football

Wildcats to battle Valley in home opener

Whitney High will play its first home football game of the season Friday. After spending two weeks on the road, the varsity team is looking to get to 3-0 in front of what will lik ...

Wolverines avenge NorCal title game loss, top SF 24-10

Paul Vassallo was wrapping up an impressive football career at Bishop Manogue High in Reno when City College of San Francisco beat Sierra College in the NorCal championship game la ...

Whitney improves to 2-0 with victory at Woodland

Whitney High’s varsity football team improved to 2-0 on the season, both wins on the road, by topping the Woodland Wolves 22-12 Friday night. “We didn’t play our best game, ...

Miners top Thunder 35-28

Rocklin High junior running back Jackson Cummings scored four touchdowns but it wasn’t enough Friday night as the Thunder lost 35-28 at Nevada Union before a packed stadium. The ...

Big kick brings smiles from Rocklin to Laramie

When Jake Scott left his home in Rocklin for the wide-open spaces of Laramie, Wyoming, he dreamed of days like last Saturday. Scott, who played his high school football at Jes ...

Thunder prepare for Nevada Union

Rocklin High’s varsity football team, which topped visiting Oak Ridge 27-7 in its season opener, will play at Nevada Union in Grass Valley at 7:15 p.m. Friday. “They play toug ...

Whitney rolls in Idaho, will head to Woodland

Whitney High’s varsity football team will play at Woodland Friday night, trying to improve to 2-0 on the young season. Woodland, just like Whitney, shut out its first opponent o ...

Rump helps lead Sierra College over Sacramento City 62-15

Revenge is always sweet, especially against a rival. It’s extra gratifying when it’s a 62-15 whooping, such as the one the Sierra College football team put on Sacramento City S ...

Thunder top Trojans 27-7

Junior Jackson Cummings scored all four touchdowns in Rocklin High’s 27-7 victory over visiting Oak Ridge Friday night. Cummings, who carried the ball 17 times for 148 yards and ...

Thunder to open football season Friday

Rocklin High will take on a challenging first-half schedule this season in order to prepare for the Sierra Foothill League. The Thunder, who went 8-2 overall and 3-2 in the SFL l ...

Whitney ready for kickoff

Whitney High’s football team certainly won’t sneak up on anybody this season, not after reaching the Division IV, Sac-Joaquin Section championship game in its first year with s ...

Lane earns football scholarship from Sac State

Dylan Lane, who graduated from Rocklin High in 2007, has earned a full-ride football scholarship to Sacramento State University. Lane, a 6-foot-2 wide receiver, played as a walk-o ...

Rocklin teen lives the dream

Jesse Leimbach, a 15-year-old Rocklin resident, has a love for football and basketball, and has been a Raiders fan since he was a baby. He has a tough time choosing his favorite ...
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