prep sports

Bigger stage awaits Westlake

A high schooler, nearly a minute off the fastest qualifying time, might be satisfied with just going to the Olympic Trials. But if you glance at Brian Westlake?s workout schedule, ...

Del Oro pair headed to La Verne

Apparently Del Oro High athletes like to branch out in groups. After three members of the Eagles? football team committed to play at Linfield College, Taylor Bergthold and Nick Lew ...

Junior, soph pull their weight on DO relay team

The Del Oro High 4x400 boys relay team will return to the CIF State track and field championships today in Clovis where a team that features two seniors, a junior and sophomore wil ...

Golf proving to be Raskin's sport

A crowd of nearly 200 gathered on the 17th hole at Butte Creek Country Club as a four-man playoff whittled down to two: Del Oro High junior Justin Raskin and Zach Smith of Amador V ...

Bond between Simmons, Wheeler has made them stronger

A dominant athlete on a track team isn?t rare. Two isn?t an oddity either even if they run the same events. But to have two tantalizing stars head both the boys and girls hurdle te ...

Bats fail Eagles in upset

SACRAMENTO ? Whitney Smith was on deck in the seventh inning hoping to come to the plate to rekindle the magic bats the Del Oro High softball team had all season. But the senior wa ...

Del Oro takes third in Masters, Placer seventh

Experience and the weather were definitely on Austin Smotherman?s side Monday at the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters golf tournament. The Del Oro High senior shot a tournament record ...

Eagles set eyes on new future

LOOMIS ? The last time the Del Oro High girls soccer team reached the postseason leading scorer Lauren Gollnick wasn?t concerned about what college she would attend because she had ...

Eagles clinch section title over Granite Bay

LOOMIS ? A section title fell on the shoulders of the doubles teams, the same Del Oro High boys tennis teams that didn?t win a match in their previous meeting with Granite Bay. Bu ...

Del Oro, Granite Bay to play for section crown

Del Oro and Granite Bay have gone over the roadblocks that momentarily slowed them down en route to their third match this season. The two boys tennis teams dispatched their oppone ...

Eagles clipped by Grizzlies in golf sectionals

The on-course rivalry with Granite Bay High continued Tuesday as Del Oro came up short in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II tournament at Rancho Murieta Country Club in Rancho Mu ...

Eagles drop heartbreaker to Roseville

LOOMIS ? In March, when Del Oro High was shocked by Roseville in a nine-run loss, the atmosphere was almost jovial. The Golden Eagles still had a lot to play for and that was just ...

Del Oro, Placer ready for playoff race

April brought us rained-out games galore and sometimes full weeks without contests because of the weather. But now that the sun is shining high above and April has turned into May ...

Home runs at a premium this season

When Alyssa Reina swings through a ball her form is textbook, a smooth motion all the through the ball that looks so refined it?s become natural. Opposing pitchers have almost beco ...

Shorthanded Eagles dispatch Woodcreek

ROSEVILLE ? Without two of its best hitters Friday, the Del Oro High softball team needed players to step up in roles they weren?t accustomed to against rival Woodcreek. The increa ...