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Wheeler medals in the hurdles

Del Oro High senior Casey Wheeler brought home a pair of medals from the CIF State Track and Field Championships Saturday in Clovis. Wheeler started with an outstanding fifth place ...

Eagles’ first goal within reach

As the buzz about another section title and a potential state bowl game grows louder by the day in Loomis, Casey Taylor has the tough task of keeping his talented squad on task. He ...

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 ...

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 ...

Seniors lead as Placer rolls past Roseville

Jennifer Wright never expects a quick, tidy match against Roseville High, but that’s just what her Placer volleyball squad delivered Wednesday night at Earl Crabbe Gym.The Hi ...

Placer conservation district looking for a few parched cows

With agricultural water supplies disrupted by the Bear River canal break, the Placer County Resource Conservation District is looking for a few parched cows. The Auburn-based dist ...

Four foothills hopefuls headed to Bakersfield

Sac-Joaquin Section champions Austin Branum and Kevin Burrage are out to prove they can compete with the best wrestlers in the state. The Del Oro High grapplers will lead foothill ...

Power struggles in semifinals

It’s not often Mike Takayama leads his Del Oro High girls onto the basketball court and isn’t the winningest coach in the building.Today’s Sac-Joaquin Section Div ...

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 ...

Weather forces hoops playoff changes

An impending winter storm expected to hit heavily in the foothills region has forced some changes to the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section girls and boys basketball playoff schedule. CIF of ...

Del Oro, Bear River fall in semifinals

The Del Oro High volleyball team came up just short in its quest to earn a rematch with Sierra Foothill League rival Rocklin in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II final.El Camino ...

Schools warned of fundraising con that trades on choking game tragedy

Scammers were at work at a Del Oro High School football game. And in a twisted turn to a tragedy days earlier, used a fake fund-raising scheme in the wake of the death of Bear Riv ...

Del Oro sharp in final non-league test

The Del Oro High baseball team blew open a close game with five runs in the fourth inning in a 13-3 win over Rio Americano Friday. Three Eagles pitchers combined to contain the Rai ...

Del Oro dominates

There was no such thing as garbage time at Earl Crabbe Gym for Del Oro High senior Chris Ross Wednesday night. The Golden Eagles romped past Bear River 71-38 to win their first Ke ...

Del Oro girls edge Placer in tourney opener

Junior guard Madeline Campbell scored a game-high 25 points Thursday night, leading the Del Oro High girls basketball team to its second win over Placer in three days. This time, D ...