The Bulldogs’ defense contains quarterback Marco Baldacchino after halftime as No. 2 Folsom claims the Sierra Foothill League title with a 17-16 victory over No. 3 Oak Ridge before a packed Prairie City Stadium.
With senior left-handed quarterback Jayden Machado leading the charge, No. 4 Elk Grove produces its best half of the season and tramples No. 5 Sheldon 35-0 on Friday night at Sheldon in a Delta League game expected to be a tussle to the finish.
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Setting records and winning championships was old hat for Jake Browning at Folsom High School, where he became the most prolific player in prep football history. Now a Heisman Trophy candidate at Washington, Browning has the No. 4 Huskies undefeated entering Saturday night’s game against the Cal Bears.
Is it really a race for Heisman runner-up at this point, as some analysts say, or does Jake Browning have a shot at unseating the front-runner, Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson?
DeForest Buckner has played more snaps than any other rookie defensive lineman this season, but the 49ers aren’t concerned their first-round pick will get worn down by the end of the season.
The Raiders play the Denver Broncos on Sunday night in a battle of AFC West co-leaders. By getting rid of key players, A’s general manager Billy Beane helped put on a highly entertaining and historic baseball postseason.
The Kings have been dogged by mistakes that coach Dave Joerger described as “self-inflicted.” Some are the kind of errors expected of rookies, not veterans.
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California Chrome, America’s all-time richest racehorse, faces an elite field at Santa Anita on Nov. 5 in the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic. Leading the charge will be Arrogate, who could give trainer Bob Baffert a Classic three-peat.
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