High school wrestling

Blind Woodcreek wrestler has a golden goal

Doug Mason says he stopped underestimating Joe Germino a long time ago.A medical condition caused Germino to lose his sight a few years ago, “when I was about 10,” he r ...

Oakmont’s Elliott, Santos place second at Brown Memorial

Oakmont High School wrestlers Jake Elliott and Peter Santos were runners-up in the 152- and 160-pound classes at the Tim Brown Memorial last weekend at the Sacramento Memorial Audi ...

Granite Bay, Del Oro to meet for first in SFL wrestling

Granite Bay High School rode three pins, three major decisions and four forfeits to a 56-19 Sierra Foothill League dual-meet victory over visiting Rocklin on Wednesday night.The Gr ...

Young Timberwolves lack aggressiveness in loss to Rocklin

There’s a youth movement in the wrestling room at Woodcreek High School.They possess a strong work ethic and are aggressive, but their inexperience does show occasionally.It ...

Tigers wrestle up, top Rocklin in SFL opener

A day that had Roseville High School wrestling coach Jeremiah Miller nervous going into the Tigers’ Sierra Foothill League opener with Rocklin ended up being the type of nigh ...

No welcome mat in Reno wrestling tournament

Granite Bay High School’s wrestling team has bid farewell to the year 2011, and while the Grizzlies were out of town in the Biggest Little City in the World, they weren&rsquo ...

Local wrestling programs moving onward, upward

Jake Elliott is back to try and win his second wrestling state championship for Oakmont High School, but heavyweight Gavin Andrews isn’t back at Granite Bay.Peter Santos is b ...

Move up is worth the weight for Elliott

The bell at Oakmont High School rang in Christmas break at midday Wednesday, leaving just a few faces on campus tangling in the wrestling room.State champion Jake Elliott wasn&rsqu ...

State champ Elliott wins title at Zinkin Classic in Fresno

Jake Elliott of Oakmont won the 152-pound division and teammate Peter Santos placed second at 160 pound at the Zinkin Classic last weekend at Buchanan High School in Fresno.Elliott ...

Elliott leads Oakmont wrestling at Vista tourney

Jake Elliott picked up where he left off last season, and Oakmont High School took its first look at its future Saturday in finishing second at the Vista Eagle Varsity Invitational ...

Longtime wrestling coach Lynch earns mentor award

Longtime local wrestling and football coach Mike Lynch will receive the prestigious Jim Brownfield Mentor Award at the California Coaches Association Coach of the Year awards banqu ...

A state championship is just what the Doc ordered

Jake Elliott’s climb to a state championship was stamped Saturday night in front of a crowd of 6,447 at Rabobank Arena in Bakersfield, but it was defined in January at a tale ...

Oakmont’s Elliott, Sidhu win CVC wrestling titles

Oakmont High School came away from the Capital Valley Conference wrestling finals with two individual champions Saturday at Bella Vista.Junior Jake Elliott won the 145-pound title, ...

Granite Bay falls in first trip to section team duals final

Granite Bay High School advanced to the Sac-Joaquin Section Team Duals championship for the first time but came up short against longtime power Bella Vista 32-27 in the final Satur ...

Granite Bay clinches its first wrestling league title

It was a make or break night for Granite Bay and Woodcreek high schools in the final Sierra Foothill League dual meet of the season Wednesday.Granite Bay made it by defeating the v ...