mikey mello

Wrestling changes the course of teen's life

Wrestling means more to Ricky Mello than it does to most. If it weren’t for the tough, physical sport which clearly isn’t for everyone, who knows where Mello would be ...

Survive and thrive

This is a story of a family that suffered great hardship, welcomed a new member into its circle and pulled together to overcome adversity. The Mellos’ story is one of love; ...

Mello leads Oak Ridge at Morro Bay

Mikey Mello placed second in the 120-pound weight class, leading Oak Ridge High’s wrestling team to a sixth-place finish at the CIT Invitational at Morro Bay. Mello won his ...

Oak Ridge places 10th at Tim Brown Memorial Invitational

It was another learning week for Oak Ridge High’s wrestling team. The Trojans placed 10th out of 70 teams at the Tim Brown Memorial Invitational, a good but not great effort ...

Trojan wrestling team takes third at Manges Invite

Mikey Mello led Oak Ridge High’s wrestling team at the Marty Manges Invitational on Saturday, as he won the 126-pound weight class. Mello won the title with a 7-2 win over O ...

Mello enjoys success at Cadet Nationals

Mikey Mello was psyched to be invited to be on the California State National Wrestling team and he’s even more pumped after performing well, while the team competed in the Ca ...

Mello earns All-American status

Mikey Mello placed seventh in the 15-and-under, 125-pound weight class at the Reno Worlds National Wrestling Tournament, earning All-American status. Mello placed seventh in a divi ...

Oak Ridge wrestling team wins own tournament

Oak Ridge High’s wrestling team didn’t win any of the big battles, but won the war on Saturday, placing first in the Trojan War Tournament held in their own gym. The T ...

Athlete of the Week: Mikey Mello

Mikey Mello is only a freshman at Oak Ridge, but he’s had an exceptional start to his high school wrestling career. Mello, who wrestles at 120 pounds, entered the Doc Buchan ...

Trojans place first in No Guts, No Glory wrestling tournament

Josh Ploke and Mikey Mello placed first in their weight classes, leading Oak Ridge High’s wrestling team to a first-place finish at the No Guts, No Glory Tournament held in R ...

Trojans place first at Marty Manges Invite

With only 10 wrestlers, Oak Ridge won the Marty Manges Invitational on Saturday. The Trojans had three champions and all 10 wrestlers placed in the top-seven as they scored 158 te ...

Mello doubles up on All-American status

The Mello brothers have tested themselves against some of the best wrestlers in the country this summer. After training all spring with the El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club, the bo ...

EDH Wrestling Club claims state title

Twenty-two wrestlers from the El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club competed in the USA Wrestling State Greco-Roman Wrestling Championships last month in Fresno and the club earned enough ...

Mello wins in Orangevale

The El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club competed in the Orangevale Wrestling Invitational Saturday and Mikey Mello earned a first-place finish. Mello was the club’s only champion ...

All-American wrestlers making their mark

The El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club has come from humble beginnings to become a premier club that’s churning out top-level wrestlers. The feeder program for the Oak Ridge Hi ...