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Hillmen find a hero in Vera

COLFAX — From defense to forward to midfield, left, right — Mauricio Vera will gladly play anywhere on the pitch for the Placer High soccer team. The speedy senior found himsel ...

Placer defense answers the call at Bear River

LAKE OF THE PINES – On a night filled with defensive highlights, Colton Davenport struck the final, decisive blow at Bear River High.The Placer senior went high in the air to pic ...

Placer, Colfax soccer win nail-biters

The Placer High soccer team fought past upstart Lincoln Friday afternoon at Railhead Park in a makeup game from Thursday. Senior Eddie Santamaria starred on defense and provided ...

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 ...

Placer County paring spending next year with $720.4 million budget

With questions on the state budget still unanswered, Placer County has forged a $720.4 million spending plan of its own for the coming fiscal year that is 4.9 percent lower than th ...

Colfax climbs atop PVL standings

Ryan Glazner’s arm and bat propelled Colfax to the top of the Pioneer Valley League baseball title race Thursday afternoon.Glazner tossed a three-hit shutout and finished 3-f ...

Falcons’ outburst buries Hillmen

Not even the wind, snow and bitter cold at James Field could cool off a sizzling Colfax High baseball team Thursday afternoon.Led by sophomore Ryan Glazner, the Falcons crushed Pla ...

Falcons’ flurry too much for Hillgals

Placer High soccer coach Steve Cook wishes he could take an eraser to five minutes of Friday night’s duel with Colfax at Le Febvre Stadium. Other than the Falcons’ brief barr ...

Colfax crowned at Northstar

The Colfax snowboard team left Northstar Tuesday night with some loot, namely its first California Nevada Interscholastic Ski and Snowboard State championship banner ever. The Fa ...

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 ...