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Like Father, Like Son – Larson Had Racing In His Blood

Like Father, Like Son – Larson Had Racing In His Blood

NASCAR Illustrated recently published a feature story on Elk Grove driver Kyle Larson and his father, Mike. The story recounts how dad, a big race fan, had son at the dirt tracks in Northern California at an early age. Mike recounts the quick rise to s...

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Briggs To Receive Key To City

Elk Grove News is reporting that the Elk Grove City Council will vote Wednesday on whether they will hand out a key to the city. The two names that will be lofted to city fathers are former Chicago Bears All-Pro linebacker Lance Briggs and professional...

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Want A Unique Fishing Experience? Try Lake Michigan

Want A Unique Fishing Experience? Try Lake Michigan

The 30-foot Baja Cruiser slowly moves through the peaceful waters of the fishing harbor at Two Rivers, Wisc. It’s headed east into the expanse of Lake Michigan, one of the largest freshwater lakes in all of North America.


Sixty-two nautical miles wide and 307 statute miles long, the second-biggest of the Great Lakes chain...

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EG Reck Soccer Boasts More Than 800 Players In First Season

It's a familiar battle amongst all youth sports. The kids and coaches (and parents) that really take the sport seriously and play very competitively and tirelessly versus the kids and coaches (and parents) that just want to play for the fun of it.


Then the board members of these youth sports groups try to balance...

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Madrigal Drafted By Indians

Madrigal Drafted By Indians

Elk Grove shortstop Nick Madrigal was selected this week by the Cleveland Indians in the 17th round of the MLB First-Year Player Draft. He was the 514th player selected overall.Madrigal, a four-year starter for the Herd, batted .450 with 31 stolen base...

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MLB Draft Underway

MLB Draft Underway

Major League Baseball's draft of first-year players is now underway. You can follow it HERE.Interestingly there are very few Northern California players listed in Baseball:America's top 500 Nick Madrigalprospects. Elk Grove's Nick Madrigal is ranked 18...

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Locals Shut Out at State Track Meet

Locals Shut Out at State Track Meet

For as positive the outcome was for local tracksters over a week ago at the Sac-Joaquin Section's Masters Track and Field Meet, the CIF State Championships this weekend in Clovis was, well, a big negative.None of the Elk Grove-area athletes qualified f...

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Coaching Changes Galore!

School is out and while I'm thinking about my top ten sports stories of the 2014-2015 school year one item that has to be mentioned is all the coaching changes. I don't remember this many coaches leaving, fired or resigning in one year.Recently, we've ...

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Nill May (or May Not) Return in 2016

Nill May (or May Not) Return in 2016

The Laguna Creek Cardinals won their first baseball league championship in Division II this spring; it’s first league title in about 15 years, too.


When head coach Josh Lex, who played on the Cardinals’ Delta League championship squad in 2000, was suddenly dismissed from his job in February, things looked up in the air for...

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Locals Shine At Section Masters Track

Locals Shine At Section Masters Track

At age 13, Kara Smith may be the youngest competitor ever to compete at the CIF State Track and Field Championships this week in Clovis. The Franklin High School freshman turned in one of the gutsiest performances of the Sac-Jaoquin Section’s Masters Track and Field Championships Friday night at Elk Grove High School to...

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