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2015 DEL ORO FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Golden Eagles loaded with battle-tested talent

With a pair of CIF State bowl appearances over the past four years and a scheduled littered with top-shelf non-league and Sierra Foothill League foes awaiting them, it’s safe ...

Is the CVC as Competitive as the SFL?

There’s no matching the intensity, level of talent and strength of the programs in the Sierra Foothill League, right? With Ponderosa, Roseville, Whitney, Cosumnes Oaks and A ...

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 ...

RISE UP: Oakmont football looks to get back on track in 2015

“Disappointing” was the first word out of Oakmont football head coach Tim Moore’s mouth as he left the Vikings sideline for the last time in 2014. The phrase was ...

WHY NOT US? Woodcreek football looks to gain ground in SFL

It’s not easy building a team in the ultra-competitive Sierra Foothill League.  That’s exactly what the Woodcreek Timberwolves football program found out after st ...

Roseville Enjoys Quarterback Depth this Year

Heading into the first week of the 2015 regular season, the Roseville High football team has three quarterbacks who could all step into the game and lead their team to victory.&nbs ...

TIGER PRIDE - Roseville seeks return trip to playoffs

As the Roseville High football team begins their second season in the Capitol Valley Conference, the program hopes last season’s playoff experience and familiarity translates ...

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 ...

FLUSH WITH ACES: Meadow Vista’s John Dewildt has 10 hole-in-one finishes

John Dewildt pulls his golf cart up the 18th green at the Winchester Country Club in Meadow Vista Wednesday and watches four fellow members finish out their round. A golfing celeb ...

Racers honor Jim McGinnis at All American Speedway

As lap after lap ticked away, the action at All American Speedway heated up just as the 100-degree temperatures started to fade Saturday night in Roseville. Street Stocks, Limited ...

WOLVERINE STRONG: Placer County grads ready for promising Sierra College football season

Derrick Achayo’s muscles have muscles. The hulking 6-foot-4-inch, 255-pound offensive lineman who graduated Roseville’s Oakmont High in 2014 is one of six Sierra Colle ...

CIF state appeals committee upholds Spillner ineligibility ruling

A three-person California Interscholastic Federation state-level appeals committee has upheld a decision made by CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Commissioner Michael Garrison in June to de ...

Treat’em Like A King (TLK) Celebrities Fore Kids Golf Tournament

This Friday at Timber Creek Golf Course in Roseville, Treat’em Like A King (TLK) is hosting a Celebrity golf tournament to assist disadvantaged, at-risk, and special-needs ch ...