Del Oro

Burleson unifies Eagles despite adversity

LOOMIS – Lane five belongs to Jack Burleson. When he runs his heat he takes his place along the starting the line: In the middle to keep an eye on his competitors on both sides. ...

Eagles losing skid continues

LOOMIS – When Therin Heryford walked with one out in the seventh inning, the Del Oro High baseball felt it still had a chance to break their four-game slide. But the balls haven ...

Heading her way to safety

LOOMIS – When you see Hannah Massagli play soccer you might think that she perspires a lot, hence what looks like an extra-large headband that wraps around her head and tucks in ...

Smith's hard work has paid off

LOOMIS – Whitney Smith plays with a ferocity not normally seen at the high school level. When a ball comes her way, she’s quick to gather it and whip it to the appropriate base ...

Aggressive Eagles fly past Nevada Union

LOOMIS – Late in the first half of Friday night’s game, Del Oro goalkeeper Kelly Edwards decided it was time to stretch her legs. She grabbed her right foot in her right hand a ...

Roseville’s big sixth inning dooms Eagles

LOOMIS – The situation was about the time the Del Oro High softball team could usually put the game in cruise control and pick up another victory. The Golden Eagles had grabbed a ...

Eagles drop fourth one-run game

LOOMIS – One-run games can wear down the effort of many teams but Del Oro High would rather get over the hump than let go now. “It’s pretty frustrating but you play game to g ...

Next man up mentality in preseason pitching

LOOMIS – Non-league games give coaches plenty of opportunity to move players to positions they wouldn’t normally play. That notion gets compounded when injuries plague a team ...

Del Oro grad in David vs Goliath match

Emilie Johnson sounds like a professional stunt person or a boxer, the kind of person that lives for adrenaline no matter the outcome. The Del Oro High grad may not make sense to m ...

Errors plague Del Oro down stretch against Folsom

LOOMIS -- The Del Oro boys volleyball team felt unbeatable after its first two sets Thursday night but that feeling of invincibility quickly ran off as the Eagles struggled to rega ...