Category Archives: Placer football

Bear River an underdog (or not) in Section V playoffs

Bear River enters tonight’s Section V matchup at Capital Christian as a decided underdog even though both schools have 7-3 records, according to gushin’ Joe Davidson of The Sacramento Bee. Davidson, The Bee’s long-time cheerleader for prep sports,  considers Capital … Continue reading

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Colfax has an easier path to the playoffs than Bear River

The Bear River and Colfax football teams have to win their season finales tonight to qualify for post-season play, even though each school would have a 2-3 league record. But that’s the way things work in an era where everybody … Continue reading

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Bear River needs 1 more win to make the playoffs

Bear River needs one more victory against a Pioneer Valley League rival to guarantee a spot in post-season play, and a win against Placer tonight in its final home game of the season would be a good place to get … Continue reading

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Bear River, Colfax stagger into big showdown

Bear River is hosting Colfax tonight, one of its two major rivals in the Pioneer Valley League (Placer is the other). Both teams have several incentives to win this game. After each team started the season 5-0, they have stumbled … Continue reading

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Time for Bruins to regroup, Miners to play out the schedule

Bear River still has a chance to compile an excellent record, but Nevada Union is just playing out the schedule of another disappointing season after last week’s upset losses. Meanwhile, Lincoln is the undisputed champion of western Nevada County football … Continue reading

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Bear Rivers looks to build on 5-0 record as league play begins; Nevada Union’s last chance for a football win this season

Bear River begins Pioneer Valley League play Friday against Lincoln with the confidence and momentum you would expect from a team that’s started the season 5-0. The Bruins are also healthy and well rested, coming off a bye week. Lincoln … Continue reading

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Miners weren’t in a game that should have been close

Nevada Union’s football team had a reasonable chance to beat Rocklin last week, giving the Miners their first Sierra Foothill League victory is over 4 years. Unfortunately, the numbers didn’t account for the 4 turnovers and 10 penalties that led … Continue reading

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