Jeff Evans

Ernie Cooper to rejoin Grizzlies football program

After 15 seasons at the helm of the Granite Bay varsity football program, roaming the sidelines with a clipboard in one hand and his reading glasses in the other, legendary Granite ...

Trio of local seniors sign with California programs

The man they call Tank is headed to sunny Southern California. The 6-foot-2, 290-pound lineman from Granite Bay High School announced his verbal commitment to the Cal Poly footbal ...

FOR THE LOVE OF FOOTBALL | Granite Bay Flag Football League surges in year two

With the rising popularity of rugby and lacrosse, paired with the increased awareness around concussions in tackle football, a few of Granite Bay’s community leaders have wit ...

Grizzlies can’t get past Pacers, extend season

Friday night’s first-round playoff football game featuring No. 7 Grant and No. 11 Granite Bay was a rollercoaster of emotions.  The Grizzlies experienced the highs of a ...

ENCORE PRESENTATION: Roseville & Granite Bay extend the show

As one of only two football teams entering the playoffs this year with a sub-.500 record, the Granite Bay Grizzlies have their work cut out for them this postseason.  The No. ...

Granite Bay clinches playoff berth with win over Rocklin

Four weeks ago, Granite Bay’s football team was nearly written off.  The Grizzlies sat at 1-6 on the year and 0-3 in league play. The team’s chances for making th ...

Granite Bay edges out Woodcreek to keep playoff hopes alive, again

When Granite Bay needed it most, Coach Jeff Evans was able to turn to his two bruising running backs and give them the rock with a chance to grind out an old-fashioned win.  ...

Grizzlies earn first SFL win, keep playoff hopes alive on homecoming

As Jeff Evans has learned in his many years of coaching: what doesn’t kill a team, only makes it stronger. Granite Bay endured four weeks of winless football this season bef ...

Newcomer Osby impressive in Granite Bay-Del Oro showdown

On his first play from scrimmage as a member of the Granite Bay Grizzlies football team, running back Chris Osby wasted no time showcasing what he could do.  The 5-8 junior b ...

Granite Bay falls to 1-3 this season after home loss

Fresh off their first victory of the 2016 season and a convincing win over a Bay Area power program, the Granite Bay High Grizzlies football program fell flat in their second home ...

Granite Bay beats top-25 Bay Area power with smash-mouth football

Granite Bay played to its strength Friday night on the road in San Jose and it paid dividends. The Grizzlies, who employ a hefty offensive line averaging nearly 250 pounds, punish ...

Whitney cuts Grizzlies down to size in 41-21 win

GRANITE BAY – Friday night’s football game between Granite Bay and the visiting Whitney Wildcats started as expected, but ended in a 41-21 win for the ‘Cats. Wit ...

TRYTHALL'S TURN: Grizzlies gear up for 2016 season

If you’re a Granite Bay football fan, then you already know this: the Grizzlies program doesn’t rebuild, it just recharges. Despite last year’s change in coachin ...