Ticket to Success

Karla Miranda-Estrada is a basketball-playing fourth-grader who before the Sonoma State basketball game had never set foot on a college campus. But Miranda-Estrada and nearly 200 fourth, fifth and sixth graders from both Steele Lane and Lincoln Elementary Schools — some of them getting their first experience on a college campus — spent the evening at Sonoma State University, taking in the men's and women's basketball games, meeting coaches and getting autographs from Seawolf student athletes. Miranda-Estrada was sold on the idea college before the end of the women's game.

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