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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 ...

EXTRA HELPINGS: Placer baseball overcomes Colfax 3-2 in nine innings

Colfax right fielder Chris Ito sprinted toward the infield with his glove hovering above the grass at James Field and went for a routine scoop of Luke Knoble’s ninth-inning r ...

EARLY GRIDDERS: Area recruits enjoy spring football practice with Sierra College

ROCKLIN — Utilizing the first program of its kind outside of the Bay Area, Sierra College is allowing 36 high school football recruits an opportunity to get familiar with its ...

Agencies brace for fire season

Worry over the seemingly eminent fire threat this year is manifesting itself in the preparations being made at state and local fire stations. With the lack of rain and snow a cons ...

Bear River, Placer, Colfax prevail in PVL baseball

Bear River 8, Lincoln 4 GRASS VALLEY — Matt Lopez hit 4 for 4 with a home run, two doubles and four RBIs Thursday as Bear River jumped all over Lincoln to land a Pioneer Val ...

Grizzlies Roar Past Hillmen at Home

The Granite Bay boys volleyball team brought their A game on Tuesday night as they swept visiting Placer, 3-0, in resounding fashion. The boys, standing proud after their recent tr ...

Invited to the BIG DANCE: Colfax, Del Oro, Placer grads remember their dates with March Madness

The 2015 NCAA men’s basketball tournament begins with today’s ‘first four’ games, sparking the fuse to light March Madness for 68 college teams across the c ...