Montgomery's Luchetti, Fort Bragg's Cimolino to sign

Posted by Staff Writer Eric Branch: Montgomery offensive lineman Jay Luchetti will be the Empire’s only football player to receive a full athletic scholarship when he signs with Division I-AA UC Davis on Wednesday, college football's National Signing Day. Luchetti, a 6-foot-4, 295-pounder who was named the North Bay League’s co-Lineman of the Year, verbally committed to Davis during the season. Luchetti has a 3.44 GPA and had a 4.0 his last semester. Read Article →

Two All-Madden nominees from the Empire

Posted By Staff Writer Eric Branch: I’m guessing even our youngest readers recall the All-Madden team -- the annual NFL team selected by John Madden conisiting of players that best exemplified qualities such as toughness, grit and the willingness to play with their femur bone protuding from the skin. Read Article →

Not so fast: Fort Bragg’s Cimolino could play

Posted by Staff Writer Eric Branch: Fort Bragg running back Jake Cimolino, initially expected to miss the season after dislocating his shoulder in the Timberwolves’ 49-41 loss to Middletown last week, might play in Friday’s game against Cloverdale. Read Article →