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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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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...

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