football

TURKEY AND FOOTBALL: The best prep football teams practice on Thanksgiving

The countdown has started for the California Interscholastic Federation’s first true state-wide bowl football championship games. With most CIF sections around the state put ...

Sierra College earns Bowl Game berth with road win

Clusters of Sierra College football players shimmied into the weight room on campus Sunday afternoon with butterflies in their stomachs.  As the team gathered around their he ...

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 ...

Second-Half Turnovers cost Wolverines a Win

This was supposed to be the week the Sierra College football team got back on track.  Saturday afternoon’s contest against visiting Laney College came off the heels of ...

THE AMERICAN FOOTBALL DREAM

Unbeknownst to most, Oakmont High graduate and current starting left tackle for the Sierra College football team, Derrick Achayo, was once immersed in an ill fate.  The 6-foo ...

Beavers earn first win of 2015 in home-opening 38-2 blowout

Following a 41-10 loss in their first game of the season against Modesto College, the American River College football team was eager to bounce back in their home opener. The stands ...

Week two Friday Night football results, scores around the region

Editor's note: For full results, complete stats, photos, interviews and stars of the week, grab the Sunday print edition of the Auburn Journal. Placer 41, Damonte Ranch 26 Th ...

Week zero football results: Placer, Del Oro, Bear River and Colfax win big

The first night of prep football opened with resounding success for most of the Auburn-area programs in the Sac-Joaquin Section on Friday. Placer, Del Oro, Bear River and Colfax a ...

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 ...