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Hillgals sweep up Falcons

It only felt like a five-game volleyball thriller Wednesday night at Earl Crabbe Gym. In reality, Placer High swept Colfax 25-23, 25-23, 25-23 to remain in the driver’s seat for ...

Hillgals still aiming high

After saying goodbye to one of the top teams ever at Placer High, volleyball coach Jennifer Wright isn’t about to panic. And even though the Hillgals return just four players fr ...

Riders rallying for Wright

Christian Wright went from living his dream to barely living Friday.The mountain biker from Auburn launched off of a jump and had a frightening crash during a practice run at a Jun ...

Stafford sets high standard

Jennifer Wright has seen her share of devastating departures in her four years as Placer High volleyball coach. There was all-league middle blocker Sydney McDowell, who moved to ...

Hillgals are now the hunted

Kelsey Lardner and her fellow seniors have enjoyed a close-up view of the Placer High volleyball program’s rise from mediocrity to excellence. The Hillgals blazed into new terri ...

Legends of the fall

Combine a long-awaited playoff berth, a monumental upset on the road, some courtroom drama and spectacular play on the field and what do you get? At Placer High, it was the most ...