football

Cosumnes Oaks spoils Whitney bid for league title

A win over Cosumnes Oaks Friday would have put Whitney High’s football team in a position to earn a share of the Capital Valley Conference title, but a 35-32 loss has put the ...

Jr. Thunder Jr. Midgets advance to championship game

The Rocklin Jr. Thunder Jr. Midgets rose up from a 4-3 record to win back-to-back games in the Sierra Athletic Conference Playoffs and advance to the championship game this Saturda ...

8 Placer County football questions for The Pigskin Soothsayer

The flipping of the calendar page to November and the first big rain soaking of the season can mean only one thing; the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section football playoffs must be right arou ...

Turnovers end Rocklin’s upset bid

Turnovers often make a difference in the outcome of football games and they were Rocklin’s downfall in its upset bid against Folsom Thursday night. The Thunder had an interc ...

Whitney balance leads to win over Roseville

After taking a 3-0 lead on Alex Muir’s 22-yard field goal, the Whitney High football team got down to basics to defeat visiting Roseville 24-14 Friday. The offense was led b ...

Tigers on the Brink of Playoff Elimination with Loss to Wildcats

Roseville’s running back and kick returner Jay Razzano cut right, swung back to the left and evaded every Whitney High defender 94 yards to the end zone Friday night to put h ...

Rocklin derails Woodcreek’s football hopes

Coming in at 5-1 and an overtime loss to Oak Ridge, the Woodcreek High football team hit a Sierra Foothill League brick wall at Rocklin, as the Thunder rolled to a 38-3 victory Fri ...

Whitney moves into third with Oakmont win

The Whitney High football team took sole possession of third place in the Capital Valley Conference with a convincing win over Oakmont 56-25 Friday. Wildcats’ quarterback Hu ...

Embracing the grind

When Ohio State University made its triumphant pilgrimage to the NCAA national football championship last season, head coach Urban Meyer termed it “The Chase.” This sea ...

Woodcreek’s ‘Welcome to SFL’ moment comes against Rocklin

Woodcreek High’s co-head football coach Kyle Stowers had four key words that he expressed to his team after Friday night’s road loss at Rocklin, ‘Welcome to the S ...

PREP FOOTBALL: League Title Races Heat Up this Week

GAME OF THE WEEK Roseville vs. Bella Vista, 7:15 p.m. Tigers look to contain Bella Vista’s rushing attack Despite senior quarterback Blake Rayback starting last week again ...

Rocklin rocks Del Oro in Rivalry Game

LOOMIS – The United States Army Great American Rivalry Game between Rocklin and Del Oro Friday night turned out to be all Thunder in a 28-3 win. In the first quarter, Rockli ...

Homecoming win puts Whitney back on track

The Whitney High football team put the icing on the homecoming cake Friday with a 42-6 thumping of Ponderosa. It was an almost flawless night for quarterback Hunter Rodrigues, as ...

Moore welcomes former quarterback Daniels back to Oakmont

As Friday night quickly approaches, so too does the reunion of a quarterback and coach at Oakmont High School.  Joshua Daniels — the Vikings signal caller who threw for ...