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SPORTS CHATTER: Placer's realignment talk generating lots of feedback

"It’s my own desire, it’s my own remorse Help me to decide. Help me make the most Of freedom and of pleasure Nothing ever lasts forever Everybody wants to rule ...

MIXED SIGNALS: Placer's PVL dominance could land Hillmen in new waters

Placer High’s 13 Pioneer Valley League championships during the 2014-15 school year left little doubt to the prestige of recent Hillmen success in athletics. The feats are f ...

STATE OR BUST: Auburn-area athletes qualify to the CIF track meet

ELK GROVE — The track and field season extends deeper into the school year than any other prep sport, allowing students to cap their yearly athletic campaign as their summer ...

GIRL POWER: Placer, Colfax, Forest Lake and Del Oro dominate postseason soccer foes

It can’t be “something in the water”, because there is no water left, but somehow, every Auburn-area prep soccer team alive in the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs bl ...

ALUMNI NOTEBOOK: Placer grad Darren Centi leads the country in D3 collegiate track and field

Darren Centi is ending his collegiate track career in a blaze of glory. Centi, a Placer graduate and senior sprinter at the University of Redlands in Southern California, put fort ...

SPRING ROUNDUP: Placer, Colfax, Bear River, Del Oro, Forest Lake Christian and Foresthill results

Placer Softball In an effort to deprive late-surging Colfax another Pioneer Valley League upset Friday, Placer broke away from a 5-4 lead in the top of the seventh inning when Rav ...

WINTER IS COMING: Sac-Joaquin Section soccer teams may be destined for a new schedule

With most of the state already bracing their prep soccer teams for winter schedules, a changing of the winds for Sac-Joaquin Section athletes seems as inevitable as the biting cold ...

Auburn-area prep squads fight for March victories

Del Oro baseball Del Oro’s baseball team missed out on a golden chance to sweep their opening Sierra Foothill League series of the season when Nevada Union rallied for two r ...

Placer delays vote on Meadow Vista, Loomis library closings

The vote to shut them down them may still come, but Placer County is taking some more time on the possible closure of Meadow Vista and Loomis libraries in the face of budget concer ...

Invited to the BIG DANCE: Colfax, Del Oro, Placer grads remember their dates with March Madness

The 2015 NCAA men’s basketball tournament begins with today’s ‘first four’ games, sparking the fuse to light March Madness for 68 college teams across the c ...

SPRING SPORTS ROUNDUP: Auburn-area teams battle for preseason success

Placer softball The Sacramento/Elk Grove Victory Tournament forced Placer to swallow defeats to D2 stalwarts Roseville (11-1) Casa Roble (4-3) Thursday. Raven Lewis singled and s ...

Del Oro, Colfax, Placer skiers shine at 2015 state championships

The 2015 California-Nevada Interscholastic Ski Federation’s State Championship at Mammoth Mountain gave way to tremendous accolades for prep skiers throughout Placer County l ...

Placer lands Mammoth accolade, state snowboarding title

It’s fitting that the Placer High snowboarding team has never been bigger than when in Mammoth. The squad, represented by some of Auburn’s most talented multi-sport st ...

SEASON IN BLOOM: Auburn-area basketball teams ready for the SJS playoffs

Of the 166 teams to earn an invitation to the Sac-Joaquin Section basketball playoffs, only 12 will be shaking hands with the familiar blue hue of section banner glory. The top fe ...

Media Life: Vets gain tombstones at Weimar TB graveyard

The recent PBS TV “American Experience” documentary provided a jaw-dropping look at tuberculosis, a disease that was one of the big nightmares of past generations. Pla ...