girls

Del Oro’s ultimate challenge

The Del Oro High girls basketball team has made many challengers look like imposters this season. Coach Mike Takayama knows Saturday’s opponent will be the genuine article. T ...

Power struggles in semifinals

It’s not often Mike Takayama leads his Del Oro High girls onto the basketball court and isn’t the winningest coach in the building.Today’s Sac-Joaquin Section Div ...

Eagles heat up in opener

LOOMIS — Mike Takayama was hoping he could save his inspirational pep talks until March, but he felt like his team needed a boost in its Sac-Joaquin Section Division II playoff o ...

Del Oro cruises past another challenger

The Del Oro High girls basketball team expected a tough challenge from a Division I power Saturday afternoon. They got another huge blowout, crushing Kennedy 65-26 in Loomis.The Go ...

Eagles reaching rarified air

“Ubuntu,” or all for one. It’s an African word and the motto of the Del Oro High girls basketball team this year. The Golden Eagles prove their talent, coupled with unity on ...

Girls wrestling grows roots

LOOMIS — Mike Maben filled out his order for league championship T-shirts that belonged to the girls wrestling team at Del Oro High School. The odd part is that the order was sen ...

Del Oro makes it look easy

LOOMIS — The Del Oro High girls basketball team unleashed another offensive weapon at the Lady Eagle Invitational, not that they needed it. Sophomore Brianna Ruiz provided a sp ...

Eagles soaring to the next level

LOOMIS — As a wide-eyed freshman three years ago, Madeline Campbell could only dream of following in the footsteps of Del Oro High basketball star Emilie Johnson. She got the th ...

Golden Eagles are ready to run

It is not generally thought of as a team sport. When we think of cross-country we tend to think more of running down dusty trails, one for all and all for one. While that philoso ...

Dragons drag down Del Oro girls

SACRAMENTO — Katrina Salinas did just enough damage to prolong Sacramento High’s playoff dominance of Del Oro. Salinas opened the second quarter with four straight 3-pointers ...