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Summer league championship brings excitement to Sacramento

Jul 21, 2014
Summer league championship brings excitement to Sacramento

By: Manny Vieites The Sacramento Kings are the champions of the 2014 NBA Summer League by defeating the Houston Rockets 77-68. Ray McCallum was named the NBA Summer League Championship MVP for his great heroics scoring 29 points with nine rebounds. McCallum showed Kings fans that he can compete at a high level and...

Game to 100
Ducks, geese and teenage girls along seedy stretch of river

Jul 21, 2014

I don’t know what to make of the two teenage girls in skimpy attire I saw last Friday afternoon. They were  wading in the lower American River. A minute later, a girl with a small dog came out of the woods … Continue reading

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Kings advance to summer league final

Jul 20, 2014

By: Manny Vieites The Sacramento Kings (5-1) cruise into the finals of the 2014 Summer League by defeating the Washington Wizards (5-2) 74-62. Sacramento had a 39-10 run that spanned through the first and second quarters to grab a significant lead and take the game by storm. MarShon Brooks was leading the way for...

NorCal Tennis Czar
Riffice earns national boys doubles title on clay

Jul 20, 2014

   Chalk up another national junior title for Roseville and the Sacramento region.   Sam Riffice teamed with Vasil Kirkov of Tampa, Fla., to rout Robert Loeb of Hilton Head, S.C., and Alex Phillips of Peachtree City, Ga., 6-1, 6-1 o...

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Kings advance to semi-final in summer league

Jul 19, 2014
Kings advance to semi-final in summer league

By: Manny Vieites  The Sacramento Kings defeat the Chicago Bulls 80-61 in the quarterfinals at the NBA Summer League. Bulls first round draft pick Doug McDermott did not take part in today’s action off a coaching decision. Today was an all around team win for the Kings shooting 49 percent from the field with...

NorCal Tennis Czar
Mayo wins National Clay Courts in boys 14s

Jul 19, 2014

   Northern California juniors earned two titles on Friday in the USTA National Clay Court Championships, and more could come today.   Top-seeded Keenan Mayo of Roseville won the boys 14s in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., defeating 12th-see...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
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...

NorCal Tennis Czar
Mayo reaches boys 14 final in National Clay Courts

Jul 18, 2014

   Top-seeded Keenan Mayo of Roseville in the Sacramento area beat third-seeded Robert Baylon of Buena Park 7-5, 6-4 on Thursday to reach the final of the USTA Boys 14 National Clay Court Championships in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.   May...

Bleed Black and Purple
DeMarcus Cousins is happy, and that spells big things for the Kings

By Greg Hyatt


It's been a busy off-season for DeMarcus Cousins as he has put in the effort to reach out to the national media and talk show circuit. He recently sat down with Bill Simmons to do an extended interview about all sorts of NBA-related things.

There has been a lot...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
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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