbed five balls for 70 yards Friday night. But the senior’s biggest catch of the night wasn’t thrown by his own quarterback. With his team up by two po ...

Area roundup: Gregg leads Lady Hillmen golf team to another victory

Hannah Gregg shot a two-over par 38 Thursday afternoon at the Ridge to help her Placer High School girls golf team earn a 279-319 Pioneer Valley League victory over Center. Madi H ...

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 ...