soccer

Falcons bow out in Vacaville

The Forest Lake Christian soccer team gave Vacaville Christian a spirited run Thursday before falling in the first round of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division VI playoffs in Vacavill ...

Three 49er United squads take gold

The 49er United Soccer Club crowned three champions at tournaments over Halloween weekend. The under-17 Chaos won their third tournament of the fall, taking first place at the Frig ...

Hillmen cap PVL run in style

The Placer High soccer team capped its Pioneer Valley League championship run in style with a 4-0 win over Colfax Thursday at Le Febvre Stadium. The Hillmen finished 8-1-1 in the P ...

Golden Eagles can’t hang on at Granite Bay

The Del Oro High volleyball team could not hang onto a two-game lead at Granite Bay Tuesday night as the Grizzlies stormed back for a 15-25, 15-25, 25-20, 25-23, 17-15 win in Sierr ...

Hillmen romp, win first championship since ‘94

After a 17-year drought, including a near-miss last fall, the Placer High soccer program claimed another league title banner Thursday. The Hillmen crushed Bear River 6-0 at Lake o ...

Arellano kicks it up a notch

Ulises Arellano is making more than his share of saves this fall. The Placer High senior is the backbone of the defense on a soccer team that is close to clinching a league title f ...

Hillmen find a hero in Vera

COLFAX — From defense to forward to midfield, left, right — Mauricio Vera will gladly play anywhere on the pitch for the Placer High soccer team. The speedy senior found himsel ...

Placer, Colfax soccer win nail-biters

The Placer High soccer team fought past upstart Lincoln Friday afternoon at Railhead Park in a makeup game from Thursday. Senior Eddie Santamaria starred on defense and provided ...

Lincoln's stay at the top is brief

Foothill High School’s boys soccer team handed Lincoln a setback, Tuesday, by defeating the Fighting Zebras, 4-2, in Lincoln. The loss made brief the Zebras’ stay at the top of ...

Entz, Delabarra spark Placer soccer

Brennan Entz and Ben Delabarra teamed up twice in the second half to send the Placer High soccer team to a 2-0 victory over Bear River Tuesday night at Le Febvre Stadium. After a s ...

Colfax soccer notches tie with Lincoln

The Colfax High soccer team tied Lincoln 1-1 Thursday night in Lincoln.The Falcons took a 1-0 lead in the first half when Gary Root’s long free kick found Nike Moore, who put ...

Placer, Colfax post shutouts in PVL openers

The Placer High boys soccer team continued its hot start to the season under the lights at Center Tuesday night in Sacramento.The Hillmen drubbed the Cougars 3-0 to open the Pionee ...

Falcons on the heels of success

The Forest Lake Christian soccer team may not pepper the net like it did for many years under longtime coach Thad Kopec, but the Falcons believe this is the year they can regain th ...

Thursday's prep results

SoccerPlacer 2, Nevada Union 2 at Grass ValleyGoals: Andrew Carducci (Placer), Eduardo Hernandez (Placer)Assists: Brennan Entz (Placer), Ben De La Barra (Placer)Girls GolfPlacer 23 ...

Falcons wary as they take flight

COLFAX — Jim Logan learned just how quickly fortunes can turn in the Pioneer Valley League last fall in his inaugural season as Colfax High’s boys soccer coach. The Falcons loo ...