Placer Hillmen

Hillmen JVs take PVL title

Placer’s JV baseball team posted a record of 18-5 overall and went 12-0 in winning this season’s Pioneer Valley League championship. Head coach Dave Thompson noted that ...

Summer fling

With the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section implementing new start dates for high school football in 2018, area prep teams are scurrying around in the month of June to complete their respecti ...

Fragola writes name in Placer record book

File this one under “Anything you can do, I can do … too.” Anthony Kerrigan stole the spotlight on Placer’s track and field season by setting the school r ...

Del Oro, seeded seventh, sweeps three-seed Placer in Div. II semifinal

The question dawned in the warm-ups: How in the world was Del Oro a seven seed? And throughout what turned out to be a shockingly quick match on Tuesday at Earl Crabbe Gym in Aubu ...

Record-holder Kerrigan strikes again

Anthony Kerrigan wrote himself into Placer’s track and field record book last Thursday in the Pioneer Valley League finals at Lincoln. No one, in the history of Placer athle ...

CIF Playoffs: Big 7th inning rally lifts Del Oro past Benicia

It may go down as the 7th inning off all-time in Del Oro High baseball annals. In an inning that started off with the driver warming up the bus for an expected long trip back home ...

Win sets up rematch with an old friend

Well, well, well. Fancy meeting you here. On Tuesday, old friends – and one-time intensely fierce rivals – will renew acquaintances when Placer, the No. 3 seed in the ...

Placer varsity boys, girls cement their PVL titles

Placer’s varsity girls continue to distance themselves from their PVL competition. The boys are looking at distance, too. Adam Fragola swept the 800M and 1600M on Thursday ...

Placer knocks off Sonora to win 10th section title in last 12 years

Of course the Placer co-ed tennis team took home the Sac-Joaquin Section Div. I title. Could it have ended any other way? This is a team that posted a 130-0 record in the 12 year ...

Brackets show difficult paths for locals

The curtain rises on the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section baseball playoffs this week with five foothills area teams throwing their hats into the ring in a bid to bring home a blue CIF sect ...

Placer High shows off team depth in winning section’s Div. IV crown

The Browns were good. But this one was about their teammates. Placer’s boys golf team demonstrated its top-to-bottom strength on Monday at Merced Golf Course, running away w ...

Placer Hillmen make short work of Honkers in first round

Well, so far, so good. Placer’s boys volleyball team, as expected, had little trouble in Tuesday’s opening round of the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Div. II playoffs, rolli ...

PVL, SFL saying "Aloha" to longtime members

At about 7 p.m. this Thursday evening, just about the time the runners cross the finish line in the men’s 4x400 relay at the Pioneer Valley League track championship meet in ...

Del Oro hammers way into playoffs

Del Oro’s girls softball team followed a power hitting effort from freshman Maddie Moore and a solid pitching performance by Amanda DuPriest to earn a CIF Sac-Joaquin Section ...