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 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 [...]

Oct 302014
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — OCT 30, 2014 – EDITOR’S NOTE: Since publishing this article earlier this afternoon, we contacted the River Cats and learned that this bus trip is filled up.  A team rep said that season ticket holders were contacted first with this limited offer. The few remaining bus seats, he said, were filled up [...]

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 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 [...]

Apr 142014
 
RCHS Raiders take to the big ballpark

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 9, 2014 – By Austin Miller River City High School Journalism Class “It felt amazing. The atmosphere was unbelievable.” said team captain, senior shortstop Alex Dodd. He and his River City High School baseball team had just finished playing a game under the lights of Raley Field, home of the [...]