Team California traveled to Tulsa, OK to compete against other states in the premier national duals tournament of the year. The Tracy Press covered our local participant.
The Tracy Press has an article posted about this year’s inductees into the Tracy Sports Hall of Fame.
As a Tracy High wrestler, Gary Bairos, class of 1981, won the San Joaquin Athletic Association title four times. He went on to win two subsection titles and a Sac-Joaquin Section title and was a California Interscholastic Federation runner-up before heading to Arizona State University, where he became the 1986 Pac-10 champion and NCAA All-American.
Tracy High’s Eli Blackwell is one of two area wrestlers and the only boy and the only athlete from Tracy to advance to the CIF State Meet. This will be his second trip to Bakersfield this weekend.
The Tracy Press covered the Bulldogs TCAL league tournament along with our two champions Anthony Nunes and Eli Blackwell.
Tracy Press coverage from weekend tournament
The Tracy Press covered the most recent dual win over St Mary’s.
Local press coverage of the Bulldogs at the recent varsity tournament in Sacramento.
Tracy High’s Eli Blackwell was the champion at 132lb weight class at the 2-day varsity Lou Bronzan tournament at Liberty High School in Brentwood, CA. The following is the Tracy Press coverage of that event. In addition to Eli, freshman Anthony Nunes finished with a 5th place medal.
Tracy Wrestling recenctly travelled to north Stockton to take on the Bear Creek Bruins. The Bulldogs came away victorious. This was the press coverage of that event.
We have posted links to articles in the past that espoused the great benefit wrestling is to athletes who participate in other sports. Football is a commonly linked sport. The article linked below is another great example of how one family was given advice for their middle-school aged son to get involved in wrestling as it would have direct impact on skills necessary to develop into a good football player.
Article linked here to usafootball.com