Category Archives: High school football

Best of the Best: Local Football Stat Kings of 2014

High school football season has come and gone. The Record’s All-Area Football team is in the works, but for now, here’s a look at the leader in statistical categories (passing yards, passing TDs, rushing yards, rushing TDs, receiving yards, receiving TDs on offense; tackles, sacks and interceptions on defense). OFFENSE PASSING Yards and TDs OSAI [...]

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By the Numbers: Sac-Joaquin Section Football Playoffs

Sac-Joaquin Section football’s championship weekend provided some shock and heartbreak for St. Mary’s football. Tracy had that, too, but after its incredible underdog run through the playoffs, No. 1 Folsom proved too much for any team in the area. Probably even Grant, who it plays Friday in a NorCal Division I bowl. To take a [...]

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Complete Statistical Breakdown: St. Mary’s-Grant and Tracy-Folsom

I’ve already released my Players of the Game for St. Mary’s-Grant and Tracy-Folsom Sac-Joaquin Section championship games. Now, here’s a look at each game’s individual statistical breakdown. Thanks to the good folks at Sacramento State for the St. Mary’s-Grant stats. Tracy-Folsom is all my own. SAC-JOAQUIN SECTION DIVISION II FINAL Grant 21, St. Mary’s 14 [...]

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Helmet Stickers: Prep Football Championship Edition

It was incredible weekend for San Joaquin County high school football. And, specifically, the Tri-City Athletic League. St. Mary’s, the outright TCAL champ, and Tracy, the league’s runner-up, both played in Sac-Joaquin Section championship games at Sacramento State’s Hornet Stadium. Tracy fell 55-7 to a juggernaut of a Folsom team Saturday in the Division I [...]

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Championship Gameday Glance: Tracy-Folsom

The day Tracy High football fans have been waiting for since the Reagan administration is here. Tracy (10-3) plays in its first Sac-Joaquin Section championship game since 1987, as the No. 7 seed, facing No. 1 Folsom (13-0) in the Division I title bout at 7 p.m. at Sacramento State’s Hornet Stadium. NOTE: I’m not [...]

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St. Mary’s-Grant Player of the Game: Demetrius Ferguson

Before the Sac-Joaquin Section football Division II championship game Friday night, St. Mary’s senior Demetrius Ferguson stood alone, listening to music on headphones and dancing and bouncing around, getting in his zone. His focus translated to the big stage, too, as the senior wide receiver had a 94-yard kickoff return for a touchdown to open [...]

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Championship Gameday Glance: St. Mary’s-Grant

It’s here. The Sac-Joaquin Section championship weekend is upon us for football, and I have your quick-hitting gameday blog for the Div. II bout between No. 3 St. Mary’s and No. 1 Grant. WHO: No. 3 St. Mary’s (12-1) vs. No. 1 Grant (13-0) WHERE: Hornet Stadium, Sacramento State WHEN: 7:30 p.m. tonight TICKETS: $12 [...]

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St. Mary’s Salmon commits to Cal Poly Football

When Cutler Salmon made his decision about where he wanted to play college football, and spend the next four or five years of his life, for that matter, it was all in the family. He loves San Luis Obispo, the people there, the coaching staff and the Cal Poly football program direction. But the coolest [...]

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Prep Football Predictions: Sac-Joaquin Section Championship Edition

It’s been an honor to arrive at The Record, and cover one of San Joaquin County’s most compelling high school football seasons in some time. St. Mary’s and Tracy football are still alive, and it’s December. No. 3 St. Mary’s plays No. 1 Grant Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Sacramento State for the Sac-Joaquin Section [...]

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Tracy launches up MaxPreps NorCal, Sac-Joaquin Section Top 25

Two weeks into the season, Tracy football was winless, star tailback Nate Jones was out with an injured ankle and the prospect of a section championship and a glitzy ranking was far away. But the Bulldogs were and are unflappable. They’ve won 10 of their last 11, Jones is up to 1,300 yards and 20 [...]

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