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Last-second free throws lift Roseville over Placer

ANTELOPE — Andrew Schmidt made sure Roseville High’s comeback wasn’t wasted Friday night at the Antelope Classic basketball tournament. The senior nailed two free throws wit ...

Matching their skills on the gridiron

Rick Padilla didn’t need to be talked into a football game pitting Placer County law enforcement against their Nevada County counterparts. More than 40 Placer law men jumped at t ...

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 ...

Vaulting into new space?

It is a common belief that the three most dangerous acts in all of sports consist of trying to hit a 90 mph fastball, racing in NASCAR, and pole vaulting. Add rain and wind to ...

Eyes on the prize

While other college students are backpacking across Europe or partying till dawn, Emilie Johnson and Kasey Riecks are keeping busy with hoops. For Division I college basketball p ...

Golf clinics announced in Auburn

Placer High School girls golf coach Carol French will conduct golf camps for junior high and high school girls and boys at The Ridge golf course in Auburn. The four-day camps ru ...

New poll at Placer Sports - defending baseball titles?

The participation in our last poll at Placer Sports (www.placersports.com), our regional all-sports Web site, generated a lot of buzz as more than 3,000 or our readers (64 percent) ...

Granite Bay spikers still unbeaten in league play

The Granite Bay High School boys varsity volleyball team powered past Placer High School Tuesday in Granite Bay. The Grizzlies led wire-to-wire in the 25-13, 25-20 and 25-19 vi ...

New poll question at Placer Sports - DIII hoops playoffs

Our new poll question at our regional all-sports Web site (www.placersports.com) asks for your opinion on Division III boys basketball. The most recent version of the D-III power ...

Two Placer runs bury Roseville at Titan Classic

A pair of Placer runs were the key in Saturday’s 54-30 win by the Hillmen over Roseville in the Antelope Titan Holiday Hoop Classic championship game. After a 12-0 Placer surg ...

Oakmont and Placer reschedule for Dec. 21

Due to weather concerns and the closure of Placer High School Tuesday, the scheduled basketball game between Oakmont and Placer was postponed. The two teams have reset the date fo ...

Hillmen headed to title game

The Placer High football team is improbably headed back to the Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV title game. Dalton Dyer did a double-take when he heard the play call from coach Joey ...

Woodcreek girls pull away from Placer in second half

Using its pressure defense to disrupt Placer’s timing, the Woodcreek High girls basketball team pulled away in the second half Thursday night in Rocklin. The Timberwolves rode ...

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 ...

Roseville, Placer split Foundation Games

After falling behind on a Placer third-period run, the Roseville High girls basketball team recovered to knock off the Hillgals 49-45 Monday at Moeller Gym. Kathleen Mulligan sc ...