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Placer wins wild River City title game

WEST SACRAMENTO – Ryan Mason didn’t want to get too emotional or sentimental Wednesday when he stepped to the plate in the bottom of the seventh with the bases loaded and two o ...

Game off

Area schools will be eerily quiet this week with students out for spring break. But while the majority of the student body will be free to enjoy their break, a handful of sports te ...

Placer tennis blanks Foothill

The Placer High tennis team had no trouble with Foothill Thursday afternoon, thumping the Mustangs 9-0 to remain perfect in the Pioneer Valley League.Steven Fraguglia and Blair Mey ...

Placer, Del Oro squeeze in midseason scrimmage

LOOMIS – The rain has plagued many sports this spring but the clouds opened up just long enough Wednesday for Placer High and Del Oro to get together for a much-needed midseason ...

Freshmen help drive Placer’s accession

Usually when your team’s success relies on freshmen it’s a recipe for disaster and heartbreak. But with the Placer High boys golf team it has been just what it needed. “You d ...

Youthful Hillmen not making any excuses

Last season, the Placer High girls soccer team used a delicate balance of experience and youth to a third-place finish in the Pioneer Valley League and a playoff berth. It looks li ...

Eagles rebuild after playoff run

With five starting seniors last season, the Del Oro boys volleyball team rode its experience all the way to the playoffs. But now that those seniors have moved on the Golden Eagles ...

Wet weather forces teams indoors

The sounds of basketballs aren’t anything unexpected in the gym at Del Oro High but the thumping of baseballs rolling on the hardwood seems out of place. Gyms have become makesh ...

Fees' passion for running passed down

LOOMIS – Dustin Fee found running on family jogs. His father Randall, who coaches the Placer High cross country team, along with his mother, Danelle, and sister, Randi, used the ...

Eagles' attack proves too much for Placer

LOOMIS – An early season matchup and cold weather Wednesday night wasn’t enough to slow down the attack of the Del Oro High girls soccer team. The Eagles controlled the ball fo ...

Placer’s Crider sets PR in first meet of year

LOOMIS – The first track and field meet of the year is always the hardest but the Steve March Relays at Del Oro offer teams a chance to ease into the season and help newcomers ad ...

Bear River, Placer advance nearly whole teams to divisional tourney

CITRUS HEIGHTS – After an overtime loss in the Pioneer Valley League wrestling tournament Friday at Foothill High, Harley Sauers tried to block out the pain. He walked off the ma ...

Faulkner falls, Colfax girls finish second at Alpine

It was an up and down day for area high school ski teams Monday at Alpine Meadows. Placer skier Julian Faulkner, the top-rated skier in the Central Division II, wiped out coming do ...

CIF releases first prep hoops power rankings

The California Interscholastic Federation released its first high school basketball power rankings Monday for the Sac-Joaquin region. The rankings determine a school’s seed for s ...

Community roundup: Del Oro splits for two tourneys

The Del Oro wrestling team split up this weekend to compete in two tournaments. The more experienced wrestlers traveled to Temecula for the ?Battle for the Belt,? while 15 undercla ...