football

New season, new coaches, new hope

At first glance, one would have to say that Lincoln High’s fall sports programs do not look as if headed for success, but looks can be deceiving. Nearly all the Fighting Zeb ...

Lincoln’s late drive gives Zebras 23-16 victory

In a conversation with Lincoln High football head coach Chris Bean Tuesday, he said Friday’s game at Union Mine may be switched to Lincoln if the smoke in El Dorado has not c ...

Lincoln comeback stalls, as Nevada Union escapes 26-20

The Lincoln Fighting Zebras came up just short on Friday night in their last-minute bid to beat visiting Nevada Union on Friday night, ultimately falling 26-20 to the Miners. &ldq ...

JV Zebras rock Miners 24-6

A strong Nevada Union junior varsity team came to Lincoln Friday hoping to pick up their first win of the preseason, but the Fighting Zebras had other ideas. The Miners jumped out ...

Jr. Zebras sink all four Jr. Vikings’ ships

ROSEVILLE – The Lincoln Jr. Zebras had a banner day in week five of Sierra Valley USA Football, by taking all four games from the Oakmont Jr. Vikings Saturday. The Midgets b ...

Lincoln comeback stalls, as Nevada Union escapes 26-20

The Lincoln Fighting Zebras came up just short on Friday night in their last-minute bid to beat visiting Nevada Union on Friday night, ultimately falling 26-20 to the Miners. Trai ...

Jr. Midgets, PeeWees and Jr. PeeWees top the North Standings

MARYSVILLE – The Lincoln Jr. Zebras moved up the ladder in week four of Sierra Valley USA Football by taking three of the four games from Marysville from the South Division S ...

El Dorado hands Lincoln second setback 36-19

PLACERVILLE – Some Lincoln High football fans might be a little dismayed that the Fighting Zebras are now 0-2 after losing 36-19 to El Dorado Friday night – but take he ...

Unafraid to take mediocrity head on

Sports are rarely, if ever, played to achieve mediocrity. However, there are limits for those willing to accept those limits. None of the teams I cover fall into that category. Ca ...

The JV Zebras fall to visiting Bruins 39-14

The Lincoln High junior varsity team fell behind early, but came on strong at the end to outplay Ponderosa in the second half. Although trailing 29-0 at halftime, the Fighting Zeb ...