wrestling

HUMBLE BEGINNINGS: The SJS wrestling postseason begins with conference cakewalks

California’s four-week individual prep wrestling postseason begins with league tournaments this weekend and culminates with the state championships in Bakersfield March 4 and ...

Rocklin battles, but Oak Ridge gets win

Rocklin High head wrestling coach Tom Gonzalez is aware he will have to surrender at least 18 points in every dual match, but it’s the tough calls that frustrate him knowing ...

Whitney wrestlers give Roseville a run despite forfeits

After spotting the Roseville wrestling team 27 points from weights 152-195 pounds via three forfeits, a pin and one decision, the Whitney High club got down to business last week. ...

Rocklin High's Jacob Cavanaugh

School: Rocklin High Thunder Grade: Freshman Sport: Wrestling Rocklin High head wrestling coach Tom Gonzalez has said he has a young team, but not one without talent. One of his ...

Whitney wrestlers cannot overcome the Oakmont advantage

After Whitney High wrestler Scott Nakano (138 pounds) pinned Oakmont’s Matthew Kokhanyuk 91 seconds into the first period, the Wildcats held an 18-15 advantage in their Capit ...

Folsom wrestlers flex at Rocklin for 46-18 win

There were too many holes in the Rocklin wrestling team’s lineup to hold off the defending section champions from Folsom, as the Thunder fell 46-18 Thursday. Rocklin did pic ...

Whitney High's Terrie Tran

School: Whitney High Wildcats Grade: Senior Sports: Wrestling, Track Whitney High’s Terrie Tran represents why wrestling is a growing sport among girls – it doesn&rs ...

Rocklin shuffles wrestlers to defeat Woodcreek 39-30

Rocklin High wrestling head coach Tom Gonzalez had to shuffle around some of his athletes in order to defeat visiting Woodcreek in a Sierra Foothill League dual meet marred by forf ...

Whitney wrestling hoping to draw more athletes

Whitney High wrestling coach Daniel Parker said he has the fewest number of athletes he’s seen in his tenure with the Wildcats. He is reaching out to local middle schools to ...

Thunder wrestlers go to the mat to restore glory days

The multi-purpose room at Victory High School was plenty large enough to contain the entire Rocklin High wrestling team, but it could not contain the individual earnest displayed b ...

SAAVEDRA’S NEW DEN - State Champ transfers to Granite Bay

Two weeks into the new school year, Granite Bay High wrestling coach Robert Cooley got a text message he couldn’t believe, from a number he didn’t recognize. “It ...

'Bad Man' Huckaba trains for Collison Course at Thunder Valley

They call him, Dave “Bad Man” Huckaba, but he hardly needs an introduction. The 41-year-old fight veteran is the pride of Rio Linda, now residing in Nevada City. He&rs ...

Justin Castrillo Resigns from Oakmont Wrestling to Coach Son

For the last four seasons, Justin Castrillo has built a strong wrestling program at Oakmont High School. Castrillo led the school to Roseville School District’s only individu ...