football

Del Oro's next step: state finals

With just under four minutes to play in last Friday’s CIF State Northern California    Div. II AA championship game with Liberty of Bakersfield, Del Oro ...

It's great to be a Golden Eagle

The 6:15 a.m. Monday phone calls from this writer to Del Oro High football coach Casey    Taylor started a couple of seasons ago.  Headed to Del Oro&rsquo ...

TURKEY AND FOOTBALL: The best prep football teams practice on Thanksgiving

The countdown has started for the California Interscholastic Federation’s first true state-wide bowl football championship games. With most CIF sections around the state put ...

Sierra College earns Bowl Game berth with road win

Clusters of Sierra College football players shimmied into the weight room on campus Sunday afternoon with butterflies in their stomachs.  As the team gathered around their he ...

THE ART OF BEING PERFECT: 10-0 Placer Hillmen join illustrious list of programs that enjoyed perfect regular seasons on the local gridiron

The undefeated season is a milestone that high school football teams are always chasing. After all, nobody wants to lose. However, going undefeated isn't a very realistic goal ...

Another Del Oro playoff run?

    The schedule reads that the playoffs begin for the Del Oro High football team this Friday    when the Golden Eagles host Whitney in a CIF ...

Del Oro Golden Eagles open Div. II

There may have been some eyebrows raised - outside of Loomis anyway - when the CIF    Sac-Joaquin Section released its Div. II football playoff brackets last w ...

Auburn-area football results, scores around the region: Placer closes regular season 10-0 - Del Oro reaches playoffs by beating Granite Bay

Editor’s note: For full stories, statistics, JV and freshmen results, interviews and photos from Auburn-area Friday night football, grab Sunday’s print edition of the A ...

WIN TO GET IN: Del Oro vs Granite Bay highlights regular season prep football finales

It’s the resounding theme around foothills high school football fields this weekend as the curtain comes down on the prep regular season with key games that carry playoff imp ...

8 Placer County football questions for The Pigskin Soothsayer

The flipping of the calendar page to November and the first big rain soaking of the season can mean only one thing; the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section football playoffs must be right arou ...

Sports Briefs

Golden Eagle netters stop Bulldogs Ashley Issac, Ashley Jensen,Bri Strough and Izzy Watson all won singles matches to help power Del Oro’s girls tennis team to an 8-1 win o ...

Second-Half Turnovers cost Wolverines a Win

This was supposed to be the week the Sierra College football team got back on track.  Saturday afternoon’s contest against visiting Laney College came off the heels of ...

THE AMERICAN FOOTBALL DREAM

Unbeknownst to most, Oakmont High graduate and current starting left tackle for the Sierra College football team, Derrick Achayo, was once immersed in an ill fate.  The 6-foo ...