football

Muldrow to start at running back

SAN JOSE — Junior college transfer Lamon Muldrow will make his first major college start at running back Saturday when San Jose State hosts Cal Poly. Muldrow, the Spartans’ l ...

Junior Midgets get defensive to remain perfect

The Placer Junior Hillmen stumbled against four of five powerful Nevada Union squads at Le Febvre Stadium over the weekend. The Placer Junior Midgets were the lone bright spot for ...

Pratt, Eagles crush Cardinal Newman

SANTA ROSA — Bryce Pratt remembers the disrespect like it was yesterday. The Del Oro running back felt helpless on the sideline as Cardinal Newman quarterback Randy Wright took ...

Sierra tripped up in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — Brandon Michalkiewicz glanced at the final score and shook his head. In a game that was still up for grabs midway through the fourth quarter, City College of Sa ...

Rocklin tops Nevada Union 41-36, improves to 2-0

The smile on senior Tiger Sorenson’s face said it all. The Rocklin High receiver had just helped the Thunder knock off the visiting Nevada Union Miners 41-36 on Friday night and ...

Bear River blanks Calaveras

The Bear River High football team made the most of its long trip to Calaveras Friday, returning with a 9-0 shutout victory. The Bruins (1-1) got a 14-yard touchdown run from Johnn ...

Hillmen light up LeFebvre

By Todd Mordhorst Gold Country News Service The Placer High football team dashed out to a 21-0 lead and not even James Nunley could catch the Hillmen Friday night. Woodcreek’s ...

Coaches wear many hats

Friday night lights. Hillmen football style. Sitting in the stands, the parents wait in keen anticipation. Milling around the snack bar, the students socialize, oblivious to the ...

Finally, a formidable foe for Sierra

After opening their season with a pair of convincing victories on the road, the Sierra College Wolverines face their toughest test yet in the Bay Area Saturday afternoon. Sierra, ...

Football reels Olson back in

Mike Olson believed he was making a smart choice when he chose to play baseball instead of football after high school. “Football was my favorite sport when I was younger,” the ...

Del Oro rallies to stun California

FOLSOM — Bryce Pratt wasn’t about to let a sore ankle spoil his season opener. Pratt and the Del Oro Golden Eagles made an emphatic 2009 debut Saturday in the Battle at the Cap ...

Wildfires doused in opener

The Foresthill High football team opened the season Friday night with a 64-7 loss to visiting Brookside Christian. The Knights rolled up more than 700 yards of offense against the ...

Lincoln tops Woodland 19-7 in opener

The Woodland Wolves ran into a much improved, fired up Lincoln team Friday as the Zebras came into Woodland and left with a 19-7 victory. The difference between last year's team an ...

Bruins can't catch Cougars in opener

By Ray Hacke Journal Sports Writer SACRAMENTO – When Capital Christian quarterback James Lee got away from Bear River High’s oncoming pass rushers, the Bruins’ momentum g ...

Placer punishes Rosemont in opener

SACRAMENTO — With his left guard and both backups injured, head coach Joey Montoya spent Friday morning with senior Conner McKenzie, teaching his second-string tight end the ins ...