wrestling

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 ...

Granite Oaks still grappling with success

Although thought to be a rebuilding year for Granite Oaks Middle School wrestling, the Falcons have continued their win streak in dual meets that has now reached 16. The Rocklin s ...

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 ...

Antelope rallies to pin loss on Whitney grapplers

Whitney High’s dual wrestling match was a Titan-ic struggle with familiar foe Antelope and the fact that both are now in the Capital Valley Conference did not change that Wed ...

Placer Valley Tourism brings the Beast to the west

Placer Valley Tourism will bring the widely-known Midwest wrestling tournament Beast in the West to the Hardwood Palace Dec. 6. For kids between the ages of 6-15, this popular tou ...