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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 ...

PVL softball scores, standings: Placer, Colfax, Bear River take big wins

Placer 19, Foothill 0 Amber Budmark (3 for 3, three runs) belted a grand slam and Placer plastered the field with 20 hits in just five innings for a one-sided rout of the Mustangs ...

PVL baseball scores, standings: Lincoln takes series over Placer while Colfax tops Bear River

That Placer/Colfax rivalry is going to get real friendly next week. After dropping Thursday’s Pioneer Valley League contest 5-3 against visiting Lincoln (11-2) at James Fiel ...

Placer falls to Lincoln, Bear River tops Colfax in PVL softball

An excited chatter sprang from the collection of Placer High faithful seated beyond the first base fence as Kealin Amrein took the plate with two outs and the bases loaded in the b ...

SPRING ROUNDUP: Placer, Colfax, Bear River results

Placer soccer Vanessa Alonzo scored in the 15th minute of the game after pushing through three defenders to follow up on a goalie deflection. Placer would go on to down Lincoln in ...

Lincoln upends Placer, Colfax beats Bear River in PVL baseball

Lincoln 13, Placer 0 Colfax High proved that Placer’s stalwart baseball program was still human by stealing the last match-up of their three-game series April 10. On Tuesda ...

Jobs increase signals sizzling Placer construction

Another month, another drop in Placer County’s jobless rate. The local economic barometer, established monthly by the state Employment Development, shows the percentage of u ...

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 ...