Bakersfield

Third time is a charm for Granite Bay grad Loder

Ryan Loder is an All-American. The Granite Bay High School graduate, a junior at the University of Northern Iowa, placed seventh at the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships hel ...

Santos wins Oakmont its second wrestling state title in three years

BAKERSFIELD - Peter Santos and Corey Griego lost five wrestling matches between them this season. That included three matches against each other. They met in the rubber match Satu ...

Oakmont wrestler Santos on top of his game heading to state meet

This will be Peter Santos’ fourth trip to the CIF State Wrestling Championships, so he got over, as he put it, the “shock-and-awe thing” three years ago. The Oak ...

Oakmont's Santos powers to section Masters title at 170 pounds

STOCKTON — Oakmont High School senior Peter Santos and Woodcreek junior James Gomez took different routes to qualifying for the CIF State Championships. Santos took the drag ...

March to Bakersfield stops in Stockton for Masters wrestling meet

Oakmont High School senior Peter Santos continued to obliterate the competition, Granite Bay senior Sean Brown continued his mission, and Woodcreek sophomore Dominic Balmer continu ...

Granite Bay wrestler makes the call: Just cut it out, Doc

With the 49ers heading to the Super Bowl next week, it’s inevitable that stories about their all-time great teams and players will be re-told. Ronnie Lott, for example, is a ...

Locally fueled Sierra baseball falls in state final four

Sierra College’s baseball team won its opener at the state championships in Bakersfield, but the Wolverines (26-18-1) were eliminated by Rio Hondo 4-0 on Saturday.Sierra, whi ...

Oakmont wrestler Elliott settles for second at state championships

BAKERSFIELD — Oakmont High School senior Jake Elliott said Friday night that half the pressure was off after winning three matches and guaranteeing himself a medal at the CIF ...

Placer County wrestlers work overtime on day one at state meet

BAKERSFIELD — Ask any competitor here and they’ll tell you there are no bad wrestlers at the CIF State championships. With the top 40 competitors in 14 weight classes whittled ...

Oakmont's Elliott, Santos win section Masters championships

STOCKTON – Jake Elliott is not one for game plans.The Oakmont High School senior eschews gearing up for individual opponents in favor of a more inward approach. That served h ...