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Feds come to rescue of Ophir firehouse in the nick of time

FEMA has come to the rescue of Placer County Fire’s Ophir station on Wise Road. Placer Fire Chief Brad Harris said that the Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved a $1. ...

Reale's walkoff hit lifts Hillmen

Michael Reale picked the perfect time to break out of his early season slump at the plate. The Placer High senior drove a seventh-inning pitch into right-center field to give the H ...

The concussion discussion

Editor’s note: This is the first of two stories in a series dealing with concussions in high school sports. Kolby Butcher is a boy in a man’s body. At 6-3, 225 pounds h ...

Placer, Del Oro tournaments begin today

Girls prep basketball will be on center stage in the foothills this weekend. Placer High and Del Oro are both hosting tournaments beginning today. Placer renamed its annual tournam ...

Heat turned back on for Del Oro-Placer football

Ask Placer County Sheriff Ed Bonner about the Del Oro-Placer football rivalry that will again play out tonight in Loomis and the floodgates of memories open. Bonner, a 1969 Del Oro ...

Football playoff brackets posted

The Sac-Joaquin Section football playoff brackets were unveiled Saturday afternoon and the possibility of a long anticipated Placer-Del Oro showdown became a reality. Placer and De ...

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 ...

Hillmen hammer Lincoln 49-19

Some called it a “trap game” for the Placer High football team Friday night as the Hillmen hosted Lincoln. The contest was sandwiched between huge games with Bear River and Col ...