football

Sierra not panicking after losing opener

Sam Martinez will get a second chance to lead Sierra College’s offense. Head coach Jeff Tisdel is not blaming last Saturday’s season-opening loss to Butte solely on the fresh ...

Each day is Little step to healing

Blended lasagna, chicken soup and mashed potatoes … Thomas Little might as well have punted. It is no wonder that the Lincoln High School senior linebacker has lost 30 pounds si ...

Sierra's offense misfires in season opener

One goal for Sierra College's football team in Saturday night's opener at Butte was to rush for 205 yards. The Wolverines finished with 119 yards - overall. The passing game did ...

Zebras stumble in loss to Honkers

Four unanswered touchdowns by Yuba City High School left Lincoln without an answer Friday night. The Honkers scored the last two touchdowns of the first half and the first two of ...

Zebras pay price to earn stripes

Travis Bakken asked for a show of hands Monday night. The senior wanted to know how many of his Lincoln High School football teammates would be willing to admit they were out of sh ...

Zebras have tough football act to follow

An 11-1 season in 2009 does not mean Ken Lowe is a great football coach, just as a 1-9 finish in 2008 did not mean he should have cleaned out his office and searched for a new care ...

Graves ready to put the pads back on

Running back Zack Graves hasn’t played in a game yet but he still feels like a veteran for the Sierra College Wolverines. The 2009 Whitney High graduate sat out last season at ...

Seniors make last stand at Optimist football game

The 54th annual Optimist All-Star Football Game brought the greater Sacramento area’s top senior high school players to American River College Saturday night. Led by former Oa ...

Still lacing them up in search of gridiron glory

It’s a classic football tale of the everyday man that starts on the gridirons of Pop Warner and ends sometime between the final high school touchdown and last tackle in junio ...

Lincoln’s Tryon, Castillo to play in Optimist football game on Saturday

Lincoln High 2010 graduates Jacob Tryon and J.J. Castillo will play for the North team in Saturday’s 54th annual Optimist All-Star Football Game at American River College. Tryon ...

Rocklin’s Laughrea commits to Boise State

Rocklin High quarterback Jimmy Laughrea, who will be a senior in the fall, has given a verbal commitment to attend Boise State on a football scholarship. Laughrea will follow the ...

Cummings changes mind, will attend Stanford

Rocklin High senior football star Jackson Cummings has changed his mind about where he will attend college. Cummings originally committed to Yale University on Feb. 3rd but he has ...

Rocklin's Huff signs with Boise State

Rocklin High football star Holden Huff signed a letter of intent to attend Boise State on a football scholarship today. Huff, who played tight end as a senior for the 14-1 Thunder ...

Thunder football star Jackson Cummings to play for Yale

Rocklin High’s sensational senior running back Jackson Cummings will be playing football for Yale University starting in the fall. Cummings, 5-foot-8 and 190 pounds, scored 42 to ...

Lincoln pair help Sacramento earn tie in all-star football game

Lincoln High seniors Jacob Tryon and J.J. Castillo played in Saturday’s News 10 Holiday All-star football game at Grant High. Tryon was at nose guard while Castillo played tight ...