Junior Hillmen

Football head-trauma concerns tackled in Auburn

Growing awareness of sports-related concussions is resulting in both more concern and more precautions in the Auburn football community. From the 7-year-old just starting out in M ...

Gray molds the up-and-comers

Editor’s Note: Sports reporter Sara Seyydin caught up with Placer High freshman football coach Jim Gray, of Auburn, to interview him about his years as a football coach for Place ...

Jr. Midgets bow out of playoffs

Quarterback Tyler Gums’ fourth-quarter touchdown pass to Riley Beames on Saturday wasn’t enough to keep the Placer Junior Hillmen’s Jr. Midget team in the playoffs. The Juni ...

Junior Midgets suffer first loss

The Ponderosa Junior Bruins beat the Placer Junior Hillmen 40-8 Saturday in Junior Midget action to hand the team its first loss. Dustin Edwards scored the lone touchdown on a 45- ...

Junior Midgets get defensive to remain perfect

The Placer Junior Hillmen stumbled against four of five powerful Nevada Union squads at Le Febvre Stadium over the weekend. The Placer Junior Midgets were the lone bright spot for ...

Prep sports alternatives abound next weekend

In the middle of an intriguing prep football season, there are several events next weekend for those of us who may not lace them up on Friday nights anymore, but still have some co ...