High school football

Granite Bay crams for one tough football schedule

Ernie Cooper’s typical day at this time of the year lasts from 6:45 a.m. to 6:45 p.m.Not even the potent cocktail of the midday August sun radiating off the artificial turf o ...

Roseville juniors taking crash course in varsity level of play

Roseville High School has a young varsity football team this season. How young?“This is a young, young, young group,” head coach Larry Cunha said Tuesday during a break ...

Woodcreek's busy summer carries into start of football camp

Woodcreek High School officially began football practice Monday, but the Timberwolves, like every other program, have been hard at it all summer.“We’ve been very active ...

Oakmont dives in on first day of football practice

Varsity football players checked in at Oakmont High School early Monday for the annual 40 hours of commitment.It’s conditioning, weight training, leadership training, a sleep ...

Letter-of-intent signings continue at Roseville

National letter-of-intent signing ceremonies continued Wednesday at Roseville High School.Surrounded by their softball teammates, Lollie Fitzpatrick and Kalei Levy signed with Sain ...

Seven Roseville-area football players to receive scholar-athlete honor

Aman Jagait, Thomas Parker and Ryan Shields of Oakmont High School are among seven area players who will receive scholar-athlete honors by the Sacramento Valley Chapter of the Nati ...

Roseville’s Cunha, a backup in 2010, parlays a record-breaking senior year into a scholarship

Zac Cunha described his junior year as “a hiding year.”Playing off his choice of words, Cunha came out of hiding last fall as the quarterback at Roseville High School. ...

Granite Bay's Wagner: Look, America - one hand

On Oct. 7, it was a go-ahead touchdown that helped send Granite Bay past Nevada Union in a Sierra Foothill League opener.At Christmas, it was in the running for top high school foo ...

A look back at the fall high school sports season

This fall sports season seemed to last a little longer than most, and if you count three Granite Bay High School football players on the Sacramento roster for the Holiday Classic a ...

Three Grizzlies on Sac all-star roster for Holiday Classic

Three Granite Bay football players will compete with Sacramento against the East Bay in the Holiday Classic all-star game at 7 p.m. Friday at Monte Vista High School in Danville.St ...

Granite Bay to play in expanded Battle for Veterans

While CIF State Bowl Games were bringing the 2011 high school football season to a close last weekend in Carson, Mark Soto was meeting with school officials from Westlake, Oaks Chr ...

Grizzlies don’t get the call on Division I bowl bid

Was the decision unanimous or split? Was the jury of 10 section commissioners in and out with a verdict in a matter of minutes or deadlocked in a marathon session?Ernie Cooper didn ...

Granite Bay hoping for berth in State Bowl Games

Section commissioners are scheduled to meet Sunday to determine who will represent Northern and Southern California in the State Bowl Games in Carson.Coach Ernie Cooper said follow ...

Grizzlies feed off their senior menu

Granite Bay’s game plan included heavy helpings of lineman Gavin Andrews, quarterback Brendan Keeney and two-way player Spencer Briare.The Grizzlies ran behind Andrews, who b ...