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King of the Hill-men: Vanderdoes says league win is highlight of his big week

Capping off a big week, Eddie Vanderdoes was named homecoming king at halftime of his Placer Hillmen’s football game. But for the senior defensive lineman, who was formally honor ...

Placer manhandles Foothill

Placer High sure knows how to schedule a homecoming opponent. The Hillmen ran for three touchdowns, threw for two and Tony Suverkropp returned an interception for a score … all i ...

Placer's Eddie Vanderdoes excited to represent Auburn at U.S. Army All-American Bowl in Jan.

The kudos keep piling up for Eddie Vanderdoes. The Southern California-bound Placer High School senior was selected Wednesday to play in the 2013 U.S. Army All-American Bowl. The 6 ...

Placer Hillmen's Jake Lewis enjoys being a bully on the field

Jake Lewis loves to make foes look like fools on the football field. “I like to go out there and hit people and make them look stupid,” the Hillmen’s two-way starting linema ...

Placer Hillmen not happy being Woodcreek's homecoming opponent

The Hillmen still aren’t looking ahead. Not even with Pioneer Valley League play looming. And the Placer High School football team might have extra motivation on the gridiron t ...

Hillmen host Honkers in battle of unbeatens tonight

Something’s got to budge. The 3-0 Placer High School football team hosts the 4-0 Yuba City Honkers Friday night at LeFebvre Stadium. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. The Hillme ...

Hillmen host home opener vs. Casa Roble tonight

Home sweet home. After opening the season with a two-game road trip, the Hillmen finally get to play in familiar surrounds Friday night when they host the Casa Roble Rams at LeFeb ...

Placer High defense could be scary good

When the Placer Hillmen allowed runs of 55 and 65 yards in the first quarter of their Week 2 game against Foothill of Palo Cedro, a sense of deja vu was in the air. It appeared tha ...

Placer Hillmen too much to handle for Foothill of Palo Cedro

EL DORADO HILLS – It’s usually a good sign when your second-unit offense gets playing time in the fourth quarter. Such was the case Friday night for the Placer Hillmen, ...

Placer High football taking it one day at a time

He isn’t putting much weight into the preseason rankings. He isn’t thinking about winning a section championship. He says he isn’t even focusing on the outcome of ...