soccer

Falcons capture Buff Cup title in Manteca

Colfax High’s varsity girls soccer team claimed the title at Manteca High’s Buff Cup Tournament on last weekend, winning with three shut-outs. The Falcons defeated Weston Ranc ...

Hillgals take home opener at Le Febvre

Senior Julie Blancas led the Placer High soccer team in a romp over Modesto on Friday night under the lights at Le Febvre Stadium. Blancas scored two goals as the Hillgals outgunn ...

Placer soccer falls short

ELK GROVE — The Placer High soccer team wanted two pennants to commemorate its historic 2011 season. The Hillmen will have to settle for one after a 1-0 loss to Natomas Saturday ...

Placer soccer headed to final

By Todd Mordhorst Journal Sports Editor Peter Kean admits he wasn’t sure how the Placer High soccer team’s defense would hold up this fall with two raw freshmen and a new goalk ...

Placer on to semifinal after shutout

Mark Miller has guided the Placer High soccer team into rare territory — the second round of the playoffs. But the coach insists the Hillmen have not peaked yet. Placer used a la ...

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 ...