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 […]

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 […]

Mar 022013
Bridgeway takes school hoops crown

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 27, 2013 — BY DON SCHATZEL — Bridgeway wins the Washington Unified School District girls basketball crown! As reported by the  coaches: Bridgeway Island Elementary School finished their very dominant season undefeated by beating Westmore Oaks Elementary, 37-27. Nia and Tiana Lowery demonstrated great teamwork throughout the season and Alissa […]

Dec 042012
RCHS volleyball presents annual awards

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 21, 2012 — The River City High School Volleyball awards banquet was held last Wednesday, reports Coach Tammy Bacon. Among the honorees for the 2012 squad: Freshman awards went to Most Valuable Player, Amanda Tyson, and MVP & Most Inspirational Player , Jordan Criswell. For the junior varsity, Most Valuable […]

Oct 062012
RC V-ball fights to second place

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 3, 2012 — The River City High School girls volleyball team took second place in the Carmichael Invitational Volleyball Tournament (“Green” division) on Saturday.  The West Sacramento girls played tough all day, with amazing teamwork and consistency, reports its coach. The Lady Raiders won five straight matches to […]