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Placer boys dominate at PVL opener

The Placer High boys assumed their usual position atop the Pioneer Valley League cross country standings after the first race of the season Wednesday at Gibson Ranch. The Placer gi ...

Placer, Colfax post shutouts in PVL openers

The Placer High boys soccer team continued its hot start to the season under the lights at Center Tuesday night in Sacramento.The Hillmen drubbed the Cougars 3-0 to open the Pionee ...

Falcons wary as they take flight

COLFAX — Jim Logan learned just how quickly fortunes can turn in the Pioneer Valley League last fall in his inaugural season as Colfax High’s boys soccer coach. The Falcons loo ...

Falcons aim to reclaim perch

COLFAX — Vicky Saterlee has watched the Pioneer Valley League emerge as a volleyball power over the past five years. Her Colfax High team has gone from perennial favorite to unde ...

Nothing holding Hillmen back

Joey Montoya will never gush, but a slight smile creeps across his face when he talks about the talent on this year’s edition of the Placer High football team. In his fifth year ...

Placer perched atop the PVL again

Placer High is on top of the Pioneer Valley League again. The Hillmen took home the PVL’s All-Sport Award for a fourth straight year after winning league titles in six sports dur ...

Falcons gain slight edge in I-80 rivalry

One can’t have Mr. Hyde without Dr. Jekyll. One can’t have Captain Ahab without the great white whale. One can’t have Harry Potter without “he who shall not be named” (Vo ...

All-Pioneer Valley League Awards

SOCCERCo-Offensive Players of the YearEmma Obray PlacerJanelle Jense Bear RiverDefensive Player of th YearKate Bianchi ColfaxCoach of the YearLefty WilksAll-LeagueElisha Partin Col ...

Fledgling no more: Young Falcons turn program around

Optimism is abundant each spring, especially on the baseball diamond. As the flowers begin to bloom each April, even Chicago Cubs fans announce, “This could be the year.” It w ...

Placer powers to championship banners

Coach Rick Foley used one word over and over to describe his Placer High track athletes Thursday night at the Pioneer Valley League Championships. “Electric,” Foley said. Th ...