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Baseball Preview: Elk Grove’s Experience, Tradition Hard To Beat

Baseball Preview: Elk Grove’s Experience, Tradition Hard To Beat

The Elk Grove baseball team of 2006 was pretty special. Not only did they defeat Colin Kaepernick and Pitman High School that year for the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I championship, but also all nine starters went on to play college baseball.

Two of them, first baseman/pitcher David Freitas and catcher Dwight Childs, were drafted three...

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Eleven EGUSD Grapplers Make State Tournament

Eleven EGUSD Grapplers Make State Tournament

Eleven Elk Grove-area wrestlers will compete this weekend in the CIF State Wrestling Championships in Bakersfield.


Seven of those grapplers are from Elk Grove High School, a team that qualified all 14 members of their team for the two-day Sac-Joaquin Section Masters’ Tournament in Stockton.


The top six finishers in each weight classification at the...

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Demps Ready To Lead Hornets To Big Sky Title

Cody Demps is getting used to long road trips now that he’s a basketball player at Sacramento  State, a school that is a member of the Big Sky Conference.


“Yeah, it’s not 20 minute bus rides any more,” he chuckled.


That’s what just about every road game meant for the 6-4 shooting forward when he was...

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Sheldon, PG, EG, COaks,BC Boys Advance

The Elk Grove-area boys basketball teams hit about .500 in their playoff openers Tuesday night. Whereas that's a good batting average, this isn't baseball.Pleasant Grove and Sheldon advanced in Division I action in easy wins. Elk Grove squeaked by Whit...

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Brackets Posted For Masters’ Wrestling

The Sac-Joaquin Section has posted the Brackets for the Masters' Wrestling Championships which get underway Friday at the Stockton Arena.The top 32 grapplers in each weight division throughout the Section compete with the top six moving onto the CIF St...

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Larson Finishes 34th at Daytona

Larson Finishes 34th at Daytona

The 2015 Daytona 500 will probably be one Kyle Larson will want to forget.

He finished in 34th place, thanks mainly to several mistakes pitting. Larson over-shot his pit stall, was penalized for speeding on pit road, served a pass-through penalty when his crew lost equipment and he nearly spun out in the infield grass...

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EG Wrestlers Win Div I-A Championship


Elk Grove did more than win the Sac-Joaquin Section’s Division I-A wrestling championship Saturday. They ended a streak of Division I titles by Vacaville dating back to 1994.

The Bulldogs had a full-Nelson hold on that blue banner the past twenty years. Now, Pat Coffing’s boys have another banner to hang in the Cartwright...

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EG Wrestlers Win Div I-A Championship


Elk Grove did more than win the Sac-Joaquin Section’s Division I-A wrestling championship Saturday. They ended a streak of Division I titles by Vacaville dating back to 1994.

The Bulldogs had a full-Nelson hold on that blue banner the past twenty years. Now, Pat Coffing’s boys have another banner to hang in the Cartwright...

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Why Was Bradley Placed On Admin Leave? News 10 Knows

News-10 (KXTV) will report today at 5 p.m. what they have been told on exactly why Mat Bradley, Elk Grove High School's boys' basketball coach, has been put on administrative leave. Bradley has not coached the Herd the past week and a half and has also...

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Wrestling Divisionals Start Friday/Speed Camp Coming To Stagg H.S.

Area wrestlers are back in action this weekend with the Divisional round of competition in the Sac-Joaquin Section. All Delta League schools are competing in the Division I-A Tournament at McNair High School.

Delta League champion Elk Grove qualified all 14 grapplers for the Divisionals which begin Friday and wrap up with the medal rounds...

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