John R. Hull

John R. Hull I am a sportswriter for the Elk Grove Citizen. Daily, I blog with the latest sports news from the City of Elk Grove.

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Local Athletes Shine At Section’s Div. 1 Track Meet

May 20, 2016
Local Athletes Shine At Section’s Div. 1 Track Meet

The rain clouds were ominous to the north, but that where they stayed all night. An occasional drop of rain was felt over Thunder Stadium as the Sac-Joaquin Section held its Division I Track and Field Championships there Friday night. A brisk south win...

Local Athletes Shine At Section’s Div. 1 Track Meet

May 20, 2016
Local Athletes Shine At Section’s Div. 1 Track Meet

The rain clouds were ominous to the north, but that where they stayed all night. An occasional drop of rain was felt over Thunder Stadium as the Sac-Joaquin Section held its Division I Track and Field Championships there Friday night. A brisk south win...

Thursday at the Playoffs: Huskies’ Softball wins, Baseball Loses

May 19, 2016
Thursday at the Playoffs: Huskies’ Softball wins, Baseball Loses

The weather was much more hospitable for fans and players Thursday evening, even for the snakes. There was a snake delay (no kidding!) during the second inning of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I softball game between Gregori and Franklin.The shriek,...

Thursday at the Playoffs: Huskies’ Softball wins, Baseball Loses

May 19, 2016
Thursday at the Playoffs: Huskies’ Softball wins, Baseball Loses

The weather was much more hospitable for fans and players Thursday evening, even for the snakes. There was a snake delay (no kidding!) during the second inning of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I softball game between Gregori and Franklin.The shriek,...

A Hot Wednesday: EG Softball & Baseball Win Playoff Openers

May 18, 2016
A Hot Wednesday: EG Softball & Baseball Win Playoff Openers

The external thermometer reading on the car: 101 degrees. Yes, confirmation this is the first day of the CIF Les Schwab Tires Sac-Joaquin Section's Baseball and Softball tournaments brought to you by Farmers' Insurance, Crystal Creamery, Wilson and a t...

A Hot Wednesday: EG Softball & Baseball Win Playoff Openers

May 18, 2016
A Hot Wednesday: EG Softball & Baseball Win Playoff Openers

The external thermometer reading on the car: 101 degrees. Yes, confirmation this is the first day of the CIF Les Schwab Tires Sac-Joaquin Section's Baseball and Softball tournaments brought to you by Farmers' Insurance, Crystal Creamery, Wilson and a t...

The Sarah Fukushima Watch: 13 Home Runs and counting

Apr 30, 2016
The Sarah Fukushima Watch: 13 Home Runs and counting

She’s stands only about five-foot, six-inches tall. But, when she swings a softball bat you swear you can feel the breeze coming off the aluminum.


And, when Sarah Fukushima makes contact you hear it. It’s that thud that is different, plus the result is evident. It goes a long way and in a hurry.


She is...

The Sarah Fukushima Watch: 13 Home Runs and counting

Apr 30, 2016
The Sarah Fukushima Watch: 13 Home Runs and counting

She’s stands only about five-foot, six-inches tall. But, when she swings a softball bat you swear you can feel the breeze coming off the aluminum.


And, when Sarah Fukushima makes contact you hear it. It’s that thud that is different, plus the result is evident. It goes a long way and in a hurry.


She is...

PG Tennis/Thursday’s Scoreboard

Apr 21, 2016
PG Tennis/Thursday’s Scoreboard


By Mighty Chen
Citizen Sports Intern



It all down to this last tiebreaker: 4-4. 4-5. 5-5. As they rallied against each other, Pleasant Groves Ken Nguyen and Sheldons Michael Voong were neck to neck in their singles tennis match on Mon, Apr. 18.

Nice shot, Nguyen said, every time his opponent scored.

The two battled in the 90-degree...

PG Tennis/Thursday’s Scoreboard

Apr 21, 2016
PG Tennis/Thursday’s Scoreboard


By Mighty Chen
Citizen Sports Intern



It all down to this last tiebreaker: 4-4. 4-5. 5-5. As they rallied against each other, Pleasant Groves Ken Nguyen and Sheldons Michael Voong were neck to neck in their singles tennis match on Mon, Apr. 18.

Nice shot, Nguyen said, every time his opponent scored.

The two battled in the 90-degree...

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