football

Loss leaves Sierra College at 0-2 in conference

Jeff Tisdel does not expect any sympathy cards. His Sierra College football team has had its way with the Valley Conference the past three years, but the tables are turning against ...

Wildcats hang on for homecoming victory

Mike Gimenez did not want to rain on Whitney High School’s homecoming parade. Even Mother Nature spared the Wildcats by turning off her sprinklers as the floats passed in front o ...

Sierra College swaps quarterbacks again

Here he goes again. Jeff Tisdel is switching quarterbacks for the second time this season with Sierra College’s football team. The head coach is creating a “two-headed monste ...

Moore provides power in Whitney's offense

Slow and steady not only wins the race. That is the best description of Isaiah Moore as a running back. The Whitney High School junior is not going to run away from many defenders ...

Performance means more than appearance

His Rocklin High School teammates can wear the facemask shields and flashy gloves, the neck rolls and headbands. All senior defensive tackle Nick Cooper needs is the uniform he was ...

Wildcats run wild in Saturday matinee

Mike Gimenez played on Saturday afternoons in his days as a quarterback at Colorado State. He would much rather stick to Friday nights as Whitney High School’s head football coac ...

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- ...

Twenty is make-or-break number

By Cecil Conley Sports Editor Rocklin High School’s football team has allowed just one opponent to score 20 or more points in a game this season. The 29-22 loss to Oak Ridge ...

As Wolverines win, they lose players

Zack Graves did not want to remove his helmet as time ran out last Saturday in Sierra College’s 27-21 overtime win over Feather River. It may be a week or so before the running b ...

Ball bounces Sierra's way again in overtime win

Jeff Tisdel doesn’t teach history at Sierra College, but the veteran football coach knows it can repeat itself. The Wolverines learned that Saturday afternoon in Rocklin. Sierra ...