football

Which outcome was most surprising?

This weekend's football games included some highly anticipated matchups, some of which delivered on the drama and others which did not.And then, there was that game at Woodcreek th ...

Foresthill creeps closer to playoff berth

The Foresthill High football team crushed Woodland Christian 60-7 Friday night at home, moving closer to the school’s first football playoff berth. Dimitri Vasquez scored on a r ...

Zebras topple Placer, remain perfect

The Placer High football team and an overflow crowd at LeFebvre Stadium found out firsthand just how far Lincoln has come in the past year. The Zebras corralled Placer’s high-p ...

Catch 22, if you can

A couple of guys with unlikely names may be the most likely to have major impacts on tonight’s battle between undefeated Placer and Lincoln High football teams. They’re both s ...

Placer faces its biggest challenge

Placer High football coach Joey Montoya saw glimpses of a Lincoln juggernaut last season, warning those who would listen that coach Ken Lowe’s football team was a sleeping giant ...

Placer frosh rough up Zebras, go to 7-1

The Placer frosh football team remained undefeated in Pioneer Valley League play Thursday night by handing visiting Lincoln a 49-7 drubbing at LeFebvre Stadium. The Hillmen used t ...

Prep Football Primer

WOODCREEK (2-5) AT DEL ORO (7-0) Don’t let the Timberwolves’ record fool you — they’re capable of beating top-notch teams. Woodcreek knocked off a 5-2 Oakmont team 28-6 la ...

Green-&-Gold-bloods bear Zebra young

In reading today’s article of the 7-0 Lincoln and the 7-0 Placer varsity football teams (Journal, Oct. 29), I savored the coverage of the upcoming match between these two local t ...

Placer Hillmen football fever sweeping over Auburn as wins mount up

A clash of Lincoln and Auburn high school football teams with identical 7-0 records is amping up community excitement. For Placer’s rejuvenated football program, Friday’s game ...

Lincoln at Placer - who will win?

It may be just a regular season game Friday night in Auburn, but the matchup between the resurgent Lincoln High football team and Placer has the local hype maching working overtime ...

These Zebras change their stripes

Lincoln High’s football team hasn’t played in a regular season game like this in a very long time. The Zebras (7-0) will play in a huge Pioneer Valley League game at Placer (7 ...

Eagles’ nest a beautiful setting for Friday night lights

Editor’s Note: This is the second in a four-part series profiling four football stadiums in the foothills. Del Oro High is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The acronym FLY ( ...

Thunder quarterback not nervous anymore

Rocklin High junior quarterback Jimmy Laughrea says he was nervous starting at the varsity level last season. Things have changed this year. “Last year I was kind of learning ...

Add Zebras to Placer’s list of rivals

The Placer High football team has developed heated rivalries with many a foe in the foothills. Del Oro, Colfax, Bear River and Nevada Union have all had their run-ins with the Hill ...

Eagles perched atop D-II rankings

The Del Oro High football team is in prime position to make history and play in a CIF state bowl game in December. But while regular-season success is important, the postseason wi ...