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BACK TO FOOTBALL: Week one Auburn-area football previews

Pioneer (0-1) at Placer (1-0), 7:30 p.m., LeFebvre Stadium Joey Montoya didn’t need to frame his credentials when applying for the Placer High coaching gig back in 2007. He ...

Auburn-area quarterbacks shined in varsity debuts

Going into last week’s season opening football games, there was a lot of emphasis being placed on the fact that several area squads were entering the 2015 campaign with untes ...

Week zero football results: Placer, Del Oro, Bear River and Colfax win big

The first night of prep football opened with resounding success for most of the Auburn-area programs in the Sac-Joaquin Section on Friday. Placer, Del Oro, Bear River and Colfax a ...

Week zero Auburn-area football previews

Although the warm weather that hit the foothills area this week may not seem like fall, make no mistake that the curtain will rise on the high school football season tonight. And, ...

Reid injured, but Hillmen still hope to make Wolverines roster

The pads were popping and the sweat was flying at Sierra College football’s first scrimmage of the season Saturday. But one ill-timed step may have cost Placer High grad Conn ...

SATURDAY SPECIAL: Auburn-area football squads open season with full-contact scrimmages

Dennis Murphy barked instruction with authority Thursday as he directed Placer High football players through an aggressive ball-stripping drill on the Hillmen practice field. Thos ...

UNNECESSARY ROUGHNESS: Placer, Del Oro among nine football teams hit with Sac-Joaquin Section sanctions

Nine Sac-Joaquin Section football programs will scramble to fit the practice workload into a shortened season this year after violating a new SJS bylaw designed to limit the number ...

Placer United U12 Boys win famed soccerloco Surf Cup, U13s place second

No team had a better showing last week than Placer United’s Under-12 boys team at San Diego’s soccerloco Surf Cup — one of the premier competitive socce ...

Regional sewer spawns North Auburn treatment plant layoffs

Regionalizing sewer treatment – including the closure of the outdated North Auburn plant – means the loss of nine positions. And while some workers have found employme ...

SPORTS CHATTER: Placer's realignment talk generating lots of feedback

"It’s my own desire, it’s my own remorse Help me to decide. Help me make the most Of freedom and of pleasure Nothing ever lasts forever Everybody wants to rule ...

Another View: Protecting privacy rights

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STATE OR BUST: Auburn-area athletes qualify to the CIF track meet

ELK GROVE — The track and field season extends deeper into the school year than any other prep sport, allowing students to cap their yearly athletic campaign as their summer ...