PVL

Time Travelers: Colfax soccer team looks for return to 2013 glory

A year ago – putting it bluntly – the Colfax High girls soccer team was fit to be tied. In what was possibly some sort of a Pioneer Valley League record, the Falcon gi ...

POPULAR MECHANICS: Placer softball squad motoring toward a strong PVL season

If a quarterback is dubbed the field general in football, then a softball pitcher is surely her sport’s president. Bolstered by the mechanics of a dexterous windmill pitch j ...

BRUINS 'R' BACK: Bear River softball returns 8 of 9 top hitters

When iconic Bear River High softball coach Duane Zauner retired from coaching in 2012, he etched his legacy across the athletic tape covering the barrel of a small practice bat uti ...

Placer scores five unanswered runs to take PVL baseball lead over Lincoln

After Lincoln High’s 2-0 lead evaporated in the smoke of hot Placer bats, the Fighting Zebra’s needed to do something, anything, to avoid relinquishing the Pioneer Vall ...

2015 PLACER BASEBALL PREVIEW: Hillmen set sights on a PVL crown

First-year Placer High baseball coach Tony Madrigal calls an end to his team meeting at the mound, a cue for Hillmen players to dart across the landscape of James Field at Auburn R ...

PVL girls basketball scores, standings, upcoming games: Placer girls survive upset-minded Lincoln in overtime

The nine seniors on the varsity girls basketball team at Lincoln High looked to end their prep careers at home Thursday night with a win against unbeaten PVL leader, Placer. For t ...

It takes two to title: Placer downs Center as PVL finish draws near

A 54-35 win over visiting Center High kept Placer’s dreams of a Pioneer Valley League boys basketball championship a tangible reality Wednesday, with only hostile ground rema ...

Placer downs Lincoln, Bear River beats Colfax in PVL boys basketball

Placer 57, Lincoln 49 Lincoln High’s varsity boys basketball team sought to avenge their 75-63 loss to Placer Jan.15 in Auburn by winning at home Wednesday night. They didn ...

Placer plans to protect QB Peter Denham better this week

When the Hillmen and Lincoln Fighting Zebras meet for Friday’s Pioneer Valley League game at 7:30 p.m., it’s quite possible that 80 percent of the plays called between the two ...