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35-21 victory avenges loss to Braves in NCS semifinals last year

The Piedmont Highlanders showed great resiliency Friday night in Napa, scoring 21 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to beat North Coast Section rival Justin-Siena, 35-21, in the opening game of the season. How important was the game to Piedmont? (more…)

It was a difficult game to watch on Friday night as the No. 2 seeded Highlanders hosted No. 3 Justin Siena in the North Coast Section semifinal at Witter Field. After scoring no less than 24 points per contest during its 12-0 winning streak, Piedmont’s explosive offense was limited to just a field goal as the Braves upset the home team 14-3.  (more…)

By Jason Eisenberg

You’re going to want to grab a seat for this one — last Friday the No. 2 seeded Piedmont football team hosted No. 7 McKinleyville in an offensive spectacle not seen before during this season. (more…)

In November 2005, Ben James was focusing on the NCS playoff game versus Miramonte and enjoying a fantastic senior season in which he was named all-league in the ACAL, as left tackle for the Highlanders. Fast forward nine years and Ben is now serving his country as a First Lieutenantin the  (more…)

After turning everyone’s head in the Bay Area with a 10-0 regular season, Piedmont’s football team began the next chapter of a fantastic 2014 season by hosting Kennedy of Richmond, the No. 15 seed of the North Coast Section playoffs on Friday under the Witter Field lights.  (more…)

Undefeated season. Great aspiration, tough execution. The 2014 PHS football team is in the running to “Keep the Zero,” a feat done only twice by Piedmont teams since 1950. The last time was 38 years ago. That 1976 Clan team started the season (more…)

One of the best things about a sport – any sport – is witnessing an athlete or team strive for perfection. It boils down to the blood, sweat and tears put into every practice from preseason to postseason. Piedmont’s football team achieved that kind of perfection. (more…)

Junior running back Gabe Watson is establishing himself as one of Piedmont’s all-time great running backs, but don’t let his humble workman-like demeanor fool you. As soon as he touches the ball defenders get a heavy dose of strength, speed and determination from this (more…)

If the Piedmont football team continues it’s winning ways in the regular season finale at Witter Field this Friday night, it will mark the first time in 38 years that a Highlander football team has finished the regular season undefeated. Without a doubt  (more…)

The stage of Homecoming Night was set in a gloomy, crisp October Friday night and the tension was palpable as the Piedmont football team hosted its toughest opponent so far this season, Mt. Eden, and won 42-24.  (more…)