football

Whitney dominates in CAL debut

A foot injury forced Jake Rodrigues to the sideline in the second half Friday night. After all the Whitney High School quarterback did in the first half, he deserved a break. Rodr ...

Much more there than just his hair

This is for his parents, who made the difficult decision four years ago to send their son to live with his aunt and uncle in Portland, Ore. East Palo Alto was no place for John Blo ...

Sierra wins in overtime after letting lead slip away

Sione Fuapau caused it, Clark Partridge recovered it and Courtney Gardner made it pay off Saturday afternoon for Sierra College’s football team in the Wolverines’ first road vi ...

Schablaske stands tall at Sierra College

Don’t sell Taylor Schablaske short because he is 5-foot-9. The Sierra College sophomore prefers to be measured by his hands, and the wide receiver is putting his to good use this ...

Palin lends Wildcats a hand or two

The pass was thrown where only Corey Palin could catch it, so the Whitney High School wide receiver could not afford to break stride after getting away from a Christian Brothers co ...

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 ...