football

Too small not too bad for Thunder receiver

Too small is too often how Nick Williams is measured. Whatever shortcomings the Rocklin High School senior might have are not evident, however, when he is playing wide receiver for ...

Whitney lets lead slip away in loss

A 17-point lead was not enough Friday night for Whitney High School's football team, which fell to 2-2 with a 35-31 loss at home to Christian Brothers. An 81-yard touchdown pass w ...

Laughrea's rushing hat trick lifts Rocklin

Jimmy Laughrea ran for three touchdowns and passed for a fourth Friday night to lead Rocklin High School's football team to a 35-6 victory over Ponderosa in Shingle Springs. The T ...

Pain is no gain for football teams

By Cecil Conley Sports Editor Mike Gimenez cannot buy a break. Injuries are taking a toll on his Whitney High School football team, and there is no relief in sight. The Wildcats ...

Sierra flips quarterback switch

Sierra College’s depth chart has become an Etch a Sketch, and head coach Jeff Tisdel is shaking it. Tisdel moves deserving players into starting jobs and erases those no longer ...

Sierra rallies with 42-point second half

Sierra College found a quarterback Saturday afternoon. Then the Wolverines found the end zone. And with a 42-point eruption in the second half, Jeff Tisdel’s team found out how t ...

Whitney holds off Vanden in wild win

A 75-yard touchdown run by Shawn Azam with 3:36 to play was enough for Whitney High School to hold off Vanden 39-36 on Friday night in the Wildcats’ home opener. The Vikings res ...

Rally lifts Rocklin over Del Campo

Jimmy Laughrea has always counted on Nick Williams to be a reliable target. The two connected twice in the fourth quarter Friday night as Rocklin High School rallied for a 14-10 wi ...

Sierra not panicking after losing opener

Sam Martinez will get a second chance to lead Sierra College’s offense. Head coach Jeff Tisdel is not blaming last Saturday’s season-opening loss to Butte solely on the fresh ...

Sierra's offense misfires in season opener

One goal for Sierra College's football team in Saturday night's opener at Butte was to rush for 205 yards. The Wolverines finished with 119 yards - overall. The passing game did ...

Who will win in the Quarry Bowl game, Rocklin High vs. Whitney High Friday?

“I am pretty psyched for the game because it’s the first time we’ve ever played Whitney at football and I’m pretty sure we’re gonna win.” Suzie Bigley, Rocklin High Sch ...

Rocklin, Whitney face off on the gridiron

Rocklin High and Whitney High football teams will play to a packed stadium Friday. Tickets went on sale at both schools Tuesday and have sold out. Approximately 5,000 tickets wer ...

Granite Bowl starts Saturday

The 2010 Granite Bowl games start Saturday with Rocklin Junior Thunder vs. Whitney Junior Wildcats. Games start at 9 a.m. Saturday at Rocklin High. Rocklin High vs. Whitney High ...

Rotary to collect e-waste at Rocklin/Whitney game

Looking to get rid of an old television, used batteries or digital cameras? Local residents can discard electronic waste while cheering on the Whitney Junior Wildcats and Rocklin ...

Brothers extend bond to football field

By Cecil Conley Sports Editor A comment made in jest by his brother was no laughing matter for Matt Laughrea. The Rocklin High School junior was left with having to decide whet ...