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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Roseville murder suspect Beau Smith described as 'great kid'

A star receiver of prep and collegiate football, class of 2011 Roseville High graduate Beau Smith is suddenly in need of a great defense. Confined to a holding cell at the Marion ...

Week four Roseville-area football previews and predictions for SFL, CVC games

Granite Bay (2-1) at Folsom (4-0) When: Today, Sept. 26, 7:30 p.m. Where: Folsom History: (2-0 Folsom since 2004) Bulldogs won, 30-14, in 2013 On Folsom: The Bulldogs are Grani ...

Woodcreek to beat Oakmont by 31: Roseville-area week two football previews and predictions

  Woodcreek (2-0) at Oakmont (1-0) When: Friday, Sept. 12, 7 p.m. Where: Oakmont History: (7-1 Woodcreek since 2006) Timberwolves won 37-13 in 2013 On Woodcreek : The Tim ...

Houston's scoop and score leads Woodcreek to 34-7 win over Casa Roble

ORANGEVALE — In hostile territory for their second game of the 2014 football season, Woodcreek High saw its best run of the game happen on the defensive side of the ball Frid ...

Granite Bay shellacks Cosumnes Oaks in Ernie Cooper’s return

Many in attendance around Grizzly Stadium Friday wondered just how coach Ernie Cooper's Granite Bay High football team would fair on offense in their season opener against Cosu ...

Roseville native Andrew Endicott named kickoff specialist for Wisconsin

Heads or tails? Depending on the flip of a coin, Roseville native Andrew Endicott could be the first athlete at the University of Wisconsin to touch the pigskin during the 2014 NC ...

Coaches, fans invited to Hall of Fame brunch

CARMICHAEL – The National Football Foundation/College Hall of Fame, Sacramento Valley Chapter invites the local community to attend its coaches kickoff brunch to be held Aug. ...