Football

Placer, Colfax, Del Oro players all among All-Section Teams

The Sacramento Valley Chapter of the National Football Foundation made its All-Sac-Joaquin Section football picks for the 2018 season with local talent littered throughout the list ...

Another Golden Eagle comeback falls just short of State Championship

NORWALK, California– All the Del Oro football team wanted was a chance.   Late-game, come-from-behind heroics have defined the Northern California champion Golden Eagl ...

Golden Eagles aim to claim second state championship

Call it playoff karma, postseason luck or whatever you want, but make no mistake, the Del Oro Golden Eagles know CIF State Championship football bowl games.   For the fifth ...

Golden Eagles aim to claim second state championship

Call it playoff karma, postseason luck or whatever you want, but make no mistake, the Del Oro Golden Eagles know CIF State Championship football bowl games.   For the fifth ...

Falcons brace for high-powered San Diego in state 5-A title game

Back when practices started in the heat of July, even in his wildest dreams, Colfax High football coach Tony Martello will be the first to tell you that he couldn’t have pred ...

Northern California Champions!!!

LOOMIS– If there’s one thing that can be learned from watching Del Oro football over the years – no matter what generation – it’s not to count the Gol ...

Cinderella Falcons ready to dance past midnight

The anticipation that is leading up to next Saturday’s CIF Division 5-A State championship football game is starting to build at Colfax High School. And, for the Cinderella ...

Del Oro hosts talented Lancers in 2-A NorCal title game Friday

When the St. Francis football team gets off the bus Friday in Loomis for its CIF Division 2-A Northern California Regional championship game with Del Oro, please excuse any unknowi ...

Woodcreek’s Krupp is CVC’s Utility Man

The Woodcreek football team needed a change of scenery, moving from the Sierra Foothill League to the Capital Valley Conference. The difference was night and day. After going 6-14 ...

Del Oro, Colfax to compete for state championships

The California Interscholastic Federation championship football committee was the bearer of good news Sunday for both the Del Oro and Colfax football teams. In the release of the ...

Wolverines get grizzly over the Panthers

ROCKLIN– The last time Sierra College faced off against Sacramento City College, Wolverines running back Ryan Graham had an MVP type performance as he carried the ball 22 tim ...

Hillmen lose a heartbreaker in section final

ROCKLIN– A season filled with promise and championship aspirations ended with heartbreak on the Placer sideline Saturday night. In the Division III CIF Sac-Joaquin Section c ...

Del Oro pulls off miracle victory to claim Section Championship

SACRAMENTO STATE– Saturday night showed that despite not playing in three weeks, Del Oro was still filled with grit. Trailing 17-12 with just under two minutes to play, hope ...

Local linemen leveling up

With the Sac-Joaquin Section football championship games this weekend, we at The Journal thought we’d update what some of the big boys in the trenches are doing at the next l ...

Colfax conquers Bear River in OT thriller

GRASS VALLEY– For the Colfax Falcons football team, a season made for the history books just keeps getting better. In a game not for the light-hearted, Colfax and Bear River ...