football

Zebras cheer squad inspires in many ways

Lincoln High School Cheer Adviser Lori Cota announced her cheer squad will be busy doing community service next week. Sunday, the team will be in Loomis at Del Oro High School chee ...

Del Oro decimates Spanish Springs

LOOMIS – By halftime nobody in Golden Eagle Stadium was on the edge of their seat. In fact, fans bleeding black and gold were just taking their seats after massive celebrati ...

Concussions create cause for concern

"Your thinking is fuzzy. Your vision is fuzzy. It's almost like coming out of anesthesia," recalls Mike Lamb about sustaining concussions during his football career. Lamb played c ...

Eagles keep eyes on the prize

All the right roles have been cast for the Del Oro High football team. The stage is set under the lights of Del Oro’s stadium. And fans of the black and yellow are hoping this ...

Matching their skills on the gridiron

Rick Padilla didn’t need to be talked into a football game pitting Placer County law enforcement against their Nevada County counterparts. More than 40 Placer law men jumped at t ...

Preview of Rocklin Thunder football

Last year Rocklin finished third in the Sierra Foothill League with a record of 3-2 (7-4 overall). The Thunder must replace quarterback Jimmy Laughrea who graduated. Laughrea led ...

Line-Up, Times For "Smackdown In Sactown" Finalized

After nearly five months of planning, everything has been finialized for the first "Smackdown In Sactown" football showcase which locally will feature both Placer and Colfax high s ...

Thomas Gang approved as New Sierra College Athletic Director

ROCKLIN – Trading Eagles for Wolverines, Thomas Gang is the new Sierra College Associate Dean of Athletics. The former Mendocino College Athletic Director’s appointment was app ...

The blitz is on for the Battle

Mark Soto is in the mortgage business, spent countless days over the past 15 years as a football coach and is now putting in long hours to prepare for the Battle at the Capital foo ...

Man convicted of threatening coach

Del Oro High football coach Casey Taylor is resting a little easier after a man who had made threats against the coach was handed a six-month jail sentence. Dennis Blaine McLin, 66 ...

The memories will endure

Auburn’s sports scene was filled with record-breaking performances, dramatic victories and inspiring turnarounds in 2010. The Endurance Capital of the World got another major ...

Late charge gives Bulldogs state title

CARSON — Three touchdowns in 25 seconds turned a close game into a Folsom blowout, as the Bulldogs won the CIF State Football Division II Championship on Saturday in Carson, defe ...

Alleged extortionist was not male stripper, detective says

A local college and high school football star charged with extortion was not a part of the male strippers group he allegedly linked to prostitution. Auburn Police officers arrest ...

Turnaround leads to title for Del Oro

SACRAMENTO — Casey Taylor and his Del Oro High School football team were in no hurry to get out of the rain Saturday night. The Golden Eagles soaked in the thrill of victory for ...

Adair grins and bears it

LOOMIS — There are a few things Tyler Adair wants to check off his to-do list before Dec. 15. That’s the day he’ll go under the knife for surgery on the torn ACL in his left ...