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 […]

Jun 102013
My commencement advice? Go forth, grads - but first, lose the saggy pants

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 5, 2013 — I don’t know about you, but I’ve always wanted to give one of those high school graduation commencement speeches. You know, where you put on a cap and gown and stand up in front of a whole graduating class and tell them what you think they need […]

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 […]

Feb 122013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — Tryouts for West Sac Soccer, a competitive program in West Sacramento, are scheduled for Saturdays Feb. 23 and March 9. Tryouts will be held at River City High School.   Tryout times: male and female athletes born August 8/1/2002 to 7/31/2003 meet from 9-10:30 a.m.; 8/1/99 – 7/31/2001, 10:30-noon; 8/1/97-7/31/99, 1-2:30 […]

Feb 062013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — The “Progressive Council” of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) invites interested people to a membership meeting on Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. in the Turner branch library, 1212 Merkley Avenue. The organization hopes to become more involved in local youth activities, particularly in Bryte and Broderick. For information, […]