Volleyball

Area roundup: Placer girls cruise past Colfax volleyball team in league match

Another Pioneer Valley League match, another sweep for Placer. Raquel Quirarte had a team-high 11 kills, Kirstin Schauble chipped in with seven kills and five aces, and the visitin ...

Area roundup: Golden Eagles volleyball, tennis teams earn victories

Stephanie Solich had 10 kills and four blocks and Morgan Lees added eight kills as Del Oro (15-4) beat visiting 25-22, 25-23, 25-17 in the Sierra Valley League opener Wednesday. Br ...

Lady Hillmen win first PVL 18-hole meet

The Placer High School girls golf team won the first Pioneer Valley League 18-hole meet with ease on Monday. Hannah Gregg led the Lady Hillmen (468) with a 70 on the par-71 Bartley ...

Placer volleyball player Lauren Collins overcomes ACL, meniscus tears

Lauren Collins recalls hearing a pop. Her junior varsity Lady Hillmen volleyball team was playing at Bear River. She fell down on her knee and her body twisted the wrong way. &ld ...

Area roundup: Del Oro still winless after defeat in Southern Calif.

For the second straight week, the Del Oro Golden Eagles varsity football team lost to a squad from Westlake Village in a Battle for Veterans showdown. On Friday, Del Oro (0-2) fell ...

Placer girls take care of Lincoln

The Placer High girls volleyball team ended Lincoln High’s two-game winning streak with a convincing 25-18, 25-10, 25-17 victory Monday night at Lincoln. With the win, the Hillg ...

Colfax falls in regular-season finale

The regular season ended on a heartbreaking note for Colfax High’s girls volleyball team Tuesday night with a home loss to El Dorado. After winning the match’s first game 25-2 ...

Placer opens PVL slate with victory

CITRUS HEIGHTS — Junior outside hitter Sarah Francis led the Placer High girls volleyball team with four kills, six digs and two service aces Thursday night as the Hillgals defea ...

Placer netters sweep past Del Oro

The Placer High volleyball team made quick work of Del Oro Tuesday at Earl Crabbe Gym to climb back over .500 on the season. The Hillmen (5-4 Sierra Foothill League) got nine kills ...