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Girls Track optimistic despite injuries

Nic Baggetto, Editor-in-Chief

March 10, 2017

Filed under Girls' Track, Sports

Female athletes of various talents have assembled again under a new head coach for this year’s track season. Taking the reigns from social studies division head Todd Phillips, social studies teacher Sean Milligan ha...

Boys Track balances academics, breaks records

Tiffany Kajiwara, E

March 10, 2017

Filed under Boys' Track, Sports

Boys Track hit the ground running as they begin their season. Starting on January 28, Boys Track has been meeting for about a month, and many of the team members have already made significant progress. Junior long-d...

Braceros’s dedication, hard work sends him to Erskine

Gaby Perez, Staff Reporter

March 10, 2017

Filed under Boys' Volleyball, Sports

Over the course of his high school career, senior Kevin Braceros has put forward immense energy, time and effort into his role as Elk Grove’s outside hitter. It is this dedication to volleyball that positively influenc...

Teamwork inspires girls gymnastics team to succeed

Naomi Wiley, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2017

Filed under Girls' Gymnastics, Sports

The girls gymnastics team has had an accomplished season and received various accolades. Head coach Amy Burke noted feeling proud of the young gymnasts and coaches. “It was a very busy season for girls gymnastics,...

Girls basketball reflects on season, prepares for playoffs

Gaby Perez, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2017

Filed under Girls' Basketball, Sports

As girls basketball comes to an end, head coach Jennifer Guth and the team reflect back on the season. Going into this season, Guth said that the tight-knit group of girls, who brought energy to every game, were workin...

Girls Bowling prepares for upcoming sectionals

Jade Lewis and Tiffany Kajiwara

February 10, 2017

Filed under Sports

Girls Bowling reflects on a successful bowling season as it is comes to a close. Varsity coach Robert Ray, who has been a bowling coach for four years and head coach for two years, said that towards the beginning of ...

Underclassmen act as strong backbone for wrestling program

Nic Baggetto, Editor-in-Chief

February 10, 2017

Filed under Boys' Wrestling, Sports

The strength of the Elk Grove wrestling team has always been in the capacity of underclassmen wrestlers to take on new challenges and learn from their more experienced peers. While not all team members have brought glory ...

Falejczyk journeys to North Carolina for Paralympic Trials

Tiffany Kajiwara, Managing Editor

October 7, 2016

Filed under Boys' Swimming, Sports

This past summer, Jack Falejczyk, a junior living with blindness, went to North Carolina to participate in the Paralympic trials, competing to represent the United States in Rio De Janeiro. Falejczyk is the first person from Elk Gr...

Girls excel on tennis team

Jack Stornello, Copy Editor

October 7, 2016

Filed under Girls' Tennis, Sports

It’s a new year for the girls tennis team, and with it comes new opportunity. The opportunity for success has returned along with the new season, and the team intends to make the most of it. September was a very busy month with the ...

Sprenger breaks diving record

Gaby Perez, Staff Reporter

October 7, 2016

Filed under Girls' Swimming, Sports

Elk Grove High School is home to swimming and diving record breaker sophomore Anna Sprenger. Sprenger was a state qualifier last year, and through a hard work ethic and dedication, she is ready to take on state once again. “It...

Girls cross country excels in recent races

Sam Uhlarik, Staff Reporter

October 7, 2016

Filed under Girls' Cross Country, Sports

This is Mark Heintz’s ninth year as the Head Girls Cross Country Coach. He makes note that the team is doing very well and points out that there have never been more runners on the team. The team is definitely expected to ...

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