football

California Dreamin’ - Granite Bay’s Tommy Thompson & his journey to the MLS

The storybook tale of Tommy Thompson’s journey to Major League Soccer started before he signed with the San Jose Earthquakes, before he joined Sacramento Republic FC and even ...

Lincoln football making huge strides into 2015

When Lincoln News Messenger Sports introduced Lincoln High football head coach Chris Bean last season, the affable head man was beside himself with the prospect of leading the Figh ...

Western Sierra names head coach for inaugural season

The Western Sierra Collegiate Academy announced it has selected JP Dolliver to take the reins of its football program to begin this fall. The Wolves will field both varsity and jun ...

Western Sierra to establish football program for 2015

Western Sierra Collegiate Academy Athletic Director Michael Wells announced that the school will field both 11-man varsity and junior varsity football teams for the 2015 season. T ...

Max Miller's Clinic of Champions comes to Sacramento

Max Miller’s Clinic of Champions for college, high school and youth football coaches will be held in Reno, Feb. 27-28. For the first time, however, Miller will hold a clinic ...

The changing of the seasons

Lincoln High School officially put its fall sports programs to rest following the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division III cross-country meet held in Folsom Saturday. No sooner had tha ...

Roseville murder suspect Beau Smith described as 'great kid'

A star receiver of prep and collegiate football, class of 2011 Roseville High graduate Beau Smith is suddenly in need of a great defense. Confined to a holding cell at the Marion ...

Lincoln’s long season ends with loss to Bear River

LAKE OF THE PINES — The Lincoln High football team closed out its season with a 47-6 loss to Bear River to end the season 1-9. Although not yet the makings of a dynasty, it w ...

Lincoln unable to hold back PVL champions

Placer High’s football team took no chances as they came out firing against Lincoln and captured their third straight Pioneer Valley League championship Friday in Zebra Town. ...

Jr. Zebras crown two champions for 2014

Three Lincoln Jr. Zebras teams went into the Sierra Valley USA Championships and two emerged as champions Saturday. JR. MIDGETS Blessed with playing host for Division 2, the Jr. ...