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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 ...