football

The Quarry Bowl

The Quarry Bowl, Rocklin High School Thunder vs. Whitney High School Wildcats is scheduled for Sept. 9, Whitney High Stadium (not Rocklin High as previously indicated). Tickets go ...

River City no match for Whitney’s Wildcats

The start of the 2011 season could not have started any better for the Whitney High School varsity football team. Head coach Mike Gimenez’s squad easily defeated River City High ...

Matching their skills on the gridiron

Rick Padilla didn’t need to be talked into a football game pitting Placer County law enforcement against their Nevada County counterparts. More than 40 Placer law men jumped at t ...

Head injuries

We’re entering the fall season and that means sporting activity will increase even beyond the baseball, softball, swimming, and diving now wrapping up from the summer. The follow ...

Preview of Whitney Wildcats football

Whitney High School should also be in the running for a division title in 2011. The Wildcats finished last season with a 4-1 Capital Athletic League record (7-5 overall) for second ...

Preview of Rocklin Thunder football

Last year Rocklin finished third in the Sierra Foothill League with a record of 3-2 (7-4 overall). The Thunder must replace quarterback Jimmy Laughrea who graduated. Laughrea led ...

Line-Up, Times For "Smackdown In Sactown" Finalized

After nearly five months of planning, everything has been finialized for the first "Smackdown In Sactown" football showcase which locally will feature both Placer and Colfax high s ...

Thomas Gang approved as New Sierra College Athletic Director

ROCKLIN – Trading Eagles for Wolverines, Thomas Gang is the new Sierra College Associate Dean of Athletics. The former Mendocino College Athletic Director’s appointment was app ...

Quarterback draws crowd of coaches

Spring football is becoming popular at Whitney High School. Monday’s practice attracted coaches from the University of Colorado, Nebraska, Washington State, Colorado State, UNLV ...

Trip could be omen for Wildcats

If history repeats itself, and Mike Gimenez hopes it does, Whitney High School’s football team could be months away from winning its second Sac-Joaquin Section championship in f ...

Rocklin receiver to play at Humboldt State

His size was not mentioned when Nick Williams paid a visit to Humboldt State University and met with head football coach Rob Smith. The Rocklin High School senior took that as a go ...

Juniors in demand with supply of talent

Fitting in with Whitney High School’s choir should not be a problem for Jake Rodrigues. All the junior has to do is carry a tune as well as he does a football. That remains to be ...

Sierra linebacker has another dedication

John Bloomfield is going to make his older brother’s day the next time he visits him. Good news does not come too often for the Sierra College sophomore’s brother, who is servi ...

Boise State beckons for Rocklin quarterback

Far be it for Jimmy Laughrea to be jealous of all the attention Dano Graves has received in recent weeks. Laughrea will simply join all the folks applauding the Folsom High School ...

Late charge gives Bulldogs state title

CARSON — Three touchdowns in 25 seconds turned a close game into a Folsom blowout, as the Bulldogs won the CIF State Football Division II Championship on Saturday in Carson, defe ...