Sep 282013
 
One last column Don Schatzel, chronicler of West Sac youth sports

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 25, 2013 – Time flies! We all know that intellectually. But when your time zips by, and you wake up one day and you are 60 (yes, 60) and the AARP info starts coming and you get a copy of the Senior Resource Services Guide from Assemblyman Roger Dickinson in [...]

Jul 262013
 
West Sac softball: Nor Cal champs!

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 24, 2013 – BY DON SCHATZEL, NEWS-LEDGER COLUMNIST The Girls of Summer! “Congratulations” doesn’t say enough to the West Sacramento Girls Softball Little League team from West  Sac, all 100% of them, and they are the 2013, state of California, Northern California champions! The team was brilliantly coached by Adam [...]

Jul 152013
 
Youth sports: West Sac achievements in softball, water polo & more

NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 10, 2013 – It’s the June parade of Champions! The march of the championships continues – time to celebrate  West Sac excellence in sports at all ages and games! Too bad June has to end, but here’s hoping July brings more championships. West Sac Water Polo is going to the Junior Olympics. [...]

Jun 172013
 
HEART OF THE CITY: Southport Elementary wins a couple of WUSD scholastic sports titles

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER — JUNE 12, 2013 – Summer has started, graduations are done and it’s time for congratulations to all the graduates. Best of luck in the future!  Parents: you, too, can take a bow. You made it so far! Southport takes a double: Southport Elementary School won both the Washington Unified School [...]

Dec 032012
 
'HEART OF THE CITY': update on West Sacramento youth soccer & softball

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 28, 2012 – BY DON SCHATZEL West Sacramento: great athletes, great families, great community! Washington Unified School District youth soccer champions have been crowned and both boys and girls champs are from the same school. Elkhorn Village has swept. The boys defeated Riverbank 3-2 and the girls upended previously undefeated [...]