football

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 ...

No tradition like the Army Navy game

It would be hard to imagine a greater rivalry than that of the Army-Navy football game. The two military academies will renew that tradition this weekend for the 112th time. Althou ...

Pioneer Valley All League selections

The Pioneer Valley League released its All League selections for 2011. A number of Lincoln High athletes were named to all four of its fall sports, and golf coach Tim Allen was nam ...

Lincoln and the PVL

The Pioneer Valley League, as it stands now, includes Bear River, Center, Colfax, Foothill, Lincoln, and Placer high schools. Two of the teams, Bear River and Colfax, are Division ...

Say it ain't so, Joe

The sports world was rocked recently by the child sex-abuse scandal at Penn State University, and the firing of its legendary coach, Joe Paterno. Like most, I can’t recall a time ...
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