Sports/Fitness

Aug 312011
 
Pooches in the pool

NEWS-LEDGER – SEPT. 7, 2011 – If only that pit bull could talk: ‘Kisses’ gets a swim lesson from owner Kevin Gowens during the ‘Soggy Doggie Day’ event in which the parks department marked the end of the public swimming season by opening the Rec Center recreation pool up to dogs ($5) and their human [...]

Aug 312011
 
Raiders drop opener; Beall shines in QB competition

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – AUG 31, 2011 – Sophomore Kevin Burkes on a 95-yard touchdown run for the RC jayvees (Photo by DE’ONNA JACK)  Well, they knew they faced a challenge. The River City Raiders opened the 2011 football season on the road against the number-six ranked Whitney Wildcats last Friday in Rocklin. Whitney took [...]

Aug 312011
 
River Cats clinch division, head toward playoffs

River Cats celebrate clinching their division title on Aug. 24 (courtesy of Sacramento River Cats) FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – AUG 31, 2011 – The Sacramento River Cats have clinched the Pacific South Division championship, returning home Monday to begin their final homestand of the season. The Triple-A baseball team (an affiliate of the Oakland A’s) [...]

Aug 172011
 
RCHS football gears up for 2011

Jose Monreal goes for the ball, challenged by Antonio Parea. The two RCHS Raiders were participating in the team’s annual ‘Blue Gold” preseason football scrimmage on Saturday. (Photo by DE’ONNA JACK) From the News-Ledger Aug. 17, 2011 The River City High School Raiders enter the 2011 season after making waves in 2010, when they racked [...]

Jul 232011
 
Walking & running against cancer

DELAINEY ZUNIGA, age three, is recovering and doing well after a bout with blood cancer. The granddaughter of Jolaine and Wes Beers (he’s a former West Sacramento mayor), Delainey helped lead a “survivors’ lap” at the Relay for Life on Saturday morning. Photo courtesy of Debbie Norton-Johnson Roughly 600 people descended on the track at [...]