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It’s not always WHO YOU KNOW: The lesser-known stars of Del Oro’s football program have been vital to its state bowl trek

Del Oro’s best catch in last week's CIF NorCal football bowl game didn’t come from the human highlight reel, aka Mason Hurst. That honor belongs to the No. 2 optio ...

CIF STATE BOWL PREVIEW: Del Oro faces big-time QB in Saturday’s DI-A football bowl

Alert for high school football fans attending Saturday’s CIF D1-A State Championship game between Del Oro and San Clemente: this one may not be for the faint of heart. Both ...

CIF STATE BOWL PREVIEW: Del Oro faces big-time QB in Saturday’s DI-A football bowl

Alert for high school football fans attending Saturday’s CIF D1-A State Championship game between Del Oro and San Clemente: this one may not be for the faint of heart. Both ...

Del Oro captures state spotlight for Saturday’s CIF bowl game

The Del Oro High football program, which under coach Casey Taylor has had a penchant for finding itself in the spotlight, is back at center stage Saturday afternoon at Sacramento S ...

Del Oro bolsters playoff reputation with 35-13 win in the Sac-Joaquin Section D2 football finals

SACRAMENTO — The formula for postseason success in the Sac-Joaquin Section football playoffs can be found between the lines of Del Oro High’s Golden Eagles playbook. T ...

SWEET EMOTION: Del Oro football celebrates D2 finals appearance after 50-10 win over Antelope

LOOMIS — Coach Casey Taylor did a little dance as he entered the postgame huddle Friday night and his Del Oro football players let him hear it, whooping in jubilation of the ...

Placer thwarts last-second Center pass to reach the section football finals with 17-14 triumph at LeFebvre Stadium

It took last-second heroics at LeFebvre Staduim Friday and a dramatic reversal of fortune after a 1-4 start to the season, but the sophomore-laden Placer Hillmen football team ...

Sierra loses 44-41 thriller in JUCO football season finale

In a closely contested game, the American River College Beavers had the last laugh over the Sierra College Wolverines Saturday, defeating them 44-41 in a shootout at Homer “B ...

Week 9 SJS football previews and picks: Placer-Bear River game highlights tonight’s conference matchups

They call it the great equalizer. It can come at the most inopportune moment of a football season and sometimes rise up and rear its ugly head to turn an expected one-sided game in ...

Sierra College football is back to its winning ways after 55-19 victory over Feather River

Tyrell Anderson’s first pass completion was good enough for a 91-yard Brandon Aiyuk (McQueen) touchdown, helping to spark the Sierra College football team in a 55-19 dominati ...

Week 8 prep football previews and predictions: Colfax wins majority of picks to beat Bear River

With the high school football season heading into the stretch run of the regular campaign, you can bet there will be plenty of postseason intrigue tonight for foothills grid squads ...

Colfax pulls out 36-35 thriller against Lincoln

LINCOLN – In perhaps one of the most dramatic finishes so far this football season, Colfax High’s Mason Ahrens followed Zane McDade into the end zone from 1 yard out wi ...

Lincoln tops Bear River 27-14 in PVL football

LAKE OF THE PINES — It was a successful homecoming for former Bear River football coach Chris Bean as his Lincoln Zebras broke open a close game after halftime and beat the B ...

Week6 SJS football previews and picks: Del Oro vs Folsom, Placer vs Colfax rivalries highlight area matchups

Tonight’s high school football schedule is about as good as it gets for area prep grid fans when it comes to Pioneer Valley League play getting underway and a Sierra Foothill ...

Sierra College football falls to 1-4 after blowout loss to Santa Rosa

ROCKLIN — Defensive back Keith Benjamin started the onslaught with a 47-yard pick-six and the undefeated Santa Rosa Junior College football team never decelerated, cruising t ...