Sportstars
Elk Grove High football’s ground and pound style is as vintage as the school itself — and it’s working to perfection. Read more
Our cross country team is great but the only sport anyone seems to care about in the fall is football. Why is that? It’s just not fair.  J.M., Moraga   As my particularly annoying history teacher back at Acalanes used to point out with depressing regularity, life isn’t fair.... Read more
I play linebacker and I came off the bench last year, but there’s an open spot. Right now, though, the coaches love this other guy who’s a great weightlifter. I’m a better football player, though, but I’m afraid I won’t get a chance because the other guy has better... Read more
Marcus Green Franklin-Elk Grove- Football
Marcus Green, the defensive back had three interceptions, including a pair that set up touchdowns, during the Franklin-Elk Grove Wildcats’ 23-3 victory over crosstown rival Cosumnes Oaks on Sept. 14. The two teams, who share the same home field on the Cosumnes Oaks campus, battled to a stalemate until... Read more
The Olito Thompson Express keeps on chugging. The senior running back racked up 131 rushing yards and three touchdowns (one receiving) in a 50-13 rout of Bethel-Vallejo on Sept. 14. He also had 173 rushing yards and two touchdowns when the Minutemen shut out Heritage 34-0 on Sept. 21.... Read more
Eddie Vanderdoes makes a big impression on just about everybody, including major college scouts. Read more
Keller Chryst and Spencer Drazovich make an odd friendship pairing, but a perfect quarterback-center combo. Read more
Jake Browning Folsom – Football
Browning passed for a Northern California and Sac-Joaquin Section record 689 yards and tied a national record with 10 touchdown passes in his first varsity start, a 68-28 road victory over Woodcreek-Roseville on Aug. 24. Browning kept the pass-heavy Bulldogs’ offense rolling along, seamlessly transitioning the spread formation from... Read more
Almost everything we were able to cram into our 2012 Football Preview — all in one place. PLUS MORE!  Read more
My mom doesn’t want me to play football because I might get hurt — she’s all worried about concussions in the NFL, but high school football isn’t the NFL. Still, I’m a little worried too. How dangerous is football?  L.M., Carmichael   As I’m fond of telling my girls... Read more
HOLD BETTER FASTER FILM SESSIONS: Hassle Free. Cost Free.
Krossover Film Room allows you to hold better faster film sessions with your team. Trim your video into clips, then label them in your own terminology so you can quickly search for anything you want to watch. You can even add notes and telestrations on top of the video... Read more