wrestling

Golden Eagles crush Miners in home dual

The Del Oro wrestling team continued its march toward another Sierra Foothill League title Wednesday with a 53-16 win over Nevada Union in its second dual match of the season. The ...

Golden Eagles shine at Sierra Nevada Classic

The Golden Eagles had three wrestlers advance to the second day of the Sierra Nevada Classic, which started Wednesday in Reno, including 152-pound senior Austin Branum, who finishe ...

Del Oro High wrestling team off to strong start

The Del Oro High wrestling team has kicked off its season and already has three tournaments under its belt. At 152 pounds, senior Austin Branum has placed first in all three tourna ...

Del Oro’s Branum eyes state wrestling title

LOOMIS – Austin Branum eats up workout partners like elite track stars run through shoes. Del Oro High wrestling coaches bring in alumni, platoon other team members against h ...

Youth movement positions for lead role

If you stroll through the list of Del Oro High wrestlers who have qualified for the state tournament you’ll notice the steady flow of names that have not only qualified once, but ...

Del Oro junior Branum fifth at state tourney

Austin Branum doesn’t have a big, elaborate meal planned to reward himself for a fifth place finish at the CIF State Wrestling Championships in Bakersfield Friday and Saturday. ...

Four foothills hopefuls headed to Bakersfield

Sac-Joaquin Section champions Austin Branum and Kevin Burrage are out to prove they can compete with the best wrestlers in the state. The Del Oro High grapplers will lead foothill ...

Del Oro sends trio to state wrestling meet

For the first time since the 1996 season the Del Oro High wrestling program has crowned two CIF Sac-Joaquin Section champions.     Austin Branum, at 140 pounds, and Kevin Burrag ...

Del Oro pair grab section crowns

Austin Branum and Kevin Burrage took the direct path to the CIF State Wrestling Championships. Foster Fretland took the scenic route. Branum and Burrage brought Sac-Joaquin Sectio ...

Branum into semifinals after beating Thornton

Del Oro High junior Austin Branum stopped Placer senior Joe Thornton at the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Tournament Friday in Stockton. The two standouts from the foothills met in ...