football

Alleged extortionist was not male stripper, detective says

A local college and high school football star charged with extortion was not a part of the male strippers group he allegedly linked to prostitution. Auburn Police officers arrest ...

Turnaround leads to title for Del Oro

SACRAMENTO — Casey Taylor and his Del Oro High School football team were in no hurry to get out of the rain Saturday night. The Golden Eagles soaked in the thrill of victory for ...

Del Oro marches on to semifinal

One chance was all Whitney High School’s football team wanted in the second half Friday night in Loomis. When it finally arrived, the Wildcats let it slip through their hands lik ...

Loss to linger for Rocklin football coach

Greg Benzel’s back will be sore by the time August arrives. Rocklin High School’s football coach will have carried around last Friday night’s Sac-Joaquin Section playoff loss ...

Whitney quarterback has nowhere to hide

A Pioneer High School fan wasted no time in reminding the Patriots of which player they had to stop. “Get No. 7!” The boisterous fan issued the alert just as Friday night’s ...

Sierra College goes 0-5 in conference

Joe Brunet scored two touchdowns in the final game of his Sierra College football career. That is quite an accomplishment for a linebacker. That also shows how this season turned ...

After Laughrea goes down, Thunder bows out

Life without Jimmy Laughrea began far too soon for Rocklin High School’s football team. Once the Thunder lost its quarterback, a loss in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II playo ...

Rocklin, Whitney to hit road for playoff openers

Rocklin High School will travel to River City and Whitney will pay a visit to Pioneer in the first round of the Sac-Joaquin Section football playoffs. The brackets were released S ...

Loss leaves Whitney to settle for second

Whitney High School’s defense dodged the first bullet Friday night, finally stopping Antelope after the Titans marched 88 yards in 15 yards and drained nearly 10 minutes off the ...

Injuries keep two seniors on sideline

His mother broke the bad news without saying a word. Her silence was all Dean Phillips had to hear. Phillips knew his football career at Rocklin High School was finished. He calle ...

Wildcats prepare for CAL showdown

Mike Gimenez has said all along that the best has yet to come for Whitney High School’s football team. The coach made that remark during the preseason when the Wildcats were 2-3 ...

Another dose of disappointment for Sierra College

Sierra College has gone from winning the Valley Conference football championship three years in a row to not winning a conference game three weeks in a row. The Wolverines swallow ...

Coaches' wives fit football into family life

By Cecil Conley Sports Editor Greg Benzel and Jeff Tisdel spend their afternoons surrounded by young men on football fields in Rocklin. Once the two coaches go home, they are out ...
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