May 132012
 
RC player signs 'letter of intent'

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 9, 2012 – Jordan Ligons, a standout guard on the River City High School basketball team and an honor student to boot, shows her feelings after signing a letter of intent to attend Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego next fall. She signed at a ceremony at RCHS on [...]

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 [...]