football

Union Mine's diminutive Sean Tow packs a big punch

At some point in this Friday night’s Colfax-Union Mine football game at Marson Stadium, there’s a good chance that the Falcons’ defensive unit and Diamondbacks’ running bac ...

Falcon football opener Friday

Numbers have never belied the success of the football program at Colfax High School. Once a school that ripped at the seams with a student body of 1,000-plus, Colfax’s enrollmen ...

Matching their skills on the gridiron

Rick Padilla didn’t need to be talked into a football game pitting Placer County law enforcement against their Nevada County counterparts. More than 40 Placer law men jumped at t ...

Tickets still available for Debbie Collier benefit

If you’re going to Friday night’s Debbie Collier Benefit fundraiser at the Sierra Vista Community Center, please remember to bring a few extra pesos or your checkbook to place ...

Practices begin Monday for Colfax Falcon teams

Ready or not, practices for Colfax High’s fall athletic teams kick off next week for their respective 2011 seasons. Colfax High’s football, volleyball, boys soccer and cross c ...

Line-Up, Times For "Smackdown In Sactown" Finalized

After nearly five months of planning, everything has been finialized for the first "Smackdown In Sactown" football showcase which locally will feature both Placer and Colfax high s ...

Former Colfax High receiver to play at SOU

Mike Olson is proof that sometimes big things come in small packages. And if things go as planned this Fall, Olson will get a chance to prove that speed, quickness and determinati ...

Falcons fare well at Stanford tourney

The summer training program for the Colfax High Falcons football team is underway with coach Tony Martello and his staff now putting their charges though the paces of workouts that ...

Late charge gives Bulldogs state title

CARSON — Three touchdowns in 25 seconds turned a close game into a Folsom blowout, as the Bulldogs won the CIF State Football Division II Championship on Saturday in Carson, defe ...

The economics of playoff football: Sac-Joaquin Section takes a big bite out of local gate

The stands at Auburn’s LeFebvre Stadium may be full for Friday's high school football playoff showdown between Placer High and Oakdale. But while the gate will be one of the bigg ...