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Placer tennis explodes into third round

The Placer High coed tennis team continued its mark toward the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III crown Monday with a 7-0 win over visiting Calaveras. All of the Hillmen won in conv ...

Placer ends Bear River's eight-year run

LAKE OF THE PINES ? It didn?t matter that the Placer High softball hadn?t beaten Bear River in eight years. It didn?t matter that the Hillgals trailed by one run going into the six ...

Expose these disability fakers

Around a hundred years ago Iowa Hill was totally destroyed by fire. Books tell us that the lack of equipment the fire department had led to many heartbreaks. The same excuse is bei ...

Noder's goal nets Placer victory

The Hillgals? hopes of the postseason may be over but they?re not done with this season. Placer scored 10 minutes into the second half Monday off a corner kick from Caitlin Letcher ...

Placer swings into PVL title

CARMICHAEL ? Austin Childress topped his tee shot on the 16th hole, but with the way the Placer senior played Monday it didn?t matter. Although his tee shot only traveled about 40 ...

Del Oro, Placer ready for playoff race

April brought us rained-out games galore and sometimes full weeks without contests because of the weather. But now that the sun is shining high above and April has turned into May ...

Home runs at a premium this season

When Alyssa Reina swings through a ball her form is textbook, a smooth motion all the through the ball that looks so refined it?s become natural. Opposing pitchers have almost beco ...

Attack-minded Placer falls to Lincoln

Attack was the word on Placer High’s mind Thursday night at Le Febvre Stadium as it tried to secure a playoff bid. Unfortunately for the Hillgals, Lincoln wasn’t about to let s ...

Host Del Oro sweeps invite

LOOMIS – Del Oro High senior Brie Simmons isn’t used to having competition so when she found herself next to Gabby Williams of Reed (Sparks, Nev.) she embraced the challenge. T ...

Crider set PR mark as Placer dominates

The weather has certainly kept most athletes off the track but Placer High junior Shelby Crider certainly missed her time in the pit. Although she is the Hillmen’s leading girls ...