wrestling

Del Oro tops Granite Bay in battle of SFL heavies

With the entire Loomis community still mourning the loss of Ronny Andrews, the Del Oro wrestling team pushed past tragedy Tuesday night and turned in one of their best performances ...

Highlights from local teams

State qualifiers fuel Granite Bay wrestling

With an influx of talent and a renewed sense of hope, the Granite Bay High wrestling team hopes to compete for a Sierra Foothill League title this season.  Thanks to the tran ...

New coach shares international experience with Woodcreek High

Every day after school, the walls of the Woodcreek High School wrestling room reverberate with the commands of first-year coach Anatoli Caraterzi — a former Russian freestyle ...

Local teams earn big wins as league play gets underway

Victories in the Sierra Foothill League aren’t exactly easy. Many of the boys basketball teams in the conference are ranked in the top-25 in the region and the competition be ...

TOP 10 SPORTS STORIES OF 2015

No. 1 - Roseville grad Beau Smith gets six years Far removed from his glory days on the gridiron at Roseville High School, Beau Smith pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the second ...

Roseville wrestlers enter rebuilding year

After collecting eight top-five finishes at last year’s league wrestling tournament, Roseville High enters the 2015 season with mostly new faces and new expectations. The Ti ...

Saavedra deemed eligible by CIF Sac-Joaquin Section

Following a full investigation from the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section, Modesto High transfer Israel Saavedra was deemed eligible to join to the Granite Bay High wrestling team Jan. 4 fol ...

Rookie coach takes over Vikings wrestling program

There’s no sugarcoating it. The Oakmont wrestling program, under first-year head coach Josh Esparza, is going through a rebuilding process.  While the team’s lone ...

Women's West Coast Tournament of Champions

Placer Valley Tourism and the Sacramento Area Wrestling Association (SAWA) are thrilled to announce the first-ever Women's West Coast Tournament of Champions (WWCTOC), which ...

Beast of the West Wrestling Tourney returns for a second installment

Every wrestler dreams of letting their inner beast shine and that is exactly what youth wrestlers ages 5 to 16 will get the opportunity to do at the Beast of the West  ...

1980 U.S. Olympic Wrestler Mark Fuller honored with 35th anniversary

CHICAGO — On Friday, September 11th, Roseville native Mark Fuller, a member of the 1980 Olympic Wrestling Team, was honored at a dinner and awards ceremony commemorating ...