wrestling

Wrestling room appreciated

I just wanted to issue a huge thanks to Gregg Roberts of Placer Union High School District, Placer High Principal Mr. Efstathiu, and Vice Principal Mr. Pantelioni for their work in ...

Hillmen wrestlers have room to move

Placer High wrestlers will no longer have to deal with dodging lunch tables and the smell of tater tots lingering in the air at practice. The Hillmen trained in the Placer cafeter ...

Three Hillmen place fourth at tournament

Three Placer High wrestlers turned in fourth-place finishes Saturday at the Mark Fuller Invitational in Lincoln. Junior Mitchell Maddox finished fourth in his weight class, as did ...

Bruins find strength in numbers

LAKE OF THE PINES — Last February an injury-plagued Bear River High wrestling team struggled to compete with the deeper teams around the Pioneer Valley League. Coach Kevin Figue ...

Del Oro dominates Oakmont

LOOMIS — Seven wrestlers recorded pins for the Del Oro High wrestling team Thursday night as the Golden Eagles overwhelmed Oakmont 71-9 in the teams’ Sierra Foothill League ope ...

Placer grapplers level Lincoln

Just when the Placer High wrestling team seemed to be running away with things, visiting Lincoln began to slowly but surely catch up. Then the Hillmen turned to their big guys to ...

Fucci molded into a mat star

Mike Fucci was hardly one of California’s most dominant wrestlers during his days at Colfax High. His two seasons at Sierra College have been a much different story. Fucci became ...

Placer wrestlers pummel El Dorado, 52-19

The Placer High wrestling team opened up defense of its Pioneer Valley League title with a 52-19 victory over El Dorado Tuesday night at Earl Crabbe Gym. At 189 pounds, Daniel Wea ...

Craving a section crown

LOOMIS — Corey Johnson is convinced this is the year. Despite 11 Sierra Foothill League banners in 15 years and eight runner-up finishes in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II p ...

Pinning down PVL?

Two years removed from the first league wrestling championship in school history, are the Colfax Falcons gifted and deep enough in 2009 to try and make a run at another Pioneer Val ...