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Throwing Their Way To Nationals

Throwing Their Way To Nationals

The weighted ball thuds to the ground kicking up a cloud of dust with it.


On one side of a dry, weed-filled empty lot on the east side of Elk Grove’s city limits the boy who tossed this contraption, resembling a ball-and-chain device used years ago in the prison systems, steps out the steel-line...

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Petition Drive To Reinstate Gomes Gains Momentum

Officials at Cosumnes Oaks High School remain mum on the reason for the firing of head varsity football coach Ryan "Scooter" Gomes.  The school's athletic director Bill Kapp steered inquiries towards Elk Grove Unified School District athletic dire...

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Detrick Moves Up In Waterskiing Ranks; Grubbs Joins CSUS Baseball

Detrick Moves Up In Waterskiing Ranks; Grubbs Joins CSUS Baseball

Professional Water Skier Brian Detrick has moved into the top ten of slalom skiing’s elite. Detrick, an Elk Grove High School graduate, is currently ranked eighth according to International Waterski and Wakeboard Federation (IWWF).


Detrick’s performances have moved him up ten places on the IWWF Elite Skier List since the onset of the 2014...

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Minor Leaguer Update

This city has been blessed with many excellent baseball players and there are many who call Elk Grove home that are still active in their sport on a professional level. Currently there one major leaguer that hails from Elk Grove - Arizona Diamondbacks'...

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Gomes Fired As Cosumnes Oaks’ Football Coach

Gomes Fired As Cosumnes Oaks’ Football Coach

In a sudden move Monday, school administration at Cosumnes Oaks High School fired football coach Ryan "Scooter" Gomes. No reason for the dismissal was given by school officials.Elk Grove Unified School District athletic director Jim Smrekar earlier ton...

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Rinaldi Resigns as Baseball Coach at PG

Pleasant Grove High School baseball coach Rob Rinaldi has resigned.He texted Elk Grove Citizen sports editor Jon Gudel Sunday afternoon with the announcement.We'll have more with Rinaldi here on the Elk Grove Sports Corner tomorrow after we talk with h...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
Larson, Levin Out Early This Weekend

The Fourth of July was no celebration this weekend for Elk Grove pro sports stars Kyle Larson and Spencer Levin.Larson was caught up in a 16-car crash on the 20th lap of the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona Sunday. He was briefly knocked out of the race and of...

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Davidson, Finnerty To Host H.S. Sports TV Show

Expanding on its tradition of covering High Schools sports, The Sacramento Bee will debut “The Bee Preps Show” on Aug. 26. Presented by title sponsor Save Mart and airing on Comcast SportsNet California, “The Bee Preps Show” will be the only show dedicated solely to high school sports in the Sacramento region.


Co-hosted...

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World Cup Soccer (As Seen At Bull Wings)

World Cup Soccer (As Seen At Bull Wings)


There are 18 flat screen TV monitors peppered on the walls of Bull Wings Sports Bar and Restaurant and on this Tuesday afternoon every one of them is showing the soccer event of the year – USA vs. Belgium in the World Cup.

And, this isn’t just any World Cup game, either. It’s the round...

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Thames Drafted By Raptors, Traded To Nets; Larson’s Day At Kentucky Short

Thames Drafted By Raptors, Traded To Nets; Larson’s Day At Kentucky Short

Former Pleasant Grove basketball star Xavier Thames may have achieved something very rare amongst ex-Elk Grove Unified School District players. We believe he is just the second EGUSD graduate to be drafted by the National Basketball Association.The on...

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