football

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 ...

No tradition like the Army Navy game

It would be hard to imagine a greater rivalry than that of the Army-Navy football game. The two military academies will renew that tradition this weekend for the 112th time. Althou ...

Del Oro turns it around to top Placer

LOOMIS — Coach Joey Montoya winced as he thought about the handful of miscues and bobbles that cost his Placer High football team a shot at perhaps the biggest win in school hist ...

Say it ain't so, Joe

The sports world was rocked recently by the child sex-abuse scandal at Penn State University, and the firing of its legendary coach, Joe Paterno. Like most, I can’t recall a time ...

Whitney wins the battle for the rock, 48-34

Rocklin High School football fans may have left the game a little disappointed Friday night after Whitney High School defeated the Thunder, 48-34, in the Second Annual Quarry Bowl, ...

Whitney digs in for the upcoming 2011 season

Many of the Jr. USA Football and Cheer organizations have worked hard to build a feeder program relationship with their local high schools; the Whitney Jr. Wildcats established tha ...

Seniors' days are numbered in football

Friday night is the beginning of the end for Jimmy Laughrea and Brant Wright. Their football careers at Rocklin and Whitney high schools, respectively, will conclude one way or ano ...

Stunning comeback gives Placer frosh PVL crown

The Placer Hillmen frosh football team pulled off a stunning comeback at Whitney High in Rocklin Thursday night and with it, grabbed the Pioneer Valley League championship. Traili ...