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Voting is live for the athlete of the week

The newest feature at our regional all-sports Web site, Placer Sports, launched this morning, when we released three candidates for our first Athlete of the Week of the fall high s ...

Which 3-0 record is most impressive?

A new week has arrived, and with it a new poll at our all-sports Web site, www.placersports.com. This week, we want to know which season-opening football winning streak you find m ...

Hillmen halt Rams' 15-game run

ORANGEVALE — The Placer High football team needed a stout defense and plenty of patience to snap Casa Roble’s 15-game winning streak Friday night. The Hillmen gutted out a 31- ...

Young runners results at Rocklin Thunder cross country

The junior varsity girls from Placer High carried the banner for the Hillgals at the Rocklin Thunder cross country invitational Friday. As Woodcreek’s Stephanie Murphy won th ...

Woodcreek girls, Rocklin boys strong at Thunder Invite

While Granite Bay junior Brooke Holt cruised to an easy win in the 5K varsity girls event, the Woodcreek High girls cross country team brought the depth that won the team title at ...

Showcase links players with college scouts

The business of athletic scholarships is becoming an art form as players, parents and coaches seek to refine the process by which they gain the attention of the college scouts. ...

SFL boys volleyball all-league team is announced

The Sierra Foothill League released its all-league boys volleyball team Tuesday. The full list of honored players is included below: Co-MVP: Tyler Salcedo, SR, Nevada Union ...

A dozen more possible swine flu cases emerge in Placer County

Lab results for Placer County’s initial suspect case of human swine flu have come back negative but there’s little doubt among health officials that a positive test is just a m ...

Swine flu confirmed close to Placer County

Swine flu originating in Mexico is now in Placer County’s back yard, with a local teenager testing positive for the disease and his Fair Oaks school closed down Monday by Sacrame ...

Pioneer Valley League spring standings as of April 29

2009 Pioneer Valley League baseball standings (as of Wednesday, April 29, 2009)     League games Overall Placer 8-2 14-7 ...

Placer County layoff notices go out to building department employees

Placer County is laying off eight building department employees because of declining housing construction and decreased workloads for inspectors. “We understand that this is ver ...
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