High school football

Two pick sixes lift Granite Bay over Rocklin in double OT

ROCKLIN — Ernie Cooper, the exhaustion genuine in his voice, said softly, “I’m done.”Rocklin head coach Greg Benzel, with a combination of disappointment an ...

Rocklin makes a statement by pounding Nevada Union to a T

GRASS VALLEY — Combine a two-quarterback, shotgun-heavy offense with pinpoint execution. Throw in an exceptional night for the defensive front seven. On top of that, make it ...

Whitney jumps all over mistake-prone Oakmont

ROCKLIN — Whitney has two blowout victories two games into the high school football season.The blowouts may not continue, but their season honor toward former teammate Christian ...

Seven Roseville-area football players to receive scholar-athlete honor

Aman Jagait, Thomas Parker and Ryan Shields of Oakmont High School are among seven area players who will receive scholar-athlete honors by the Sacramento Valley Chapter of the Nati ...

Roseville recovers to beat Rocklin

Grant Jansen didn’t have much time to dwell on his goal-line fumble or how his Roseville High School Tigers had just lost an opportunity to put away the game and send Rocklin ...

Rocklin runner comes up big on clinching possession

Brandon Crotts won this one for Rocklin High School without even reaching the end zone Friday night.In a 31-27 homecoming win over Ponderosa, the diminutive yet hard-nosed senior r ...

Rocklin defense scores in victory over Del Campo

Rocklin High School’s defense needed a pick-me-up following a disappointing performance against rival Whitney last week in the Quarry Bowl, and did the Thunder ever get it Fr ...

Football playoff alignments up in the air to the end

LODI — Enrollment figures for the 2011-12 school year have been released, and while football teams have an idea which division they’ll be in for the Sac-Joaquin Section ...

KVIE show looks at high school football injuries

KVIE Public Television on Tuesday will show “Frontline: Football High,” the story of two high school football players who collapsed from heatstroke during practices las ...

Football players are honored on all-conference teams

FOOTBALL Sierra Foothill League Final regular-season standings                   League  ...

Woodcreek heads Nourth in win over Whitney

J.J. Nourth scored four of Woodcreek High School’s seven touchdowns in a 52-35 nonleague victory over visiting Whitney on Friday night.Nourth had an 88-yard kickoff return for a ...

SFL provides a mouth-watering menu for high school football

While some football fans in greater Sacramento County have become mesmerized over the thought of ESPN cameras gaining sudden interest in our neck of the woods, the city of Rosevill ...

Woodcreek football takes on pack mentality

James Nunley accounted for 49 percent of Woodcreek’s yardage last season. Since seniors aren’t allowed to play a fifth year of high school football, however, he’s gone. The ...

Local high school football teams to hold scrimmages

High school football season openers are six days away for Granite Bay and Woodcreek, seven days away for Valley Christian and 13 days away for Oakmont and Roseville. That means sc ...