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Sports Night: Placer climbs toward league title

Prep football: Placer climbs toward league title

The Pioneer Valley League showdown between Sacramento Bee-ranked rivals with 7-0 records proves to be a showcase of pride and grit at J. David Ramsey Stadium. Owen Scott rushes for 61 yards and two touchdowns, and Jared Halbert scoots for 112 yards to propel the No. 10 Hillmen past the No. 12 Bruins 26-14, inching them closer to the program’s fourth successive PVL championship.

▪ No. 6 Antelope beats No. 13 Del Campo on trick play

▪ Friday’s live blog replay

▪ How the Top 20 fared, plus other area scores

▪ Photo gallery of Friday night’s Bear River-Placer game

▪ High school sports at sacbee.com

49ers: Tomsula stands by Kaepernick

Coach Jim Tomsula admits he and his staff are reassessing the 49ers’ roster, but he is not considering a change at quarterback – or among his assistants.

▪ Antoine Bethea put on injured reserve; Jerome Simpson activated

▪ Video: Kaepernick may be having trouble hitting his receivers, but one of his incompletions against Seattle did find a member of the 49ers staff on the sideline.

NFL LINKS

▪ Scoreboard/schedule

▪ Standings

▪ Stat leaders

ALCS: Royals head back to the World Series

The Kansas City Royals eliminate the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 in Game 6 of the American League Championship Series. The World Series begins Tuesday in Kansas City, as the Royals look to make amends for their loss to the Giants in last season’s Fall Classic.

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL LINKS

▪ Scoreboard

▪ Postseason at a glance

▪ How to find baseball box scores at sacbee.com

Kings: Late-game lineup being tweaked

Coach George Karl believes the players on the floor at the beginning of the game aren’t as important as those who will play the majority of minutes and those who will finish games.

▪ Video: Coach George Karl is in favor of the NBA changing its playoff seedings

NBA LINKS

▪ Scoreboard/schedule

▪ Kings results and upcoming games

Hometown report: Former Elk Grove standout finds spot with Chargers

After four years as an NFL practice-squad player, former Elk Grove High School standout Kenny Wiggins figured it was time to move on and begin a second career, perhaps in TV. But Wiggins has since started the past three games for the San Diego Chargers, so Career 2.0 will have to wait.

Local college football: Sac State, UC Davis seek much-needed wins

Both Sacramento State and UC Davis will bring 1-6 overall records into their respective Big Sky Conference games Saturday. Both the Hornets and Aggies are coming off their worst performances of the season. Can either team break through?

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