football

Week zero Auburn-area football previews

Although the warm weather that hit the foothills area this week may not seem like fall, make no mistake that the curtain will rise on the high school football season tonight. And, ...

Lincoln Jr. Zebras sweep Roseville's Jr. Tigers

The Lincoln Jr. Zebras made a complete sweep of the Roseville Jr. Tigers in the Aug. 22 match up. The five Lincoln squads will head for Elk Grove Saturday to take on the Jr. Thunde ...

Western Sierra gets first taste of scrimmage

After an inexplicable cancellation of a football scrimmage by Vacaville Christian, Western Sierra Collegiate Academy had to accept an invite from Natomas High School to play Saturd ...

Lincoln defense is young but has good speed Zebras a bit limited in size

The Lincoln High football team’s offense appears to have a much better understanding of the new scheme introduced last year, but the defense appears to be wait and see. That ...

Football history adds another chapter

Well, it is that marvelous time of year again – fall. The trees start to change from bright, vibrant green to the comforting shades of red and bright orange. The temperature ...

Jr. Zebras take three of four games from Jr. Miners

Following are the results of the Aug. 15 games against the Nevada Union Jr. Miners: Jr. PeeWees – Jr. Zebras 36, Jr. Miners 0 PeeWees – Jr. Zebras 24, Jr. Miners 0 J ...

Food trucks, football featured Tuesday

Lincoln’s monthly food truck event will have a special community theme Tuesday; an introduction to the high school’s football team, cheerleaders and band. The Food Tru ...

Western Sierra football opens practice with heavy hearts

MAHANY PARK, Roseville – Christian Wright, who recently lost his daughter Amelia, displayed amazing courage in coming to Western Sierra Collegiate Academy’s first conta ...

RISE UP: Oakmont football looks to get back on track in 2015

“Disappointing” was the first word out of Oakmont football head coach Tim Moore’s mouth as he left the Vikings sideline for the last time in 2014. The phrase was ...

TIGER PRIDE - Roseville seeks return trip to playoffs

As the Roseville High football team begins their second season in the Capitol Valley Conference, the program hopes last season’s playoff experience and familiarity translates ...

Summer of surgeries: Scotty Henrichs returns to Granite Bay football

No player has looked forward to taking the field more this season than Granite Bay’s own Scotty Henrichs.  Just a few months ago, the 17-year-old wide receiver wasn&rsq ...

SATURDAY SPECIAL: Auburn-area football squads open season with full-contact scrimmages

Dennis Murphy barked instruction with authority Thursday as he directed Placer High football players through an aggressive ball-stripping drill on the Hillmen practice field. Thos ...

To boldly go … for the first time

Most high school football players entering their senior season have become accustomed to practicing in the closing weeks of summer in the scorching heat. It has become a yearly ...

Lincoln Jr. Zebras at the Jamboree

The Lincoln Jr. Zebras finished up preseason at the Sierra Valley USA Football and Cheer Jamboree held Saturday at Oakmont High School. The Jr. Zebras participated in offense and ...