Joey Montoya

Placer High runs past Central Catholic, 48-30

MODESTO - The Hillmen started off fast and they finished strong. Aside from a couple of unforced turnovers and three consecutive long touchdown drives allowed, the Placer High Scho ...

Dinner raises $5K for all three Placer football teams

The first annual Placer Hillmen football “Kick-Off” Fundraising Dinner was rather successful for a first-time event. The new dinner, which started this year and took p ...

Placer High School ready for some football

The wait is over. The Placer Hillmen are ready to kick off their 2012 high school football campaign Friday at 7 p.m. against the Central Catholic Raiders in Modesto. The Raiders (1 ...

Becoming Hillmen

Considering the sweltering heat, there may be more benefits to the players of the Placer High School football team shaving their heads last Friday than just bringing back an old tr ...

Locals weigh in on if Penn State should get "death penalty"

Members of the Auburn community say they are divided over whether Penn State?s football program should receive the ?death penalty? for its part in covering up the Joe Sandusky chil ...

Vanderdoes makes it official ? USC

The wait is over. With the strains of ?Fight On? playing in the background, you can color the race to win the talents of Placer High football star Eddie Vanderdoes a bright hue of ...

Getting football season fit

Fine weather for sports was observed regionally on Thursday. The National Weather Service reports that temperatures will begin to climb today, but a calm wind is expected in the af ...

Placer Union flexes football power

Each year before the Christmas lights go up, football stadiums light up the autumn sky in the foothills. Home playoff games have become an annual tradition at Placer High, Del Oro ...

They’re more than football coaches

I think we all enjoy the football games and the spirit in which that time of season brings to us and our kids. There’s no question it’s fun, healthy and exciting for everyone. ...

Locals feels the sting of social media mishaps

Leslie Carroll was surprised to see that her own sister had “unfriended” her on Facebook. Carroll, 31, of Auburn, was experiencing her first taste of social media networking ...

Isaac raises the bar at Placer

Tom Isaac lets out a battle cry and bench-presses a barbell loaded with 345 pounds of weight. He said the scream gets his adrenaline flowing and gives him the mental strength to p ...

Teens comment on calendar

Auburn youth said Monday a Recreation and Parks District calendar isn’t really for them, but might be attractive to their parents. The Auburn Area Recreation and Parks District ...

Hillmen settle in for playoffs

Another chapter in Placer High’s storied football history will unfold tonight at Le Febvre Stadium. The Hillmen host Woodland to open the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs as they ho ...

Quarterback claim bogus

Re: “Young Denham waiting his turn at Placer” by Todd Mordhorst (Sierra Scoop, Oct. 16). Call a spade a spade. (Pete) Denham did not come to Placer after his sophomore year at ...

Hillmen prep for Friday face-off

Placer Hillmen head coach Joey Montoya calls out plays to his offensive line during Wednesday afternoon’s practice. After having last Friday off, the Hillmen are ready to face th ...