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Elimination Sensation | Placer Football Shines Under Must-Win Pressure
After An 0-5 Start Left Placer One Loss From Playoff Disqualification, The Hillmen Have Stormed Their Way To SJS Quarterfinals • PICTURED ABOVE: Placer Running Back LaVelle Davis (Ike Dodson photo) The 56 teams still laundering funky game jerseys for use in one of seven Sac-Joaquin Section football brackets... Read more
The Grim Leaper | Morgan Colyer, Lincoln Volleyball Are Killing It
Oregon-Bound Morgan Colyer Finished September As The State-Leader In Kills, And With Her Lincoln Fighting Zebras Atop The Sac-Joaquin Section • There is no game plan that keeps the volleyball from striking the palm of California’s leader in kills, Lincoln High senior Morgan Colyer. One way or another, Colyer... Read more
Anson Aroz: The Constant | Meet Placer Baseball’s Problem Solver
Baseball Is A Game Of Equations For Relentlessly Driven Oregon-Bound Catcher Anson Aroz Of Placer-Auburn There’s baseball IQ and then there’s whatever-in-the-Isaac-Newton Anson Aroz is. The Oregon-committed, switch-hitting catcher from Placer High-Auburn seems to see the diamond in code — or at least in distances and times. “Say a... Read more
Placer Football: Size & Smarts Guide Hillmen’s Leading Duo
Placer Football Plows Toward League Title Run Behind Punishing Fullback Hans Grassmann And Scholarly Lineman Kyle Christensen • Before the monster under your bed goes to sleep at night, he first checks to see if Placer Football fullback Hans Grassmann is hiding in the closet. The Auburn school’s hulking... Read more