football

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 ...

Pioneer Valley League football pumps up preseason

Practices for Pioneer Valley League football squads open up Aug. 6. Only two schools in the PVL – Colfax and Foothill – have opted to play “zero week” games on Aug. 24, wit ...

Jr Zebras warm up for fall season at Sierra Valley USA Jamboree

The Jr. Zebras Football and Cheer participants have been working hard in the heat of July preparing for the upcoming season. The 2012 Sierra Valley USA Jamboree is scheduled to tak ...

The passion to persevere

Many of us have dreamed of reaching the pinnacle of our success, but have little or no idea how to get started. We often end up discouraged, which leads to a path of disappointmen ...

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 ...

Lincoln Jr Zebras registration now open

The Lincoln Jr. Zebras Football and Cheer is now open for 2012 registration online. The league is open to children ages 6-14 and includes both tackle football, and cheerleading at ...

Local firefighter to compete in 38th PIG Bowl

A Lincoln firefighter will join his colleagues from around the area in Sacramento’s 38th annual PIG Bowl, California State University Sacramento, Jan. 28. Lincoln’s Peter Manle ...

Time to say thanks

Although New Year’s is almost two weeks in the past, it’s time to give a vote of thanks to all those who help make News Messenger Sports possible. I started as the Messenger’ ...

Scrum, anyone?

Rugby is about as old as America’s War for Independence. And, in fact, it was started in England. It was one of those games where someone fashioned a ball similar to a football, ...

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 ...