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Hillmen carve to title
Saturday Mar 10 2012
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
Tuesday Mar 06 2012
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
Monday Feb 06 2012
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
Tuesday Jan 31 2012
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
Thursday Jan 26 2012
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
Thursday Jan 19 2012
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
Wednesday Nov 23 2011
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
Friday Jun 17 2011
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
Tuesday Mar 22 2011
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
Tuesday Mar 08 2011
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 ...
All aboard and away they go
Wednesday Jan 19 2011
Suspended atop a mountain summit before a race, Emma Obray usually listens to her ipod and reflects on her personal summit. As the top-ranked girls snowboarder at Placer High, sh ...
Colfax Rules on Boards
Wednesday Jan 19 2011
The Placer High Snowboard team’s first race of the season Monday at Northstar, proved to be a tough match up for them against the talent of the Central II division. Colfax High ...
O’Connor captures sixth at Junior World Championships
Thursday Sep 02 2010
Caty O’Connor may not have lived up to her own lofty expectations, but the Placer High graduate certainly caught the attention of the snowboarding world with her performance last ...
"Big Jim" hosts state championships
Friday Mar 12 2010
“Big Jim” Mullins, left, greets Mark Faulkner, Placer High snowboarding coach, during a rail jam at Mount Shasta last Tuesday. Many Auburn-area residents might recognize Mullin ...
Colfax, O’Connor shred at Shasta
Thursday Mar 11 2010
Jack Morgan had an extra spring in his step as he hustled around Thursday afternoon setting up for the California-Nevada Interscholastic Ski and Snowboard Federation awards ceremon ...
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