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Hillmen embrace transition

Robert Cole didn’t hand Sam Bennett his clipboard, but Bennett did all but draw up plays and make substitutions Thursday night at Earl Crabbe Gym. The Placer High senior even had ...

Gregg fires 34 at Auburn Valley

Freshman Daniel Gregg scorched Auburn Valley Country Club with a 2-under-par 34 on Thursday to pace Placer High in a romp over Foothill.Placer shot 189 as a team to finish the Pion ...

Placer pours it on at Le Febvre

DeVaughn Lofton and the Bear River High boys busted out of the gate Wednesday afternoon at Le Febvre Stadium. But slow (not literally) and steady won the race as Placer’s depth a ...

Placer’s patience pays off

LAKE OF THE PINES — A.J. Sanchez admitted to a little frustration Tuesday afternoon as his Placer High teammates struggled at the plate and weren’t exactly sharp in the field b ...

Golden Eagles fall, but lock up title

GRANITE BAY — When Del Oro High coach Jill Tooker walked away from the coaches’ meeting following a tight match Tuesday with rival Granite Bay, she quietly held a blue plastic ...

Gregg, Potter lead Placer golfers

Daniel Gregg and Matthew Potter both fired 2-over-par 38s at Lincoln Hills Golf Course on Tuesday to pace Placer High past Lincoln in a Pioneer Valley League battle.The Hillmen sho ...

Hillmen edge Colfax, climb back into chase

The Placer High baseball team used a stellar week to jump right back into the Pioneer Valley League race, punctuating it with a 7-5 win over Colfax Thursday at James Field. The Hil ...

Placer boys and girls speed past Lincoln on the track

The Placer High track and field teams swept past Lincoln Wednesday for their second win in three days. The Hillmen topped the Lincoln boys 83-53, setting a season-best in the 4x400 ...

Falcons stun Hillmen at The Ridge

The Colfax High golf team stunned Placer by a narrow margin Tuesday at The Ridge Golf Course, shooting a 206 to Placer’s 208.Senior Zach Wibberly led the way with a 1-over-pa ...

No rallies to be found for Placer

The Placer High players and fans were waiting for a spark all afternoon Tuesday at James Field. But every time the Hillmen attempted to get a rally ignited, Nick Rebello and Center ...

Hillmen, Falcons to meet for RC title

The Placer High baseball team chipped away and eventually overcame a tough Bradshaw Christian squad on Tuesday to earn a trip to the championship game at the River City Classic. Th ...

Hillmen fall in Lincoln, 7-6

The Placer High baseball team was gunning for a third straight Pioneer Valley League win Friday, but Lincoln came up with a decisive run in the bottom of the seventh inning for a 7 ...

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 ...

Mason helps Placer avert disaster

The ominous clouds in the sky over James Field threatened all afternoon Thursday. Placer High senior Ryan Mason made sure Bear River’s threats were kept to a minimum.The rain ...

Placer blanks Center for 61st straight PVL win

The Placer High tennis team shut out Center 9-0 Thursday for its second Pioneer Valley League win of the week and 61st in a row. Steven Fraguglia and Blair Meyer coasted to singles ...