Placer Hillmen

Closures, court cases, development, protests mark 2011 in Auburn

By Jenifer Gee Journal Editor As we welcome in 2012 and what the year has to bring, it’s also a time when we can reflect on what stories and events stood out in 2011. Auburn†...

A fond look back and glimpse of the future

After one of the most emotional weeks of his career, Placer High football coach Joey Montoya had a tough time putting his affection for the class of seniors into words Friday night ...

Rival teams spark passionate fans

LOOMIS — The Del Oro and Placer High football teams faced off in a serious case of Sierra foothills sibling rivalry Friday night. The Golden Eagles may have earned bragging rig ...

Lincoln unable to catch Placer, but sends three to playoffs

It was where the Lincoln High golf team was hoping to score a victory over the Pioneer Valley League’s top team, but Placer proved too strong, even at Turkey Creek Golf Club. The ...

Zebras’ golf moves into tie for top spot

The Lincoln High School girls golf team picked up their second Pioneer Valley League win by defeating visiting Bear River, 322-271, at Turkey Creek Golf Club, last week. Senior Jis ...

Hillmen prep for Friday face-off

Placer Hillmen head coach Joey Montoya calls out plays to his offensive line during Wednesday afternoon’s practice. After having last Friday off, the Hillmen are ready to face th ...

Hillmen hoops deserve props

The Placer Hillmen freshman basketball team had a very nice season. They won seven of their last eight games, finishing with a record of 8-3 in the Pioneer Valley League (PVL). T ...

Our View: Hark! Season of pigskin, parade, pride in our youth

That little chill in the air the last few days means the holidays are just around the corner. And what a fun, festive and exciting weekend ahead for Auburn fans and families alike. ...

Veteran treasures medal and memories

Over 40 years ago when we came home, we didn’t come home to a thank you or any kind of caring and warm recognition. We came home to a country that was torn over the war itself, a ...

Green-&-Gold-bloods bear Zebra young

In reading today’s article of the 7-0 Lincoln and the 7-0 Placer varsity football teams (Journal, Oct. 29), I savored the coverage of the upcoming match between these two local t ...