football

Loss leaves Sierra College at 0-2 in conference

Jeff Tisdel does not expect any sympathy cards. His Sierra College football team has had its way with the Valley Conference the past three years, but the tables are turning against ...

Foresthill locks up playoff bid

FORESTHILL - Rain couldn't douse the Wildfires, and on Friday night at Sebastian Stadium, the Valley Christian football team couldn’t either. While wet conditions forced both te ...

Summer Sanders one of three Roseville natives elected to Sac-Joaquin Section Hall of Fame

Summer Sanders couldn’t remember the number of Sac-Joaquin Section swimming titles she won at Oakmont High School. She went on to win 10 NCAA championships at Stanford and fo ...

Sierra College swaps quarterbacks again

Here he goes again. Jeff Tisdel is switching quarterbacks for the second time this season with Sierra College’s football team. The head coach is creating a “two-headed monste ...

Win over Rocklin is a thrill for Roseville

Casey Lambert left the door open. The Roseville High School running back lost a fumble at Rocklin’s 1-yard line with 6:43 to play. A touchdown would have given the Tigers a 14-po ...

As Wolverines win, they lose players

Zack Graves did not want to remove his helmet as time ran out last Saturday in Sierra College’s 27-21 overtime win over Feather River. It may be a week or so before the running b ...

Ball bounces Sierra's way again in overtime win

Jeff Tisdel doesn’t teach history at Sierra College, but the veteran football coach knows it can repeat itself. The Wolverines learned that Saturday afternoon in Rocklin. Sierra ...

Much more there than just his hair

This is for his parents, who made the difficult decision four years ago to send their son to live with his aunt and uncle in Portland, Ore. East Palo Alto was no place for John Blo ...

Sierra wins in overtime after letting lead slip away

Sione Fuapau caused it, Clark Partridge recovered it and Courtney Gardner made it pay off Saturday afternoon for Sierra College’s football team in the Wolverines’ first road vi ...

Schablaske stands tall at Sierra College

Don’t sell Taylor Schablaske short because he is 5-foot-9. The Sierra College sophomore prefers to be measured by his hands, and the wide receiver is putting his to good use this ...

Sierra flips quarterback switch

Sierra College’s depth chart has become an Etch a Sketch, and head coach Jeff Tisdel is shaking it. Tisdel moves deserving players into starting jobs and erases those no longer ...

Sierra rallies with 42-point second half

Sierra College found a quarterback Saturday afternoon. Then the Wolverines found the end zone. And with a 42-point eruption in the second half, Jeff Tisdel’s team found out how t ...

Sierra not panicking after losing opener

Sam Martinez will get a second chance to lead Sierra College’s offense. Head coach Jeff Tisdel is not blaming last Saturday’s season-opening loss to Butte solely on the fresh ...

Sierra's offense misfires in season opener

One goal for Sierra College's football team in Saturday night's opener at Butte was to rush for 205 yards. The Wolverines finished with 119 yards - overall. The passing game did ...

Seniors make last stand at Optimist football game

The 54th annual Optimist All-Star Football Game brought the greater Sacramento area’s top senior high school players to American River College Saturday night. Led by former Oa ...