football

Pratt, Eagles crush Cardinal Newman

SANTA ROSA — Bryce Pratt remembers the disrespect like it was yesterday. The Del Oro running back felt helpless on the sideline as Cardinal Newman quarterback Randy Wright took ...

Eagles soar in season openers

All three Del Oro High football teams kicked off the fall in style last week, but none looked more determined in their 2009 opener than the varsity squad. Senior running back Bryc ...

Del Oro rallies to stun California

FOLSOM — Bryce Pratt wasn’t about to let a sore ankle spoil his season opener. Pratt and the Del Oro Golden Eagles made an emphatic 2009 debut Saturday in the Battle at the Cap ...

Grizzlies strong again, dump Bay Area power in opener

The Granite Bay High football team set a strong tone for its season at Saturday’s Battle at the Capital classic as it knocked off a tough Pittsburg team 30-20 at Prairie City Sta ...

Rocklin opens season with 40-32 victory at Oak Ridge

Rocklin High’s varsity football team opened up the season with a 40-32 victory at Oak Ridge on Friday night. Thunder quarterback Jimmy Laughrea, who started as a sophomore last ...

Golden Eagles to open season at 'Battle of the Capital'

A tough opening game challenge faces the Del Oro High football team Saturday night when the Golden Eagles tackle California High of Danville in the feature game of the “Battle At ...

Will Eagles soar back to form?

LOOMIS — Max Magleby is still earning the respect of his senior teammates, but he’s already eagerly anticipating his first opportunity to capture the admiration of his whole hi ...

Sierra slams Diablo Valley

PLEASANT HILL — Sierra College tailback C.J. Woodbury didn’t wait long to do his best Lamon Muldrow impersonation. Sophomore linebacker Setaleki Fuapau intercepted a pass on D ...

Which football team will return to the postseason?

With the new week comes a new poll question at our comprehensive regional sports Web site, placersports.com. Gold Country Media has recently launched Placer Sports as a one-stop s ...

Otten ready to take on BCS beasts

One glance at San Jose State’s schedule makes it abundantly clear that Ryan Otten’s baptism into college football will come by fire. The Del Oro High graduate, however, is rea ...

Rocklin offense powered by pair of returners

Rocklin High varsity football head coach Greg Benzel doesn’t want to get ahead of himself but he is very fired up about the upcoming season. “I think there is a sense of energ ...

Sports get under way at Del Oro High

Football scrimmages will highlight the first big week of Del Oro High sports events for the 2009-10 school year. Tonight, the Golden Eagle football squads will travel to El Dorado ...

Del Oro football calling all ex-players

In conjunction with Del Oro High School celebrating its Golden Anniversary this year (1959-2009), the school is planning to honor football players and teams from each decade at eac ...

Junior Golden Eagles to host Granite Bay Saturday

The Del Oro Jr. Golden Eagle football and cheer teams begin their 2009 season Saturday when the Black and Gold host the Granite Bay Jr. Grizzlies at Del Oro High School. Game times ...

Del Oro's Golden Eagles begin football drills

Generally speaking, there wasn’t too much to cheer about last fall in Loomis sports. With the Del Oro Golden Eagles football team struggling to an uncharacteristic 4-6 overall r ...