football

Del Oro ready for battle

Call it a gauntlet. Call it anything other than a soft schedule. Not only does Del Oro take on some of the top-notch high school football programs in Northern California in its non ...

Refusing to let go of a dream

Rocklin’s Glen Peacock family is understandably proud that their youngest is now playing football on a scholarship at Midland University in Fremont, Neb., but the road it took to ...

Placer Adds Another Football Scholarship Offer

Without question, the 50-plus scholarship offers garnered by Placer High defensive lineman Eddie Vanderdoes ? before his senior football season has even kicked off ? makes the big ...

Cook takes on fight against concussions

Steve Cook figures there is no better place to start the fight against concussions in football than his hometown. Football head injuries ? and their lingering effects - have domin ...

Concussions take center stage in prep sports

Editor’s note: This is the second in a two-part series on concussions in high school sports. The lexicon of football has changed from a player getting his bell rung or having a ...

The concussion discussion

Editor’s note: This is the first of two stories in a series dealing with concussions in high school sports. Kolby Butcher is a boy in a man’s body. At 6-3, 225 pounds h ...

Loomis celebrates Del Oro High football

The Town of Loomis honored the Del Oro High School football team with a parade down Taylor Road last week.The marching band, cheerleaders, coaching staff and team made a short trip ...

The "Battle" evolves and expands

While CIF State Bowl Games were bringing the 2011 high school football season to a close last weekend in Carson, Mark Soto was meeting with school officials from Westlake, Oaks Chr ...

Del Oro's title dream dashed in Carson

CARSON — Del Oro High’s historic 2011 football season ended with one last valiant effort. But Helix showcased its speed and skill in a six-minute blur in the second quarter and ...

All eyes on Eagles

Del Oro High hosted one of Southern California’s top teams back in September, falling in overtime to Westlake in the Battle at the Capital. This weekend the Golden Eagles are ...

Loomis streets fill to cheer departing Del Oro High football team (Video report)

Del Oro High School Golden Eagles left by bus Thursday, with the community turning out on Taylor Road to wish the football team the best in its state championship football game Sat ...

Del Oro repeats as section champ, awaits bowl fate

SACRAMENTO — The Oakdale High players knew exactly what to expect from Del Oro Friday night at Hornet Stadium. The Mustangs often knew where the ball was going before it was snap ...

Eagles unleash Bertrando

LOOMIS — Mired in a rare losing skid last fall, Del Oro High football coach Casey Taylor was looking for a spark. He found it by uncorking the full talents of Alex Bertrando. The ...

Hillmen, Golden Eagles Have History

Two old football rivals, who haven’t played since 2005, will renew acquaintances this Friday night when Del Oro’s Golden Eagles host Placer’s Hillmen at 7 p.m. in a second ro ...