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Wildcats competition stiffens in preseason

After winning their first two games of the preseason, the sledding got a little tougher when the Whitney High girls basketball team took on teams in the Division II Sierra Foothill ...

Del Oro turns it around to top Placer

LOOMIS — Coach Joey Montoya winced as he thought about the handful of miscues and bobbles that cost his Placer High football team a shot at perhaps the biggest win in school hist ...

Matching their skills on the gridiron

Rick Padilla didn’t need to be talked into a football game pitting Placer County law enforcement against their Nevada County counterparts. More than 40 Placer law men jumped at t ...

Golf clinics announced in Auburn

Placer High School girls golf coach Carol French will conduct golf camps for junior high and high school girls and boys at The Ridge golf course in Auburn. The four-day camps ru ...

New poll at Placer Sports - defending baseball titles?

The participation in our last poll at Placer Sports (www.placersports.com), our regional all-sports Web site, generated a lot of buzz as more than 3,000 or our readers (64 percent) ...

New poll question at Placer Sports - DIII hoops playoffs

Our new poll question at our regional all-sports Web site (www.placersports.com) asks for your opinion on Division III boys basketball. The most recent version of the D-III power ...

Polaske cheers on son’s dream season

Living the dream.No words could possibly ring truer than these words for Neal Polaske, a counselor at Placer High School. Polaske’s son, Scott, plays safety on the Rocklin Hi ...

Hillmen headed to title game

The Placer High football team is improbably headed back to the Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV title game. Dalton Dyer did a double-take when he heard the play call from coach Joey ...

Who will win a section title?

As the Sac-Joaquin Section football playoffs wind down, the matchups get more intense with each weekend. Of the four teams that are in the hunt for a section crown from the coverag ...

Placer: Let's have another

The good news started flowing when Placer High won the coin toss Friday night at LeFebvre Stadium. It didn’t stop until well after the final whistle of the Hillmen’s 57-20 rom ...

Placer rallies to top Whitney

ROCKLIN — Cameron Southward wasn’t sure how the football ended up floating in front if his face near midfield, but the Placer High senior knew what to do when he saw it. South ...

Stunning comeback gives Placer frosh PVL crown

The Placer Hillmen frosh football team pulled off a stunning comeback at Whitney High in Rocklin Thursday night and with it, grabbed the Pioneer Valley League championship. Traili ...

Which outcome was most surprising?

This weekend's football games included some highly anticipated matchups, some of which delivered on the drama and others which did not.And then, there was that game at Woodcreek th ...

Lincoln at Placer - who will win?

It may be just a regular season game Friday night in Auburn, but the matchup between the resurgent Lincoln High football team and Placer has the local hype maching working overtime ...

Numbers don’t tell Myers’ story

A soccer player’s value to her team isn’t always apparent on paper. Rachel Myers is proof positive of that. The Placer High graduate has not scored a goal for Sierra College ...