football

Eagles soar over Bears

LOOMIS — Del Oro High frequents the end zone so often these days that even the largest of leads doesn’t feel like much. Bryce Pratt scored four more touchdowns Friday night, br ...

More big Friday night matchups

In a much-anticipated trip a year ago, the Granite Bay High football team traveled to San Diego to take on Southern California power Point Loma. The expected battle never quite mat ...

Sierra football stunned by American River

ROCKLIN — Sierra College has grown accustomed to rebounding quickly from its rare losses on the football field in recent years. The Wolverines stumbled in their second straight ...

Tigers panned by Miners

The formula for ultimate success Friday night for the Roseville High football team was on full display on the Tigers’ opening possession, but Roseville was unable to sustain it a ...

Happy homecoming for Vikings

It looked like a close game early, but on homecoming night Oakmont was determined to put on a show as the Vikings bashed Mesa Verde 34-13. Oakmont’s second win in a row at h ...

Gutty Grizzles run past Bulldogs

In a game that got off to a late start after the JV team bus broke down on the way to Vacaville, the Granite Bay High varsity football team wasted no time getting into the flow Fri ...

Thunder offense continues to roll; Rocklin tops Las Lomas 62-35

The points just keep coming for Rocklin High’s varsity football team and the visiting Las Lomas Knights were the latest victim on Friday night. The Thunder crushed Las Lomas 62-3 ...

Bear River edges Woodcreek in thriller

LAKE OF THE PINES — Football coaches often describe opposing star running backs with this phrase: “You can’t stop him, you can only hope to contain him.” In the case of Wo ...

Hillmen halt Rams' 15-game run

ORANGEVALE — The Placer High football team needed a stout defense and plenty of patience to snap Casa Roble’s 15-game winning streak Friday night. The Hillmen gutted out a 31- ...

Del Oro dismantles Franklin

LOOMIS — If there was any doubt Del Oro High football is back after two convincing road wins against perennial powers, the Golden Eagles dispelled it in their home opener Friday ...

He has a ball making the call

Editor’s note: This is the first in a two-part series on football officiating in the foothills. For Part II, come back Monday. On a good night, Dan Costello will get home arou ...

Final-minute touchdown secures first Roseville win

The Roseville High School football team picked up its first victory of the season in dramatic fashion on Friday night. The Tigers used a wild fourth-quarter finish to defeat Frank ...

Pitman pounds Vikings 24-0

Friday, the Oakmont Vikings ran into a tough Pitman High team in Turlock, still smarting from its loss a week earlier to Granite Bay. Oakmont came out on the short end of a 24- ...

Reno rolls snake eyes at Granite Bay

What could possibly be better than a crisp Friday night in Granite Bay watching high school football with the smell of popcorn and hot dogs in the air? The answer of course is tha ...

Improving Tigers fall to 0-2 after loss to third-ranked Pleasant Grove

After its defense held third-ranked Pleasant Grove three and out on the game’s first possession, Roseville’s punt return team was called for having twelve men on the field on f ...