May 052012
 

NEWS-LEDGER EDITORIAL, published April 25, 2012 Friday’s (April 20) crime drama caught the region’s attention. Apparently, a lone gunman shot at West Sacramento citizens and police, rammed a patrol car, caused at least one other car crash. He carjacked several vehicles, beat up a birdwatcher, and eventually was cornered in a Sacramento apartment, where he [...]

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 282012
 
Firefighters beat cops in overtime

   NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 21, 2012 – Helped by a made free-throw with 3.4 seconds left on the clock, the West Sacramento Firefighters beat the West Sacramento Police Department on the basketball court 53-52 in overtime on March 9. The contest was “back and forth,” with police hitting several shots from beyond the arc. The [...]

Mar 102012
 
McNair hands RCHS playoff loss

NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 7, 2012 – ONLINE UPDATE: The Raiders lost their match on March 7 against Pleasant Valley in a 49-47 finish.  That has ended the RCHS season. But the team’s regular-season record plus wins in the first two games of the playoffs marked the best girls’ basketball season in the history of River [...]

Feb 262012
 
El Dorado nips RCHS boys varsity

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 22, 2012 – Last Wednesdsay, Feb. 15, marked the last home game of the season for the River City High School boys basketball teams, and also marked Senior Night for the 3 outgoing seniors — Mark Gidenko, Chanh Saeturn and Nico Rocha. The River City freshman team dominated their game [...]

Feb 242012
 
Upstart Raiders upset El Camino

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — FEB 24, 2012 – After winning their first game of the playoffs Tuesday against Rocklin, River City traveled to El Camino last night. El Camino boasted a 10-0 league record during regular season, 24-5 overall. In Thursday’s match, El Camino scored a few quick baskets, as did River City. El Camino would [...]

Feb 242012
 
Lady Raiders are conference co-champs

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 22, 2012 –   (UPDATE: The RCHS basketball team won its first playoff game on Tuesday, Feb. 21, and is moving on to round two). On Friday, the River City High School girls basketball teams played their last game of the regular season at home. The RCHS freshman lost to Sacramento High; [...]