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Hillmen plow past River Valley in sectionals

SACRAMENTO ? As Ryan Mason delivered yet another strikeout in the fourth inning his smile became increasingly hard to miss. The Placer High senior pitcher couldn?t control his ent ...

Hillgals one and done

It was a never-die attitude that brought the Placer High softball team to its first playoff appearance since 1997 and it was that same mentality that nearly helped it advance. The ...

Del Oro takes third in Masters, Placer seventh

Experience and the weather were definitely on Austin Smotherman?s side Monday at the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters golf tournament. The Del Oro High senior shot a tournament record ...

Eagles set eyes on new future

LOOMIS ? The last time the Del Oro High girls soccer team reached the postseason leading scorer Lauren Gollnick wasn?t concerned about what college she would attend because she had ...

Eagles clinch section title over Granite Bay

LOOMIS ? A section title fell on the shoulders of the doubles teams, the same Del Oro High boys tennis teams that didn?t win a match in their previous meeting with Granite Bay. Bu ...

Del Oro, Granite Bay to play for section crown

Del Oro and Granite Bay have gone over the roadblocks that momentarily slowed them down en route to their third match this season. The two boys tennis teams dispatched their oppone ...

Hillgals snap playoff draught

The quest for its first playoff appearance in 15 years had already taken long enough for the Placer High softball team. So, despite a vastly different lineup, the Hillgals droppe ...

Eagles clipped by Grizzlies in golf sectionals

The on-course rivalry with Granite Bay High continued Tuesday as Del Oro came up short in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II tournament at Rancho Murieta Country Club in Rancho Mu ...

Placer tennis explodes into third round

The Placer High coed tennis team continued its mark toward the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III crown Monday with a 7-0 win over visiting Calaveras. All of the Hillmen won in conv ...

Bruins explode past rival Colfax

LAKE OF THE PINES ? It took the Bear River High softball team five innings to swing their bats to life Wednesday. So when they took the field again Friday offense was a top priorit ...