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Del Oro, Placer ready for playoff race

April brought us rained-out games galore and sometimes full weeks without contests because of the weather. But now that the sun is shining high above and April has turned into May ...

Home runs at a premium this season

When Alyssa Reina swings through a ball her form is textbook, a smooth motion all the through the ball that looks so refined it?s become natural. Opposing pitchers have almost beco ...

Host Del Oro sweeps invite

LOOMIS – Del Oro High senior Brie Simmons isn’t used to having competition so when she found herself next to Gabby Williams of Reed (Sparks, Nev.) she embraced the challenge. T ...

Break, rain turn into rust for local teams

A perfect storm of rain, spring break and more rain has some coaches attempting everything they can to keep rust from forming on their players short of sandpaper and Rustoleum. Th ...

CIF inks $8.5M broadcast deal with Time-Warner

Television contracts have reshaped the college sports landscape and the fervor behind broadcasting has not been missed at the high school level. The California Interscholastic Fede ...

Local teams finish strong at Stanford Invite

The Placer High track team sent a small contingent to the Stanford Invite over the weekend where the Hillmen ran and jumped with some of the best track and field athletes on the We ...

Local athletes head to Stanford Invite

The Stanford Invitational has become one of the premier track and field events not only in college but in high school. Thousands of athletes come from all over the West Coast with ...

Game off

Area schools will be eerily quiet this week with students out for spring break. But while the majority of the student body will be free to enjoy their break, a handful of sports te ...

Placer, Del Oro squeeze in midseason scrimmage

LOOMIS – The rain has plagued many sports this spring but the clouds opened up just long enough Wednesday for Placer High and Del Oro to get together for a much-needed midseason ...

Eagles rebuild after playoff run

With five starting seniors last season, the Del Oro boys volleyball team rode its experience all the way to the playoffs. But now that those seniors have moved on the Golden Eagles ...

Wet weather forces teams indoors

The sounds of basketballs aren’t anything unexpected in the gym at Del Oro High but the thumping of baseballs rolling on the hardwood seems out of place. Gyms have become makesh ...

Fees' passion for running passed down

LOOMIS – Dustin Fee found running on family jogs. His father Randall, who coaches the Placer High cross country team, along with his mother, Danelle, and sister, Randi, used the ...

Eagles' attack proves too much for Placer

LOOMIS – An early season matchup and cold weather Wednesday night wasn’t enough to slow down the attack of the Del Oro High girls soccer team. The Eagles controlled the ball fo ...

CIF releases first prep hoops power rankings

The California Interscholastic Federation released its first high school basketball power rankings Monday for the Sac-Joaquin region. The rankings determine a school’s seed for s ...

Oakmont's Garcia, Vista girls are second at state meet

FRESNO -- Del Oro High School junior Trevor Stephens made it onto the top-10 podium by one second. Oakmont junior Karlie Garcia missed a state championship by one second. And Vista ...