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Football U Greatness & Grit
Placer Valley Tourism is thrilled to announce it’s teaming up with All-American Games for the second straight year to bring the Football University Pacific Region West Championship games to Placer Valley. Twelve youth football teams will take the fields on Dec. 2-3 at Rocklin High in hopes of moving... Read more
Natomas Nighthawks’ New Day
Behind A New Coach And A Blossoming Star At Quarterback, An Exciting New Chapter Is Being Written At Natomas • Story by JIM MCCUE | Photos by JAMES K. LEASH Rome was not built in a day. But a new era of Natomas High football has progressed by leaps... Read more
SRV Are Spectators No More
After A Year Of Waiting, Daniel Medley Is Healthy And San Ramon Valley Is A Team That’s Realized Its Full Potential • Story by MIKE WOOD | Photos by SAMUEL STRINGER San Ramon Valley High running back Daniel Medley was poised for another big game, but in the second... Read more
Jesuit’s Rutherford is all Family Business
Like His Dad Before Him, Jesuit’s Isaiah Rutherford — An Alabama Recruit At Cornerback — Has Also Become A Game-Breaking Running Back • Story By STEVEN WILSON | Photos By JAMES K. LEASH Like father, like son. Former Cal running back Reynard Rutherford, who racked up over 2,200 yards... Read more
Monarch Master
Mater Dei Junior Quarterback JT Daniels Is On A Career Pace To Obliterate Several State Passing Records • Story by MARK TENNIS | Photos by SAM STRINGER (Photo Gallery below) It’s rare to see a junior in high school talk like a seasoned veteran, but Mater Dei-Santa Ana quarterback... Read more
Trojans’ Triple Threat
Led By A Trio Of Multi-Purpose Stars, Oak Ridge Football Is Off To Its Best Start In Years • Story by IKE DODSON | Photos by JAMES K. LEASH Though he’s just 6 feet and 170 pounds, dual-threat Oak Ridge-El Dorado Hills quarterback sensation Marco Baldocchino is impossible to... Read more
Rancho Cotate High School Football: Unhidden Gem Quarterback
Rancho Cotate QB Jake Simmons Is Posting Big Time Statistics Despite Little Scouting Fanfare • Some players are simply destined to fly under the radar. Despite putting up the kind of stats often seen up in the stratosphere, Rancho Cotate High-Rohnert Park quarterback Jake Simmons seems to be one... Read more
Built Tough
Four Years After The Boston Marathon Bombings Left Him With Severe Leg Injuries, Aaron Hern Is Thriving As Alhambra’s Starting QB • The first thing that jumps out to the visitor in Aaron Hern’s bedroom is simply how immaculate it looks. Bed neatly made. No clothes on the floor.... Read more
Gino Campiotti Has That Finishing Touch
Manteca’s Unsung QB May Not Stay Out Of The Spotlight Too Much Longer • Story By IKE DODSON | Photos By JIM JOHNSON A day after blasting Enochs-Modesto 41-0 in the Sac-Joaquin Section nonleague action Sept. 8, Manteca senior quarterback Gino Campiotti found his seat at Aggie Stadium and watched... Read more
Pump Up The VOL (Valley Oak League) Football Fans
Photo Above: Central Catholic-Modesto coach Roger Canepa raises one of his program’s four straight CIF State Bowl Championship trophies. Football fans across the state did a collective double take Sept. 8, when Sac-Joaquin Section results revealed the biggest NorCal upset of the season, a 20-7 takedown of St. Mary’s-Stockton... Read more
Early Exams: Several Football Teams Face Big Week 4 Tests
In a few of the top Bay Area football leagues, crunch time comes early this season. There never seems to be an easy week in the Central Coast Section’s West Catholic Athletic League, but that’s especially true for it’s opening week on Sept. 22-23. The WCAL features four teams... Read more
Pahulu’s POV: Pittsburg survives Serra Comeback
Powerhouse Pittsburg Pirates Face Serra’s Padres Serra vs. Pittsburg 9/9/17. Photo Credits: Sherrie Gutierrez I’m here at another great football matchup with Division 1 Powerhouse Pittsburg Pirates as they travel to San Mateo to face the Serra Padres. Thinking that the game would start at 1pm, but Serra postpones the game... Read more