Jimmy Laughrea

Boise State beckons for Rocklin quarterback

Far be it for Jimmy Laughrea to be jealous of all the attention Dano Graves has received in recent weeks. Laughrea will simply join all the folks applauding the Folsom High School ...

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 ...

Granite Bay holds off Rocklin in thriller

Greg Benzel bet on Rocklin High School’s offense rather than gambling with his defense. He had seen enough of Granite Bay’s offense for one night. Rocklin trailed by a point F ...

Homecoming turns humbling for Thunder

Casey Lambert left the door open. The Roseville High School running back lost a fumble at Rocklin’s 1-yard line with 6:43 to play. A touchdown would have given the Tigers a 14- ...

Twenty is make-or-break number

By Cecil Conley Sports Editor Rocklin High School’s football team has allowed just one opponent to score 20 or more points in a game this season. The 29-22 loss to Oak Ridge ...

Too small not too bad for Thunder receiver

Too small is too often how Nick Williams is measured. Whatever shortcomings the Rocklin High School senior might have are not evident, however, when he is playing wide receiver for ...

Laughrea's rushing hat trick lifts Rocklin

Jimmy Laughrea ran for three touchdowns and passed for a fourth Friday night to lead Rocklin High School's football team to a 35-6 victory over Ponderosa in Shingle Springs. The T ...

Rally lifts Rocklin over Del Campo

Jimmy Laughrea has always counted on Nick Williams to be a reliable target. The two connected twice in the fourth quarter Friday night as Rocklin High School rallied for a 14-10 wi ...

Brothers extend bond to football field

By Cecil Conley Sports Editor A comment made in jest by his brother was no laughing matter for Matt Laughrea. The Rocklin High School junior was left with having to decide whet ...

Foothill Prep QBs Look Talented

The opening of the prep football season is less than a month away but that didn’t stop college recruiters from making checks in their notebooks this past summer that the I-80 and ...