football

KINGS OF THE FOURTH: Placer football topples Bear River in the final quarter

LAKE OF THE PINES — Already a wrestler, Placer High junior Mikey Ferreira appears destined for a career in mixed martial arts. The 5-foot-10-inch, 169-pound defensive back/r ...

Second-Half Turnovers cost Wolverines a Win

This was supposed to be the week the Sierra College football team got back on track.  Saturday afternoon’s contest against visiting Laney College came off the heels of ...

THE AMERICAN FOOTBALL DREAM

Unbeknownst to most, Oakmont High graduate and current starting left tackle for the Sierra College football team, Derrick Achayo, was once immersed in an ill fate.  The 6-foo ...

Week two Friday Night football results, scores around the region

Editor's note: For full results, complete stats, photos, interviews and stars of the week, grab the Sunday print edition of the Auburn Journal. Placer 41, Damonte Ranch 26 Th ...

BACK TO FOOTBALL: Week one Auburn-area football previews

Pioneer (0-1) at Placer (1-0), 7:30 p.m., LeFebvre Stadium Joey Montoya didn’t need to frame his credentials when applying for the Placer High coaching gig back in 2007. He ...

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 ...