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Author Archive: Rebecca Reddish

Grizzlies sweep

GARDEN VALLEY — After two cancelled meets, Wednesday marked Golden Sierra’s first Sierra Delta League meet. The varsity boys’ competition, close throughout, had the Grizzlies scoring big in the distance events to slip past Vacaville Christian 127-121. The Lady Grizzly nabbed five first place finishes and top team honors with a 130 to 118 win over […]

Cougar Relays a big success

Track and field competitors endured Friday’s chilly Cougar Twilight Invitational at El Dorado High where several personal bests were set. The Cougars hosted teams from Ponderosa, Union Mine, Oak Ridge, 12 other schools from the Sacramento region and one from Reno, Nevada. El Dorado established itself as the team to beat and took the varsity […]

Records fall at Ruptier Invite

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Under sunny skies last weekend, Ponderosa High hosted the Ron Ruptier Invitational track and field meet that included athletes from Union Mine, Golden Sierra, Galt and Rio Linda. “It’s been a rocky start for this meet” said Karen Norwood, Ponderosa’s head coach, referring to  2012′s inaugural event held under a torrent rain storm […]

Grizzlies, Lady Cougars reach finals

Bates, Babbage, Gonzales, Peterson, Kauhaahaa qualify FOLSOM — The Golden Sierra High boys and El Dorado High girls cross-country teams produced strong finishes at last Saturday’s CIF Sac-Joaquin Section meet at Willow Hill to move on to the CIF State Meet. Golden Sierra won the Division V boys title with 35 points, dominating Foresthill, which […]

Cross Coutry: Grizzlies capture first crown in 24 years

SACRAMENTO — It took 24 years but Golden Sierra’s boys cross-country recaptured a league title. Runners dashed for the tree-lined, narrow trail of the Renfree Field course at Wednesday’s Sierra Delta League finals. The lead pack consisted of Jason Yurgelevic, Ryan Sewell and David Blanton of Golden Sierra, Ruslan Suleimanov of Highlands, and Carl MacLean […]

4 teams at Bronco Invite

FOLSOM — Four El Dorado County high school cross-country teams had the postseason portion of the season on their minds as they competed at the Bronco Invite at Willow Hill Reservoir last weekend. Ponderosa, Union Mine and Golden Sierra sent full squads in the varsity boy races while El Dorado limited its participation to a […]

Trojan girls 1st at Ruff Invite

FOLSOM — Cool temperatures made for ideal weather at the Josh Ruff Memorial Trojan Cross Country Invitational at Willow Hills Reservoir, attended by Oak Ridge and Golden Sierra Saturday. The Oak Ridge varsity girls squad took first place with 30 points. Rachel Peterson was the top finisher for the Lady Trojans with a time of […]

Grizzly girls capture crown

GARDEN VALLEY — Julia Patterson’s discus victory — a meet and school record — highlighted the Sierra Delta Track and Field league championships last week as the Golden Sierra girls captured their fourth straight league title. The Grizzly varsity boys made a run at the title in a very tightly contested day of events, but […]

Grizzly girls 1st; boys 2nd

GARDEN VALLEY — Golden Sierra’s final Sierra Delta League track and field meet on Wednesday was won by the Lady Grizzlies’ squad, while the Grizzly boy’s earned a second place tie with San Juan.The team varsity boys’ title will be decided at the Sierra Delta League Championships this Wednesday. Golden Sierra captured 18 first-place finishes out […]

Split for Grizzly varsity teams

GARDEN VALLEY — Sierra Delta League’s third, seven-school Center Track and Field meet last week saw the varsity boys fall to San Juan by two points but the varsity girls squad claim its third victory. Julia Patterson, coming off a strong performance at the Bret Harte Invitational (discus school record, 115-02.5), finished on top with […]

Golden Sierra comes out on top

GARDEN VALLEY — Competition at the second Sierra Delta League track and field meet wrapped up Wednesday with the host Grizzlies grabbing 23 top-six finishes in 16 separate events — propelling the varsity boys’ to victory while on the girl’s side, Becca Brown’s wins in the 100m and 200m races led the top-ranked Grizzlies to […]

Grizzlies win first league meet

GARDEN VALLEY — Spring generally takes its sweet time reaching the Garden Valley area but Wednesday’s first Sierra Delta League meet was one of the best opening days in recent history. Great weather and better performances at the Golden Sierra Grizzly Dome as seven teams gathered for the league season opener. The Lady Grizzlies won […]

Patterson sets school record

RIO LINDA — A small contingent of athletes from the Golden Sierra track team traveled to Rio Linda High Tuesday for the Rio Linda Track and Field Invitational. This traditional spring break event draws athletes from around the region. Spending a spring break day at the invitational paid dividends in the discus for senior thrower […]

Golden Sierra wraps up regular season

SACRAMENTO — Alex Sinigur (17:17) led the 1-2-7-9-14 finish for powerful Highlands in last Wednesday’s showdown for the Sierra Delta League cross country championship against Golden Sierra’s young developing squad at Renfree Field. Grizzly sophomore Hunter Hughes delivered a gutsy performance in the varsity boys individual race, finishing third and shaving over a minute off […]

Golden Sierra 2nd at league meet

SACRAMENTO — The Golden Sierra Cross Country teams opened Sierra Delta League competition with second place finishes Wednesday at Renfree Field. The fledging league in its third year showed marked improvement as five of the six schools competing had at least one team in either the Varsity or JV races. For the first time in three […]

Six county athletes advance to state finals

ELK GROVE — Cool temperatures and nagging winds affected performances throughout the day, but six qualifying finishes were achieved by El Dorado county athletes at Friday’s CIF-Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Meet at Elk Grove High, serving as the regional qualifier for next weekend’s CIF-State Championships at Buchanan High School in Clovis. Ponderosa girls’ team led the […]

Cougar boys take 1st at Divisionals

MODESTO — El Dorado’s 61 total points captured the boys track and field team crown at Thursday’s Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV-V Finals at Modesto Junior College. Four county athletes claimed top spots as a total of 30 athletes from El Dorado, Golden Sierra and Union Mine advanced to next week’s Masters Meet. Cougar Joe Soik […]

Records fall at Sierra Delta meet

RIO LINDA — As temperatures rose records fell at the Sierra Delta League Track and Field finals  Wednesday at Rio Linda with Golden Sierra capturing seven girls league records and the boys one. The Grizzly girls scored 198 points and won 14 of the 16 events to secure their fourth league title in as many […]

Five titles at Gold Rush Invite

SAN ANDREAS — Five individual titles were crowned at the end of the day by athletes from Golden Sierra and Union Mine High at Friday’s 2012 Gold Rush Elite Track and Field Invitational hosted by Calaveras High. In the varsity girls competition, the Grizzlies tallied 83 points and third place for the best show of […]

Grizzly track places 1st and 2nd in last league meet

GARDEN VALLEY — The Golden Sierra Grizzlies track teams wrapped up Sierra Delta League Center meet competition last Wednesday with a win for the varsity girls’ squad and a second place finish for the varsity boys. The Lady Grizzlies shined taking 13 of the 15 events, in the lead up to the Sierra Delta League championships […]

Grizzly track/field girls first at league meet

GARDEN VALLEY — Stellar performances in the sprints and field events highlighted Wednesday’s second Sierra Delta League meet at Golden Sierra as the Grizzly varsity girls clinched a second team win and the varsity boys finished third. In team action, the Lady Grizzlies knocked down wins in 14 of the 16 scheduled events to outscore […]

Barla, Reddish highlight Golden Sierra’s Yuba City visit

YUBA CITY — Several Golden Sierra personal bests were set at the 6th annual River Valley Falcons Track and Field Invitational in Yuba City last Saturday. The Grizzlies showed well in the 16-school competition as the varsity girls finished fifth and the boys team secured seventh place. Grizzly senior Connor Barla continued his breakout season […]

Golden Sierra track sets five league records

After last week’s rain out, Golden Sierra track coach Mike Brown was determined to get the season underway with the first Sierra Delta League Center meet as volunteers spent much of Tuesday  preparing for Wednesday. “The track is in much better condition this year, and thanks to Ken (Reddish) for coming with his shopvac to vacuum […]

Poseley, Reddish pace Golden Sierra harriers to league title

SACRAMENTO — Golden Sierra sophomore Giana Poseley led the Grizzly girls cross country team to its second Sierra Delta League title with her first-place finish Wednesday afternoon at Renfree Field’s three-mile course. All six varsity girls finished in the top 10 to make the all league team. “Our three seniors did extremely well,” Golden Sierra […]

Grizzly harriers finish one-two in Sierra Delta League meet

VACAVILLE — The Golden Sierra cross country teams traveled to Lagoon Valley Park in Vacaville for the second Sierra Delta League cross country meet last Wednesday. The varsity girls all finished in the top 10 to take first ahead of Highlands; the varsity boys finished second to the very strong Scots team. Lagoon Valley Park’s […]

Griz harriers run in ‘The Other Meet’

SACRAMENTO — A hardy group of Golden Sierra harriers enjoyed perfect weather and course conditions for the fourth annual “The Other Meet” cross country invitational at Granite Park in Sacramento. The Other Meet has increased in popularity over the years as schools opt to stay local rather than travel to Clovis for the state-wide Clovis […]

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Giana Poseley leads Griz girls cross country team to first

SACRAMENTO — Golden Sierra’s Giana Poseley led the varsity girls cross country team to first place in the first Sierra Delta League meet of the season at Renfree Field in Sacramento. Poseley turned in a time of 22 mintues, 02 seconds on the three-mile course. All five Griz runners finished in the top 10 for […]

Griz cross country competes in Yuba-Sutter Invite

MARYSVILLE — Sixteen schools took part in the Yuba-Sutter cross country invitational on Riverfront Park’s 5K course in Marysville Sept. 23. With afternoon temperatures topping out at 103 degrees the Golden Sierra harriers found the dusty course along the river levy road grueling. River Valley High’s Leann Jarvis was the runaway winner of the varsity […]

Grizzly harriers open season at Renfree Challenge

SACRAMENTO — The Golden Sierra cross country team toed the line Thursday afternoon for the start of the cross country season at the Renfree Challenge Invitational in Sacramento. The Grizzly girls opened the season right where they left off last year, winning the team title over Sierra Delta League rivals Bradshaw Christian, second, and Highlands, […]

Golden Sierra girls win 10 Sierra Delta League track titles

MARYSVILLE — There was plenty of  track and field action at Yuba College last week as the Sierra Delta and Golden Empire leagues competed for their respective league championships. The dual championship meet was Golden Sierra coach Mike Brown’s idea as a way of sharing costs and resources, and bringing the athletes together to promote […]

Golden Sierra girls track finishes regular season undefeated

GARDEN VALLEY — The Golden Sierra girls track team wrapped up the Sierra Delta League season Wednesday with an overwhelming 256-135 victory over second-place Highlands. The varsity boys finished third with 97 points behind Highlands (175) and San Juan (100), and the frosh/soph boys took second to Encina by a mere 13 points, 92-79. Grizzly […]

Golden Sierra girls’ track team crushes Highlands in league meet

GARDEN VALLEY — The Golden Sierra track and field team turned in many new records and season-best performances at the third Center Meet on the Grizzlies’ track last Thursday. The Grizzly varsity girls ran to an easy victory, scoring 252 team points over second-place Highlands with 126, while the varsity boys finished second to the […]

Local track teams have great day at Del Oro Invitational

LOOMIS — It was a great day for a track meet last Friday as Del Oro hosted its 43rd Annual Track & Field Invitational with athletes from Golden Sierra and Union Mine competing. Diamondback Michelle Gonzales raced to gold in the girls frosh/soph 1,500-meter race and teammate Samantha Prichard’s discus throw won that event in the […]

Grizzly girls track strikes gold in Amador Relays

AMADOR — Coach Mike Brown’s Golden Sierra girls track team won the team title and the lion’s share of the gold from the 2011 Amador Relays track meet at Amador High School. Under sunny skies and cool temperatures, the Grizzly girls raced to victories in the 4-by-100, 4-by-400, 4-by-800, sprint medley and distance medley relays. […]

Golden Sierra vacuums a week’s worth of rain from the track for its 1st meet

GARDEN VALLEY — Golden Sierra High hosted the inaugural track meet of the new Sierra Delta League with all schools from the league competing. The Grizzly varsity girls finished first in the team competition, while the varsity boys placed third. The participating schools included Rio Vista, Bradshaw Christian, San Juan, Encina, Vacaville Christian and Highlands. […]

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