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Who will win in SFL boys basketball?

The Sierra Foothill League boys basketball season opened Tuesday night with a ton of expectations. With Nevada Union a bit of an unknown, at least five teams appear to b ...

Placer Sports poll - Rocklin's biggest moment?

Every successful sports season is filled with major moments of critical importance, and this year's Rocklin High football team has delivered many signature moments.With so many to ...

Kurtz, Borst, Ankhelyi up for week's top athlete

After a little updating glitch, our Athlete of the Week feature returned this week at Placer  Sports, our regional all-sports Web site.   Three new candidates have bee ...

Who will win a section title?

As the Sac-Joaquin Section football playoffs wind down, the matchups get more intense with each weekend. Of the four teams that are in the hunt for a section crown from the coverag ...

Placer Sports poll - most likely to fall?

Week two of the enlarged football playoff field has arrived, and after an opening night of blowouts, this Friday promises some competitive matchups. We want to hear from our reade ...

Will the weather lead to an increase in upsets?

As the football playoffs arrive, the single-elimination format takes a major role in the story each Friday night. The question on our minds at Placer Sports revolves around the po ...

Getting ahead of ourselves in football brackets

The teams will all take the same position - we play the game that is in front of us and do not look ahead. That does not stop fans from speculating, however.  We know you hav ...

Whitney's Young wins, three gridiron stars vie for weekly honor

With 54 percent of the vote, Whitney High volleyball player Shelby Young was the readers’ choice for last week’s Placer Sports Athlete of the Week. Young beat out Grani ...

Who will win - Rocklin or Del Oro?

This week's big football matchup comes in the Sierra Foothill League, where unbeaten Rocklin hosts 7-1 Del Oro in a battle for the Sierra Foothill League title. Until last Friday n ...