football

Auburn-area quarterbacks shined in varsity debuts

Going into last week’s season opening football games, there was a lot of emphasis being placed on the fact that several area squads were entering the 2015 campaign with untes ...

Week zero football results: Placer, Del Oro, Bear River and Colfax win big

The first night of prep football opened with resounding success for most of the Auburn-area programs in the Sac-Joaquin Section on Friday. Placer, Del Oro, Bear River and Colfax a ...

Week zero Auburn-area football previews

Although the warm weather that hit the foothills area this week may not seem like fall, make no mistake that the curtain will rise on the high school football season tonight. And, ...

Reid injured, but Hillmen still hope to make Wolverines roster

The pads were popping and the sweat was flying at Sierra College football’s first scrimmage of the season Saturday. But one ill-timed step may have cost Placer High grad Conn ...

Summer of surgeries: Scotty Henrichs returns to Granite Bay football

No player has looked forward to taking the field more this season than Granite Bay’s own Scotty Henrichs.  Just a few months ago, the 17-year-old wide receiver wasn&rsq ...

SATURDAY SPECIAL: Auburn-area football squads open season with full-contact scrimmages

Dennis Murphy barked instruction with authority Thursday as he directed Placer High football players through an aggressive ball-stripping drill on the Hillmen practice field. Thos ...

ARROYO SADDLES UP: Oklahoma State becomes next stop for former Colfax football star

As far as summers go, Marcus Arroyo made sure he savored this one. Still calling Tampa, Florida home base, first, it was a relaxing trip to Puerto Rico with wife Kelly and two-yea ...

California Dreamin’ - Granite Bay’s Tommy Thompson & his journey to the MLS

The storybook tale of Tommy Thompson’s journey to Major League Soccer started before he signed with the San Jose Earthquakes, before he joined Sacramento Republic FC and even ...

Max Miller's Clinic of Champions comes to Sacramento

Max Miller’s Clinic of Champions for college, high school and youth football coaches will be held in Reno, Feb. 27-28. For the first time, however, Miller will hold a clinic ...

Del Oro silences Granite Bay 20-7 to qualify for the football playoffs

GRANITE BAY — Bryan Willhide’s 37-yard field goal extended Del Oro High’s final margin over Granite Bay to 20-7 with six minutes, 21 seconds to play in Frida ...

Roseville's Woodcreek erupts early to rout Nevada Union football 42-12

The Woodcreek High football team seemed shot from a cannon Friday during a 42-12 victory over Nevada Union that granted the Timberwolves their first Sierra Foothill League victory ...