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DI-AA SJS Wrestling Championships results: SFL represents 32 of 56 semifinalists

The field of potential gold medalists from the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I-AA Wrestling Championships has been whittled down to just 56 athletes across 14 weight classes after t ...

DI-AA SJS Wrestling Championships Preview: Folsom, Del Oro are on a vision quest for postseason accolades

The focus of the Sac-Joaquin Section wrestling scene will be in Loomis this Friday and Saturday when Del Oro High plays host to the section DI-AA wrestling championships. At stake ...

Folsom man is one strong dude

Strength in mind and body rules, as Bob Rudge of Folsom proves time and again he’s a champion.  A silver 72-year-old and as strong as a bull, Rudge has competed in thre ...

SFL Wrestling Tournament Results: Folsom, Del Oro each nab five crowns

The saga continues. The season-long battle between two of the best prep wrestling programs in California will rage on next week after 27 total qualifiers and 10 champions emerged ...

SFL WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIPS PREVIEW: Del Oro, Folsom meet again in conference tourney

The best wrestling league in the Sac-Joaquin Section has been well compensated in the individual playoffs. Since the additional of Folsom and Oak Ridge tossed a barrage of elite t ...

Frustrated with calls, Bulldogs fall at Woodcreek

The race in the ultra-competitive SFL just got a bit closer. In a back-and-forth battle, the Woodcreek girls basketball team did exactly what they needed to do − beat Folsom ...

FIGHT to the FINISH: SJS Wrestlers prepare for a grueling season finish in the CIF playoffs

Wrestlers are crazy. They starve themselves to make weight, slap themselves to get pumped and admire an ear pulverized into a cauliflower salad like it’s a piece of art. Wr ...

FAST swimmers set records at 2014 San Diego Winter Age Group Championships

The Foothill Aquasharks swim team made its second trip to San Diego this December to compete in the San Diego Imperial Swimming Winter Age Group Championships.  This trials/f ...

SFL boys basketball preview: Area teams dominated 2014-15 preseason

If a lot of prep sports followers thought the Sierra Foothill League was tough from top to bottom this past football season, they should hold on to their hats during boys basketbal ...

SFL girls basketball preview: Oak Ridge, DO, Folsom girls look like SFL favorites

Two years removed from having their longtime stranglehold of the Sierra Foothill League girls basketball championship trophy slip from their grasp, the Del Oro Golden Eagles look p ...

Baseball showcase could lead to spot on national team for Thibaut

Sara Rose Thibaut’s baseball career is alive and well. Thibaut has been invited to participate in the Women’s National Open in January, a baseball showcase featuring a ...

Economist says region is thriving

If you’re interested, even concerned, about the economic outlook for 2015, relax, recommends Sanjay Varshney, El Dorado Hills resident and heavily credentialed economist, aca ...

Placer County, Folsom wrestlers land spots on calgrappler.com state rankings

Tireless drilling, conditioning, sparring, weight-cutting and competing will whittle the state’s best prep wrestlers into 14 brackets divided by weight at the Rabobank Arena ...

Athlete of the Week: Faith Bowman

It hasn’t been a winning season for Folsom High’s varsity girls’ volleyball team, as the Sierra Foothill League has proven to be extremely difficult. The Lady Bul ...

A clear look at water south of Highway 50

A few weeks ago, I was asked to write a magazine story on the plans for the annexation area south of Highway 50. I eagerly accepted because I wanted to know more about those plans ...