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Junior Hillmen start with a swish

Glen Ikeda was hoping the first edition of the Junior Hillmen basketball program could build a foundation and get some momentum going for the future this summer. After just one tou ...

Del Oro star takes Sac City Jr. title

Austin Smotherman waited eight years, but he finally got to see his name engraved in the trophy at the Sacramento City Junior Golf Championship. The Del Oro senior out-dueled longt ...

Davis enjoys track and field buffet

When it came to high school track and field, Willa Davis could not find enough events to satisfy her appetite last spring. This summer, the Bear River High graduate is getting her ...

Auburn Orioles roll in TOC opener

The Auburn Little League Junior Division Orioles are set to take on Rocklin tonight in the District 11 Tournament of Champions after a 13-2 romp over Grass Valley earlier this week ...

Junior Hillmen shine at Shrine Game

Junior Hillmen football players Cole Blackwell (6), Ryan Gray (32), Logan Markstein (44), Dustin Edwards (11) and Tyler Gums (16) helped the California-West All-Stars win the East/ ...

Swisley’s throws take a twist

Nathan Swisley was short on patience this summer. Much to the surprise of his coaches, he is long on talent in an event that usually has a steep learning curve. Less than two mon ...

Nielsen: A soaring recovery

Kendal Nielsen is jumping back into competition Friday at Sacramento State for the National Junior Olympics. The Bear River junior qualified two weeks ago at the USATF Junior Olymp ...

PJH Midgets clinch playoff berth

The Placer Junior Hillmen Midgets are headed to the Sierra Youth Football playoffs after beating Natomas 34-6 to clinch a postseason berth last week. Kelton McDonald started the ...

Junior Hillmen open by taking four of five

By Journal Sports Staff The Placer Junior Hillmen opened the season last weekend by winning four of five games against visiting Bear River at Le Febvre Stadium. The Placer Junior ...

Placer players foster future stars

The teenager in the grayish-blue T-shirt and green Placer High gym shorts hardly comes across as an authority figure as he stands near a group of football players watching their te ...