wrestling

Placer County native prepares for run at NCAA wrestling championships

  The illustrious wrestling career of 2009 Granite Bay High School graduate Ryan Loder has come down to 12 events across 78 days — the last three played out on ESPN at ...

Lincoln youth gets an early start on a promising career

One Lincoln wrestler with a very bright future not only has a number of championships to his credit, but at 6 years old has plenty of time on his side as well. Christian Perez spe ...

Urban Sprawl Academy offers wrestlers a place to learn, train

With the opening of the Urban Sprawl Academy in July, there is a place wrestlers can call home. David Ridge, a 42-year-old Placerville resident and member of the California Highwa ...

Fall training program set up for wrestlers

Urban Sprawl Academy will host high school wrestlers from around the area during a 10-week fall training program. Urban Sprawl, located a 1117 Windfield Way in El Dorado Hills, ne ...

Wrestling: Del Oro’s Blackburn takes third at tourney

By Trevor C. Horn Special to the Journal After losing to the eventual tournament champion in the quarterfinals, Del Oro senior Isaac Blackburn came back to take third at 106 po ...

Sac-Joaquin Section moves SFL schools into Division I in several sports

The Sierra Foothill League will compete in Division I in baseball, softball, wrestling, golf and tennis beginning next school year, the Sac-Joaquin Section announced late last week ...

Del Oro star settles for sixth place

Del Oro High senior Austin Branum capped his spectacular high school wrestling career with a sixth place finish at the CIF State Championships Friday and Saturday in Bakersfield. C ...

Changing of guard at Del Oro

LOOMIS – The Del Oro High wrestling team knows something about consistency. Since 2002 it has had a returning state qualifier all but one year. In that time, someone has come bac ...

Divisionals offer Woods a chance at redemption

LOOMIS – Tanner Woods has felt what a less-than-stellar performance this time of the year feels like. As a freshman last season Woods qualified for the CIF Sac-Joaquin Division I ...

Golden Eagles break through for title

The Del Oro High wrestling team refused to settle for second place again on Saturday at the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II Team Duals in Stockton. After nine runner-up finishes si ...