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Hillgals storm past Lincoln

The Placer High girls soccer team got a lift from a familiar offensive tandem and rallied for a 3-1 victory Wednesday in cold, windy weather in Lincoln. The game was tied 1-1 at t ...

Faber back on center stage

BURBANK — Urijah Faber has his hat pulled low, mashing his unruly blond hair outward and emphasizing the distinctively deep cleft in his chin. Nobody recognizes him in a coffee s ...

Lincoln baseball tops Placer

Lincoln High lefty Mark Maldanado scattered five hits as the visiting Zebras knocked off Placer 10-3 Thursday at James Field. Freshman Eddie Vanderdoes continued his hot hitting, ...

Lunch time leads to Lincoln wreck

Two female Placer High students were involved in a single car accident while traveling east bound on Lincoln Way during their lunch break Wednesday afternoon. According to Californ ...

Bruins go down in PVL softball tilt

LAKE OF THE PINES — Power prevailed over speed in a clash of undefeated Pioneer Valley League softball powers Thursday. Lincoln High ace Stephanie Tofft tossed a five-hitter and ...

Hillmen golfers roll to 3-0

Ryan Holden and Rob Schauble both shot a 2-over par 38, tying for medallist honors and leading the Placer High golf team past El Dorado 211-233 at Auburn Country Club Tuesday.The H ...

Highway 193 crash traps injured driver

Suffering from major injuries to his legs, a Lincoln man was trapped inside his older-model Volkswagen Beetle after a crash Monday on Highway 193. The driver of the car – 47-yea ...

Falcons fall in third place game at Lincoln

The Forest Lake Christian soccer team fell in the third place game at the Lincoln Tournament Saturday. Yuba City edged Forest Lake 1-0 despite a terrific effort from goalkeeper Mo ...

Falcons back on top of PVL

COLFAX — Colfax High senior Kyle Greer insists he hasn’t glanced at his statistics all season. “I haven’t checked stats all year because it will ruin me,” he said after ...

New poll question at Placer Sports - DIII hoops playoffs

Our new poll question at our regional all-sports Web site (www.placersports.com) asks for your opinion on Division III boys basketball. The most recent version of the D-III power ...

Colfax stays perfect in PVL play

The Colfax High boys basketball team aced another tough test in the Pioneer Valley League Friday night in Lincoln.Seniors Justin Witt and Ryan Salmonson each had 17 points and seve ...

Zebras get a shot of Courage

Jacob Courage’s knees were feeling great Wednesday night at Earl Crabbe Gym, much to the chagrin of the Placer High boys basketball team. Courage, who has battled through knee p ...

Colfax still perfect in the PVL

The Colfax High boys basketball team survived a third-quarter drought to get past Mesa Verde 48-42 Friday night in Citrus Heights.Senior Joey Jergo scored 18 points and junior Aust ...

Contenders abound in the PVL

This evening, league play for boys’ basketball in the Pioneer Valley League begins. Unlike past years where there was a clear cut favorite, Bear River in 2008-2009, and the Colfa ...

Alex Ferreira, Placer politics’ elder statesman, heads Placer County Water Agency board at 83

At 83, Alex Ferreira can take the long view on Placer County politics past. But he’s also a key, active player in its present and future. Born in Ophir and a lifelong resident ...