Wildfires

Good luck to the Wildfires

Congratulations to the Foresthill High School varsity football team for going undefeated this year in league play and for winning the school’s first football league title. Specia ...

Our View: Friday night lights shine brightest when sportsmanship prevails

Are you ready for some football? As if Mother Nature knew of tonight’s big games, high school football in the foothills returns with cooler temps, high expectations and excited ...

Obray lifts Hillgals to key win

Emma Obray scored off an assist from Stephanie Bonitata in the 58th minute and goalkeeper Audrey Furlong made eight saves as the Placer High girls soccer team edged host El Dorado ...

Outlook bright for Wildfires

FORESTHILL — Talk about change. When Mariah Dvorak transferred from Placer High to Foresthill this fall, she joined a volleyball program that has won fewer matches in the last fo ...

Falcons on flight toward repeat

LAKE OF THE PINES — Christa Weisman isn’t sure how Forest Lake Christian manages to churn out great girls soccer teams year after year. The Falcons lost loads of talent from ...

Forest Lake reloads

Coach Ron Phillips is out to make sure last year’s breakthrough for the Forest Lake Christian baseball team was not a one-year wonder. The Falcons lost a bevy of talent from the ...

Foresthill boys fall to Victory Christian

The Foresthill High boys basketball team fell to Victory Christian 63-37 Thursday night in Foresthill. Pliny Murphy scored 13 points in the loss and Sean O’Hagan added 11. The ...

Del Oro perfect in SFL for third straight year

The Del Oro High girls capped their third straight undefeated Sierra Foothill League campaign with a 58-50 victory at Rocklin Thursday night. The Golden Eagles (23-1 overall, 12-0 ...

The Wildfires’ numbers game

FORESTHILL — Nate Swesey teaches a pre-algebra class at Foresthill High during the day. After school, he faces a numbers crunch that is even more challenging. The Wildfires’ b ...

Wildfires fall at Victory Christian

The Foresthill High boys basketball team fell to Victory Christian 74-39 Friday night in Carmichael. The Wildfires (9-8 overall, 3-2 Central Valley Christian League) got 11 points ...

Wildfires drill Delta on the road

The Foresthill High boys basketball team hit the road with just six players and pulled out a gutsy 54-51 win at Delta Tuesday night in Clarksburg. Pliny Murphy scored 17 points an ...

Engbrecht scores 30 to spark Falcons

Junior Lindsey Engbrecht erupted for 30 points as Forest Lake Christian rolled past Victory Christian 72-52 Tuesday night in Sacramento. Senior Kayla Campora returned from an inj ...

Foresthill digs deep at home

Foresthill High overcame a talented Sacramento Waldorf squad and the ejections of two players Friday night to pick up its first Central Valley Christian League win. The Wildfires ...

Gray's big night leads Wildfires

FORESTHILL — Senior guard Shane Gray had 18 points and 15 rebounds to lead the Foresthill boys basketball team to a 60-48 win over Golden Sierra Tuesday night, avenging a heartbr ...

Wildfires burning bright

The quantity of basketball players in Foresthill may be out of his control, but Nate Swesey is working to assure the quality is on the rise. After five years as the junior varsity ...