The Modesto Metro Conference waved high its banner after Enochs pair Rory Coscia and Katrina Guevara joined Gregori’s Liliana Vergara atop the winners’ podium at the Sac-Joaquin Section Girls Wrestling Championships held Saturday at McNair High in Stockton. Turlock freshman Hailey Ward and Golden Valley’s Adreyana Wickard also captured weight-class titles.
Chris Webber – who played 14 years in the NBA, with nearly half of that time with the Sacramento Kings – was named one of 14 finalists for the Basketball Hall of Fame on Saturday. Inductees will be announced at the Final Four on April 3.
Cyrus Allen got a taste for the playoff two years ago as a freshman call-up during Golden Valley High School’s all-too-brief appearance in the playoffs and, after failing to make the playoffs last year, wanted to make the most of this season’s opportunity.
Qimonni Myers tallied 22 of his game-high 26 points in the first half, guiding the No. 16 Modesto High boys basketball team to its first Sac-Joaquin Section playoff win in more than a decade, 77-58 over Edison.
Stanislaus District large-school league champions Downey, East Union, Turlock and Pacheco have never celebrated a Sac-Joaquin Section boys soccer title. In this the year one of them finally breaks through?
Post-practice, Jimmy Rollins relaxed at his locker and added some orange shoelaces to his cleats, sharing with locker mate Denard Span how much he appreciates a pop of color in his baseball gear again.
A 32-year-old snowboarder who went out of bounds and got lost on the back side of Alpine Meadows Ski Resort was found safe just after 7 p.m. ago, said Sgt. David Hunt of the Placer County Sheriff’s Office.