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Playoffs not a fair test this time around

Many Colfax High fans were puzzled this week as their outstanding soccer and baseball teams faced some unfamiliar foes in the playoffs, and for good reason. The Falcons more than h ...

Hillmen's run worth the wait

Talk of championships for the 2012 Placer High baseball team began long before a wild final week of regular season play earlier this month. There was a buzz on Auburn Little Leagu ...

The "Untouchables"

Not all records were made to be broken. There are several track and field marks in the foothills that are so lofty; they will likely be around for generations. Some already have. E ...

Hillgals gut it out for PVL crown

COLFAX ? Christina Winters left her track coach amazed, and delighted Friday afternoon at the Pioneer Valley League Track and Field Championships. The Placer High senior convinced ...

Placer swings to fourth co-ed title

The Sac-Joaquin Section championship tennis match on Friday at Oak Park in Stockton took a little longer than most of Placer High?s matches this spring. The outcome was the same. P ...

Hillmen emerge on top after wild PVL finish

The Placer High baseball team took care of its business Thursday, nailing down the Pioneer Valley League championship and a No. 1 seed for the upcoming Sac-Joaquin Section Division ...

Placer tennis a win from repeat

The Placer High tennis team is headed back to Stockton, looking to bring home a 24th Sac-Joaquin Section championship banner for its collection. Placer defeated Vista Del Lago 8-1 ...

Placer rolls, gets help from Colfax

The Placer High baseball team nailed down a postseason berth Tuesday and thanks to rival Colfax?s win over Lincoln, now has a shot at the Pioneer Valley League title. The Hillmen b ...

Hillmen romp to Division III golf title

The Placer High golf team made history in a resounding manner Monday afternoon at Yolo Fliers Golf Club in Woodland. The Hillmen played on a different level than the rest of the fi ...

Lewis-Jay lands job at Florida-Atlantic

Kellie Lewis-Jay knew it was matter of time before she got the opportunity to guide her own college basketball program. That time is now. Lewis-Jay was named head coach at Florida ...