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Placer AD: We accept our sanction: Hillmen football squad will work around the loss of six 2015 practices after SJS penalty

A day after news broke of a stiff sanction by the Sac-Joaquin Section to remove six practices from the Placer High football schedule, the Hillmen are already poised to accept the p ...

UNNECESSARY ROUGHNESS: Placer, Del Oro among nine football teams hit with Sac-Joaquin Section sanctions

Nine Sac-Joaquin Section football programs will scramble to fit the practice workload into a shortened season this year after violating a new SJS bylaw designed to limit the number ...

WHO WILL STEP UP?: Camp battles help determine early depth chart leaders for Placer football

The Placer football program has 10 well-deserved days of rest after an intense three-day contact team camp in Auburn last week. The action, pitting Placer against Division II powe ...

FORWARD PROGRESS: Placer football team finds its way during contact camp

Placer High’s varsity football team is a program divided — not by controversy, but by enrollment. Despite a Division III population of over 1,300 students, Placer play ...

CAMP OF THE TITANS: Placer hosts Oakdale, Inderkum and Sacramento in contact football camp

Four of the top football programs in the Sac-Joaquin Section clashed Wednesday at Placer High for the start to an intense three-day team camp on Hillmen turf. The camp gave host to ...

Ties that bind

  While there are a lot of miles on their respective football coaching odometers, Colfax High’s Tony Martello and Oakdale’s Trent Merzon shouldn’t be called ...

Our View: Playoff fever, catch it, while CIF takes gate

Tonight three local football teams take their communities’ pride onto the field during the second round of the playoffs. At LeFebvre Stadium in Auburn, Placer hosts Oakdale in a ...

Week Three Grid Matchups Pair Possible Playoff Foes

The calendar may still read September but for a few area high school football teams this weekend’s games could easily be previews of what’s to come in November, or for that ma ...

Hillmen hoping for ample support

After gaining back three victories in an Oakland courtroom on Monday, the Placer High football team is seeking some extra support for its first playoff game in eight seasons. The P ...

Playoff Participants Not Smiling

“Where to now St. Peter?” The words that Elton John sang in the 1970s could literally sum up the feeling of the participants in this year’s Sac-Joaquin Section Div. IV footb ...

Colfax back at The Corral

The weather forecast for tonight’s Sac-Joaquin Section Div. IV football playoff game between Colfax and Oakdale calls for clear weather in the San Joaquin Valley. But if you ta ...

Colfax-Oakdale: Plenty Of Playoff Tradition

It’s the valley versus the foothills. It’s cowboy vs. mountain guy. It’s two one-school towns that love their football teams. In the Sac-Joaquin Section, it’s one of the b ...