football

This Eagle has some golden hands

With Del Oro falling behind early in the first half Friday night against Nevada Union, wide receiver Daniel Thomas caught a 47-yard pass from quarterback Max Magleby and the Del Or ...

Del Oro mines Nevada Union on the field

LOOMIS – The Del Oro High frosh football team (2-0 SFL, 7-0 overall) took on the Nevada Union Miners at Del Oro on Thursday in front of a crowd ready for football action. With a ...

Del Oro defense determined

There are boxers who have to get hit a few times before the fighter inside will start to hit back. There are wrestlers who have to get pinned once or twice before they are ready to ...

Del Oro frosh 'stick' Thunder in SFL opener

LOOMIS - It doesn't take an incoming Del Oro freshman long to realize that the cross town rivalry with the Rocklin Thunder is alive and well. The Golden Eagles were the first the t ...

Heath gets the starting nod

Last year, as a redshirt freshman at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, Jason Heath was thrust into a starting role on the football team’s offensive line. After a change in coa ...

DO gets Rocklin rematch

Friday night will kick off the Div. II Sac-Joaquin section championship rematch between Del Oro and Rocklin at Del Oro. Del Oro is looking for sweet revenge after losing last seaso ...

Hites has a way of inspiring

When I first joined the Del Oro youth basketball league in third grade, coach Joe Hites seemed almost beyond human. At the end of a clinic, with 50 wide-eyed kids watching, and 5 ...

Golden Eagles still have a shot at a great season

There is no one that understands the joy of victory who has not first understood the disappointment of defeat. Now 1-3 in non-league play, the Del Oro High football team has the ...

Del Oro frosh football maintains perfection on the road

El DORADO HILLS – The Del Oro freshman football team remained undefeated Thursday with a 28-8 win over Oak Ridge. Blake Stahl kicked off the game and the Trojans began their off ...

Chandler revives career with Reddies

Ben Chandler could have been playing —perhaps starting — for one of the country’s top college football teams this season. He might also be much closer to graduating right no ...

Gentle giant has chance to leave a big impression

I interviewed Del Oro’s 6-foot, 4-inch, 316-pound offensive lineman Ryan Cope during Del Oro’s three-day stay in Las Vegas. I never heard him talk at all aside from doing the i ...

Senior Eagle Cope-ing with success

Del Oro High football has had its share of standout players. There was Andrew Floor, who went on to play fullback for the Oregon Ducks. There was Randy Fasani, who would go on to ...

Del Oro crushes Div. I Bullard

There is no place like home for Golden Eagles’ football. After suffering a loss in Las Vegas last week, the team returned to Loomis on Saturday and pounded last year’s Centra ...

Otten on path to stardom?

He’s only a sophomore, but some folks think San Jose State football player Ryan Otten already looks like a pro. That pro just happens to be the Del Oro High grad’s mentor. Ot ...

Del Oro March-es on to success

I was thinking back to Del Oro’s storied football tradition this week as they approach their 51st season. It’s no wonder the Del Oro football program has had such remarkable ...