[Elk Grove Citizen] - Any concerns Elk Grove football coach Chris Nixon might have had about his team looking past host Sheldon on Sept. 14 to this week's showdown against Nevada Union disappeared during the second quarter of a win. The Thundering Herd, playing on
[Elk Grove Citizen] - “I'm pretty happy with where we are at,” said Elk Grove head coach Chris Nixon, after his team's second consecutive 5-0 start. “We definitely needed games like these, against Lincoln (Stockton) and Del Campo and NU. To have that adversity and be able
[Elk Grove Citizen] - At least, that's what Chris Nixon, Elk Grove's head football coach thinks, especially after the way his Thundering Herd squad struggled on a natural grass field Friday night at Del Campo High School. “The grass field, believe it or not, was an issue
[Elk Grove Citizen] - “Yeah, it was fun,” Elk Grove head coach Chris Nixon said. “The goal is to celebrate this thing for a couple days, but let's bring it back to earth. We've got nine more regular season games to go and then – knock on wood – the playoffs.” After trailing
[Elk Grove Citizen] - Elk Grove head coach Chris Nixon had to deal with avoiding running-up-the-score against overmatched preseason opponents last season. Elk Grove outscored its first three opponents – Ponderosa, Valley and Vintage – by a combined differential.
[Elk Grove Citizen] - Elk Grove head coach Chris Nixon admitted after last Friday's win at Del Campo that his team would've been better prepared had they practiced on natural grass. Elk Grove, which improved to 3-0 this season, needed a late fourth-quarter touchdown