football

Hillmen might leave the bus at home?

The camaraderie and bonding of a long bus ride could be replaced by a mass carpool to games if things don’t change soon for the Placer High football program. Coach Joey Montoya s ...

Placer freshmen top old rivals

For the first time since 2005, Placer High and Del Oro met on the football field Friday night, albeit at the freshman level.The Hillmen earned bragging rights for Auburn with a 28- ...

Del Oro decimates Spanish Springs

LOOMIS – By halftime nobody in Golden Eagle Stadium was on the edge of their seat. In fact, fans bleeding black and gold were just taking their seats after massive celebrati ...

Bear River buries Cordova

RANCHO CORDOVA -- DeVaughn Lofton shed his backup label Friday night, then shed many more Cordova High defenders.The senior sparked Bear River to a 37-13 romp over the Lancers as b ...

Concussions create cause for concern

"Your thinking is fuzzy. Your vision is fuzzy. It's almost like coming out of anesthesia," recalls Mike Lamb about sustaining concussions during his football career. Lamb played c ...

Wildfires spreading with new look

FORESTHILL — The days of accepting moral victories for his Foresthill High football program are long gone for coach Jim Herlehy.Eight years after he guided the school’s ...

Football’s first helping is served up tonight

Like a hard-charging linebacker, the high school football season is closing in and the blitz will be on tonight with four local varsity teams in action and one intriguing freshman ...

Bruins ready for a breakout?

LAKE OF THE PINES — Jimmy Bamburg realizes junior varsity victories are nice, but title banners are only awarded at the varsity level. The Bear River High senior believes the co ...

Eagles keep eyes on the prize

All the right roles have been cast for the Del Oro High football team. The stage is set under the lights of Del Oro’s stadium. And fans of the black and yellow are hoping this ...

Matching their skills on the gridiron

Rick Padilla didn’t need to be talked into a football game pitting Placer County law enforcement against their Nevada County counterparts. More than 40 Placer law men jumped at t ...