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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 ...

Of rapped knuckles, stadium plans and long road trips

A quick trip around the local prep sports scene … It Happens Every Spring – Despite memos sent to every school athletic director in the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section, ...

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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’ ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

High-caliber grid teams walk fine line

The line between winning and losing in high school football can sometimes be extremely fine. Never was it ever more evident than last Saturday night when Del Oro High School and W ...

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If there was any doubt about the strength of the Sierra Foothill League’s football squads this season, results that rolled in from all six SFL schools’ opening games last weeke ...

Ready for some football?

The last time we left the Del Oro football team, they were a happy, rain-soaked flock of Golden Eagles flying out of Hornet Stadium with the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Div. III champi ...