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Quick hits from the trail and the field

If you’re in need of a little reminder of the thrill of competition at Western States, check out the trailer for the film, “Unbreakable: The Western States 100.” The movie is ...

Hillmen hit a growth spurt

Placer High’s boys basketball team had coach Mark Lee shaking his head in frustration Saturday night. Three days later, the Hillmen left their coach with a broad smile. Such is ...

Placer booted by Oakdale

One point doesn’t describe how close the Placer High football team came to beating Oakdale Friday night at Le Febvre Stadium. One Hillmen field goal attempt bounced off the left ...

Placer win a piece of cake

LINCOLN — Cake never tasted better for Placer High’s senior football players.With memories of a crushing 2009 loss to Lincoln lingering and a cake decorated with “Go Lincoln ...

Hillmen cruise in final PVL tuneup

PLACERVILLE — There were the usual hugs and high-fives after another blowout victory for the Placer High football team Friday night at El Dorado. But the Hillmen knew the celebra ...

Placer whacks Woodland, 58-20

WOODLAND — It didn’t take long for the Placer High football team to make the sting of its first loss of the season a distant memory.Junior Tyler Graves pounced on an onside kic ...

Hillmen run out of time, fall to Casa Roble

Coach Norm Ryan was hoping to relax and enjoy the final minute of his Casa Roble High football team’s game at Le Febvre Stadium Friday night. He should know better.The Rams’ an ...