Apr 222012
 
'HEART OF THE CITY': West Sac's youth

NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 18, 2012 – BY DON SCHATZEL – Congratulations to  Stonegate Elementary, the local 2012 boys scholastic basketball champions! Stonegate was crowned the Washington Unified School District 2012 boys basketball champs after a 47-38 win over Westmore Oaks. As usual, the road wasn’t easy! Stonegate had an overall record of 6-1. Starting players [...]

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 [...]

Feb 192012
 
'Heart of the City': West Sacramento's vibrant youth sports scene

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 15, 2012 – (NOTE: This article has been corrected for a couple of errors. The first was an incorrect mention that James Marshall High School had once been on the site of the current Riverbank Elementary School campus. It wasn’t; it was of course at the site of the current [...]

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 [...]