wrestling

Eagles maintaining flight

LOOMIS — Just when coaches around the Sierra Foothill League think Del Oro High’s wrestling talent pool is running dry, the Golden Eagles show up on the mat and prove them all ...

Big brother rolls out the welcome mat

Jesse Stafford was a more decorated wrestler at Del Oro High School than his older brother, Joe. Whereas Jesse twice placed in the top four at the CIF State Meet, finishing second ...

Del Oro wrestlers place at Elk Grove

The Del Oro High wrestling team had four grapplers place at the Curt Mettler Invitational at Elk Grove High last Saturday. Leading the way at 160 pounds was Foster Fretland, who ...

Eagle of the Week

Junior Foster Fretland had a breakout season with the Del Oro High wrestling team. Fretland, a 145-pounder, placed seventh at the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Tournament last month, ...

Stafford comes up just short, settles for second

Lemoore High’s Nick Sierra outlasted Del Oro’s Jesse Stafford 6-4 to win the 152-pound title at the CIF State Wrestling Championships in Bakersfield Saturday night. Stafford, ...

Stafford cruises to crown

Del Oro High senior Jesse Stafford defeated McNair sophomore Jim Wilson to win the 152-pound championship at the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Tournament Saturday in Stockton. Staff ...

Placer, Del Oro dominate league tourneys

Dalton Richardson and Joe Thornton each won their weight classes Thursday at the Pioneer Valley League Wrestling Championships in Rocklin, helping Placer High win the tournament fo ...

Eagles cap undefeated SFL run

Austin Branum beat returning state qualifier Dylan Jankovich 5-3 at 135 pounds Thursday, the highlight match of Del Oro High’s 58-11 rout of visiting Roseville in the Sierra Foot ...

Del Oro pins Rocklin in SFL dual

The Del Oro High wrestling team recorded five first-round pins in a 58-18 Sierra Foothill League rout of Rocklin Tuesday night. Johnny Zieour (103 pounds), Austin Branum (135), Dy ...

Rocklin's Williams nets Athlete of the Week

After two weeks of voting, Rocklin High guard Tony Williams was the winners of our Placer Sports Athlete of Week for the weeks of August 11 and 18.Williams, who is averaging more t ...