High School Football

New coaches out to toughen up Timberwolves

Under new co-head coaches Jason and Kyle Stowers, Woodcreek High School football has one word on its mind: Toughness. The word is thrown around in every drill. Coaches preach it a ...

With seniors taking ownership, Oakmont sets tall goals

Tim Moore has lived and breathed Oakmont High School football for more than three decades as a player, assistant coach and, for the last four seasons, head coach. Today, the 1991 ...

Valley Christian has some big bodies on a small roster

Valley Christian Academy has one of the smallest enrollments in the Sac-Joaquin Section, so a football roster of 18 is no startling number. The school also has a competitive athle ...

New man behind the wheel at Granite Bay

This wouldn’t be an ideal situation for many coaches to be in, replacing the only head coach a high school has known since it opened in the 1990s, a man who led the football ...

Hungry Roseville is bigger, better and deeper

The sidelines are wider at Hanson Field on the Roseville High School campus this year. The tiger paw at midfield is new, too, part of the freshened turf surface, and the Tigers wer ...

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 ...