Football

Starting from scratch

Western Sierra Collegiate Academy is in its fourth year of football. They are members of the Sacramento Metropolitan Athletic League and, like other Division VII schools, they have ...

Zebras shut out Whitney in Stars and Stripes game

The Lincoln High football team took on visiting Whitney last Friday in a game where the Fighting Zebras fired on all cylinders in front of a home crowd to defeat the Wildcats 30-0. ...

ACROSS THE SPORTS DESK

Lest fans forget, there is more to this season than football. Tennis Although Antelope eked out a 4-5 victory, Lincoln winners were Dakotah Behrendt 4-6, 6-2, 6-2, Citaly Lazron ...

Lincoln hosts Whitney for Stars and Stripes game

Lincoln High will host Whitney Friday and renew a brief rivalry between the two as members of the Pioneer Valley League; they met four times and each won two games. Friday’s ...

Lincoln rallies for huge win over No. 8 Antelope

The Lincoln High football team took on Antelope last Friday for their first road game of the season. The Titans were coming off a win over Rocklin and had beaten the Fighting Zebra ...

Lincoln drops opener to Oak Ridge 56-20

The Lincoln High football team took on Oak Ridge for their season opener at home and fell 56-20 Friday. The Trojans were 11-2 last season and ranked 26th in the state for prep foo ...

Lincoln looks solid in Woodcreek scrimmage

Although fall is the third season of the year, with school just starting it feels more like what New Year’s should feel like. Leading the way is the coming football season. ...

Tires Direct puts money where its heart is

When the community of Lincoln says it supports Lincoln High sports, it does so in a big way. Tuesday, Fighting Zebras football head coach Chris Bean accepted a check for $10,000 f ...

Lincoln High annual Tailgate Dinner

The Lincoln High football program will present its 2nd annual LHS Football Tailgate Dinner at the McBean Pavilion Aug. 3. This $25 adults-only event is a big fundraiser for the pi ...

LEVELING THE PLAYING FIELD

In last week’s column was discussed Western Sierra Collegiate Academy’s (WSCA) political issues in finding facilities for participation in sports. The academy is a char ...

Fueling Fighting Zebras’ fall fireworks

Lincoln High’s football, softball and cross-country programs will have booths set up to sell fireworks for the 4th of July. Fighting Zebras’ football will be at the Ra ...

Juggling recruiters, footballs and offseason

Although it would be natural for any high school quarterback to feel the pressure of preparing for the fall campaign, Lincoln High’s Tommy Turner is approaching it as just an ...

Get involved in Zebras football through Savannah

High School athletics have grown into considerably more than a pastime for students to occupy their after school hours. Today, the pageantry and excitement of a winning sports prog ...

Boatman All-Metro Honorable Mention

As a follow up to The News Messenger’s Jan. 11 story as to Lincoln High football players being named to the Sacramento Bee’s 2017 All Metro team, linebacker Jack Boatma ...

Sweet, Turner named to All Metro football team

The honors for Lincoln High football continued for James Sweet and Tommy Turner, both making the Sacramento Bee All-Metro team. Sweet was selected to the Offense First Team. The s ...