Sports/Fitness

Oct 172014
 
Rowing regatta takes over Port

NEWS-LEDGER OF WEST SACRAMENTO — OCT 15, 2014 – Over the weekend, West Sacramento’s riverfront may have been taken over by ‘Sactoberfest’ revelers, celebrating German beer and associated pleasures. But on Sunday, it was a few hundred rowers that provided a different invasion at the Port of West Sacramento. The occasion was the annual ‘Head [...]

Oct 152014
 
$10,000 for River City High booster club

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 15, 2014 – A representative from Hanlees Auto Group in Davis visited River City High School two weeks ago to hand the school’s athletic booster club a check for $10,000. The money came from Hanlees and the Toyota corporation. Accepting the check was December Brinsfield-Briscoe, president of the boosters. The News-Ledger later [...]

Oct 112014
 
Spectators invited to watch the rowing Sunday at the Port

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 8, 2014 – West Sacramento’s River City Rowing Club will host some racing on its home waters at the port this Sunday, Oct. 12. The action will last from about 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event includes college crews from UC Davis (also headquartered at WestSacramento’s port), UC Berkeley, [...]

Oct 082014
 
Rites of passage: homecoming at RCHS

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 8, 2014 – By Danny Thirakul River City High School Senior The excitement at River City High School could be heard for miles around on Friday, Sept. 26, as the Raiders kicked off their Homecoming weekend with a spirit rally. Even the varsity football team’s defeat to Pioneer (42-20) couldn’t dampen student [...]

Sep 162014
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE – STORY UPDATE, SEPT. 18: The Giants and River Cats are expected to announce tomorrow morning that they have a deal. Beginning next season, the River Cats will no longer be the minor league affiliate of the Oakland A’s. They’ll instead be the top farm team for the more popular San Francisco Giants. [...]

Sep 152014
 
Cyclocross: a new West Sac tradition?

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 10, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The inaugural “West Sacramento Cyclocross Grand Prix” on Saturday exceeded its organizers’ expectations. They hope to bring the riverfront race back in future years – perhaps even turning it into a fixture on the international cycling calendar. Organizer Matthew Hargrove downplays his [...]

Sep 072014
 

NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 3, 2014 – From the River Cats The Sacramento River Cats’ (79-65) season came to an end on Monday afternoon as they fell to the Reno Aces (81-63) by a score of 2-1 in ten innings at Raley Field, failing to make the playoffs for the second-consecutive season. Reno advances to their [...]