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It’s not always WHO YOU KNOW: The lesser-known stars of Del Oro’s football program have been vital to its state bowl trek

Del Oro’s best catch in last week's CIF NorCal football bowl game didn’t come from the human highlight reel, aka Mason Hurst. That honor belongs to the No. 2 optio ...

CIF STATE BOWL PREVIEW: Del Oro faces big-time QB in Saturday’s DI-A football bowl

Alert for high school football fans attending Saturday’s CIF D1-A State Championship game between Del Oro and San Clemente: this one may not be for the faint of heart. Both ...

CIF STATE BOWL PREVIEW: Del Oro faces big-time QB in Saturday’s DI-A football bowl

Alert for high school football fans attending Saturday’s CIF D1-A State Championship game between Del Oro and San Clemente: this one may not be for the faint of heart. Both ...

Dec. 14 prep hoops roundup: Placer boys top Del Oro after winning Ganskie Tourney

Placer 69, Del Oro 54 The Hillmen boys cruised past former rival Del Oro in convincing fashion Tuesday after a dynamic all-around performance by Kai Hunstberry, who scored 12 poin ...

Del Oro captures state spotlight for Saturday’s CIF bowl game

The Del Oro High football program, which under coach Casey Taylor has had a penchant for finding itself in the spotlight, is back at center stage Saturday afternoon at Sacramento S ...

GOING BOWLING: Del Oro will aim at second straight CIF trophy after 57-16 NorCal blowout of Bakersfield

LOOMIS — The biggest football game in Placer County history failed to alter the course of Del Oro High’s prolific 2016 postseason. The Golden Eagles stomped Central Se ...

Del Oro bolsters playoff reputation with 35-13 win in the Sac-Joaquin Section D2 football finals

SACRAMENTO — The formula for postseason success in the Sac-Joaquin Section football playoffs can be found between the lines of Del Oro High’s Golden Eagles playbook. T ...

Del Oro rakes in All-League football rewards before section finals appearance

Outside of the four-team Division VII bracket, only three conferences qualified multiple teams to this year’s Sac-Joaquin Section football championship games. It’s no ...

SWEET EMOTION: Del Oro football celebrates D2 finals appearance after 50-10 win over Antelope

LOOMIS — Coach Casey Taylor did a little dance as he entered the postgame huddle Friday night and his Del Oro football players let him hear it, whooping in jubilation of the ...

Colfax Falcons are big underdogs in tonight's D5 football finale

Saying that Capital Christian, Colfax High’s opponent Friday night in the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division V football championship game is a wolf dressed in sheep’s clo ...

Placer thwarts last-second Center pass to reach the section football finals with 17-14 triumph at LeFebvre Stadium

It took last-second heroics at LeFebvre Staduim Friday and a dramatic reversal of fortune after a 1-4 start to the season, but the sophomore-laden Placer Hillmen football team ...

Sierra loses 44-41 thriller in JUCO football season finale

In a closely contested game, the American River College Beavers had the last laugh over the Sierra College Wolverines Saturday, defeating them 44-41 in a shootout at Homer “B ...

Placer rolls into the section semifinals with 42-21 win over Liberty Ranch

Anthony Kerrigan ran for 163 yards and two touchdowns as Placer High won the battle of two hard-nosed Wing-T football programs Friday, 42-21 over Liberty Ranch in the Sac-Joaquin S ...

LAUNCH PARTY: Del Oro takes colossal 79-0 win over Laguna Creek to open the SJS football postseason

LOOMIS — Not all teams are created equal. No. 2 seed Del Oro High opened the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II playoffs with a colossal 79-0 win over 15-seed Laguna Creek Thur ...

Colfax football upsets Hilmar 42-21 on the road in the SJS playoffs

HILMAR —The Colfax Falcons turned into road warriors Thursday night and in the process produced one of the school’s biggest playoff victories in the Falcons’ post ...