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Lincoln tops Placer 9-7 in D4 section baseball finals

SACRAMENTO — The last step of the Joaquin Section Division IV baseball season was greatly influenced by the last step of Tyler Gums in a Placer High baseball game Monday. Wi ...

DASHING DISPLAY: Placer squad steals section track title while Forest Lake, Bear River, Colfax, Foresthill nab Masters qualifications

The next best boys squad in Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV track and field is only half the team that Placer is. The Hillmen rolled to 66 collective points Tuesday and Thursday a ...

PVL Track and Field Tournament results: Placer dominates team scores

The historic track and field program made famous by the likes of Lindsay Hyatt-Barr, Stacy Dragila, Ron Hyatt and Ralph LeFebvre has another accolade for the trophy case. By attac ...

Bear River, Placer, Del Oro swimmers prevail in section finals

Enrollment played no factor in the 2015 Sac-Joaquin Section Swim Finals Saturday at Tokay High in Lodi. Swimmers representing the best talent of 191 section schools scattered from ...

PREP REWIND: Placer won 12 of 16 league crowns in 2014-15 school-year

The numbers are in and if you were a fan of the Placer Hillmen athletic teams in 2014-15, you had plenty to cheer about. With head-to-head league competition now complete for the ...

FBI teaches Placer High students the real CSI

Students in Placer High School’s forensics class had two real-life FBI agents on Tuesday to learn from and bounce questions off. The two agents – who requested anonymi ...

Placer downs Forest Lake to reach tennis semifinals

The strength of local tennis was on vibrant display at the Placer High courts Monday as the top-seeded Hillmen played to a 7-2 coed playoff win over nearby Forest Lake Christian. ...

Placer, Lincoln prepare for D4 baseball playoffs

Placer High baseball coach Tony Madrigal spent most of Thursday morning scratching his head while mulling over a blank CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV playoff baseball tourname ...

DOUBLE TROUBLE: Placer sweeps section tennis titles

Someone has to buy Placer High senior Kyle Fontes a “Plays well with others” T-shirt already. A No. 1 singles standout for Placer in the regular season, Fontes is ...

GIRL POWER: Placer, Colfax, Forest Lake and Del Oro dominate postseason soccer foes

It can’t be “something in the water”, because there is no water left, but somehow, every Auburn-area prep soccer team alive in the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs bl ...

Colfax, Placer tennis players alive in individual section finals

The best of the Pioneer Valley League have made their presence known in the Sac-Joaquin Section Individual Coed Championships. Competing against qualifiers from five other leagues ...

SIGNED AND DELIVERED: Placer's Jensen, Entz commit to accept athletic scholarships from collegiate programs

The identity of Placer High Athletics was unveiled last week when the 1990 state champion girls basketball team was honored alongside 13 athletes, coaches and administrators as ina ...

SPRING ROUNDUP: Bear River, Placer finish PVL softball campaign with big wins

Bear River softball The Bruins prevailed 2-0 over Colfax to end the Pioneer Valley League campaign 9-1 as undisputed champions. Nerissa Long pitched her second no-hitter of the w ...

ALUMNI NOTEBOOK: Placer grad Darren Centi leads the country in D3 collegiate track and field

Darren Centi is ending his collegiate track career in a blaze of glory. Centi, a Placer graduate and senior sprinter at the University of Redlands in Southern California, put fort ...