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Elk Grove Sports Corner
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'...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
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...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
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...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
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...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
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...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
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...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
Sac Republic FC Players Make Local Barber Shop Game Day Ritual

Sac Republic FC Players Make Local Barber Shop Game Day Ritual


Dave’s Barber Shop in old town Elk Grove typically doesn’t open until 8 a.m. on Thursdays. But, this isn’t a typical Thursday.

It’s game day for the Sacramento Republic FC professional soccer team and in what has become a morning ritual when Sac Republic has a home match, Carlos Martinez and Rodrigo “RoRo” Lopez get...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
Larson Wins Pro West Race At Sonoma/Levin Needs Good Showing At Congressional

Larson Wins Pro West Race At Sonoma/Levin Needs Good Showing At Congressional


Kyle Larson made his first race at Sonoma Speedway last Saturday really count. He won the checkered flag in the Carneros 200 NASCAR Pro Series West Race, leading the race from the start.

“It’s always fun racing the K&N cars,” Larson said. “I miss running them. I got to run the East Series a couple...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
Larson Takes New Celebrity Status In Stride

Larson Takes New Celebrity Status In Stride

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