Russ Edmondson

End of a long ride; sports editor enjoyed time in Rocklin, Lincoln

After more than eight years, I am leaving my position as sports editor of The Placer Herald and The Lincoln News Messenger. This has not been an easy decision, as I have loved my t ...

Rocklin to host undefeated Grizzlies Friday night

A very tough opponent awaits Rocklin High’s varsity football team Friday as Granite Bay is coming to town. The Grizzlies (6-0 overall, 1-0 in the Sierra Foothill League) have ou ...

Thunder to open league play Friday

Three football teams will qualify for the playoffs from the Sierra Foothill League this season and the battle for the spots starts Friday. Rocklin High, which went 2-3 in the pre- ...

Rocklin to host Napa in final non-SFL game

Friday’s game against visiting Napa High is the final chance for Rocklin’s varsity football team to tune anything up before the start of Sierra Foothill League play. Napa (3-1 ...

Thunder top Nevada Union to close first half 6-0

Rocklin High’s varsity volleyball team beat visiting Nevada Union Monday to close the first half of Sierra Foothill League play undefeated. The Thunder (24-2-1 overall, 6-0 in t ...

Whitney opens PVL play Friday vs. Lincoln

Undefeated Whitney High will open its Pioneer Valley League season against visiting Lincoln Friday. The Zebras, 0-3 on the season, have lost to Woodland (17-0), Wheatland (21-20) ...

Rocklin returns home Friday following road losses

Rocklin High’s varsity football team will attempt to break a two-game losing streak when Vintage of Napa visits Friday. Vintage is 1-2 on the season, falling 24-20 at Granada of ...

Thunder 3-1 in SFL; Wildcats earn first PVL win

Rocklin High’s varsity boys soccer team earned two 1-0 victories last week to improve to 3-1 in Sierra Foothill League play. Rocklin, which topped visiting Roseville and host Oa ...

Painful loss ends Rocklin’s playoff run

The Thunder gave everything they had and it wasn't enough. A shot from more than 30 feet sailed wide right, banked off the glass and went in. Season over. Just like that. Inste ...