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Placer, Colfax girls capture PVL basketball wins

Colfax 44, Lincoln 37 Big plays by Kyra Heimann, Taylor Avilla and Kaylee Bauer helped the Falcons pull off a conference rebound Tuesday. Colfax (5-1 PVL, 15-8 overall) dropped it ...

SHOWDOWN LOOMING: Placer girls trample Lincoln 49-26 to set up undefeated showdown with Colfax

Friday’s prep girls basketball game between host Placer and Colfax wouldn’t be bigger if Michael Buffer himself agreed to do the introductions. None needed. Since Pla ...

FIGHT to the FINISH: SJS Wrestlers prepare for a grueling season finish in the CIF playoffs

Wrestlers are crazy. They starve themselves to make weight, slap themselves to get pumped and admire an ear pulverized into a cauliflower salad like it’s a piece of art. Wr ...

PVL basketball preview: Placer girls could win it all

A year ago the Bear River Bruins went wire-to-wire in winning the Pioneer Valley League girls basketball championship. Led by a talented senior-laden line-up, the Bruins went 9-1 i ...

PVL basketball preview: Boys race is wide open

Which boys basketball team will rule the Pioneer Valley League? Placer coach Mark Lee likes Foothill. Lincoln’s Robert Ash likes Placer and Foothill’s Drew Hibbs likes ...

Placer, Bear River wrestlers shine at No Guts No Glory Tourney

ROCKLIN ― The basketball courts stretched out across a massive two-level facility at Rocklin’s Hardwood Palace made for the ultimate proving grounds Monday and Tuesday as w ...

Gun sales jump locally

Impending state legislation and civil discord on the national level has equated to an uptick in firearms sales for area shops, shop owners say. Among other factors, a new state la ...

Good December starts for Auburn-area basketball teams

Ask any basketball coach and more often than not they’ll tell you that getting off to a good start to a season is always good for a team’s psyche. So far this season, ...

Placer County, Folsom wrestlers land spots on calgrappler.com state rankings

Tireless drilling, conditioning, sparring, weight-cutting and competing will whittle the state’s best prep wrestlers into 14 brackets divided by weight at the Rabobank Arena ...

Placer County bids adieu to slain Detective Mike Davis

ROSEVILLE – Detective Michael David Davis Jr. was remembered Tuesday as a peace officer, brother, husband, father, son and hero during a moving, tear-filled memorial service ...