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Where Are All The Fans?

Where Are All The Fans?

Two weeks of football playoff games are now in the book and in the Sac-Joaquin Section the semi-final games will be played this weekend in Divisions I, II and III.

In D-2 action Elk Grove will host St. Mary's Friday. If the Herd wins that means they'll be in the Section championship game for the...

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Monterey Trail Outruns The Bears, 51-45

A text from Monterey Trail’s offensive coordinator Rick Arcuri to the Citizen moments after the 12th –seeded Mustangs defeated the 4th-seeded Merced Bears on Friday night in the second round of the Sac-Joaquin Section football playoffs: “Monterey Trail 51-45, football heaven, practice on Thanksgiving.”


A few moments later while riding on a joyous team bus,...

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EG Faces Former Mentor; Franklin, MT On The Road

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...

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Franklin Defense Stops Modesto, Now Will Face Folsom

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...

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Herd Steamrolls Vintage; MT Squeaks By Cosumnes Oaks


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...

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Athletes Sign NLI; Football Teams Prep For Playoff Openers

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...

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

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...

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Nahhas Huge In MT Win

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...

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Watch The Football Playoff Show

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:

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Fourteen EGUSD Athletes To Ink Intent Letters

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...

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