football

Wildcats roll over Fernley 28-14 in season opener

Whitney High opened its varsity football season with a 28-14 victory over visiting Fernley of Nevada on Friday night. The Wildcats, who went 13-0 last season, led 28-7 before Fernl ...

Sierra’s stacked

ROCKLIN — During his stellar senior season at Colfax High, Jeff Divine kept close tabs on Sierra College football down the hill. He couldn’t help but cringe when Valley Confer ...

Young Wildcats ready to tackle season

Whitney High’s varsity football team, which went 13-0 last season, will open this year at home Friday against Fernley of Nevada. This game was originally supposed to be part of ...

Rocklin offense powered by pair of returners

Rocklin High varsity football head coach Greg Benzel doesn’t want to get ahead of himself but he is very fired up about the upcoming season. “I think there is a sense of energ ...

Youth football teams line up to open season

In an effort to develop synergy with the goals and plans of the high school program it feeds, the Rocklin Jr. Thunder football program has been hard at work to continue strengtheni ...

Former Rocklin resident to play for New York in UFL

Quarterback C.J. Bacher, who grew up in Rocklin, will play for the New York Sentinels in the first season of the United Football League. Bacher played four years at Northwestern Un ...

Alumni football games upcoming

Fourteen alumni football games are scheduled to be played at Folsom High in late November. Rocklin’s alumni will take on Woodcreek’s alumni. The other schools participating in ...

Bigger Looks To Be Better For Grid Playoffs

If the initial first down of the 2009 high school football season is just three weeks away and fans second-guessing a coach’s decision to go for it on fourth down isn’t far beh ...

The Graves situation

Former Whitney High running back Zack Graves has decided to red-shirt this season while attending Sierra College. Graves, who had a record-setting career for the Wildcats, will st ...

Football stars gather for Holiday Classic

Just in case you are not quite into college bowl games or pro football, but prefer your gridiron action at the high school level, there is good news for you this weekend. The high ...

Placer presses on to title game

DIXON – Nothing’s come easy for the Placer High football team this season. It took a court order at the final hour just to get the Hillmen into the playoffs. A monumental upset ...

Whitney’s playoff run resumes Friday

After a week off in the Sac-Joaquin Section, Division IV playoffs to let Placer High and Oakdale catch up with the rest of the field, Whitney’s varsity football team will host Si ...

Timberwolves' most successful season comes to end

Woodcreek High’s most successful football season in its history came to an end at Grant High Friday night as the Pacers topped the Timberwolves 49-14 in a Sac-Joaquin Section, Di ...

Placer stuns Oakdale

OAKDALE — The front tooth chipped during a raucous celebration at midfield was worth it for Josh Turney. The Placer High Hillmen are moving on to the Sac-Joaquin Section Division ...

Passing no problem for 11-year-old football finalist

For a family of football fans, the Sakkabs of Rocklin had an experience of a lifetime. Their 11-year-old son, Sam Sakkab, showed off his punt, pass and kick skills to thousands of ...