Mar 272012
RCHS doesn't look far for its new head football coach

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 21, 2012 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Steve DaPrato has been living near River City High School much of his life, a West Sacramento native “born and bred.” But this year, he takes the reins of the school’s football program for the first time. River City has posted a […]

Mar 232012
Five break-ins at kids' snack bar

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 14, 2012 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor It’s getting to be a nuisance, says Sarah Sieck, league treasurer for the West Sacramento Junior Raiders youth football team. The squad’s snack bar and storage facility have been burglarized way too often in recent weeks, with the most recent break-in on […]

Jan 122012
Coach Bustamante is charged

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JAN 12, 2012 — FIRST UPDATE: 11:20 a.m. Jan. 12 The Yolo D.A. recently filed criminal charges against former RCHS teacher and varsity football coach Arturo Bustamante, who was on paid leave for several months after a report he “inappropriately touched” a female student at the school. According to the Yolo County […]

Jan 012012
'Heart of the City': youth sports roundup

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 28, 2011 — By Don Schatzel Champions all! I hope your holiday season was  a happy and joyous one. Youth sports in our community continue to be an enormous success and a source of community pride. The Washington Unified School District girls Volleyball and boys flag football seasons came to […]