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Fireworks fundraiser Friday

Although Friday’s fireworks fundraiser is free, Colfax leaders say the strategy has worked in the past. Colfax City Councilman Tony Hesch said events such as the spaghetti f ...

THE ART OF BEING PERFECT: 10-0 Placer Hillmen join illustrious list of programs that enjoyed perfect regular seasons on the local gridiron

The undefeated season is a milestone that high school football teams are always chasing. After all, nobody wants to lose. However, going undefeated isn't a very realistic goal ...

Placer overwhelms Colfax to finish perfect in regular season football, land No. 5 seed in SJS playoffs

Marcus Ante put his palm to the ground and scrambled to keep the ball in his possession as Colfax High defenders orbited his world. Placer’s senior quarterback suddenly cut l ...

Auburn-area football results, scores around the region: Placer closes regular season 10-0 - Del Oro reaches playoffs by beating Granite Bay

Editor’s note: For full stories, statistics, JV and freshmen results, interviews and photos from Auburn-area Friday night football, grab Sunday’s print edition of the A ...

WIN TO GET IN: Del Oro vs Granite Bay highlights regular season prep football finales

It’s the resounding theme around foothills high school football fields this weekend as the curtain comes down on the prep regular season with key games that carry playoff imp ...

2015 Sac-Joaquin Section volleyball playoffs - SOMETHING TO PROVE: Bear River slighted by No. 3 playoff seed despite 36-3 overall record

California’s winningest prep volleyball team doesn’t feel the love from its own section office. A Bear River team that leads the state with a 36-3 overall record, went ...

8 Placer County football questions for The Pigskin Soothsayer

The flipping of the calendar page to November and the first big rain soaking of the season can mean only one thing; the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section football playoffs must be right arou ...

Week 9 Auburn-area prep football previews

With the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs on the horizon, regular season ending games the next two weekends will play pivotal roles in area prep football teams’ bids to reach ...

Week 8 prep football results, scores around the region: Placer tops Bear River in battle of undefeated teams

Placer 26, Bear River 14 The Hillmen overcame a 14-13 fourth-quarter deficit with two touchdowns in the final six minutes of the game and overcame a tenacious Bruin defense in Lak ...

WEEK 8 AUBURN-AREA PREP FOOTBALL PREVIEWS: Placer (7-0) vs. Bear River (7-0) highlights today’s matchups

That game circled on schedules before the season started is just a few hours away, and bigger than imagined. Today’s Placer vs. Bear River Pioneer Valley League showdown in ...

THE QUEEN OF CLUBS: Placer sophomore Natalie Pietromonaco aims for another section crown

Placer High sophomore Natalie Pietromonaco is the queen of doing more with less. In golf, where athletes are rewarded for taking fewer shots, Pietromonaco has quickly become an eff ...

CRUNCH TIME: Bear River vs Colfax rivalry highlights football matchups

The window of opportunity to reach a postseason berth with the highest possible seed will soon be the size of a peephole. Crunch time comes early for area prep football teams toni ...

RECIPE FOR SUCCESS: PVL favorite Bear River leads the state with 31 wins

The winningest prep volleyball program in California has a secret ingredient for the chemistry that’s carried the program to a dazzling 31-3 overall record midway through the ...