football

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 ...

Thunder take down a monster

Rocklin High led Grant for most of the game on Saturday night but it appeared as though the night would end with just a moral victory for the Thunder. The Thunder had battled the P ...

Placer Sports poll - most likely to fall?

Week two of the enlarged football playoff field has arrived, and after an opening night of blowouts, this Friday promises some competitive matchups. We want to hear from our reade ...

Will the weather lead to an increase in upsets?

As the football playoffs arrive, the single-elimination format takes a major role in the story each Friday night. The question on our minds at Placer Sports revolves around the po ...

High school ref recovering after on-field heart attack

All reports from the hospital regarding the condition of referee Joel Miller are positive. Miller, the NCOA lead football official for the past four years, suffered a heart attac ...

Getting ahead of ourselves in football brackets

The teams will all take the same position - we play the game that is in front of us and do not look ahead. That does not stop fans from speculating, however.  We know you hav ...

Section releases football playoff brackets

There was good news at Granite Bay and Woodcreek when the Sac-Joaquin Section released its playoff brackets late Saturday afternoon. The new playoff structure, introduced for th ...

Referee recovering after heart attack at GB football game

Update as of 1 p.m., Mon., Nov. 16: All reports from the hospital regarding the condition of Joel Miller are positive. Miller, the referee who suffered a heart attack during Fr ...

Who will win - Rocklin or Del Oro?

This week's big football matchup comes in the Sierra Foothill League, where unbeaten Rocklin hosts 7-1 Del Oro in a battle for the Sierra Foothill League title. Until last Friday n ...