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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Follow Week 2 Prep football Here!

Sep 9, 2016

The Citizen Sports Staff will be all around the city tonight.John Hull (@EGSportsCorner) is covering Lincoln (Stockton) at Elk Grove. Jared Rebensdorf (@EGCitizenJReb) is at Franklin's home game against Valley and Brad Solorzano (EGCitizen_Solo)is at P...

Follow Week One H.S. Football Here

Sep 1, 2016

Tonight (9/2) I'll be at Sheldon's home opener against Casa Roble. Brad Solorzano is covering Pleasant Grove vs. Cosumnes Oaks and we have a pair of Laguna Creek journalism students out with their cameras to send us photos.Follow the Week One games her...

Follow Friday Night Football HERE

Aug 26, 2016

Keep this page up during the action tonight as the high school football season kicks off for 2016.I will be covering Cosumnes Oaks' season opener against River Valley. Brad Solorzano will be at Bradshaw Christian's game with Kennedy and Jared Rebensdor...

Girls Open Golf Season At Emerald Lakes

Aug 24, 2016
Girls Open Golf Season At Emerald Lakes

The high school golf season got its start Wednesday afternoon with the annual Loren Roberts Golf Tournament, a 9-hole scrimmage that brings in all the girls golf teams from throughout the Elk Grove school district.Grace Glaeser, senior, Cosumnes OaksTh...

Prep Football Season Kicks Off Friday

Aug 22, 2016
Prep Football Season Kicks Off Friday

All the weightlifting in the spring, the sweating during seven-on-seven drills in the summer and the drills of the past three weeks consummate tonight with the kickoff of the 2016 high school football season.

Just about every Elk Grove-area team is in action this Friday. Pleasant Grove will travel to Ventura College for a game...

Detrick Wins U.S. Waterskiing Nationals

Aug 12, 2016

Brian Detrick, a graduate of Elk Grove High School, won the Open Division of the U.S. Men's National Waterskiing Championship in Caldwell, ID., Friday.

For the 27-year-old, it is the second time he's won a U.S. National Championship in the sport. He took the age 9-and-under championship in 1999.

Detrick, the top seed in the Open...

Larson Mistake Costly At Sonoma

Jun 30, 2016
Larson Mistake Costly At Sonoma

Sonoma - The thunder of the cars revving up in the garage area at Sonoma Raceway was deafening. These powerful machines glistened in the morning sky. The car surfaces were dotted all over with the logos of the race team’s sponsors. Each crew member almost methodically moved around the garage and they seemed to...

Carlson A Surprise MLB First-Rounder

Jun 9, 2016
Carlson A Surprise MLB First-Rounder

As Major League Baseball was ready to wrap up the end of the first round with a pair of selections by the St. Louis Cardinals a familiar name was announced by Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred: "With the 33rd pick in the first round of the Major League...

Manning Drafted 1st Round – Ninth Overall – By Tigers

Jun 9, 2016
Manning Drafted 1st Round – Ninth Overall – By Tigers

Sheldon High School's multi-sport star Matt Manning has been selected in the first round by the Detroit Tigers, the ninth selection overall, of Major League Baseball's Draft.Manning, a 6-6 right-handed pitcher who throws fastballs regularly at 92-95 mp...

Herd Win SJS Div. 1 North With Two Wins

May 27, 2016
Herd Win SJS Div. 1 North With Two Wins

Maybe it's because baseball coach Jeff Carlson has been there and done that ten times before, but Elk Grove came into Sacramento City College's Union Stadium Friday night with a real confidence that they would beat Sac-Joaquin Section Division I top-se...

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