football

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 ...

Foresthill runs win streak to 3

The Foresthill High football team ran its win streak to three games with a 44-12 win over Sierra Rite of Passage Friday night. For more details, see Sunday's Auburn Journal.

Thunder top Skyline 42-19 to remain unbeaten

Rocklin High’s varsity football team is 4-0 after Friday night’s 42-19 victory over visiting Skyline of Oakland. The Thunder led 35-7 at the half and rested their starters fo ...

Mesa Verde no match for Placer

By Todd Mordhorst Journal Sports Editor The scoreboard was lighting up at a ridiculous pace Friday night at LeFebvre Stadium, but Placer High football fans have grown accustomed ...

Bruins brace for new-look Falcons

One opposing running back with big-yardage capabilities gave the Bear River High football team all it could handle last week. Colfax will bring two to Lake of the Pines this week. ...

Placer freshmen manhandle Mesa Verde

Running back Michael Robinson rushed for 160 yards and scored four touchdowns Thursday night, leading Placer High’s freshman football team to a 42-7 victory over visiting Mesa Ve ...

Hillmen football ignites crowds on Friday nights

The fever is back at LeFebvre stadium. Fans are packing the Placer High home football games and are rightfully proud. Tonight the mighty Hillmen face Mesa Verde. If you haven’t ...

Eagles fly sky high in 62-12 rout

The Del Oro High cheerleaders may reconsider their post-touchdown ritual of a pushup for every point the Golden Eagles put on the scoreboard after Friday night’s rout of Franklin ...

Sierra football stunned by American River

ROCKLIN — Sierra College has grown accustomed to rebounding quickly from its rare losses on the football field in recent years. The Wolverines stumbled in their second straight ...

Lincoln hammers Brookside Christian 55-20, improves to 3-0

The undefeated Lincoln High Zebras made a statement about who this football team really is Friday night at home, destroying the Brookside Christian Knights 55-20. The Lincoln defen ...

Oakdale tops Whitney 24-7 in rematch of last two section winners

Four turnovers cost the Whitney High varsity football team in a match-up of the past two section champions. The visiting Wildcats lost three fumbles and threw one interception and ...

Thunder offense continues to roll; Rocklin tops Las Lomas 62-35

The points just keep coming for Rocklin High’s varsity football team and the visiting Las Lomas Knights were the latest victim on Friday night. The Thunder crushed Las Lomas 62-3 ...

Whitsett leads Wildfires past Jim Elliot Christian

GALT — Senior quarterback Dave Whitsett completed 5 of 9 passes for 104 yards and two touchdowns Friday night to lead the Foresthill High football team past Jim Elliot Christian ...

Bear River edges Woodcreek in thriller

LAKE OF THE PINES — Football coaches often describe opposing star running backs with this phrase: “You can’t stop him, you can only hope to contain him.” In the case of Wo ...

Hillmen halt Rams' 15-game run

ORANGEVALE — The Placer High football team needed a stout defense and plenty of patience to snap Casa Roble’s 15-game winning streak Friday night. The Hillmen gutted out a 31- ...