football

Sierra back on winning track at homecoming

ROCKLIN — Benched the entire first quarter Saturday afternoon, Brandon Michalkiewicz made the most of homecoming when he finally hit the field. The Sierra College wide receiver ...

Eagles celebrate Homecoming with another rout

LOOMIS — Tailback Bryce Pratt essentially took a night off, but Del Oro High concluded its semicentennial celebration with another emphatic drubbing on Homecoming night. Tight en ...

Placer's Mitchell fine after collision

One of the few blemishes on Placer High’s gem of a game at Bear River Friday night was a scary second-quarter injury to junior linebacker Caleb Mitchell. He collided violently ...

Lincoln stomps Marysville 35-0, improves to 7-0

Lincoln High’s undefeated varsity football team lumped up visiting Marysville to the tune of 35-0 at Alexander Grey Sports Complex on Friday to improve to 7-0. Lincoln forced a ...

Wildcats top Mesa Verde 40-14; Rodrigues injures ankle again

Whitney High’s varsity football team dominated visiting Mesa Verde 40-14 on Friday night, the third win in a row for the Wildcats. The Wildcats are now 5-2 overall and 3-1 in th ...

Rawlins runs wild as Colfax crushes El Dorado

COLFAX – In a celebration of 50 years of Colfax High here Friday night, new school met old school. Led by Pat Rawlins’ school record setting rushing effort, the Colfax Falcons ...

Hillmen bury Bruins, 51-7

LAKE OF THE PINES — Other than the green and gold on the uniforms, the Placer High football team did not look like itself Friday night. There was no explosive offense, senior Ash ...

H1N1 postpones Foresthill high school football game in Vacaville

Foresthill High School's football game with Vacaville Christian has been postponed because of H1N1 precautions. A school spokesman said that Friday night's game in Vacaville will ...

Placer's pint-sized playmaker

By Todd Mordhorst Journal Sports Editor With a gleam in his eye, Art Gayduchik is happy to explain how he manages to more than hold his own as an interior defensive lineman. He ...

Hillmen’s redemption tour begins at Bear River

The bitter taste of a disastrous 24 minutes of football is tough to rinse from the mouths of Placer High’s senior football players. Bear River blasted Placer 35-14 last season t ...

Football of another kind

Darren Centi wishes he could be in two places at once. And who knows? Next fall he might try it. Last fall, Centi was a blur on the football field for Placer High’s junior varsi ...

LeFebvre Stadium stands out

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series profiling the football stadiums at Placer, Del Oro, Bear River and Colfax. On Friday nights in the foothills, the four football s ...

Placer can match best start since ’80s Friday

The Placer High football has a chance to match its best start since the 1980s with a win at Bear River on Friday night. At 6-0, the Hillmen have matched the 2000 squad. Led by the ...

Mulling over a revival of local rivalries

The Placer High freshman football team turned back the clock Thursday night. The Hillmen frosh welcomed Nevada Union to town for the first meeting between the two schools at any le ...

Wildfires’ football streak silenced by Bradshaw

Foresthill High could not hold off the defending Sac-Joaquin Section Division VII champions Friday night. The Wildfires saw their four-game winning streak come crashing down with a ...