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President learning value of capitalism
Tuesday Mar 20 2012
Quoth the president, “You can’t drill your way out of the oil crisis.” No, but you can generate jobs, fill the void created by slow-growing replacement energy alternatives, a ...
Hook up with Lincoln plant
Friday Jan 20 2012
Fifty-plus years ago the Auburn City Council made a huge mistake. They rejected the annexation of the Bowman area into our sewer system. I have not met any civic leader who denies ...
Falcons gain slight edge in I-80 rivalry
Tuesday May 24 2011
One can’t have Mr. Hyde without Dr. Jekyll. One can’t have Captain Ahab without the great white whale. One can’t have Harry Potter without “he who shall not be named” (Vo ...
Klem drawn back to the gridiron
Tuesday Mar 01 2011
Josh Klem, a Placer High grad of 2010, is by all accounts a very bright young man. While at Placer, he maintained a grade point average above 4.0. His schedule was filled with AP ...
Italian Piredda gets a taste of life at Placer
Tuesday Feb 01 2011
“There is nothing like Italian pizza. It is the best in the world. It is simpler and has less ingredients than American pizza,” laughed foreign exchange student Ilaria Piredda. ...
Placer’s Sparks trip cut short
Tuesday Dec 21 2010
“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 ...
Sting of loss lingers for Montoya
Tuesday Nov 23 2010
Four days his football team’s heart-breaking loss to Oakdale, Placer head coach Joey Montoya summed up his feelings in three words, “I’m still bummed.”“This is the most d ...
Pondering the playoff picture
Tuesday Nov 16 2010
Interesting how a budding dynasty can sneak up on you. Case in point would be the Placer High girls’ volleyball team. Taking the reins of the Placer program five years ago, Jenn ...
Sports action heating up in September
Tuesday Sep 14 2010
The ides of September may not be as dramatic as the Ides of March in 44 B.C., but three weeks into the prep season the foothill high schools have much to be proud of. Silently fly ...
Call of the wild? Nope, just a prep volleyball match
Tuesday Aug 24 2010
“It’s a jungle out there.” Or, so the saying goes. It wasn’t that long ago, say three million years or so — just about the time Vikings quarterback Brett Favre began co ...
Hillmen making a run for it
Tuesday Jul 27 2010
They run for the sheer joy of it. They run in insufferably hot weather. They run with their best friends. They run with Placer High alumni. They are the cross country team of Place ...
Placer strives for more on the gridiron
Tuesday Jul 20 2010
Pounding up Interstate 5 on a Monday evening with hours of driving ahead of him, Joey Montoya reflected on summer ball for his Placer High football team. “The guys we were expec ...
Falcon seniors soar on and off the field
Tuesday May 25 2010
Editor’s Note: This is the second of three columns chronicling the student-athletes of Colfax High, Del Oro, and Placer. The athletes of these three schools helped their respecti ...
Golden Eagles feature many star seniors
Tuesday May 18 2010
Editor’s Note: This is the first of three columns chronicling the student-athletes of Colfax High, Del Oro, and Placer. The athletes of these three schools helped their respe ...
Time for the report cards
Tuesday May 11 2010
The prep sports scene is drawing to a close. While the spring sports are close to wrapping up their season, now is a good time to look back on the many successes the local high sch ...
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