Placer Hillmen

Summer fling

With the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section implementing new start dates for high school football in 2018, area prep teams are scurrying around in the month of June to complete their respecti ...

Fragola writes name in Placer record book

File this one under “Anything you can do, I can do … too.” Anthony Kerrigan stole the spotlight on Placer’s track and field season by setting the school r ...

Brackets show difficult paths for locals

The curtain rises on the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section baseball playoffs this week with five foothills area teams throwing their hats into the ring in a bid to bring home a blue CIF sect ...

Placer High shows off team depth in winning section’s Div. IV crown

The Browns were good. But this one was about their teammates. Placer’s boys golf team demonstrated its top-to-bottom strength on Monday at Merced Golf Course, running away w ...

Placer Hillmen make short work of Honkers in first round

Well, so far, so good. Placer’s boys volleyball team, as expected, had little trouble in Tuesday’s opening round of the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Div. II playoffs, rolli ...

Del Oro hammers way into playoffs

Del Oro’s girls softball team followed a power hitting effort from freshman Maddie Moore and a solid pitching performance by Amanda DuPriest to earn a CIF Sac-Joaquin Section ...

Colfax, Placer make an impression at Kays-Ostrom

Nevada Union High’s Kays-Ostrom Invitational track and field meet always gives athletes a chance for a last tune-up before the upcoming respective league trials and finals, w ...

Placer Hillmen look to finish season strong

Now is when the Hillmen get to find out just how real they are. Placer’s boys volleyball team has struggled for most of the season to establish an identity. There’s t ...

Hillmen outlast Union Mine, 82-73; at Dixon Friday

The second round pairings for the CIF’s Sac-Joaquin Section Div. IV boys basketball playoffs are set and  Placer’s Hillmen joined the Friday party where all four o ...

Placer girls soccer wins PVL; Colfax boys grab playoff berth

Placer’s girls soccer team entered Wednesday night’s Pioneer Valley League regular season finale against Colfax guaranteed a playoff spot but not much of anything else. ...

Let the 'Madness" begin

It’s not even March, but let the madness begin. For 10 area prep basketball teams – five boys squads and five girls teams – the second season, aka the CIF Sac-Jo ...

Placer boys surge past Colfax to forge tie atop PVL at end of current league's final season

It took Placer’s boys basketball team about three minutes to announce this rematch with Colfax would not be a repeat of the last meeting. And Colfax responded, doggedly clos ...