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Nerissa Long throws three-hit shutout as Bear River downs Placer

Hope Ferri’s spider senses must have been tingling before Placer High centerfielder Kaelin Amrein made connection with Nerissa Long’s sixth-inning pitch, because a scre ...

WINTER IS COMING: Sac-Joaquin Section soccer teams may be destined for a new schedule

With most of the state already bracing their prep soccer teams for winter schedules, a changing of the winds for Sac-Joaquin Section athletes seems as inevitable as the biting cold ...

FIRST TO 10: Placer gets by Bear River to stay atop the PVL baseball scene

Placer 10, Bear River 7 Placer pitcher Zack Madrigal watched the ball leave the bat of Matt Lopez like a Cape Canaveral lift off, sailing deep into center field and past a diving ...

Placer, Colfax take PVL baseball wins

Placer 7, Bear River 2 The Hillmen improved to 9-1 in the Pioneer Valley League by beating Bear River Tuesday in Grass Valley. Colton Ranck and Nick Sassarini combined for seven ...

Placer takes the lead: Hillmen rally past Colfax in PVL soccer

Placer High’s Samantha Slade took a beautiful pass on the run from Kyla Miller and poked it toward the Colfax goal box as the netminder charged and a defender crashed at LeFe ...

Placer tennis program captures 95th straight PVL win

The streak lives on. Placer survived its closest match in nine years by beating Bear River 6-3 Monday, and then rolled to an 8-1 victory over Foothill Tuesday. The team has now w ...

SPRING ROUNDUP: Placer and Bear River tennis, softball, soccer and golf

Placer Tennis The Hillmen beat Lincoln in 9-0 fashion Thursday to claim their 93rd consecutive Pioneer Valley League triumph. Kyle Fontes won 6-1, 6-1 while Tyler Burk finished b ...

Colfax takes baseball series finale over Placer

COLFAX ― Trying to remain in the chase for one of the Pioneer Valley League’s three berths to the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs, the Colfax High baseball team helped itself ...