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CIF grid title games set for this weekend

  After 13 weeks of first downs, tipped passes, recovered fumbles, long touchdown runs, bad snaps, big tackles, great catches and overtimes, the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section&rs ...

Playoff Quick-Hitters

As you await Friday’s opening round games in the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section football playoffs, here’s some “Quick Hitters” to whet your grid appetites with. Fo ...

Colfax JVs Topple Hillmen, 34-14

Colfax quarterback Logan Hurst and running back Sam Lahaie proved to be thorns in the side of the Placer JV football team Friday night. Hurst ran for touchdowns of 19 and nine yar ...

Falcons Threw Kitchen Sink At Hillmen

With his team still viable in the hunt for a CIF Sac-Joaquin Section playoff berth, Colfax High football coach Tony Martello says his Falcons weren’t in the business Friday night ...

Wild weather plays havoc with PVL soccer matches

Monday’s blast of unsettled weather that hit the foothills area also had a big impact on the Pioneer Valley League soccer matches that were played that afternoon. At Lake of the ...

Placer girls golfer Gregg releases recruiting video

Placer girls golfer Hannah Gregg released a recruiting video Sunday. Watch her video here. For more on Hannah Gregg, check out this Sept. 5 feature on the Lady Hillmen senior.  ...

Placer soccer keeps title hopes alive, beats Colfax 4-2

The Placer Hillmen and Colfax Falcon soccer teams are both headed to the upcoming CIF Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs but Thursday night at LeFebvre Stadium there were still bragging ...

Placer plans to protect QB Peter Denham better this week

When the Hillmen and Lincoln Fighting Zebras meet for Friday’s Pioneer Valley League game at 7:30 p.m., it’s quite possible that 80 percent of the plays called between the two ...

Lady Hillmen in their happy place after winning Pioneer Valley League title

Madi Holm is peaking at the perfect time. The Placer High school senior golfer recorded her first eagle on a 404-yard, par-5 hole Monday and helped the Lady Hillmen cap off a perfe ...

Placer defense shuts down Bear River in 14-7 win

Bear River struck first. The Hillmen defense made sure the Bruins didn’t strike again. Placer forced seven punts and four turnovers, Todd Valliere and Michael Robinson rushed fo ...