Bear River

Bear River captures Lincoln tourney title

Senior guard Whitney Smith had 17 points, eight rebounds and five steals Thursday, leading the Bear River High girls basketball team to the Lincoln Tournament title.The Bruins beat ...

Smith’s late shots lift Bear River

When her teammates missed clutch shots Monday night, Bear River High’s Whitney Smith was there to make them.The senior guard scored twice off teammates’ missed shots in the fin ...

Groups rally around Bear River Ranch drive

Placer Land Trust has joined two other conservation groups in an effort to raise $12.7 million by next August to buy a 2,300-acre ranch near Auburn. The Nevada County Land Trust a ...

Whitney’s Rodrigues, Azam expected to play against Bruins on Friday night

Whitney High varsity football coach Mike Gimenez should have his starting quarterback and starting running back on the field on Friday night against Bear River. Sophomore quarterb ...

Falcons Work Overtime; Kick Bruins, 31-30

LAKE OF THE PINES - If one of the goals for the Colfax High football team this season is to return to the upper echelon of the Pioneer Valley League, the Falcons took a big step i ...

Falcons fend off Bruins in OT

LAKE OF THE PINES — Moments after Mackey Leal had one potential game-winning kick blocked, his Colfax High teammates returned the favor. And because he was able to forget the bl ...

Hillmen turn focus to speedy Nunley

James Nunley won’t need any introduction to the Placer High football team tonight. One year ago, Woodcreek’s star tailback sliced and diced the Hillmen defense, racking up 294 ...

Bruins win long-awaited opener

Bear River High’s freshman football team had to wait a week to open its 2009 football season, but the Bruins didn’t show any rustiness Thursday from their delayed start. A week ...

Placer opens PVL slate with victory

CITRUS HEIGHTS — Junior outside hitter Sarah Francis led the Placer High girls volleyball team with four kills, six digs and two service aces Thursday night as the Hillgals defea ...

Newcastle woman’s drowning warning to river recreationists

After the recent drowning of a Newcastle mother, authorities are reminding river-goers to take precautions on the water. Cheryl Ann Johnson, 51, of Newcastle, died Saturday aftern ...

Hillmen finish unbeaten in PVL – again

Three Placer High singles players and two doubles tandems finished the regular season with unbeaten records on Tuesday. So, for that matter, did the Hillmen as a team — for the t ...

Placer boys dominate Colfax to the max

Talk about putting forth Max-imum effort. Senior Max Halverson and junior Max Fagan each won two events Wednesday in the Placer High boys track and field team’s 100-32 victory o ...

Falcons blank Bruins; Hillgals rout Mavericks

COLFAX — Forwards Chanel Filteau and Adrian Auker each scored first-half goals Wednesday to lead Colfax High past Bear River 2-0 in a Pioneer Valley League girls soccer contest. ...

Parity prevails in PVL

The Placer High soccer team has only gotten better since last season’s third place finish in the Pioneer Valley League. The only problem for the Hillgals is the rest of the PVL i ...

Spence tosses perfect game

Colfax High senior Cara Spence pitched a perfect game with 11 strikeouts to lead the Falcons past Mesa Verde 3-0 Tuesday in Citrus Heights. Spence was also just a home run short o ...