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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 ...

CRUNCH TIME: Bear River vs Colfax rivalry highlights football matchups

The window of opportunity to reach a postseason berth with the highest possible seed will soon be the size of a peephole. Crunch time comes early for area prep football teams toni ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Ultimate Frisbee Championships come to Roseville

Replace a football with a flat, circular frisbee that flies 60-100 yards and retract running after the catch and what do you get? The USA Ultimate Frisbee Southwest Regional Colle ...

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 ...

EARLY GRIDDERS: Area recruits enjoy spring football practice with Sierra College

ROCKLIN — Utilizing the first program of its kind outside of the Bay Area, Sierra College is allowing 36 high school football recruits an opportunity to get familiar with its ...