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BACK TO FOOTBALL: Week one Auburn-area football previews

Pioneer (0-1) at Placer (1-0), 7:30 p.m., LeFebvre Stadium Joey Montoya didn’t need to frame his credentials when applying for the Placer High coaching gig back in 2007. He ...

Week zero football results: Placer, Del Oro, Bear River and Colfax win big

The first night of prep football opened with resounding success for most of the Auburn-area programs in the Sac-Joaquin Section on Friday. Placer, Del Oro, Bear River and Colfax a ...

Week zero Auburn-area football previews

Although the warm weather that hit the foothills area this week may not seem like fall, make no mistake that the curtain will rise on the high school football season tonight. And, ...

Articles appreciated by sports fan

Articles appreciated by sports fan Jim Linsdau, the articles in the 2015 Football Preview of the High Schools are extraordinary! I have been reading sports in newspapers, magazin ...

Reid injured, but Hillmen still hope to make Wolverines roster

The pads were popping and the sweat was flying at Sierra College football’s first scrimmage of the season Saturday. But one ill-timed step may have cost Placer High grad Conn ...

SATURDAY SPECIAL: Auburn-area football squads open season with full-contact scrimmages

Dennis Murphy barked instruction with authority Thursday as he directed Placer High football players through an aggressive ball-stripping drill on the Hillmen practice field. Thos ...

Practices begin for Del Oro Golden Eagles fall sports teams

Athletes at Del Oro High School began fall sports practices next week with a full ahead of steam pointing towards their respective 2015 schedules that will kickoff over the next tw ...

California Dreamin’ - Granite Bay’s Tommy Thompson & his journey to the MLS

The storybook tale of Tommy Thompson’s journey to Major League Soccer started before he signed with the San Jose Earthquakes, before he joined Sacramento Republic FC and even ...

Max Miller's Clinic of Champions comes to Sacramento

Max Miller’s Clinic of Champions for college, high school and youth football coaches will be held in Reno, Feb. 27-28. For the first time, however, Miller will hold a clinic ...

Rocklin Jr. Thunder Midgets slaim SAC championship with win over Del Oro

The Rocklin Jr. Thunder Midgets defeated the Del Oro Jr. Eagles 33-7 Nov. 9 to emerge as the Sierra Athletic Conference champions for 2014. The Jr. Thunder Mighty Mites and Jr. Pe ...

Roseville murder suspect Beau Smith described as 'great kid'

A star receiver of prep and collegiate football, class of 2011 Roseville High graduate Beau Smith is suddenly in need of a great defense. Confined to a holding cell at the Marion ...

Del Oro silences Granite Bay 20-7 to qualify for the football playoffs

GRANITE BAY — Bryan Willhide’s 37-yard field goal extended Del Oro High’s final margin over Granite Bay to 20-7 with six minutes, 21 seconds to play in Frida ...

Jr. Thunder and Jr. Golden Eagles rivalry burns bright

LOOMIS – The rivalry that is Rocklin vs. Del Oro represents athletic competition at its best and last Saturday’s matchup between the Jr. Thunder and Jr. Golden Eagles d ...