PVL

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 ...

King of the Hill-men: Vanderdoes says league win is highlight of his big week

Capping off a big week, Eddie Vanderdoes was named homecoming king at halftime of his Placer Hillmen’s football game. But for the senior defensive lineman, who was formally honor ...

Placer manhandles Foothill

Placer High sure knows how to schedule a homecoming opponent. The Hillmen ran for three touchdowns, threw for two and Tony Suverkropp returned an interception for a score … all i ...

Placer Hillmen staying focused despite homecoming distractions

There have been plenty of distractions this week. Powder puff. A U.S. Army All-American Bowl selection ceremony. Homecoming. But the song remains the same: The Hillmen (5-0) are f ...

Area roundup: Placer soccer allows rare goal in victory over Bear River

Brennan Entz didn’t care about getting a hat trick. Coach Dave Brown wasn’t worried about his team’s shutout streak ending. The Placer High School boys soccer team is more co ...

Despite off-field trauma, Placer boys soccer team keeps winning

Perhaps it was the jerseys. After being held scoreless in the first half wearing their home-team white soccer uniforms, the Hillmen switched to their green soccer shirts after the ...

Lady Hillmen win first PVL 18-hole meet

The Placer High School girls golf team won the first Pioneer Valley League 18-hole meet with ease on Monday. Hannah Gregg led the Lady Hillmen (468) with a 70 on the par-71 Bartley ...

Cross Country roundup: Placer High varsity boys, girls both win at PVL No. 1

Ruth Braica got her wish. The Placer High School varsity girls cross country team beat Bear River — and the rest of the Pioneer Valley League — at Gibson Ranch on Wedn ...

Lady Hillmen are on a mission to beat Bear River

Ruth Braica made it real clear what her Placer High School girls cross country team needs to do today in order to win the Pioneer Valley League Meet No. 1 at Gibson Ranch: Beat Bea ...

Bruins press on with optimism

With just over a week until the season kicks off, the Bear River High football team was hard at work preparing for the upcoming season during practice last week. In 90-degree heat ...