News HeadlinesElk Grove High Elk Grove, CA News

Elk Grove High School News Submitted by Alumni

Elk Grove High School News From Around The Web

History Happened Here | Lifestyle  Elk Grove Citizen

Bounty on the Boulevard – It was a great Sunday evening last week with a wonderful event in Old Town Elk Grove by the railroad tracks. The Elk Grove ...

Upset Parents Say Elk Grove High School Took Hours to Send Message About Gun Found on Campus  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

ELK GROVE -- There was a major scare for parents in Elk Grove Thursday night after a gun was found hidden under bleachers in a high school gym.

Ford Donates Car to Elk Grove High School  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

Martina is out at Elk Grove High School checking out the car Ford donated to school's Automotive Technology Pathway, a Career Technical Education (CTE) ...

Elk Grove high school band volunteer charged with sexually assaulting student  Sacramento Bee

An Elk Grove man who volunteered for the Laguna Creek High School band was arrested last week on charges of sexually assaulting a student under the age of ...

Elk Grove High School Auto Show  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

Martina got to spend her Friday morning at her old high school! The Elk Grove High School auto shop program an auto show with the Sacramento Area Mustang ...

Local high school students join worldwide protest | News  Elk Grove Citizen

Two dozen local high school students held picket signs and walked to Elk Grove City Hall to raise public awareness of the climate change issue on March 15.

In Your Neighborhood: Elk Grove  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

Olivia and Martina spent the morning in Elk Grove exploring some local businesses as well as hanging out at Elk Grove High School as they prepare for tonight's ...

Elk Grove Police Say Suspects Who Committed Two Robberies in 40 Minutes Arrested  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

Update: The Elk Grove Police Department says investigators believe all suspects involved in Thursday's robberies on Tralee Way and Elk Grove Boulevard have ...

Elk Grove School District calls off school Friday due to poor air quality KXTV

The Elk Grove Unified School District announced the closure of all its school sites for Friday.

Thundering Herd looks to regain consistency against upcoming opponents in league schedule  Elk Grove Citizen

Between section titles and first-round Major League Baseball draft picks, Elk Grove High School's baseball program has been the cream of the crop in the ...

Three robberies hit Elk Grove in one afternoon  Elk Grove Citizen

Three street robberies were committed in Elk Grove during the early afternoon of April 25. Investigators believe that the same suspects committed two of those ...

Soccer and football athletes sign D1 and D2 scholarships  Elk Grove Citizen

Jacob Trach and Zach Larrier have seen one another on the football field for the past four seasons.

Elk Grove High School baseball coach Jeff Carlson steps down  The Sacramento Bee

After 18 seasons and multiple championships, Jeff Carlson has resigned as the baseball coach at Elk Grove High School after crafting one of the great coaching ...

Six inducted into EG Hall of Fame | News  Elk Grove Citizen

Six honorees on Nov. 13 were inducted into the 2018 class of the Elk Grove Hall of Fame.

Three Elk Grove High products get the MLB call. Why it was extra emotional for one  The Sacramento Bee

Rowdy Tellez was one of three one-time Elk Grove High School baseball stars who this week was promoted to the MLB. Tellez was called up by the Blue Jays, ...

Chalmers Gage dies at 100 | News  Elk Grove Citizen

Richard Chalmers Gage Sr. saw many things in 100 years of life in Elk Grove.

Brewery proposed for Old Town | News  Elk Grove Citizen

A brewery named after local woodpeckers is being proposed for Old Town Elk Grove. The Elk Grove Planning Commission on Feb. 21 will review the Hungry ...

Three daytime robberies reported within an hour Thursday in Elk Grove, police say  Sacramento Bee

Elk Grove police say three robberies occurred within about 40 minutes on Thursday afternoon involving multiple suspects, all of whom were outstanding as of ...

Walk to Remember: Large crowd gathers for event's final year  Elk Grove Citizen

Patriotism was strong in the air on April 6, as community members and others gathered at Elk Grove Regional Park to participate in the 10th annual Walk to ...

Gus Kanelos, founder of EG Elks Lodge, passes away  Elk Grove Citizen

Gus Kanelos, a Florin historian and the founder of Elk Grove Elks Lodge No. 2577, died at the age of 90 on March 9.

Lewis and Ming place at CIF State tournament  Elk Grove Citizen

After three days of wrestling, two Elk Grove Unified School District wrestlers earned their place on the podium at the CIF State Wrestling Championships on Feb.

Brenton R. Stetson | Obituaries  Elk Grove Citizen

Brenton Robert Stetson, 65, died April 9, 2019. He was born Sept. 24, 1953 as the first of six children to Bob and Peggy Stetson of Elk Grove.

Dale Wilfred Sassman Sr. | Obituaries  Elk Grove Citizen

Dale Wilfred Sassman Sr. passed away on 2/8/2019 surrounded by an abundance of love.

City Council to present a Key to the City to local racecar driver  Elk Grove Citizen

Elk Grove High School graduate and professional racecar driver Joey Hand will receive a Key to the City on Wednesday, Feb. 27. The Elk Grove City Council ...

Four suspects arrested for April 25 robberies | News  Elk Grove Citizen

The Elk Grove police announced on April 30 they arrested four suspects who were allegedly involved in two street robberies that targeted pedestrians, ages 13 ...

Sacramento Raceway could close in 2020, owner says | News  Elk Grove Citizen

Dave Smith, the longtime owner of the Sacramento Raceway, said that his popular motor sport facility could close as early as next year.

Man holding grill lighter detained after officer fires shot at him in Elk Grove, police say  Sacramento Bee

A suspect was detained following an officer-involved shooting, Elk Grove Police Department said in a tweet Thursday morning.

Thundering Herd playoff push highlighting Smith's final season  Elk Grove Citizen

In her 11th and final season coaching volleyball at Elk Grove High School, Thundering Herd varsity boys volleyball head coach Jill Smith is certainly going out ...

A passion for the sound | Lifestyle  Elk Grove Citizen

Elk Grove native Monik Vega has released her new music video and single, “Love's Contagious” from the “Simply Complicated” compact disc. Last month, Mystic ...

David Simpson ends Citizen column | News  Elk Grove Citizen

David Simpson is moving on after informing readers about community events in his Citizen column for the past 32 years.

Rainiers' Freitas enjoys road series playing at home against River Cats  Elk Grove Citizen

Davis Freitas was back in his hometown over the April 4-7 road series against the Sacramento River Cats, but it didn't take a trip back home to Elk Grove in.

Sacramento Raceway could close in 2020, says owner | News  Elk Grove Citizen

Dave Smith, the longtime owner of the Sacramento Raceway, said that his popular motor sport facility could close as early as next year.

School library to be named after John Zehnder  Elk Grove Citizen

The Elk Grove school board on May 7 voted to name an elementary school library after John Zehnder Sr. This library will be dedicated to him at the Elk Grove.

Local race car driver receives the Key to the City  Elk Grove Citizen

International Motorsports Association driver Joey Hand on Feb. 27 was presented with a Key to the City.

She decried racism at her Elk Grove high school. Hundreds came out to support her  Sacramento Bee

Meeting at Sheldon High School on Tuesday, January 16, called after Pleasant Grove High School senior Rachael Francois talked to The Sacramento Bee ...

Local students join nationwide protest against school shootings  Elk Grove Citizen

Students at several Elk Grove schools on March 14 left class at 10 a.m. to join nationwide rallies against gun violence. The National School Walkout's organizers ...

Elk Grove wrestlers compete at Fargo Nationals | Sports  Elk Grove Citizen

Peter Ming and Hassan Khan from Elk Grove High School recently wrestled at what is considered the toughest high school tournament in the U.S. Fargo ...

First inductees named for Elk Grove Hall of Fame  Elk Grove Citizen

The Elk Grove Community Council this week announced the inaugural inductees of the Elk Grove Hall of Fame. An induction ceremony will be held at The Falls ...

City Council opts for sponsoring MLK Day event over hosting local parade  Elk Grove Citizen

The Elk Grove City Council on Nov. 14 directed the city staff to sponsor the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade in Sacramento.

Elk Grove High School Teacher Arrested On Sex Charges  Capital Public Radio News

A teacher at Sheldon High School is under arrest on sex charges involving a student.

EG Power Sports shop to have new home  Elk Grove Citizen

An Elk Grove business is planning to relocate to its third location in 17 years.

Elk Grove's guitar guru | Lifestyle  Elk Grove Citizen

For those interested in finding a special gift for a serious guitar player this holiday season, one idea is to consider Kauer Guitars.

Activists confront school board on student treatment | News  Elk Grove Citizen

Parents and activists on May 15 confronted the Elk Grove school board about how students were treated by law enforcement officers at Cosumnes Oaks High ...

Did Pleasant Grove principal willingly retire, or was he forced out?  Sacramento Bee

Henry "Hank" Meyer, Jr., the principal who was caught up in a firestorm of criticism after recent allegations of racism at Pleasant Grove High School in Elk Grove, ...

Bounty on the Boulevard's restaurant partners give back to the community  Elk Grove Citizen

The 2nd annual “Bounty on the Boulevard is already sold out!

Elk Grove High School Leader Named 2018 Principal Of The Year

2018 Principal Of The Year - Arlington Heights, IL - An area principal joined the ranks Thursday as 2018's Illinois High School Principal of the Year.

Neighbors lead effort to restore north EG parks  Elk Grove Citizen

Ten years passed since an 8.6-acre park was dedicated to Carl and Joyce Amundson in north Elk Grove.

Local Athlete Update | Sports  Elk Grove Citizen

Rowdy Tellez (Elk Grove High School graduate) of the Toronto Blue Jays went 1 for 4 with one RBI on May 12 against the Chicago White Sox.

Sheldon tops Elk Grove hoops as both head to playoffs  Elk Grove Citizen

As the regular season comes to an end, and the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division I playoffs are on the horizon, the Sheldon Huskies knew they needed a strong ...

Elk Grove HS football coach rescinds resignation during meeting  KCRA Sacramento

Elk Grove parents: HS football coach was forced to resign​​

Local achievements recognized as Ross, Briggs inducted into SJS Hall of Fame  Elk Grove Citizen

Two of the four athletes that were inducted into the 2018 Sac-Joaquin Section Hall of Fame have several things in common: they were extraordinary athletes in ...

Tonge brothers sign wrestling scholarships in joint ceremony  Elk Grove Citizen

It was all smiles for Lokhai Tonge and Nahele Tonge as they prepared to sign their letters of intent on May 22 inside the staff lounge at Elk Grove High.

Centenarian Chalmers Gage receives Key to the City  Elk Grove Citizen

Elk Grove native Richard Chalmers Gage Sr. was honored on his 100th birthday on July 15 with a key to the city. Mayor Steve Ly presented the honor to him.

EGHS student wins car for perfect attendance | Lifestyle  Elk Grove Citizen

Taryn Leach of Elk Grove High School on May 5 won a new car for having perfect class attendance.

Former Elk Grove geography teacher arrested for alleged sexual misconduct with three students  Sacramento Bee

Former Cosumnes Oaks High School geography teacher Monte Antonio Reed was arrested Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, for allegedly having sex with a student who ...

Why ‘basketball will never be the same without Larry’ for Elk Grove High girls  Sacramento Bee

A two-time Bee Coach of the Year, Elk Grove High girls basketball coach Larry Price died from lung failure early Monday morning. He coached with passion and ...

Elk Groves Huffman ready for Amgen race in Stockton  Stockton Record

STOCKTON — Evan Huffman travels the world as a professional cyclist. But sometimes it's nice to make the road trips as short as possible.Today the rider for ...

Principal protests treatment of son at high school  Elk Grove Citizen

An elementary school principal on Nov. 7 spoke to the Elk Grove school board in protest of law enforcement's treatment of her son at his high school. She said ...

Shed intended as football team room may have led to coach, A.D.'s ouster  Elk Grove Citizen

A mostly-finished building, approximately 20 feet by 20 feet in size, sits behind a fence just south of the west bleachers at Elk Grove High School's Thunder ...

Memories of Elk Grove Elementary | Lifestyle  Elk Grove Citizen

It is celebration time for our historic Elk Grove Elementary School. In December 1992, 25 years ago, the school moved to its present site at Crowell Drive from its ...

Election '18: Ramos joins Council's District 2 race  Elk Grove Citizen

Andres Ramos announced this month that he is running for the Elk Grove City Council's District 2 seat. He is challenging incumbent Pat Hume in this ...

Wolfpack varsity girls advance to state x-country championships!  Elk Grove Citizen

After a week of uncertainty about whether the Sac-Joaquin Section Cross Country Championships would even occur, Natalie Harper crossed the finish line ...

Cherry returns in head coach role for Lady Eagle softball  Elk Grove Citizen

Pleasant Grove Lady Eagles varsity softball coach Brian Cherry has been waiting for this opportunity for a long time.

Election '18: Local candidates make their pitches at neighborhood meeting  Elk Grove Citizen

With less than one month until November's election, voters got another chance to learn about candidates vying to represent Elk Grove.

Elk Grove legend John Zehnder Sr. dies at 91  Elk Grove Citizen

John Louis Zehnder Sr., a former Elk Grove fireman, rancher, dairyman, and patriarch of a prominent family, died on March 2 at age 91.

A look at Elk Grove Unified's racial achievement gap in math  Elk Grove Citizen

More than half of Elk Grove Unified School District's African American students are not meeting the state's math standards.

Friday Flyover: Elk Grove High School  WLS-TV

This week, we feature Elk Grove High School on ABC7's Friday Flyover, celebrating high school sports!

Ashley Update: she's back on the court at EGHS  Elk Grove Citizen

It was three grueling months for Ashley Vanderpan, and three grueling months for her family, who sat at her bedside day after day after day. The Elk Grove High ...

Bomb threat at an Elk Grove high school

Students at Cosumnes Oaks High School discovered anonymous graffiti in a restroom threatening a bomb on Wednesday, according to Elk Grove Unified ...

The 2017 Elk Grove Citizen of the Year: Francisco Sanchez  Elk Grove Citizen

Francisco “Pancho” Sanchez every year joins the team that spends five hours roasting nearly 300 tri-tips for a “drive-thru” dinner that helps send Elk Grove High ...

Margaret (Patsy) Arvilla Dart-Carlisle | Obituaries  The Galt Herald

Margaret (Patsy) Arvilla Dart-Carlisle, 89, passed away peacefully on Aug. 7, 2018. She was born Jan. 10, 1929 to Edwin Burnett Polhemus of Elk Grove and ...

Once a Herd wrestler, always a Herd wrestler | Sports  Elk Grove Citizen

The Herd alumni wrestlers meet annually the day after Christmas to work out with the current Elk Grove High School wrestling team. (Top row, from left) Coach ...

Waffle Experience Expanding to Elk Grove  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

Paul is out in Elk Grove checking out the newest Waffle Experience restaurant.…

Family, friends remember Dale Bell | News  Elk Grove Citizen

Dale Bell, a co-founder of Bell Pest Control, passed away from a heart attack on May 10. The longtime Elk Grove resident was 62.

Community News: Rodriguez band units split competition weekend  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — Members of the Rodriguez High School Entertainment Unit competed March 9 in two separate events. The L-Pattern and Field Conducting ...

Wildcat sets school record as Franklin evens series against Herd  Elk Grove Citizen

After losing their first league game of the season on Thursday against Elk Grove 2-1, Franklin knew dropping another game the next day to their Delta League ...

Nixon Era Over: EGUSD officials refuse to renew coaching contract  Elk Grove Citizen

After several weeks of uncertainty, there will now indeed be a new man coaching Elk Grove Thundering Herd football this fall.

Raymond Cavanagh – history plus | Lifestyle  Elk Grove Citizen

This is the story of EG Supergrad Raymond Cavanagh who has played a large role in the history of Elk Grove. But, first, here are some History Happenings ...

Lifestyle Briefs - Retired teacher held second annual benefit for LGBT student scholarships  Elk Grove Citizen

As reported in the Citizen in Nov. 2015, longtime Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) teacher Ray Cavanagh created a scholarship in his name for ...

Nixon moved by support as he seeks to regain Elk Grove football coaching job  Sacramento Bee

After feeling forced out as Elk Grove High School's football coach last month over the construction of a football team building, Chris Nixon rescinded his ...

Supporting our youth | Lifestyle  Elk Grove Citizen

Retired Elk Grove Unified School District teacher Ray Cavanagh's third annual benefit for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Scholarship ...

Parents, school officials disturbed by bullying video

A video of a bullying incident at an Elk Grove high school has launched an investigation by the school and police.

Riley Lamb overcame slow start to lead Elk Grove to another section crown  Sacramento Bee

USC-bound Riley Lamb is The Bee's Baseball Player of the Year after helping the Elk Grove Thundering Herd to a Sac-Joaquin Division I championship.

Why Nick Madrigal’s early selection in the MLB draft is significant to this region  The Sacramento Bee

Nick Madrigal of Elk Grove High School and Oregon State was the fourth overall pick in the Major League Baseball draft Tuesday, June 4, 2018. The Chicago ...

Elk Grove Hall of Fame inducts first class  Elk Grove Citizen

The Elk Grove Community Council on Nov. 1 inducted the first class of the Elk Grove Hall of Fame during a ceremony held at The Falls Event Center.

Just two years experience, but Mastalski shows heart on the wrestling mat  Elk Grove Citizen

Most high school wrestlers, by time they make their varsity squads, have likely been wrestling four to eight years. They generally learn the holds and moves in ...

Herd selects Heffernan to head up football | Sports  Elk Grove Citizen

After weeks of anticipation by its players, parents and fans, Elk Grove finally has a new head football coach. He's 44-year-old John Heffernan.

Elk Grove Housing Today: Rising rents impact subsidized apartment tenants  Elk Grove Citizen

Editor's note: This story is the second in a series on how Elk Grove's rental market is being impacted by rising housing costs in the Sacramento region.

Nguyen tragedy stirs memory of EGHS basketball player's death in 2005  Elk Grove Citizen

Toby Johnson seventh-grader Aaron Nguyen is being remembered fondly by members of his school community as a wonderful boy. The 12-year-old died ...

Briggs recalls fond memories of Elk Grove | Sports  Elk Grove Citizen

NFL linebacker returns to area for youth camp. By John Hull. Citizen Sports Writer. Lance Brigg's almost chuckles when he recalls the 1997 and 1998 football ...

How California is transforming bus drivers, clerks and yard supervisors into teachers  The Tribune

The California Classified School Employee Teacher Credentialing Program is turning hundreds of classified employees - generally bus drivers, clerks, yard ...

MaxPreps/AVCA Players of the Week for March 3, 2019  MaxPreps

MaxPreps News - MaxPreps and the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) will team up again each week throughout the fall season to select ...

Madrigal becomes area's highest drafted baseball player with fourth pick by Chicago White Sox  Elk Grove Citizen

On Monday, a boyhood dream became a reality for Nick Madrigal. The former Elk Grove High School grad and current junior at Oregon State was drafted ...

Elk Grove wrestler earns fourth place at Iowa Folkstyle Nationals  Elk Grove Citizen

Peter Ming of Elk Grove High School recently competed at the 2018 USA Wrestling Iowa Folkstyle Nationals and placed fourth for his division. Ming was the only ...

‘Blueprint of a baseball player’: Elk Grove's Nick Madrigal is an inch from MLB history  The Sacramento Bee

Nick Madrigal, a top-five prospect in the 2018 MLB draft, had a scholarship offer in eighth grade. Now a star infielder for national power Oregon State, the Elk ...

Parade to kick off fest weekend | News  Elk Grove Citizen

More than 50 entries are expected to delight thousands of people in the heart of Elk Grove when the Elk Grove Western Festival's traditional parade will be held ...

Area athletes set to compete at CIF State Track and Field Championships this week  Elk Grove Citizen

With performances that captivated the crowds at Elk Grove High School on May 25, Elk Grove-area athletes set the stage for this weekend by qualifying for the ...

Signing Day a stamp of success for 12 area athletes  Elk Grove Citizen

As a kid, Tehya Beadles tried gymnastics and decided it wasn't for her. That decision, however, led her to a sport about which she'd eventually become ...

Election '18: Fitch to challenge Jones in sheriff's race  Elk Grove Citizen

Milo Fitch, a lifelong resident of Wilton, announced that he will run for Sacramento County sheriff this June.

Zehnder Ranch Elementary opens | News  Elk Grove Citizen

It's been a landmark year for the Zehnders, a family that has been a major part of Elk Grove's community for over 80 years.

News headlines by Google News for Elk Grove High School Elk Grove CA

We have listed the latest news headlines that include EGHS . This site has been created to offer a place for EGHS alumni to reconnect and share memories.

In addition to these news headlines, you may also want to join the Elk Grove High Elk Grove, CA alumni directory and check out the yearbook listings.