Casey Taylor

It's great to be a Golden Eagle these days

The 6:15 a.m. Monday morning phone calls from this writer to Del Oro High football coach Casey Taylor started a couple of seasons ago.  Headed to Del Oro’s daily 7 a.m. ...

BACK ON TOP: Del Oro football knocks off Rocklin to claim title

SACRAMENTO - Sometimes the littlest of things can make the difference in the biggest of games. When the scoreboard at Sacramento State’s Hornet Stadium finally hit 0:00 Frid ...

Del Oro holds on for a 25-17 victory over Granite Bay to advance to the SJS D2 championship game

LOOMIS — No two teams have looked more impressive over the past five weeks than Rocklin High and Del Oro High, and thanks to a pair of wins from both squads Friday night in t ...

Del Oro eyeing huge upgrades

A private, anonymous donation may allow Del Oro High School to afford comprehensive upgrades to its football stadium, but school officials don’t want to elaborate until the d ...

Del Oro entertains Granite Bay in key SFL game Friday

With three games remaining in the regular season, the contenders are starting to line up in the Sierra Foothill League football race. As in recent years, many of the usual suspect ...

Golden Eagles ready for De La Salle challenge

Just when opponents of De La Salle’s football program think the Spartans are showing some chinks in their armor, the legendary prep grid powerhouse showed last week that they ...

Golden Eagles head to San Diego to tackle top-flight foes

The opening act of the Honor Bowl football series went well for the Del Oro Golden Eagles football team last Friday night. Playing a speedy James Logan squad from Union City at Go ...

Soto plans to expand football showcase/military tribute

Mark “Coach” Soto is stepping down and moving up at the same time. Soto on Sunday officially resigned as executive director of the Allegiant Battle for Veterans footba ...

Eagles To Face Stiff Challenge At St. Mary's

The early season losses to Oaks Christian, Westlake and Grant seem oh so long ago. It’s ironic how high school football can sometimes be cruel.  All three of those teams ...

Signing Day big for some, another day for others

National Signing day has become a holiday for college football programs around the country. The day sets the future for high school players and can make or break a college coach’ ...

Del Oro electrifies in first half, shuts out Sac

Loomis – It wasn’t long before the Del Oro High Golden Eagles extinguished the fire of the Sacramento High Dragons, and their hopes of advancing in the Sac-Joaquin Section Divi ...

Placer Union flexes football power

Each year before the Christmas lights go up, football stadiums light up the autumn sky in the foothills. Home playoff games have become an annual tradition at Placer High, Del Oro ...

Rockefeller Sisters Headed To Sac State On Scholarship

The Rockefeller Twins – Brooke and Alexis – have always been outgoing, active and athletic during their four years at Del Oro High School. Brooke is Del Oro’s senior class ...

Eagles soar over Bears

LOOMIS — Del Oro High frequents the end zone so often these days that even the largest of leads doesn’t feel like much. Bryce Pratt scored four more touchdowns Friday night, br ...