Placer High School

Police are not seeking Placer streaker

The teenager who streaked across Placer High School’s field during a playoff game could face school discipline. However, Auburn Police Department Capt. John Ruffcorn said Frida ...

Placer team performed on all cylinders

Tremendous performance, tremendous sportsmanship. Auburn should be proud of the Placer football team for their performance in the Foothill victory. Yes, the game displayed the bala ...

Hillmen fever is an affliction Auburn enjoys

The 2009 Placer Hillmen football team has returned the fever to LeFebvre stadium. And all over town, there is a buzz of positive energy. Tonight, during a potentially thunderous ...

Bernhard Peat plays by the golden rule

“Geld sparen,” as translated from the German by Bernhard Peat, means “save your money.” That’s exactly what Peat did while playing professional basketball in Europe for 1 ...

Our View: 49 Fire relief money must get to needy quickly

Relief is in sight for some 49 Fire victims, and it can’t come a moment too soon. Some 2-1/2 months after the devastating fire ravaged North Auburn neighborhoods, the community ...

Anna Brocker shared love of music with generations of Auburnites

Auburn’s Anna Brocker, who shared her joy of music with generations, died Oct. 21 at age 84. “Mrs. Brocker” is a name familiar to many children and families throughout the ...

Placer High put down moot

Reading the letter written by Mr. Przepiorski published on the Oct. 20, I found myself slightly insulted. I am a senior at Placer High School, and Mr. Przepiorski’s blatant sta ...

Twin Day ushers in Homecoming Week

Matching clothes were in vogue Monday at Placer High School as students participated in Twin Day as part of the Homecoming Week. That is, students paired up with each other and d ...

Placer High gears up for Homecoming Week

Don’t be surprised if you’re seeing green and gold – and pink – Downtown next week. Placer High spirit will take over Downtown Auburn as Homecoming Week begins. Each day ...

Senior’s project will be an uphill climb

Small in stature, big in ambition, would be a good way to describe Erika Steppig. Steppig is a senior at Placer High School and for her senior project — a special yearlong proced ...

Sgt. Hardt remembered as ‘giving son’

An Auburn-area soldier killed Saturday while on duty in Afghanistan is being remembered as a young man who wanted to change the world. Football player, avid fisherman, outdoorsm ...

Gregg sparks Hillgals’ upswing

Carol French’s transition to coaching the Placer High girls golf team was pretty straight forward. Hannah Gregg’s move to the Hillgals’ club was a little more com ...

Falcons sweep up Whitney to remain perfect

Cassandra Campbell had nine digs, seven kills and three blocks and the Colfax High volleyball team swept visiting Whitney 25-19, 25-17, 25-20 Tuesday night. Iona Lofrano had seven ...

Applegate man killed in Afghanistan

A Placer High School graduate is among the casualties of one of the single deadliest attacks in Afghanistan. Josh Hardt, 24, of Applegate, was killed during a weekend attack that ...

Placer grad finds life in the cage to his liking

At 22 years old, Sunny Kandola is pretty much a normal young man finding his way through life full of hope for the future. He’s newly married and working full time with his fath ...