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Ramirez Grabs Third At Girls’ State Wrestling Championships

Ramirez Grabs Third At Girls’ State Wrestling Championships

by David ClarkeElk Grove High School sophomore Annastassia Ramirez placed third at the Girls' State Wrestling Championships over the weekend.  She went 5-1 with five pins. Her only loss was to second place Angellica Llanes of Mira Monte in the sem...

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Banks Takes Masters Title at 195 Pounds

Banks Takes Masters Title at 195 Pounds

Joey Banks is about five wrestling matches away from accomplishing his next goal as a stellar Franklin High School athlete – an undefeated season and a CIF State Wrestling Championship.


Banks rolled right through his 195-pound opponents Friday and Saturday at the Stockton Arena to take the Sac-Joaquin Masters’ Championship in his weight group, the...

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Franklin Scores Just 12 2nd Half Points, Loses

Franklin just couldn't match the seven-for-eight shooting they had from the field in the second quarter. The Wildcats scored only 12 points in the entire second half as Merced recovered from a ten-point halftime deficit and defeated Franklin, 38-37, Fr...

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Cen. Catholic Wrestler, Home Invasion Victim, D-Q’d From Masters

(Editor's Note: I'll have a full rundown of the action from day one of the Sac-Joaquin Section's Masters' Wrestling Championships in Stockton later tonight. However, this story is from the Modesto Bee and is thus far the story of the wrestling tournament)

STOCKTON — Central Catholic High School wrestler Cristian Dominguez, who won his first match...

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Masters’ Wrestling, Boys’ Basketball 2nd Round Today

Masters’ Wrestling, Boys’ Basketball 2nd Round Today

It's a busy weekend and it all starts today with the opening matches in the Sac-Joaquin Section's Masters Wrestling Championship. Elk Grove and Folsom both have 11 grapplers competing today. There will be eight from Franklin and four from Pleasant Grove in the 32-man brackets.

Wrestlers from Monterey Trail and Laguna Creek will also be...

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Franklin, C-Oaks Win; PG, MT, Bradshaw Lose In Playoff Openers

Franklin's tough defense limited Chavez to only five-for-27 shooting in the first half, had a 19-point lead in the third quarter and then rolled over the Titans, 62-45, to open the Sac-Joaquin Section's Division I playoffs Wednesday.Benson Osayande led...

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Tonight: Chavez vs. Franklin In Boys’ Basketball Playoff Opener

Tonight: Chavez vs. Franklin In Boys’ Basketball Playoff Opener

Tonight, I am at Franklin's playoff opener against Chavez Tipoff is at 7 p.m. Follow me tonight on Twitter @EGSportCorner. I will also be tweeting updates from West vs. Monterey Trail and from Pleasant Grove vs. Merced.If Franklin and P.G. both win, th...

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Eleven Herd, Eight Wildcat Grapplers Qualify For Section Masters

Eleven Herd, Eight Wildcat Grapplers Qualify For Section Masters

Elk Grove placed second at the Sac-Joaquin Section’s Division I-A Wrestling Championships at Franklin High School last weekend.


Herd grapplers scored 176.5 points during the two-day event, well behind team-points champion Folsom which had 238 points.


Franklin placed sixth with 127 points, mainly on the strength of Joey Banks’ first place finish. The Sacramento State football...

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C.Oaks Wins First-Ever Playoff Game; Sheldon, M.T. Lose

It was the first time ever a girls' basketball team from Cosumnes Oaks High School won a playoff game. Tuesday, the Wolfpack defeated Gregori, 52-43 to improve to 21-7 on the year and move onto the second round Thursday night.The Wolfpack will now take...

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Skyline Ends CRC’s Undefeated Streak

Lance Montano's RBI single off CRC reliever Josh Pigg in the top of the ninth inning gave Skyline College a 10-9 win over the Hawks Tuesday. It was CRC's first loss of the season.The Hawks are now 10-1.Tyler Blake had a solo homer in the first inning a...