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Placer overcomes Colfax in PVL softball

If Placer High’s 7-1 Pioneer Valley League softball team had any inclination to look past 2-6 Colfax in preparation for Thursday’s showdown with 8-0 Bear River, they su ...

Stanley Brown’s eagle flies Placer to a PVL golf championship

By the time Stanley Brown had birdied hole No. 17 at the Darkhorse Golf Course in Auburn Monday, he had all-but guaranteed his medalist finish in the final Pioneer Valley League to ...

Placer surges past Ripon in section tennis playoffs

Placer High’s Gavin Ware may have missed his shot at the Pioneer Valley League singles tennis championship last week, but he lofted himself above the Trans Valley League Tues ...

Bear River stuns Placer after seventh-inning Hillmen collapse

This one will sting for a bit. Placer High’s baseball team let its shot at a Pioneer Valley League title slip through invisible holes in the mitt Tuesday, muffing a routine ...

GOAL IN SIGHT: Placer gains ground on Colfax with 1-0 win over Lincoln

Placer High’s path to the Pioneer Valley League soccer title is in sight, but in need of a “solid” from conference foes Lincoln and Foothill — though Lincol ...

FRONTRUNNERS: Bear River leads PVL softball race after 8-4 win over Placer

LAKE OF THE PINES — Sarah Kosmata’s swing sure looked pretty when the Placer High senior belted a Nerissa Eason pitch deep over the outfield fence in the top of th ...

TOTALLY RADD: Placer ace Radd Thomas baffles Colfax — again

COLFAX — At this point, Placer High ace Radd Thomas could throw 92 mph supernovas and the Colfax baseball team wouldn’t be more star struck. The heavily scou ...

April 6 spring sports roundup: Foresthill softball drops thriller vs. Buckingham Charter

Softball Buckingham Charter 2, Foresthill 1 FORESTHILL — A sterling pitching performance by freshman Amber MacKay was spoiled by a trio of base-running mishaps Tuesday as t ...

SOMBER SERVICE: Placer tennis Hillmen rally behind school tragedy on Highway 49

Placer High is still reeling from Sunday’s misfortune on Highway 49 that took the lives of Hillmen freshmen Jared Gaches and Trevor Keller, and the coed tennis team found an ...

JUBILATION IN COLFAX: Falcons win PVL soccer opener with last-second thriller over Placer

COLFAX — It’s good to meet your goals. It’s even better to score them in the last possible second. Colfax High senior Jenny Vossighi beat a crowd of Placer defe ...

April 1 spring sports roundup: Del Oro baseball splits with Granite Bay

Baseball Granite Bay 9, Del Oro 1 Del Oro 5, Granite Bay 1 After being one-hit in a 9-1 shellacking Monday, the Golden Eagles fired back with a superb pitching performance by Sc ...

Placer’s Ware tops Detwiler of Colfax in PVL tennis showdown

Don’t underestimate Placer High singles ace Gavin Ware. The leader of the Hillmen coed tennis program — arguably the best dynasty on campus since the 1912-1917 cadet r ...

SUICIDE SQUAD: Bear River topples Placer with walk-off bunt in extra innings

LAKE OF THE PINES — When Bear River’s Griffin Frank opened the bottom of the eighth inning with a triple to the centerfield fence, Placer baseball coach Tony Madrigal m ...