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Del Oro's title dream dashed in Carson

CARSON — Del Oro High’s historic 2011 football season ended with one last valiant effort. But Helix showcased its speed and skill in a six-minute blur in the second quarter and ...

Del Oro to play for state championship

There were no big surprises from the California Interscholastic Federation selection committee for the California State Bowl Championship games, which were announced Sunday afterno ...

Football playoff brackets posted

The Sac-Joaquin Section football playoff brackets were unveiled Saturday afternoon and the possibility of a long anticipated Placer-Del Oro showdown became a reality. Placer and De ...

Placer eager for another title shot

Despite all of Placer High’s recent success on the football field, a Pioneer Valley League title has eluded the Hillmen.Coach Joey Montoya has seen his team fall in its bigge ...

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 ...

Split-second separates Loomis man from fatal Amtrak passenger-car crash

It was a close call for a Loomis resident aboard the Amtrak train involved in a crash Friday 70 miles east of Reno that left at least six people dead. Christian Freed was in the pa ...

Arent grows by leaps, bounds

ROCKLIN — Casey Arent is no longer just, “a kid that’s tall.” That’s how the Del Oro High graduate described himself after a prep career that was admittedly mediocre. Up ...

Del Oro goes OT, gets its rematch

The Del Oro High girls basketball team is headed back to Power Balance Pavilion with some revenge in mind. The Golden Eagles rallied in the fourth quarter, then pulled away in ove ...

Branum into semifinals after beating Thornton

Del Oro High junior Austin Branum stopped Placer senior Joe Thornton at the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Tournament Friday in Stockton. The two standouts from the foothills met in ...

Eagles reaching rarified air

“Ubuntu,” or all for one. It’s an African word and the motto of the Del Oro High girls basketball team this year. The Golden Eagles prove their talent, coupled with unity on ...