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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 ...

Placer girls secure easy victory

It took an early 1-10 deficit before the Placer High girls volleyball team could get it going Wednesday night, but the team ended up defeating Forest Lake Christian in three straig ...

Hillmen stretch streak in rout

Anthony Amara had four hits, Cameron Southward hit a grand slam and Placer High won its fourth straight Wednesday afternoon, pounding Colfax 16-3 in a Pioneer Valley League blowout ...

Hillgals, Falcons battle powers in semifinals

The Placer High volleyball team meets a familiar foe in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III semifinals tonight. Forest Lake Christian will battle an established postseason power ...

Placer, Del Oro open Division III volleyball playoffs at home

All but one of the five local teams kicking off tonight’s Sac-Joaquin Section volleyball playoffs will host their postseason openers. No. 11 Colfax travels to Newman to take on ...

Hillgals’ historic run ends at No. 1 St. Mary’s

STOCKTON — They achieved things this season that no Placer High volleyball team ever has. After Tuesday night’s loss to host St. Mary’s in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I ...

Placer’s comeback stuns Colfax

COLFAX — Jennifer Wright has never won a volleyball match at Colfax High, so she wasn’t sure how to react Thursday night. The Placer coach ran onto the court, jumped up and dow ...

Another bump in the road

Jarring departures are nothing new to the Placer High volleyball team. So when Kelsey Johnson underwent back surgery in June and left the Lady Hillmen without their top returning h ...