John R. Hull

John R. Hull I am a sportswriter for the Elk Grove Citizen. Daily, I blog with the latest sports news from the City of Elk Grove.

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EG Faces Former Mentor; Franklin, MT On The Road

Nov 19, 2014

Should be an interesting night of high school football playoffs on Friday.

In town, Elk Grove will host former coach Carlos Meraz and Will C. Wood at 7 p.m. in Division II.

Division I games will be out of town - Franklin will be at top-seeded Folsom and Monterey Trail travels to #5 Merced.

Bradshaw Christian will...

Franklin Defense Stops Modesto, Now Will Face Folsom

Nov 16, 2014

From BlackHatFootball.com:

Bring on the No. 1-seed Folsom Bulldogs.


If anyone thinks they may have a chance against the two-time defending Sac-Joaquin Section champions, it’s probably the Franklin Wildcats.


Riding a fast, good-tackling defense the Wildcats set themselves for another showdown with the Bulldogs thanks to Saturday’s 24-10 solid win over No. 8-seeded Modesto...

Herd Steamrolls Vintage; MT Squeaks By Cosumnes Oaks

Nov 15, 2014


Vintage High School’s first visit to the Sac-Joaquin Section football playoffs in seven years was, well, one that they’d all like to forget.

Vintage looked helpless and completely unable to stop the talented Thundering Herd squad, losing 69-7 to a team that has made it all the way to the Section’s Division II championship game...

Athletes Sign NLI; Football Teams Prep For Playoff Openers

Nov 13, 2014
Athletes Sign NLI; Football Teams Prep For Playoff Openers

Sixteen athletes from Elk Grove Unified High Schools signed NCAA National Letters Of Intent Wednesday morning. Here's their list of signees:


At Bradshaw Christian High School Wednesday two of their basketball players signed their letters of intent. Jordyn Bell will be attending Nevada-Las Vegas while Erika Bean will be playing...

Kaur Misses State Golf; Valley Makes D-3 Football Playoffs

Nov 11, 2014
Kaur Misses State Golf; Valley Makes D-3 Football Playoffs

Gurman Kaur’s 2014 high school golf season has gone from record-breaking to disappointing.


The disappointment came at the end when the Franklin junior shot an 82 Monday, ten strokes over par, at the CIF/NCGA NorCal Regional Championships played at the Club at Crazy Horse Ranch in Salinas.


Kaur was four strokes out of advancing to the...

Nahhas Huge In MT Win

Nov 8, 2014
Nahhas Huge In MT Win

Trey Nahhas may have saved his best for last. At least as far as school records go, Nehhas certainly concluded the regular high school football season with his best football game ever.


The Monterey Trail High School running back gained 346 yards on only 20 carries and scored six of the Mustangs’ touchdowns in...

Watch The Football Playoff Show

Nov 7, 2014

The Sac-Joaquin Section will stream a broadcast announcing its football playoff brackets for Divisions I through VII on Saturday afternoon at 5 p.m. To view the show, watch it here:

Fourteen EGUSD Athletes To Ink Intent Letters

Nov 6, 2014
Fourteen EGUSD Athletes To Ink Intent Letters

Next Wednesday will mark the opening of the "early" NCAA National Letter of Intent signing period. Annually several local athletes use this occasion to ink their names onto commitments to colleges. This year 14 EGUSD seniors will sign those letters in one big ceremony at 7 a.m. at the Trigg Building in the board...

Kaur Wins SJS Masters’ Golf, M.T. Preps For Must-Win Game

Nov 4, 2014
Kaur Wins SJS Masters’ Golf, M.T. Preps For Must-Win Game

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Kylie Fong may be the best female golfer in high school this season, but whether the Franklin High School senior ever plays on the Ladies’ Professional Golf Association tour remains doubtful. She’d rather go into nursing when she graduates from college a little more than five...

Wolfpack Wins CVC Championship Behind Smothering Defense

Oct 31, 2014
Wolfpack Wins CVC Championship Behind Smothering Defense

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Just four months ago Derick Milgrim was looking forward to coaching the Cosumnes Oaks’ running backs this fall. Then one day prior to leaving on a family vacation in July he finds out his long-time friend, Ryan Gomes, was relieved of his job as head football...

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