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Golden Eagles soar into second round

The Del Oro High boys basketball team looked sharp Thursday, rolling to a 63-50 win over Paradise in their opener at the Del Oro Invitational. Spencer Butterfield had 28 points fo ...

Lady Hillmen roll in Redding

The Placer High girls basketball team opened the Harlan Carter Tournament with a dominant performance in Redding. Becky Miller led a balanced attack with 10 points as the Lady Hi ...

Bruins bury Blazers early

The Bear River High girls basketball team lambasted Lindhurst 76-25 Wednesday night, improving to 2-1 on the season. Sophomore Lindsay Harter scored 15 points to pace the Bruins, ...

Bear River on the rebound

LAKE OF THE PINES — It seems somehow appropriate that the Bear River High girls basketball team has three of last season’s top four rebounders returning. Metaphorically speaki ...

Bear River players suspended

The Bear River varsity football team has lost three players, likely for the rest of the season, due to a violation of the school’s athletic policy. “Our district has a 30-day ...

Hillmen regroup for trip to Lincoln

After some very bad news last week and a subpar showing last Friday against Bear River, Placer High football coach Joey Montoya delivered some good news this week. “The playoffs ...

Placer sweeps PVL titles

LINCOLN — The Placer High boys cross country team got all the inspiration it needed back on September 17, when Colfax stunned them in the first Pioneer Valley League meet of the ...

Falcons earn a hard-fought sweep

LAKE OF THE PINES — Even though it was a sweep, it certainly wasn’t a blowout. Colfax High had the upper hand over host Bear River in a Pioneer Valley League girls volleyball ...

Bruins bury losing skid in Colfax

COLFAX — The home crowd roared its approval as the Colfax High football team tore through a hand-painted sign that read “BBQ the Bruins” and ran onto the wet Marson Stadium t ...

Football: No hype necessary

As a fairly new father, I have a heightened appreciation for the start of high school football season on Friday. The atmosphere on a Friday night under the lights as cleats hit t ...

Bruins aim to settle the score

LAKE OF THE PINES — Dave Molina believes it’s high time the Bear River High boys soccer team went on the offensive. The Bruins were the Pioneer Valley League’s top defensive ...

Viola goes out on top with Bruins

When Mike Viola coached varsity baseball at Bear River High, his duties didn’t begin with tryouts in January or end when the playoffs wrapped up in May. In the summer, there was ...

Sierra Scoop: Renfree hits fast forward

Matt Renfree is suddenly one phone call away from Major League Baseball. The Placer High graduate joined the Seattle Mariners’ Triple-A affiliate on Friday, just in time for a ...

Mathis’ miles lead to title

There was no beginner’s luck involved in the Lady Magic’s run to the American Softball Association 16-and-under national championship last week. Katie Mathis has been playing ...

Ceo's decisive summer

Courtney Ceo felt life couldn’t get much better last spring after her Bear River High softball team won its second straight Sac-Joaquin Section championship. Then came summer. ...