Placer Football

FORWARD PROGRESS: Placer football team finds its way during contact camp

Placer High’s varsity football team is a program divided — not by controversy, but by enrollment. Despite a Division III population of over 1,300 students, Placer play ...

AHEAD OF THE GAME: Leaders emerge during Placer’s football offseason

A Placer High football program already known for its brutish pummeling of area opposition is well on its way to establishing an identity of physicality this offseason. The product ...

SPRING CLEANING: Placer footballers show strength, teamwork at annual Lift-A-Thon

The lower gym at Placer High was an impressive sight of power and passion Wednesday as prep students showed their grit during the annual Lift-A-Thon fundraiser. Brian Stangland was ...

Placer High Athletic Hall of Fame: Bill Miller is a trendsetter, local coaching icon

Bill Miller changed the course of how high school football was coached in the Sacramento area. When he arrived at Placer High from Southern California in the fall of 1972 to becom ...

Placer High football players Johnny Capra, Jackson Tate sign National Letters of Intent

Placer High football players Johnny Capra (seated, left) and Jackson Tate (seated, right) made commitments to attend next-level programs Wednesday by etching their names to Nationa ...

Placer’s Capra de-commits to Cal, headed for Utah

Placer High senior Johnny Capra is Utah bound. The 6-foot-6-inch, 288-pound Placer football standout and offensive lineman de-committed from Cal Wednesday and announced his intent ...

Little Brother, Big World: Placer’s Jacob Capra shines at All-American Combine

His 6-foot-5-inch, 280-pound frame casts menacing shadows at Placer High, but even 1,770 miles from Auburn, shoulder-to-shoulder with the best class of 2016 prep football players i ...

Want cheese with the whine?

In regard to Placer playing in the D-III football playoffs and possibly playing schools with 400 more students, give or take. I wouldn’t worry about it, you can beat them. Colfa ...