wrestling

Eagles squeak past Grizzlies

The Del Oro High wrestling team stretched its Sierra Foothill League winning streak to 23 matches, barely holding off Granite Bay in Loomis. The Golden Eagles got four pins and tw ...

Ferguson looks to finish on a high note

Micah Ferguson fully expected to have the success as a collegiate wrestler that he had in high school. Unfortunately for the Del Oro High graduate, things haven’t worked out tha ...

Zieour’s pin secures comeback win for Eagles

Freshman Johnny Zieour pinned his opponent in Tuesday night’s final match, capping the Del Oro High wrestling team’s thrilling 35-33 win over visiting Nevada Union. The Golden ...

Two Eagles win tourney

Del Oro High wrestlers Jesse Stafford and Austin Branum each placed first in their weight classes on Saturday at the Nor-Cal Championships in Anderson. Stafford defeated three of ...

EAGLE OF THE WEEK: Jesse Stafford

EAGLE OF THE WEEK: Jesse StaffordDel Oro High’s top returning wrestler is ranked No. 1 in the state at 152 pounds. Now 12-2, Stafford won the Zinkin Classic in Clovis last month ...

Grappling with success

LOOMIS — Knowing that 2009-10 would be a rebuilding year for Del Oro High’s wrestling squad, co-coaches Dave Sanchez and Clint Madden laid the foundation in advance. The Golde ...

Wrestling coach needed at Weimar Hills

Weimar Hills Middle School is currently seeking applicants to coach for the 2009-2010 wrestling season. Located just off I-80 between Colfax and Auburn, Weimar Hills' wrestling ...

The week in sports (May 21-23, 2014)

Wednesday, May 21 Baseball McAULIFFE BALLPARKS Lincoln vs. Colfax (4 p.m./6:30 p.m.) TONY ZUPO FIELD Vista del Lago vs. Sierra (4 p.m./6:30 p.m.)  ...

Sierra Foothill League standings

Sierra Foothill League baseball final standings (through May 8, 2013)     League Overall Woodcreek 11- ...

Ruhkula: Wrestling’s ‘Rudy’

Should a screenwriter ever get hold of Gabe Ruhkala’s story, his script would read like “Rudy” on the wrestling mat. The parallels are uncanny. “Rudy” is based on the l ...

Placer volleyball camp on the way

The Placer High girls volleyball camp is set for June 15-19 at Placer High. The camp is open to girls headed into sixth through ninth grades and will run from 6 to 9 p.m. each day. ...

Eagles earn Arco appearance

After a disappointing fall season on the football field, Spencer Butterfield carried the Del Oro High boys basketball team to the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III title game for th ...

Tennis champs, girls softball top sport stories

One of the top sports stories for Del Oro athletics in 2008-09 was the championship run by the Lady Eagles girls softball team. Savannah Pingree, shown above, was one of the team's ...

Cole joins Flake in Cal Wrestling HOF

Newcastle resident and former Del Oro High wrestling coach Steve Cole was inducted into the California Wrestling Hall of Fame last weekend in Sacramento joining longtime Placer coa ...

Meetings to address nonrenewal of Colfax coaches' contracts

COLFAX — A pair of parent groups – both offering support for two Colfax High varsity coaches who have not been offered contracts to return to their posts next season – will m ...