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Stephen Roberson

1995 Sacramento State graduate with a bachelor’s degree in journalism.
Worked for the Oakdale Leader from 1996 to 1997, then spent 10 years with ANG Newspapers as the local sports editor for the San Joaquin Herald (formerly the Tri-Valley Herald’s Tracy bureau).
Joined The Record in January, 2008, as the prep coordinator.
Married to Kristine with three kids, Kaleb (10), Kayli (8) and Sierra (6).

National Signing Day-Grace Cabri

St. Mary’s Grace Cabri, Creighton soccer: “I wanted to go to a school where I’d be taught from a Catholic perspective, and Creighton is a Jesuit school. It’s always been my dream to play Division I soccer. Creighton allows me to pursue that opportunity. … It’s never easy making a decision this big, but things [...]

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National Signing Day-Joey Carl

“St. Mary’s Joey Carl, Air Force Academy football: I went back there for a summer camp last year and it was just a great experience. Colorado is a great place to play and it’s an opportunity to play D-I football at the same time as serving your country. It’s not just a regular college. It’s [...]

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National Signing Day-Derek Clappis

St. Mary’s Derek Clappis, Pacific water polo: “Pacific was my top choice, for sure. I played with them over the summer, I know a lot of the guys, a lot of them have coached me, so it was definitely my No. 1 choice.

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National Signing Day-Kaodi Dike

St. Mary’s Kaodi Dike, Nevada football: “Everything was right, the academics, Coach (Brian) Polian is a great coach, the atmosphere, all of them just wowed me and made me choose Nevada. … I was surprised (head coach Chris Ault retired). … I didn’t second guess (my decision). I actually never met (Ault), so I still [...]

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National Signing Day-Ebony Ezeji

St. Mary’s Ebony Ezeji, Pacific soccer: “It was just an overall fit for me with the academics and the coaches and the team. It was an easy decision because it was my only Division I offer. I really wanted to play Division I.  I just loved everything about it. I also thought about San Francisco [...]

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National Signing Day-Zack Greenlee

Lincoln’s Zack Greenlee, Fresno State football: “(Fresno State’s) new offense, I really like it. They’ve gone from a pro style to more up-tempo, spread four receivers every play. That worked really well for them this year. They went 9-3, and it’s a system I think I fit into well.”

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National Signing Day-Dianna Murillo

St. Mary’s Dianna Murillo, Stanislaus State soccer: I never really even thought about (Stanislaus State) until I went to their camp over the summer and I just fell in love with the school and the team and the coach and everybody there. From that point on I knew it was my future school.

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National Signing Day-Osha Washington

Lincoln’s Osha Washington, Southern Oregon football: “Their coaching staff really pulled me in and treated me like family. I was just really comfortable, and with their winning record this year, I know I can do good things there. They run the spread offense. It’s a big reason I’m going there because they pass first instead [...]

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National Signing Day-Chris Valeros

Lincoln’s Chris Valeros, Azusa Pacific football: “I really liked the campus, My friend (and former teammate) Jo Jo Bones goes there, and I just really wanted to go there. Jo Jo started both ways this year, and I talked to him a lot and he talked to the coaches about me. He helped me out [...]

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Rams close in on title

Update: J.J. Wagner had an RBI single and Gio Brusa knocked in a run with a sacrifice fly in the sixth. St. Mary’s now leads Franklin 8-1 in the bottom of the sixth. Gio Brusa’s two-run triple in the fifth broke the game open. St. Mary’s leads Franklin 6-1 now in the top of the [...]

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