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PG Girls Upset Monte Vista In OT

It took overtime, but the Pleasant Grove girls, 11th seed in Division I, defeated #7 Monte Vista, 56-54 in overtime Tuesday night.This means they'll play Saturday at 2 p.m. against the winner of  #4 Berkeley and #1 Deer Valley for the NorCal Champ...

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Florin Girls Win First NorCal Playoff

Delayna Sampton made a mistake a week ago she'd like to forget. She fouled a Modesto Christian shooter right at the buzzer, put her at the free throw line, made both tosses to win the Sac-Joaquin Section's Division III championship, 37-35. After a...

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Batson Wins NCAA Indoor Championship In 200 Meters

Former Laguna Creek High School and American River College sprinter Diondre Batson won the national championship in the 200 meters Friday at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships in Albuquerque, N.M."Diondre had a fantastic day," Alabama head c...

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Detrick Finishes 2nd, 3rd In Pro Waterskiing Events In Austrailia

Detrick Finishes 2nd, 3rd In Pro Waterskiing Events In Austrailia

Elk Grove's Brian Detrick skiing in Melbourne, Austrailia
Former Elk Grove High School athlete Brian Detrick earned a second and a third in a pair of professional water skiing events in Austrailia last week.

Detrick was third in the Moomba Masters Event in Melbourne. He then finished in second...

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PG Rolls Franklin; Grubbs, Elgin Shine

It was breezy Wednesday afternoon, but the Pleasant Grove bats didn't mind as they opened their baseball season with a big 9-1 win over Franklin.Brett Elgin threw a one-hitter at the Wildcats as Bronson Grubbs was two-for-four with a triple. Nico Toni ...

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Notebook: PG Softball Defeats EG, Soccer To Move To Winter?

In a showdown of two of the area's top softball programs, Pleasant Grove defeated Elk Grove Tuesday, 6-1. Celina Matthias had a great game on the mound for the Lady Eagles. Marisa Maligad had a good game at the plate for P.G.Elk Grove will be hosting t...

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Banks Finishes Fifth At State Wrestling

Banks Finishes Fifth At State Wrestling

Joey Banks’ hopes for an undefeated wrestling season and a California state championship ended abruptly Saturday when he lost a pair of matches and ended up placing fifth.


The Franklin High School senior  moved through the early rounds of the CIF State Wrestling Championships in Bakersfield  on Friday with one sided victories at 195...

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EG Baseball Loses To St. Francis

(Editor's Note: Check back here at the Sports Corner later Sunday for a re-cap of how our EG-area grapplers did at the State Wrestling, plus we'll talk about our minor leaguers in spring training and have the opening round schedule for the Nor-Cal Basketball Tournament)

Elk Grove head baseball coach Jeff Carlson has always believed...

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Foul At Final Horn Give Modesto Christian D-3 Title Over Florin

Modesto Christian’s little point guard Meagan Warwick scored only two points Friday night in the Sac-Joaquin Section’s Division III girls’ basketball championship game. But, those pair of free throws was the two most important points for her team all night.


The 5-6 freshman stood on a gimpy ankle with only 0.4 of a second...

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Elk Grove Opens Baseball Season With Win

Twin brothers Nick and Ty Madrigal celebrated their 17th birthday with two hits apiece as Elk Grove opened its 2014 season with a 7-3 win over St. Mary's of Stockton.Herd starter Chris Martin pitched five strong innings allowing just a bunt single and ...

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