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South squads excel in 2016 Optimist All-Star games

Hitting the hardwood one final time in their prep careers, a dozen local athletes made their final journey to Sacramento High School Saturday afternoon to take part in the 39th ann ...

Placer ace Radd Thomas strikes out 17 batters in just six innings with 4 MLB scouts in attendance during 4-0 baseball win over Colfax

It bodes well for Radd Thomas’ future that he can handle the pressure of gigantic moments. With four major league scouts in attendance Thursday at James Field, Placer’ ...

HUMBLE BEGINNINGS: The SJS wrestling postseason begins with conference cakewalks

California’s four-week individual prep wrestling postseason begins with league tournaments this weekend and culminates with the state championships in Bakersfield March 4 and ...

8 Placer County football questions for The Pigskin Soothsayer

The flipping of the calendar page to November and the first big rain soaking of the season can mean only one thing; the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section football playoffs must be right arou ...

Week 8 prep football results, scores around the region: Placer tops Bear River in battle of undefeated teams

Placer 26, Bear River 14 The Hillmen overcame a 14-13 fourth-quarter deficit with two touchdowns in the final six minutes of the game and overcame a tenacious Bruin defense in Lak ...

Week four football results, scores around the region: Placer outlasts Vista del Lago while Bear River downs Escalon

EDITOR’S NOTE: For the full story, interviews, stats and stars of the week, grab Sunday’s print edition of the Auburn Journal Placer 42, Vista del Lago 39 The Hillmen ...

Week two Friday Night football results, scores around the region

Editor's note: For full results, complete stats, photos, interviews and stars of the week, grab the Sunday print edition of the Auburn Journal. Placer 41, Damonte Ranch 26 Th ...

Week zero football results: Placer, Del Oro, Bear River and Colfax win big

The first night of prep football opened with resounding success for most of the Auburn-area programs in the Sac-Joaquin Section on Friday. Placer, Del Oro, Bear River and Colfax a ...

Week zero Auburn-area football previews

Although the warm weather that hit the foothills area this week may not seem like fall, make no mistake that the curtain will rise on the high school football season tonight. And, ...

SATURDAY SPECIAL: Auburn-area football squads open season with full-contact scrimmages

Dennis Murphy barked instruction with authority Thursday as he directed Placer High football players through an aggressive ball-stripping drill on the Hillmen practice field. Thos ...

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 ...

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 ...

I-80 drivers try in vain to snuff out Applegate Fire

“It got too big, too fast.” Pete Enochs was witness to the beginnings of an inferno that spread quickly through the Applegate area from its origin as a series of spot ...