Brian Macdonald

After Laughrea goes down, Thunder bows out

Life without Jimmy Laughrea began far too soon for Rocklin High School’s football team. Once the Thunder lost its quarterback, a loss in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II playo ...

Granite Bay holds off Rocklin in thriller

Greg Benzel bet on Rocklin High School’s offense rather than gambling with his defense. He had seen enough of Granite Bay’s offense for one night. Rocklin trailed by a point F ...

Homecoming turns humbling for Thunder

Casey Lambert left the door open. The Roseville High School running back lost a fumble at Rocklin’s 1-yard line with 6:43 to play. A touchdown would have given the Tigers a 14- ...