High School Football

Oakmont's Holmes finishes a busy month of football camp-hopping

When Oakmont High School senior Justin Holmes was featured in the June 6 edition of the Press Tribune, he was about to spend the next three weeks hopping from football camp to foot ...

Two sports are better than one for Woodcreek's Layton

It’s been several years now since high school sports saw its tide shift toward the athlete specializing — or focusing — on one sport. By their choice or at the u ...

Osterhout's training program lays it on the linemen

Former Oakmont High School and Sacramento State standout Jon Osterhout calls his training program “The Factory.” Over the last few years, the moniker for Linemen Win G ...

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 ...

Oakmont’s Hyde accepts walk-on status at Rutgers

The term “as far back as one can remember” means childhood for most, so most know Justin Hyde as a California kid, a Roseville kid. Hyde moved to California as a kid a ...

Woodcreek names Stowers new football coach

Woodcreek High School on Wednesday morning announced the hiring of Jason Stowers as its new varsity football coach. In nine years with Colfax, Stowers was defensive coordinator/sp ...

Area players have Sierra College baseball off to hot start

Nick Blaser is batting .400 and Jake Riffice is at .375 as Sierra College has won four of its first five games this baseball season. Blaser, a 2011 Roseville High School graduate, ...

Honorary milk carton does Granite Bay football good

Go ahead, have a drink of milk on Granite Bay High School’s football team. Crystal Creamery is honoring Sac-Joaquin Section football champions with commemorative milk carton ...

Granite Bay football star Hershberger commits to Nevada Reno

Granite Bay High School senior defensive star Beau Hershberger gave a verbal commitment to new University of Nevada Reno football coach Brian Polian on Sunday morning. Hershberger ...

Football coach Hildebrand steps down at Woodcreek

John Hildebrand has resigned as head football coach at Woodcreek High School. Hildebrand said Monday afternoon his decision to step down after six years at the helm took considera ...

Realignment proposal: Folsom, Oak Ridge would join SFL

Folsom and Oak Ridge high schools, featuring powerful football programs, would join the Sierra Foothill League for the 2014-15 school year as part of the next Sac-Joaquin Section r ...

Fall sports all-league teams: Area athletes rake in the honors

FOOTBALL   All-Sierra Foothill League   Coach of the Year: Ernie Cooper, Granite Bay. Offensive MVP: Brandon Monroe, Del Oro. Defensive MVP: Tanner Vallejo, Sr., Ne ...

Granite Bay lands two on All-Section football team

Senior Beau Hershberger and sophomore Cameron Smith of Granite Bay High School were named to the All-Sac-Joaquin Section football team. Hershberger, selected as a lineman, and Smi ...

All-City Small School Football Classic debuts at Del Oro

The light bulb went on inside Mike Finnerty’s head last year. The Roseville resident and host of the popular SureWest Sports Show has covered several Optimist All-Star Footb ...