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Defense hails in Whitney’s win over Christian Brothers

The Whitney Wildcats used a strong running game, coupled with a stingy defense to beat the Christian Brothers 28-10 Friday. The ‘Cats improved to 3-1 record on the season, and a ...

Rocklin upsets Inderkum to win its homecoming game

An undefeated Inderkum was guest for Rocklin High’s Homecoming game and discovered the Thunder’s 1-3 record was a bit deceiving. Even more deceiving has been the rapid rise of ...

Thunder drops close one

FAIR OAKS _ Taking on their fourth Sacramento Bee-ranked opponent, the Rocklin High football team came up one point and six seconds short of defeating No. 14 Del Campo Friday. The ...

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Thanks to the great work of WCTV, Whitney High Wildcats Broadcasting, Lincoln High’s audio/visual department and others, we are able to bring you football highlights on the Gold ...

Oak Ridge defense outlasts Rocklin defense in win

ROCKLIN _ It was a battle in the trenches with neither team wanting to budge but the slip factor went in Oak Ridge’s favor as they got past Rocklin 16-7 in a non-league battle at ...

Whitney High puts a crush on Vintage Crushers

NAPA _ The Whitney High School football team put to rest any notions this season would be a rebuilding year by blowing past Vintage 48-12 last Friday. And, some of the Wildcats’ ...

Pleasant Grove storms back in second have to tip Thunder

SACRAMENTO _ The Rocklin High football team went after big game in their season opener and almost came away a winner, but a strong second half by Pleasant Grove gave the Eagles a 3 ...

Junior Thunder sweep Ponderosa

The Rocklin Jr. Thunder were anything but hospitable when the Ponderosa Jr. Bruins came calling as all five of the silver-and-blue squads marched to victory Saturday at Rocklin Hig ...

Time to strap it on

It was opening week for some area high school football teams, while others will begin gridiron acting this weekend. The Capital Football (Athletic) League made an excellent showin ...

Graduation not expected to slow down the Wildcats

Although the Whitney High School football program graduated outstanding players like quarterback Jake Rodrigues and tight end Jalen Cope-Fitzpatrick, there isn’t much sentiment a ...

From adversity comes strength

Whitney High School athlete and outstanding offensive player in the 2011 Quarry Bowl Christian Daniels died in a tragic motorcycle accident this summer. The popular student ran for ...

Rocklin readies to roll in 2012 football campaign

Although Rocklin High School football will be looking to improve on its 3-7 season in 2011, the Thunder is going to have to do it with some new faces on the squad. Virtually half o ...

Refusing to let go of a dream

Rocklin’s Glen Peacock family is understandably proud that their youngest is now playing football on a scholarship at Midland University in Fremont, Neb., but the road it took to ...

Junior football and cheer gear up for 2012 campaign

Both Rocklin football and cheer organizations are hard at work in preparation for the upcoming season. The Jr. Thunder are training at Twin Oaks Park off Park Drive and the Jr. Wil ...

The passion to persevere

Many of us have dreamed of reaching the pinnacle of our success, but have little or no idea how to get started. We often end up discouraged, which leads to a path of disappointmen ...