Sacramento Bee

Which California colleges tend to graduate students in four years?

Staying in college an extra year or two can cost tens of thousands of dollars in fees and expenses, plus more in lost earnings. Attending an inexpensive college with a low four-year graduation rate ultimately may cost more than attending a more expensive school with a strong track record of graduating students on time. …

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Prep notes: Jose Canseco highlights 10th Character Combine at Folsom High

Granite Bay haul – Seven Granite Bay student-athletes signed national letters of intent Wednesday: Ryan Whelan (swimming, TCU), Kevin Wylder (swimming, UC San Diego), Lali Garza (softball, Redlands), Nick Gainer (lacrosse, Notre Dame de Namur), Zach Hall (baseball, Westmont), Nina Murphy-Cook (softball, Worcester Polytechnic Institute) and Josh Neal (football, Menlo). more

Hometown Report: Oak Ridge grad Sende has emotional, championship season

Preparation for this season was interrupted late last spring. It started with a sorrowful phone call. The husband of the women’s basketball coach atWestmont College in Santa Barbara had died from an embolism (blockage). The coach making that call, Kirsten Moore, was eight months pregnant. On the eve of fall practices, coach Moore gathered her team and insisted, amid tears, that she would work this season, provided she received maximum effort. She also warned she was prone to moments of breaking down. Everyone was on board, including freshman center Lauren Sende from Oak Ridge High School. Sende said it was a moving moment from a coach who asked also that the players become her extended new family. more

 

Franklin baseball beats rival Davis in extra innings behind Zanzi, Von Ruden, Waters, Pigg; play for first D-I North title

Kyle Zanzi is a scholar who packs the sort of of GPA that makes you nod and wonder just how large and active his brain is. .. * Valley Christian 7, Elliott Christian 5 – Jake Sween, a 6-foot-5 senior who just signed a letter of intent with Westmont College, went the distance, walking none and escaping jams, and Isaac Van Patten had three hits for the Lions of Roseville, who advanced to the D-VII title game for the fifth consecutive season. more