football

Placer makes a statement with 49-7 win over Lincoln

When the Lincoln High football team went up against Placer Friday night, it was a case of the unstoppable force meeting the immovable object – this time the immovable object ...

Four Jr. Zebras’ teams draw a first round bye

All but Lincoln’s Jr. Midgets sealed the No 1 spot in their divisions with a near sweep of Nevada Union Saturday. Ironically, the Jr. Miners claimed the Jr. Midgets Division ...

8 Placer County football questions for The Pigskin Soothsayer

The flipping of the calendar page to November and the first big rain soaking of the season can mean only one thing; the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section football playoffs must be right arou ...

Lincoln unable to corral Mustangs in homecoming loss

In a free-for-all foot race to the end zone, the Foothill Mustangs edged past the Fighting Zebras 69-62 in Friday’s homecoming game at Lincoln. It was a night of offensive f ...

Zebras’ defense secures 42-35 OT win over Center

The Lincoln High football team stayed in the running for a Pioneer Valley League title with a 42-35 overtime win over Center Friday. Following a Fighting Zebras’ score on a ...

Embracing the grind

When Ohio State University made its triumphant pilgrimage to the NCAA national football championship last season, head coach Urban Meyer termed it “The Chase.” This sea ...

Moore welcomes former quarterback Daniels back to Oakmont

As Friday night quickly approaches, so too does the reunion of a quarterback and coach at Oakmont High School.  Joshua Daniels — the Vikings signal caller who threw for ...

Jr. Zebras run roughshod over Marysville

It was not a fair fight, as the Lincoln Jr. Zebras collectively outscored the Jr. Indians of Marysville 157-6 Midgets – Anticipation of the Lincoln vs. Placer rivalry is at ...

Lincoln rolls past Colfax in league opener

Lincoln High football coach Chris Bean couldn’t have dialed up a better effort by his Zebras in the team’s Pioneer Valley League opener last Friday night at Colfax. Th ...

Lincoln Jr. Zebras closing in on the playoffs

The Lincoln Jr. Zebras got a boost from their three wins over Franklin and nearly swept the Woodland Jr. Wolves by winning four out of five contests Saturday. The Midgets remained ...

Lincoln invades Colfax to open league play

The Lincoln High football team will open its 2015 Pioneer Valley League campaign in Colfax Friday against the Falcons. Colfax is the runner-up of the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Divis ...

Jr. Zebras get back on winning track

Perhaps it just felt good to be home again, as the Lincoln Jr. Zebras Mitey Mites, Jr. PeeWees and PeeWees all won their games against Franklin Sunday. The Mitey Mites downed the ...

Time runs out on Lincoln in Union Mine 61-55 win

It was a good, old-fashioned shootout, but Lincoln fans would have liked to see the Fighting Zebras on the other end of a 61-55 score that went in favor of Union Mine Friday night. ...