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EG Ripken 9s Win; Laguna 12′s Take Second At Ripken Regionals

Elk Grove Youth Baseball's 9-year-old All-Stars defeated the Laguna Youth squad, 15-5,  Saturday in the championship game of Cal Ripken Baseball's Pacific Southwest Regional Tournament in Panguitch, Utah.The 12-year-old squad representing Laguna Y...

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Jr. Football Drills Underway

Jr. Football Drills Underway

There are more football teams than the NFL clubs in camp this week. It's the opening week of drills for our area junior football squads. Below are some photos of the Elk Grove Jr. Thundering Herd Pee Wees, working out at their long-time practice field ...

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Quick Hits

Lots of interesting notes on our local athletes:David Freitas (Elk Grove H.S.) has been promoted to AAA-Norfolk by the Baltimore Orioles.J.D. Davis (Elk Grove H.S.) was doing so well after being drafted in June by the Astros that he's already been prom...

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Larson To Race Sprint Cup, Nationwide AND Trucks This Weekend

Larson To Race Sprint Cup, Nationwide AND Trucks This Weekend

compiled from stories written by Hollie Cain, NASCAR.ComSaying he can't wait to "get mud all over my face" again Sprint Cup rookie Kyle Larson confirmed he will be competing in the Camping World Truck Series 1-800 CarCash ...

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Gov Signs Bill To Limit Football Contact Practices

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation limiting full-contact football practice for California teenagers, his office announced Monday.The legislation comes amid increasing concern about head injuries in football. Assembly Bill 2127, presented...

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Cal Ripken 12′s and 11′s Prep For Regional Tournament

Cal Ripken 12′s and 11′s Prep For Regional Tournament

Two local Cal Ripken Baseball teams will spend the weekend preparing for the Pacific Southwest Regional Tournaments that start Monday.The Laguna Youth Baseball's 12-Year-Old all-stars won their Northern California state tournament at Rau Park on July 1...

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Synergy Fitness: Helping Young Athletes Get Better

Synergy Fitness: Helping Young Athletes Get Better


Ask just about any elite athlete from high school through college and into the pros and they’ll tell you about the importance of having a personal trainer. This person won’t help the athlete perfect a curveball nor analyze the way they throw a football nor help find a flaw in their batting. In most...

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Detrick Working To Be The Best In Waterskiing

Detrick Working To Be The Best In Waterskiing


Brian Detrick was only four years old and already an accomplished water skiier. He was enrolled in Kindergarten and his father Steve, an avid skiier himself, knew of some local competitions and thought Brian might be ready to enter.

“My parents made a bet with me that year that they would take me to the...

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Cal Ripken State Champs Advance To Regional Tournaments

Local youth baseball squads were crowned Cal Ripken Baseball Northern California state champions and are now preparing for the Pacific Southwest Regional Tournaments, which are one step away from the Cal Ripken World Series in August.The Age 12-and-und...

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Larson Finishes Third (NSCS), Fourth (NNS) At New Hampshire

Kyle Larson had one of his better weekends thus far this season at NASCAR's races last weekend in New Hampshire. He placed fourth Saturday in the Nationwide circuit race and third Sunday in NASCAR's Sprint Cup dash."We made some good decisions that let...

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