snowboarding

Hillmen carve to title

The Placer High boys snowboarding team survived its financial woes this winter and thrived in the biggest meet of the season last week. The Hillmen brought home the California-Neva ...

Placer hoping for Peek performance

Jacob Peek stumbled into the top spot in the Central Division II snowboarding standings this season, but somewhat to his surprise, he managed to stay there. The Placer High junior ...

Placer sits 11 snowboarders due to lack of funds

On Sunday, Placer snowboard coach Mark Faulkner had finally lost enough sleep over the stress he faced and sat down to write an email he hoped he would never have to send: Some Pla ...

Placer snowboarders continue to dominate

Placer High placed three in the top six and remained perfect in Central Division II competition on Monday with a victory in the dual slalom at Boreal. Jacob Peek raced to second pl ...

Hillmen boarders rule at Northstar

The Placer High snowboarding team displayed its depth on Wednesday at Northstar, taking first place in a Central Division II giant slalom race. The Hillmen also won the season-open ...

Peek, Hillmen take snowboard slalom

Jacob Peek led the Placer High boys snowboarding team to victory in their first snowboarding action of the season on Monday at Alpine Meadows. Peek completed his two slalom runs in ...

Ski resorts gear up for holiday

The fire may be so delightful this Thanksgiving, but local snow-sport enthusiasts are saying, “let it snow, let it snow, let it snow.” Jack Morgan, of Colfax, is the division ...

Slopes still sizzle in summer

While some people are dreaming of an endless summer, others like Jack Morgan, have their sights set on an endless winter. With record-breaking snowfall in the Sierra this year, s ...

Historic Granlibakken provides a unique winter experience in Lake Tahoe

Although its hill is extremely modest and barely garners a mention among Lake Tahoe’s many famed ski resorts, for several decades Granlibakken was known as the only winter playgr ...

Colfax crowned at Northstar

The Colfax snowboard team left Northstar Tuesday night with some loot, namely its first California Nevada Interscholastic Ski and Snowboard State championship banner ever. The Fa ...