football

Rock-toss sentence wrong for teens

I am a parent of a 17-year-old boy, and a good friend of Hunter (Perez) (Journal, Oct. 15). I have had the pleasure of watching him on and off the football field, had him in my hom ...

Colfax stuns Placer in double OT

COLFAX — Josh Moreno and Jake Karbowski could barely manage words to describe their feelings Friday night. They were choked up with tears of joy after what Colfax High football c ...

It’s all ball for Baldoni

One of the top linebackers in the Pioneer Valley League the last two seasons is now perhaps the best fullback in the league. For Tommy Baldoni, not a lot has changed since 2009, w ...

Wilson torn between Placer, Colfax during rivalry week

Dan Wilson has called the Auburn area home for most of his entire life. Other than a trip down to Sacramento to complete his degree at Sacramento State University, Wilson epitomize ...

Sports Chatter: Playoff time in sight

With three weeks left in the high school football regular season, teams are starting to line-up to knock at the playoff door. In the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section’s newly expanded pl ...

Sports Chatter: Bruins' sorrow shared

Heartfelt condolences from this side of the Dog Bar Bridge to the Bear River football community after the death earlier this week of Justin Butler, a junior wide receiver on the Br ...

Colfax, Del Oro and Whitney in Battle at the Capital

It’s hard to gauge whether a football game in the first week in September will pay dividends in December but according to Matt Williams, the 2nd Annual Battle at the Capital ...

Graves ready to put the pads back on

Running back Zack Graves hasn’t played in a game yet but he still feels like a veteran for the Sierra College Wolverines. The 2009 Whitney High graduate sat out last season at ...

Cummings changes mind, will attend Stanford

Rocklin High senior football star Jackson Cummings has changed his mind about where he will attend college. Cummings originally committed to Yale University on Feb. 3rd but he has ...

Rocklin's Huff signs with Boise State

Rocklin High football star Holden Huff signed a letter of intent to attend Boise State on a football scholarship today. Huff, who played tight end as a senior for the 14-1 Thunder ...

Thunder football star Jackson Cummings to play for Yale

Rocklin High’s sensational senior running back Jackson Cummings will be playing football for Yale University starting in the fall. Cummings, 5-foot-8 and 190 pounds, scored 42 to ...

Servite tops Rocklin with field goal on final play to win state championship

Servite High’s Nicholas Echeverry kicked a 23-yard field goal with no time left on the clock as the Friars defeated the Rocklin Thunder 33-30 in Saturday night’s CIF State Foot ...

Placer Sports poll - Rocklin's biggest moment?

Every successful sports season is filled with major moments of critical importance, and this year's Rocklin High football team has delivered many signature moments.With so many to ...

Rocklin claims first-ever section title in football

Rocklin High claimed its first-ever Sac-Joaquin Section title on Friday night at UC Davis, topping rival Del Oro 21-14. Neither team scored in the second half and Rocklin came down ...

Hillmen run out of rallies

STOCKTON — Trailing 14-0 less than four minutes into Friday night’s Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV title game, the Hillmen believed they could come back. And they did. Down t ...