football

Rocklin's Wesley Preece

School: Rocklin High Thunder Grade: Senior It would be hard to miss a high school athlete standing 6-foot-6-inches tall and weighing 225 pounds, and that is what Rocklin High foo ...

Western Sierra athletics have a banner year

It was an exciting year for Western Sierra Collegiate Academy. Its third senior class graduated this spring and 2014-15 was a breakthrough for the school’s athletic programs. ...

New baby, new coach and a brand new team

Taking a largely untested and untried group of teenagers and trying to turn them into varsity football players would be more than enough to put on the plate of a new coach. But ima ...

Granite Bay grad looks to make impact on Sierra College’s football team

Johnny Cooley was the perfect back for Granite Bay High’s fly-sweep offense.  The 2013 juggernaut running back had the burst to hit the secondary in four steps and the ...

Anticipating a new era in Whitney football

Following in the footsteps of a coach who led his team to 67 victories in nine seasons, made the postseason seven times and the championship game twice while winning one, Whitney H ...

Western Sierra Collegiate Academy's Bryce Mellish

Grade: Junior Western Sierra Collegiate Academy’s Bryce Mellish is that rare combination of confidence without arrogance. The aspiring quarterback for the Wolves’ inau ...

Baseball ending starts sports’ cycle

Just when everyone is about to collapse from a high school year of sports, the spirit is revived by Little League All Stars baseball. At each level, 9-10 Minors, 11 Minors/Majors, ...

Western Sierra working hard and fast for inaugural season

Although the Western Sierra Collegiate Academy football team is putting in the extra time to build a program in its inaugural season, assistant coach Alex Stewart put things in pro ...

California Dreamin’ - Granite Bay’s Tommy Thompson & his journey to the MLS

The storybook tale of Tommy Thompson’s journey to Major League Soccer started before he signed with the San Jose Earthquakes, before he joined Sacramento Republic FC and even ...

Western Sierra names head coach for inaugural season

The Western Sierra Collegiate Academy announced it has selected JP Dolliver to take the reins of its football program to begin this fall. The Wolves will field both varsity and jun ...

Wildcats’ new football coach looks for total commitment

After nine years at Sacramento High that included four as head coach, Paul Doherty felt it was a time for a change of pace when he decided to come to Whitney High School as the nex ...

An inspiration on the football field and in the community

During this past football season at Rocklin High School, Thomas “Tommy” Moore donned the No. 4 jersey and lined up at tight end and linebacker for the Thunder. But it ...

Western Sierra to establish football program for 2015

Western Sierra Collegiate Academy Athletic Director Michael Wells announced that the school will field both 11-man varsity and junior varsity football teams for the 2015 season. T ...

Max Miller's Clinic of Champions comes to Sacramento

Max Miller’s Clinic of Champions for college, high school and youth football coaches will be held in Reno, Feb. 27-28. For the first time, however, Miller will hold a clinic ...