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Obert earns academic honors

Del Oro High graduate Alex Obert was an integral part of the University of Pacific’s just-completed outstanding water polo season, which culminated with the Tigers posting a ...

Del Oro playoff mania

If you plan on following Del Oro’s fall sports teams in the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs that began this week, you might need a scorecard to determine whether your specif ...

Loomis Sports Chatter

Del Oro girls basketball coach Mike Takayama has been at the reins of the Lady Eagles’ hoop program long enough to tell you that one game — and for that matter two — doesn’ ...

Loomis Sports chatter

There’s something special about the term “league play” that usually brings out the best in basketball teams. This week at Del Oro High School, both boys coach Geoff Broyles ...

Loomis sports chatter

A few years back - the 1970s to be exact -Albert Hammond told us through song that “It Never Rains In Southern California.” If you were part of the Del Oro contingent that foll ...

Loomis Sports Chatter

If you’re a high school football team practicing on Thanksgiving Day, good things are happening with your season. A Turkey Day workout means that the team has reached the Final F ...

Loomis Sports Chatter

They’ll be hanging from the rafters Friday night at Eagle Stadium when Del Oro’s Golden Eagle football team hosts Granite Bay’s Grizzlies in what is being billed — at least ...

Loomis Sports Chatter

When the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section completed its most recent realignment of leagues two years ago, the move to create six-school leagues was somewhat in vogue. For the most part, six ...

Ex-Eagles find the college end zone

A pair of former Del Oro High School football standouts had their names in the college football news last weekend. In Fort Collins, Colo., San Jose State rallied in the final minu ...

SFL will dish up stiff competition

Over the last several years, the Sierra Foothill League has gained a reputation for being — from top to bottom — one of the toughest high school football leagues, not just in N ...