football

Noon Hour Update: Placer High lunchtime rules; county board of supervisors and Foresthill High’s female football player

Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we’ ...

Placer High football players taking extra precautions to avoid concussions

Like oh-so-many football players that came before him, Michael Downen never knew much about concussions until he got one.  The Placer High School freshman suffered his first ...

Noon Hour Update: Embezzlement case pleas; food trucks in the region; courthouse in Tahoe; Space Shuttle sightings and Media Life

Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we’ ...

Dinner to benefit Placer High School football

As schools throughout the state continue to cut from athletic budgets from year to year, teams must continue to find new ways to raise funds in the post “pay-to-play” e ...

Del Oro star RB Monroe verbally commits to San Jose State

Standout Del Oro running back Brandon Monroe has given San Jose State a verbal commitment to play football for the Spartans in 2013.  Monroe, who last week was named to Max Pr ...

Del Oro ready for battle

Call it a gauntlet. Call it anything other than a soft schedule. Not only does Del Oro take on some of the top-notch high school football programs in Northern California in its non ...

Foresthill believes it can return to the division championship — and win it all

Tommy Sawyer says his Foresthill football team is capable of completing a storybook ending to this year’s upcoming season. The senior quarterback believes that not only can t ...

Becoming Hillmen

Considering the sweltering heat, there may be more benefits to the players of the Placer High School football team shaving their heads last Friday than just bringing back an old tr ...

Refusing to let go of a dream

Rocklin’s Glen Peacock family is understandably proud that their youngest is now playing football on a scholarship at Midland University in Fremont, Neb., but the road it took to ...

Getting football season fit

Fine weather for sports was observed regionally on Thursday. The National Weather Service reports that temperatures will begin to climb today, but a calm wind is expected in the af ...

Placer Adds Another Football Scholarship Offer

Without question, the 50-plus scholarship offers garnered by Placer High defensive lineman Eddie Vanderdoes ? before his senior football season has even kicked off ? makes the big ...

Auburn couple who lost son to choking game work for awareness on deadly danger

AUBURN CA - It would have been their son?s Graduation Day and Eric and Kendall Butler sat uncomfortably in the audience at Bear River High School?s graduation earlier this month un ...

Footballs, flags fly at Placer

A handful of Placer High football fans got an appetizer Wednesday evening at Le Febvre Stadium before the feast of hard-hitting football to come in just a few short months. The P ...

Placer football gets a big lift

The Placer High football team kicked off a busy month Tuesday with a full afternoon of activity, including an impressive display in the weight room at the annual lift-a-thon fundra ...

Zauner leaves lasting legacy at Bear River

Duane Zauner knows how to make an exit. The coach has been a mainstay in the Bear River High athletic program since its inception in 1986. He retired from coaching in glorious fash ...