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Wiggins Returns to the Chargers

Wiggins Returns to the Chargers

Kenny Wiggins is back in Charger blue. As the NFL heads into its final week of play and San Diego is still hoping for a place in the playoffs, Wiggins will get another chance to play for the AFC West squad.


Charger guard Johnnie Troutman injured a knee in Saturday’s overtime win over San Francisco...

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Six Herd Grapplers Place At Zinkin Classic

Six Herd Grapplers Place At Zinkin Classic

In their second tournament of the season, Elk Grove’s wrestling squad found the competition stiff at the Zinkin Tournament at Buchanan High School in Clovis Saturday.

No team scores were kept in this tournament, but six Herd grapplers placed in the 40-team event. rdat 132 pounds), Zach Krock (5th at 170 pounds), Jacob Seto (6that...

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EGYSL Adds Full-Time Staff, Office

There are many youth sports organizations based in Elk Grove, all with the purpose of teaching children the sport these groups have a real passion for. But, in this city there is no single sports group that serves as many young people as the Elk Grove Youth Soccer League (EGYSL).


There are more than 6,000...

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Buchanan Grabs Mettler Title, EG Second


Perennial state wrestling power Buchanan easily won the team championship of the Curt Mettler Invitational Saturday, outdistancing the second place school, host Elk Grove, by more than twice the Herd’s total team points.

Buchanan scored 318.5 points on the strength of seven individual championships and four second-place finishes.

The Herd scored 144.5 points thanks to...

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Best Winter Sport? How About Hockey!

Best Winter Sport? How About Hockey!


In most of California winter sports primarily means basketball, with a dedicated, yet smaller, contingent of wrestling fans. But, almost forgotten is a core of fans that are diehards from the word “Go.”

They are hockey fans. The National Hockey League has a pair of successful franchises in the state, the San Jose Sharks...

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CRC Womens’ Soccer Play For State Title

CRC Womens’ Soccer Play For State Title

CRC's women's soccer squad

It’s been about five years, but Cesar Plasencia knows a little bit about what it’s like to play for a state community college soccer championship.

“It was 2009 and we lost in the championship game to the same team we play in the (state) semi-final...

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St. Francis Takes Third In State X-Country

St. Francis Takes Third In State X-Country

by Steven Shaff
St. Francis recorded a top-five finish for the third time in the last four seasons Saturday at the CIF State Cross Country Meet in Fresno.

The Troubadours finished among the Top 10 for the fourth straight season and became the third Nor Cal team to earn a podium finish at the Division I...

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St. Mary’s Ends EG’s Hope For 3 Section Championship Games

The rain was pouring down, Elk Grove fullback Spencer Sheff was tearfully saying goodbye to his high school football teammates as the Thundering Herd was huddled up for one last time in the south end zone of Thunder Stadium.


Elk Grove’s hopes to play in a third straight Sac-Joaquin Section Division II championship game were...

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SJS Football Semis TONIGHT!

I will be texting from the St. Mary's/Elk Grove Division II semi-final game, as the Herd tries to become the first team since Oak Ridge in 2002-2004 to make it to a Section championship game three years in a row.

Live chat: High school football playoffs
 

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A Visit With MT’s Trey Nahhas

He's a class act who is re-setting football rushing record books at Monterey Trail High School. Going into Friday's Division I semi-final showdown running back Trey Nahhas is confident the 13th-seeded Mustangs will do well against the top-seeded and de...

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