football

Woodcreek among Nine Football Teams hit with Sac-Joaquin Section Sanctions

Nine Sac-Joaquin Section football programs will scramble to fit the practice workload into a shortened season this year after violating a new Sac Joaquin Section bylaw designed to ...

Jr. Zebras Jamboree Saturday at Oakmont

The Lincoln Jr. Zebras will get an opportunity to go up against some real competition this Saturday at the 2015 Sierra Valley USA Jamboree hosted by the Oakmont Jr. Vikings at Oakm ...

Westerm Sierra's Karene Robertson

School: Western Sierra Collegiate Academy Wolves Grade: Sophomore Western Sierra Collegiate Academy will compete in football for the first time this season with some players who ...

Western Sierra athletics have a banner year

It was an exciting year for Western Sierra Collegiate Academy. Its third senior class graduated this spring and 2014-15 was a breakthrough for the school’s athletic programs. ...

New baby, new coach and a brand new team

Taking a largely untested and untried group of teenagers and trying to turn them into varsity football players would be more than enough to put on the plate of a new coach. But ima ...

Lincoln’s boys of fall use summer to their advantage

With the 2014 season a faded memory, the Lincoln High football team is anticipating its first real year of bringing a new brand of football to Zebras’ fans. Although the con ...

Western Sierra Collegiate Academy's Bryce Mellish

Grade: Junior Western Sierra Collegiate Academy’s Bryce Mellish is that rare combination of confidence without arrogance. The aspiring quarterback for the Wolves’ inau ...

Baseball ending starts sports’ cycle

Just when everyone is about to collapse from a high school year of sports, the spirit is revived by Little League All Stars baseball. At each level, 9-10 Minors, 11 Minors/Majors, ...

Western Sierra working hard and fast for inaugural season

Although the Western Sierra Collegiate Academy football team is putting in the extra time to build a program in its inaugural season, assistant coach Alex Stewart put things in pro ...

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 ...