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SIGN LANGUAGE: Lincoln student-fans get personal in PVL rivalry game

The words “F@$# you” are scrawled into the visiting wall of Placer High’s historic Earl Crabbe Gymnasium. A sharpie penned the phrase “Smoke weed every day& ...

TURKEY AND FOOTBALL: The best prep football teams practice on Thanksgiving

The countdown has started for the California Interscholastic Federation’s first true state-wide bowl football championship games. With most CIF sections around the state put ...

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 ...

Survivor's story epitomizes Stand Up & Run’s core values

Looking at her now, you’d never guess she is a survivor of domestic violence. The owner of hugely-successful Mama Bootcamp located in Folsom, Lorri Ann Code is just a few ye ...

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 ...

Placer United hosts Juniors Cup while Securing First Place in Six Brackets

The host teams were celebrating left and right at Placer United’s Juniors Cup hosted at Del Oro High School Aug. 8-9 as nearly all of their teams home hardware. Out of the e ...

UNNECESSARY ROUGHNESS: Placer, Del Oro among nine football teams hit with Sac-Joaquin Section sanctions

Nine Sac-Joaquin Section football programs will scramble to fit the practice workload into a shortened season this year after violating a new SJS bylaw designed to limit the number ...

Placer United U12 Boys win famed soccerloco Surf Cup, U13s place second

No team had a better showing last week than Placer United’s Under-12 boys team at San Diego’s soccerloco Surf Cup — one of the premier competitive socce ...

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 ...

Lincoln tops Placer 9-7 in D4 section baseball finals

SACRAMENTO — The last step of the Joaquin Section Division IV baseball season was greatly influenced by the last step of Tyler Gums in a Placer High baseball game Monday. Wi ...