football

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 ...

Rocklin to welcome Offensive Line MVP into freshman class

Rocklin High?s head football coach Greg Benzel has a player already winning football awards and as a student he is yet to set foot on campus. Local eighth-grader Noah Young develop ...

Local firefighters to compete in 38th PIG Bowl

Locals Will Felkins and Ryan Bowman are among the Rocklin firefighters who will compete in Sacramento’s 38th annual PIG Bowl, California State University Sacramento, Jan. 28. The ...

Gender not a barrier in NFL program

One local girl got some exciting news from the National Football League when she was invited to compete in Punt, Pass, and Kick, during a San Francisco 49er football game, last mon ...

Scrum, anyone?

Rugby is about as old as America’s War for Independence. And, in fact, it was started in England. It was one of those games where someone fashioned a ball similar to a football, ...

Del Oro's title dream dashed in Carson

CARSON — Del Oro High’s historic 2011 football season ended with one last valiant effort. But Helix showcased its speed and skill in a six-minute blur in the second quarter and ...