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Reale's walkoff hit lifts Hillmen

Michael Reale picked the perfect time to break out of his early season slump at the plate. The Placer High senior drove a seventh-inning pitch into right-center field to give the H ...

Season of high hopes for Placer

After 13 years on the baseball diamond, D.J. Rodriguez was determined to make the most of his final season on the diamond with his buddies. So the Placer High senior led offseason ...

The game’s worth the pain

Michael Reale is determined to live with Crohn’s disease. And for Reale, living means playing baseball. The autoimmune disease has leveled the Placer High junior numerous times ...

Hillgals fight through a nasty flu

The Placer girls’ volleyball team survived last week’s onslaught of flu, but the collateral damage still lingers. Every player on the team but one was grounded by the flu. Plac ...

Hillgals are now the hunted

Kelsey Lardner and her fellow seniors have enjoyed a close-up view of the Placer High volleyball program’s rise from mediocrity to excellence. The Hillgals blazed into new terri ...