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Sierra Nevada Racing Series set to begin Saturday

With the rapid growth of high school cycling teams in the Sierra foothills, county officials have decided to give the green light for a local racing series.Jan. 22 will kick-start ...

Maidu Major all-stars get coveted opening bye

Little League District 54 conducted a blind draw Sunday night to determine positions in the final round of its all-star tournaments. With the pool play round now complete and ha ...

Woodcreek's Pinkerton stepping down due to health

Having just completed knee replacment surgery on one side, and with another to come on the other, Woodcreek High basketball coach Burnel Pinkerton resigned Monday. "We knew back ...

Timberwolves see NorCal title slip from their grasp

The victory that felt so close just slipped through the fingers of the Woodcreek High boys basketball team Saturday night at Arco Arena. The Timberwolves had possession of the b ...

Timberwolves return to Arco

As part of our game preview, we spoke to both coaches, and also to two coaches who are familiar with Woodcreek and St. Francis and asked their thoughts on the game. Steve Taylor of ...

Timberwolves rally late, beat Mitty in overtime

On its way to the Bay Area Saturday afternoon, the Woodcreek High boys basketball team took a little detour past Arco Arena. "The guys looked out the window and said there was o ...

New videos at Placer Sports

We have posted some new video reports at our regional all-sports Web site, www.placersports.com.  Visit our site and click on the video content area to see highlights from the ...

CIF releases basketball state tourney brackets

The CIF released the brackets for the state high school basketball tournaments Sunday with some interesting matchups all around. In boys Division II, a 12-team Nor Cal bracket h ...

Who will win a section title? New poll is up

Our new poll question is up at our regional Placer Sports Web site. We want to know which of four highly-ranked basketball teams you think is most likely to end up winning a sectio ...

Who will win this week's SFL mega matchup

With the depth of talent in Sierra Foothill League boys basketball, it seems that every week brings another huge "game of the year" matchup.As the season reaches the final two week ...

Referee recovering after heart attack at GB football game

Update as of 1 p.m., Mon., Nov. 16: All reports from the hospital regarding the condition of Joel Miller are positive. Miller, the referee who suffered a heart attack during Fr ...

Which outcome was most surprising?

This weekend's football games included some highly anticipated matchups, some of which delivered on the drama and others which did not.And then, there was that game at Woodcreek th ...

Voting is live for the athlete of the week

The newest feature at our regional all-sports Web site, Placer Sports, launched this morning, when we released three candidates for our first Athlete of the Week of the fall high s ...

Holt runs with region’s elite at Stanford

More than 1,000 girls took to the course at the Stanford Invitational cross country meet Saturday in Palo Alto, participating in six different divisional races. With the temperatur ...