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PG Wins First Delta League Game

PG Wins First Delta League Game

You almost never see it – a balk in softball. On Friday evening, however, Monterey Trail pitcher Celestina Ruela made a windup and delivered towards the plate, but held up on pitching the ball. The umpire behind the plate immediately called a balk.


What made it such an unusual play was that Pleasant Grove had...

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Urps Transfers To EG; Husky Invitational Track Saturday

As if Elk Grove's baseball team needed another outstanding player, a bit of a gift in the form of an outstanding infielder arrived on Coach Jeff Carlson's doorsteps on March 10 unexpectedly.Pleasant Grove junior Josh Urps transferred schools right afte...

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Grubbs Helps CSUS To Strong Start; Wilburn Shines At Menlo

Grubbs Helps CSUS To Strong Start; Wilburn Shines At Menlo

In his freshman season playing baseball for Sacramento State, Bronson Grubbs is already making a mark in the outfield for the Hornets. Grubbs, a graduate of Pleasant Grove High School, has played in or started 15 of Sac State’s first 18 games.


Though he’s hitting just .178, his quickness is being shown by the fact...

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Softball: EG, PG, Sheldon All Good, But C.Oaks Could Be The Best

Softball: EG, PG, Sheldon All Good, But C.Oaks Could Be The Best

Could the best high school softball team this season be Division II Cosumnes Oaks? They may not end up being the top club overall in the entire Sac-Joaquin Section, because Vacaville, the defending Division I champion, has several key players back this year.


But, in the city of Elk Grove, the Wolfpack could have the...

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State Wrestling – Day One Results

None of the eleven Elk Grove Unified wrestlers have qualified for today's semi-finals of the CIF State Wrestling Tournament in Bakersfield, however, there are a few grapplers from the Sac-Joaquin Section in the final four in their weight class.There's ...

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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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