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Elk Grove Sports Corner
Section Sanctions Sheldon Basketball

The Sac-Joaquin Section has ruled seven Sheldon boys' basketball players ineligible effective immediately and has ruled the Huskies' team will be ineligible for the post-season. More reaction to this breaking story coming ....
Here is the text of the news release from the Sac-Joaquin Section:
 The Sheldon High boys basketball program has been found to have...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
Three Locals Place At Tim Brown Memorial

Elk Grove's Tristan Scott, Kelani Tonge and Marcus Worthy were the only Elk Grove-area grapplers to place in the top eight at the two-day Tim Brown Memorial Wrestling Tournament at McClellan Park.

Scott was fourth at 120 pounds in perhaps one of his best performances this season. He recorded three consecutive pins to open action...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
Another EGUSD Basketball Team Under Investigation

Details are sketchy (and no one is talking on the record, again) but officials with Elk Grove Unified School District are looking into charges of undue influence against another boys' basketball program.A little more than a week after EGUSD dealt with ...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
Day One – Tim Brown Memorial Wrestling Tournament

Here are the local results in one day of the Tim Brown Wrestling Tournament at McClellan Park: (as of 3 p.m.)106 pounds:Israel Washington (Monterey Trail) pinned Jared Nicholson (Cen. Catholic)Vingh Nguyen (Sheldon) dec. Willy Gadow (El Dorado), 4-2Jac...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
EG Wrestlers Grab Team Title At Escalon Tourney

Elk Grove High School wrestlers Jacob Seto and Marcus Worthy took gold medals by winning their weight classes at the Lloyd Engel Wrestling Tournament Jan. 10-11 at Escalon High School.Seto, a freshman at 106 pounds, now is tied with teammate Roger Monr...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
Audio Podcast: DVC Basketball, Sheldon Infractions

On this week's audio podcast I discuss this week's news: the school district's discipline of Sheldon boys' basketball and possible further sanctions coming from the Sac-Joaquin Section, the retirement of Pete Saco, Section Commissioner, and the first n...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
Saco Announces Retirement

Saco Announces Retirement

Editor's Note: Congrats Pete, you've done a great job.

by Will DeBoard

After 21 years, CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Commissioner Pete Saco is riding off into the sunset.
Saco announced at the January 15 Board of Managers meeting that this will be his last year as commissioner of the second-largest Section in the state. His last month will...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
Duncan: "People Are Making A Connection That Isn’t There"

The Sheldon High School basketball program is reeling from the news that the Elk Grove Unified School District has disciplined its boys basketball coach Joey Rollings by telling him he cannot coach for the next four weeks. This followed a long investig...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
Rollings Won’t Coach; EGUSD Wraps Up Sheldon Basketball Investigation

Sheldon basketball coach Joey Rollings will not be coaching his team for the next four weeks as a result of an investigation by the Elk Grove Unified School District. The action came as a result of an allegation of "undue influence" brought to District officials several weeks ago.

School district spokesperson Elizabeth Graswich confirmed Tuesday...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
Audio Podcast For Jan. 9

On This Week's podcast I talk about Jalen Saunders and his brilliant college career at Oklahoma and the prospects of a career in the NFL, talk with John DePonte, the head coach of the defending state basketball champions, Pleasant Grove Eagles and wit...

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