Jake Rodrigues

Rallying the troops

It was hard to watch, Friday, when Whitney High football standout Jake Rodrigues suffered a season-ending ankle injury and broken fibula. It was even more difficult for his teammat ...

Cordova no match as Whitney rolls 42-0

It appeared the Cordova High Lancer just might be able to hang around with the Whitney High football team, Friday. The Wildcats twice turned the ball over deep in their own territo ...

Woodcreek makes Whitney pay for mistakes, 35-13

Woodcreek High School’s football team came in a slight underdog visiting Whitney High for their final preseason game without regular starting quarterback Shaun Mize. But the visi ...

Wildcats bounce back with win over Christian Brothers

SACRAMENTO _ The Whitney High School varsity football team defeated Christian Brother on the road 41-13, last Friday. Wildcats’ quarterback Jake Rodrigues completed 15 of 24 pass ...

River City no match for Whitney’s Wildcats

The start of the 2011 season could not have started any better for the Whitney High School varsity football team. Head coach Mike Gimenez’s squad easily defeated River City High ...

Whitney's Rodrigues Commits To Oregon

Whitney High School quarterback Jake Rodrigues, rated as one of the top quarterbacks in the nation heading into the 2011 football season, has verbally committed to play in 2012 at ...

Quarterback draws crowd of coaches

Spring football is becoming popular at Whitney High School. Monday’s practice attracted coaches from the University of Colorado, Nebraska, Washington State, Colorado State, UNLV ...

Trip could be omen for Wildcats

If history repeats itself, and Mike Gimenez hopes it does, Whitney High School’s football team could be months away from winning its second Sac-Joaquin Section championship in f ...

Juniors in demand with supply of talent

Fitting in with Whitney High School’s choir should not be a problem for Jake Rodrigues. All the junior has to do is carry a tune as well as he does a football. That remains to be ...

Whitney quarterback has nowhere to hide

A Pioneer High School fan wasted no time in reminding the Patriots of which player they had to stop. “Get No. 7!” The boisterous fan issued the alert just as Friday night’s ...

Loss leaves Whitney to settle for second

Whitney High School’s defense dodged the first bullet Friday night, finally stopping Antelope after the Titans marched 88 yards in 15 yards and drained nearly 10 minutes off the ...

Wildcats prepare for CAL showdown

Mike Gimenez has said all along that the best has yet to come for Whitney High School’s football team. The coach made that remark during the preseason when the Wildcats were 2-3 ...

Wildcats hang on for homecoming victory

Mike Gimenez did not want to rain on Whitney High School’s homecoming parade. Even Mother Nature spared the Wildcats by turning off her sprinklers as the floats passed in front o ...

Moore provides power in Whitney's offense

Slow and steady not only wins the race. That is the best description of Isaiah Moore as a running back. The Whitney High School junior is not going to run away from many defenders ...

Wildcats run wild in Saturday matinee

Mike Gimenez played on Saturday afternoons in his days as a quarterback at Colorado State. He would much rather stick to Friday nights as Whitney High School’s head football coac ...