Sports/Fitness

Feb 252015
 
West Sac man one of nation's oldest -- and liveliest -- stadium vendors

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 18, 2015 – By Al Zagofsky Correspondent The “Nation’s Oldest Stadium Vendor” is what a Bay-area publication calls 74-year-old Howard “Crazy Legs” Lowe of West Sacramento. While Lowe is both embarrassed and humbled by this claim, he nonetheless loves the publicity and the adoration he receives from the many fans he garnered [...]

Feb 192015
 
Amgen Tour of California bike race will touch West Sac this year

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — FEB 19, 2015 – Cyclists in this year’s edition of the Amgen Tour of California bicycle race will pass through West Sacramento twice on Sunday, May 10, after the race kicks off its first stage at the state capitol. There should be plenty of local spectator opportunities both in the morning as [...]

Feb 052015
 

Online registration and waiting list for the West Sacramento Dolphins youth swim team is now open; the team size is limited by pool space at the Recreation Center. Visit www.wsdolphins.org as soon as possible as the team may fill up quickly. For more information, contact treasurer Vin Cay at vin2ride@yahoo.com, (916) 947-4950. Copyright News-Ledger 2015 [...]

Feb 042015
 
Mariano will be skipper as River Cats become Giants farm team

NEWS-LEDGER Jan 28, 2015 – From the River Cats Bob Mariano takes the helm as the River Cats’ sixth manager since the inaugural season in Sacramento in 2000. During his previous six seasons as the Giants Triple-A skipper, Mariano has managed several big leagues stars such as Madison Bumgarner, Buster Posey, Pablo Sandoval, and most [...]

Jan 092015
 
Wise breaks receiving record for River City High School football

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 31, 2015 – By Laura Asatryan River City High School Journalism Class River City senior Aaron Wise broke the varsity football single season reception record this season with 46 receptions. The record was previously set by Malik Dumetz in 2013. Before Malik, the record had been set by Malcom Floyd, who is [...]

Dec 312014
 
RCHS grad adjusts to life as college student and college basketball player

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 24, 2014 – By Rebecca Schwartz River City High School Journalism Class Everyone knows that if you want to get anywhere in life, you can’t do it alone. However, one can’t reach their goals in life without hard work and ambition that comes from one’s self and this is true for current [...]

Nov 222014
 
RCHS athletes sign 'letters of intent'

NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 19, 2014 – Two student-athletes from River City high School signed their ‘letters of intent’ to commit to a particular college and its sports program in a ceremony on campus on Friday. Ashlend Rodiguez will attend the University of West Alabama to play softball next fall.  Aliyah Brantley will go to Menlo [...]