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7 Friday Night Podcast | Ep. 18: Section Championships & Cookie Capers
It’s All-The-Marbles Time And 7 Friday Night Features Multiple Guests As We Look Back At Crazy Semifinals And Preview Section Title Week • 7 Friday Night goes all out as it reviews an absolute wild weekend of semifinals while also previewing section championship weekend throughout Northern California.  Hosts Chace... Read more
Vacaville Wrestling: Sound PINvestment
The Vacaville Wrestling Program Is A Mom-And-Pop Company Worth Buying Into • Vacaville wrestling coaches Clint Birch and Armando Orozco have a business that is ready for the Shark Tank. Birch and Orozco — emboldened by administrators, parents, alumni and rabid fans — manage the most profitable high school... Read more
CIF State Wrestling Preview
Legends Are Born At The CIF State Wrestling Championships — Here’s A Look At The Most Likely Candidates To Make A Lasting Impact This Year Waterford senior Kyle Brown peered onto the center floor at the Stockton Arena last week and gestured toward the semifinal bouts taking place during... Read more
Driven by Design – The Joe Iacono Story
It has been close to twenty-six years since I first met Joe Iacono, but the memory is crystal clear and etched in my psyche forever. One Livermore High School Cowboy wrestling family member in particular, I have had the honor and privilege to coach, as well as mentor beyond... Read more
Maximum Mat Watch-List: 10 Must-See Events
Make A New Year’s Commitment To Take In Some Of NorCal’s Best Wrestling Events — We’ve Helped You Out With A List • By IKE DODSON “I’m going to eat better and exercise more.” No, you’re not. I’ll give you a week before your longing hands go plunging into... Read more
Del Oro’s JT Stinson is The Scrambler
The Reputation Of Del Oro’s JT Stinson Grows After His Recent Upset Victory • Story and Photos by IKE DODSON On the wrestling mat, scrambling is art. Not every pin is achieved after a perfectly executed move, and evenly-matched foes will often improvise rolls, dives, pivots, hoists and pulls... Read more