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Placer buries Vallejo in opener

One Vallejo High football player could only shake his head in bewilderment during the postgame handshake as the line of Placer players went on, and on, and on. His reaction summed ...

Burnett flying in the Wing-T

You’ll never hear Collin Burnett complaining about the path he wears out between coach Joey Montoya on the Placer High sideline and the huddle each Friday night.The Hillmen p ...

Hillmen hungry for more

The Placer High football team has written two epic stories over the past two seasons. But the final chapter hasn’t come together for the Hillmen. With the motto, “Finish It, ...

Harder, Turney sink late free throws to lift Hillmen

Conrad Harder sank two late free throws and Placer High held off host El Dorado 65-64 in Pioneer Valley League boys action Tuesday night.Josh Turney made a free throw to put the Hi ...

Placer crushes Capital Christian, eventually

By Todd Mordhorst Journal Sports Editor The rout was on, then off, then on again for the Placer High football team on homecoming night at LeFebvre Stadium. The Hillmen eventuall ...

Hillmen halt Rams' 15-game run

ORANGEVALE — The Placer High football team needed a stout defense and plenty of patience to snap Casa Roble’s 15-game winning streak Friday night. The Hillmen gutted out a 31- ...

Montoya’s offseason hustle

Joey Montoya is Placer High’s go-go varsity football coach this summer. There is no slack time for this head coach. Since school has been out, he has already attended two weddin ...

Hillmen hard at work on the gridiron

December is six months away, yet for the Placer High football team, thoughts of playing for a championship game on a cold, blustery night have already begun. Now is the time of y ...