PVL Pipeline

Schools free to seek donations

In a recent column regarding the budget crunch facing high school athletics, Dave Krizman (PVL Pipeline, March 23), stated that “[t]his year the ACLU won a lawsuit … essentiall ...

Rescue school athletics while we can

I was happy to see Dave Krizman address how state budget cuts would affect local school athletics in his “PVL Pipeline” column, March 23. Sports are virtually bigger than life ...

Athletics program faces 'perfect storm' in budget crisis

The health of athletics for our local high schools was my topic of discussion with Dave Horsey, superintendent of the Placer Union High School District. Armed with statistics, pri ...

Dramatic change looms in football coaching landscape

Athletics, especially football, at the high school level is dominated by its coaches. The quality coach can build a powerhouse program despite the continual ebb and flow of athle ...

Landry shines at Del Oro

Mackenzi Landry is not your average teenager. She enjoys spending time with family. “I like to hang out with my friends and family,” she said. “I have a huge family and we’ ...

Initiation’s tough on frosh football mothers

It does not come naturally or comfortably. For most moms it is an acquired taste. Over time — about three years — it will become an addiction that will ultimately lead ...

Placer's Lardner, Klem in recruiting process

According to the NCAA, only 4 percent of graduating high school athletes will play in the NCAA. This 4 percent includes Division I, Division II and Division III. Clearly, the oppo ...