Foresthill

Foresthill schools secure as a spirit of resilience prevails

Kids played chess and made pink snowflakes during an otherwise quiet morning at the Foresthill library. Community members browsed shelves while a manhunt continued around the rural ...

One in custody, three still at large: Foresthill manhunt re-focused

One man was arrested Thursday morning and three others remained at large after the men apparently fled while being questioned east of Foresthill. The arrest of Pedro Madrigal Orti ...

Dec. 21 Auburn-Area prep hoops roundup

Placer boys runner-up in Rocklin Tourney The Hillmen rolled Del Campo 70-41 in Thursday’s Rocklin Tournament opener, and then ousted host Rocklin 70-47 in the tournament fin ...

Colfax, Forest Lake, Foresthill prep for hoop matchups

Area basketball fans will enjoy a terrific lineup of December games on the local hardwood. Boys In the battle of neighboring Falcons, Colfax and Forest Lake boys meet in an intri ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Week four football results, scores around the region: Placer outlasts Vista del Lago while Bear River downs Escalon

EDITOR’S NOTE: For the full story, interviews, stats and stars of the week, grab Sunday’s print edition of the Auburn Journal Placer 42, Vista del Lago 39 The Hillmen ...

Week 4 prep football previews: Placer, Bear River play rematch of 2014 thrillers

Games that could carry playoff implications down the road and three homecomings highlight this week’s foothills area prep football slate. In Escalon, Bear River’s Brui ...

Placer's Connor Ryan speeds to a second place finish in El Dorado Hills

Placer High’s varsity girls sped to second place finish among 23 programs of all divisions as the Hillmen impressed with a host of fantastic times at the 11th Annual Josh Ruf ...

WEEK 3 FOOTBALL PREVIEWS: Placer, Colfax, Foresthill football squads look to improve

Byes dot the foothills area grid slate this weekend as both Del Oro and Bear River will sit idle before resuming play next week with important games. For Del Oro (1-2), the Golden ...

Week two Auburn-area prep football previews: Huge Friday night matchups for area teams on the gridiron

Argonaut (1-1) at Bear River (2-0), 7:30 p.m. A year ago this week, Bear River’s Terry Logue was in the spotlight as the veteran Bruins’ co-football coach was handed h ...