track

Del Oro braces for track circus

The 43rd annual Del Oro Invite will be held this Friday at Del Oro High. For those who have never attended a high school track meet of this size, it is the closest thing to a three ...

Hillmen taste rare defeat

The Placer High boys track and field team finally found a worthy challenger in the Pioneer Valley League. Newcomer Center matched the Hillmen stride for stride, winning a thrilling ...

Hillmen weather the storms

With all the rain, more rain, and still more rain… with all the snow… with all the hail… with all the sleet… with hurricane force winds… it must ...

Placer baseball takes season opener

The Placer High baseball team trounced Mira Loma 8-1 Friday in its season opener in Sacramento.Sophomore Eddie Vanderdoes pitched four strong inning, striking out seven while Paul ...

Snowmobilers right on track with fundraiser

The majestic beauty of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in wintertime is best explored on a snowmobile according to Mike Burley.The Foresthill resident has been president of the One Tra ...

Janniro perfect at track championships

Billy “The Kid,” Janniro is officially the man to beat in speedway racing, and there has not been a lot of that going on recently. Janniro saved the best for last as the 2010 s ...

Nielsen: A soaring recovery

Kendal Nielsen is jumping back into competition Friday at Sacramento State for the National Junior Olympics. The Bear River junior qualified two weeks ago at the USATF Junior Olymp ...

Placer senior 10th at state

Placer High senior Brett Crider placed 10th in the triple jump at the CIF State Championships in Clovis Saturday night. Crider, who set Placer’s school record in the event at l ...

Placer’s Crider claims triple-jump title

Lucas Stancliff needs one more big day on the track to earn a ticket to the CIF State Championships. Brett Crider got the job done Thursday evening at Hughes Stadium in Sacramento. ...

Eagles swoop in on state berth

LOOMIS — When Kai VonAlvenslaben heard Kenny Andri boasting of his success in the 400-meter dash, he took the pride as a friendly challenge. One lap around the track? Piece of ca ...

Hillmen ahead of the pack

When Placer High track star Asher Gotzmer pulled his hamstring in the Hillmen’s Pioneer Valley League dual finale, it only took coach Rick Foley a few minutes to select the ideal ...

Placer boys miss out on section crown by one point

The Placer High boys came up a single point shy of a Sac-Joaquin Section title Thursday at Modesto Junior College. The Hillmen won the final event of the meet – the 4x400-meter ...

Placer boys poised for run at section crown

The Placer High boys track and field team set itself up nicely for a run at a third Sac-Joaquin Section Division III title in four years with a solid qualifying day Tuesday. Senio ...

Placer boys, girls take titles in thrilling fashion

The pride was oozing from Cauleen Dougthy Thursday afternoon in the form of sweat and tears at Le Febvre Stadium. The Placer High senior played a huge role in the Hillgals’ drama ...

PVL track and field finals today at Le Febvre

The Pioneer Valley League’s top track and field talent will be on display today at Placer High’s Le Febvre Stadium. The Placer boys are heavy favorites to win a third straight ...