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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 ...

Bear River defends PVL swim titles, Placer girls end runner-up

The Bear River High girls swimming team showed how to defend a Pioneer Valley League championship despite tremendous opposition Saturday. The Bruin boys showed how to leave everyo ...

MASTERS BOUND: Pietromonaco leads Placer to section golf title

It’s not often that a senior standout and scholarship athlete gets to follow in the footsteps of his freshman sister. Clark Pietromonaco of the Placer High golf team had no ...

Placer tops Bear River, clinches league volleyball title

As Placer High’s volleyball team built unstoppable momentum in the fourth game of their 3-1 victory over Bear River, Hillmen players displayed a ravenous appetite for impactf ...

Auburn Journal Female Athlete of the Week: Placer soccer player Samantha Slade

Four scores and five days ago, Samantha Slade was unstoppable. The junior forward on Placer High’s girls soccer scored four consecutive unanswered goals to lift the Hillmen ...

Placer, Colfax capture every PVL tennis title

The Pioneer Valley League tennis scene is all about solidarity. Placer High made league history Friday by representing all six tandems in the boys, girls and mixed doubles finals ...

SPRING ROUNDUP: Placer, Colfax, Bear River, Del Oro, Forest Lake Christian and Foresthill results

Placer Softball In an effort to deprive late-surging Colfax another Pioneer Valley League upset Friday, Placer broke away from a 5-4 lead in the top of the seventh inning when Rav ...

Ultimate Frisbee Championships come to Roseville

Replace a football with a flat, circular frisbee that flies 60-100 yards and retract running after the catch and what do you get? The USA Ultimate Frisbee Southwest Regional Colle ...

Reader Input: The Big Day of Giving is May 5

May 5 is the region’s second annual Big Day of Giving, and I’m writing to encourage my neighbors and friends to participate. The goal is to raise $5 million in 24 hours ...