wrestling

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 ...

Former Oakmont Wrestling Coach still undefeated in MMA

Two days before last Saturday’s Gladiator Challenge at Thunder Valley Casino, former Oakmont High wrestling coach Justin Castrillo got a text message from the match-maker. It ...

SAAVEDRA’S NEW DEN - State Champ transfers to Granite Bay

Two weeks into the new school year, Granite Bay High wrestling coach Robert Cooley got a text message he couldn’t believe, from a number he didn’t recognize. “It ...

'Bad Man' Huckaba trains for Collison Course at Thunder Valley

They call him, Dave “Bad Man” Huckaba, but he hardly needs an introduction. The 41-year-old fight veteran is the pride of Rio Linda, now residing in Nevada City. He&rs ...

Justin Castrillo Resigns from Oakmont Wrestling to Coach Son

For the last four seasons, Justin Castrillo has built a strong wrestling program at Oakmont High School. Castrillo led the school to Roseville School District’s only individu ...

Castrillo learns from UFC's Ultimate Fighter Tryout

With a 3-0 fight record under his belt, Oakmont’s head wrestling coach Justin Castrillo traveled to Las Vegas this past weekend to compete in UFC’s tryouts for season 2 ...

Woodcreek wrestler Lauren Mason of Auburn places fourth at Girls Folkstyle Nationals

Woodcreek High junior and Auburn resident Lauren Mason has a spectacular résumé. Mason is the 2015 California Interscholastic Federation girls wrestling runner-up an ...

Oakmont’s Wrestling Coach 2-0 in MMA

Nearly eight hundred fight fans from around the region packed the main ballroom at Thunder Valley Casino on Saturday Night for the latest edition of Gladiator Challenge mixed marti ...