football

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 ...

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 ...