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DeSoto is school’s lone NCS champion this year

Daniel DeSoto headlocks Granada’s Ian Richardson in the NCS finals en route to winning NCS for the first tine in Cal’s history. Photo courtesy John Sachs.

Greg Warrington, Staff Writer

April 4, 2020

A season of redemption became a historic moment in Cal’s wrestling history.  Senior Daniel DeSoto won the first NCS wrestling title in Cal High history on Feb. 22, when he defeated Ian Richardson from Granada in the 182-pound championship match at James Logan High School in Union City. C...

Wrestling coach faces new charges

Wrestling coach faces new charges

Austin Hille, Editor In Chief

October 17, 2014

For Cal High’s wrestling program, it seemed like just another preseason. Off-season trainings were starting up as members of the team were preparing for the winter sports season. But any sense of normalcy was destroyed on Sept. 10 when Superintendent Mary Shelton emailed all school district staff...

Cal soccer fights deep into NCS

March 15, 2012

by Eric Yee, online editor The women’s soccer team made a deep push in the playoffs this year, exceeding their expectations before losing to eventual NCS runner-up San Ramon Valley in the semifinals. Cal finished the season with a record of 12-4-5, which was good enough for fourth place and the No. 4 seed in NCS. The top four seeds all were from EBAL. In the ...

Winter sports raise temperature with hot starts

December 13, 2011

by Eric Yee, online editor Men’s Soccer Key Losses: Gianni Pagliuca, Guillermo Rivas, Diego Mejia Key Returners: Matt Goodman, Nathan Grixti Key Newcomers: AJ Jureki 2010 Record: 17-0-5 Coach: Chris Faidley This years men’s team is picking up where they left off last year. ...