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Placer piles on, levels Lincoln

Kaelin Amrein showed composure beyond her years Wednesday afternoon while her fellow Hillgals showed a tenacity they haven’t had in years at the Placer High softball field. Place ...

Knox, Meylor, English named Lacky Scholarship winners

Three local student-athletes are among the 50 in the Sac-Joaquin Section that will be awarded A. Dale Lacky Scholarships at the section’s awards ceremony later this month in Stoc ...

Placer softball improves to 3-0

The Placer High softball team continued to make the game look simple Thursday in Citrus Heights. The Hillgals defeated Mesa Verde 9-0 for their third shutout in as many games to st ...

Ladies of summer win again

Many of the players on the Auburn Storm softball team took their lumps last spring as members of the Placer High squad. They’re making up for it this summer. The Storm 18-and-und ...

Placer’s Sparks trip cut short

“This place is so nice. I didn’t want to leave,” stated Cody Riggs. Riggs, the starting junior point guard for the Placer High basketball team, summed up the feelings for t ...

Hillmen hit a growth spurt

Placer High’s boys basketball team had coach Mark Lee shaking his head in frustration Saturday night. Three days later, the Hillmen left their coach with a broad smile. Such is ...

Auburn Seniors soar into final round

The Auburn Little League Senior All-Stars earned a shot at revenge and a trip to Butte, Mont. with a 4-1 win over Colusa Wednesday night in Rio Linda. Auburn landed in the champio ...

Reina’s homer lifts Bruins

The Bear River High softball team kept its league title hopes alive by the slimmest of margins Friday at Lake of the Pines.Sophomore Alyssa Reina smacked a home run in the fourth i ...

Knox, Phillips star as Placer tops Granite Bay

Jenna Knox scattered four hits and struck out seven and Courtney Phillips doubled twice and drove in six runs to lead the Placer High softball team to a 9-3 win over host Granite B ...

Placer goes 1-2 at Natomas tourney

The Placer High softball team exploded for 20 runs in its season-opener before dropping its next two games at the Natomas Tournament over the weekend. The Hillgals pounded out 19 ...