Ernie Cooper

Hangin' with coach Cooper: Granite Bay's state champion football coach gets ready for 2014 season

  Ernie Cooper didn't hesitate. When asked how much he missed coaching football, one-to-10, his answer came like a quarterback snap. "10, without question,” ...

Granite Bay names interim head football coach

Granite Bay High School on Friday announced it has named James “Skip” Albano as interim head coach of the varsity football team. Albano replaces Ernie Cooper, who step ...

Granite Bay football coach Cooper steps down

Ernie Cooper, the only varsity football head coach at Granite Bay since the high school was established in 1996, stepped down Wednesday. Cooper led the Grizzlies to five Sac-Joaqu ...

Granite Bay holds off Rocklin in thriller

Greg Benzel bet on Rocklin High School’s offense rather than gambling with his defense. He had seen enough of Granite Bay’s offense for one night. Rocklin trailed by a point F ...