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Report on Kings’ Petrie ‘not true,’ Joe Maloof says

Jan 31, 2012

As reported several times in The Bee and on sacbee.com -- most recently in Ailene Voisin's column on Jan. 18 -- Kings basketball president Geoff Petrie's future with the team appears increasingly uncertain. But a report that surfaced Tuesday night in...

Kings Corner
Tip Sheet: Oakland return reminds Smart of ‘going back home’

Jan 31, 2012
Tip Sheet: Oakland return reminds Smart of ‘going back home’

PHOTO CREDIT: Sacramento Kings head coach Keith Smart argues a call during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz, Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012, in Salt Lake City. Jim Urquhart. Associated Press. We're here to feed your need for...

Sac State Sports
Sac State Morning Call: One Day Before Signing Day Edition

Jan 31, 2012
Sac State Morning Call: One Day Before Signing Day Edition

We’re getting ready for football signing day tomorrow.  This afternoon, we’ll tell you about our plans for covering this event. For now, here’s a few links: Sac State’s Bracket Buster game for Feb. 18 was announced Monday and it will be San Jose State. Here’s a recent interview with their coach, George Nessman and...

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The State Hornet
Can a losing season still be a victory for Sacramento State men’s basketball?

Jan 30, 2012

Rejoice all ye faithful. The Sacramento State men's basketball squad won a conference game, and it's been a long time coming. Saturday's 77-43 whooping of Northern Arizona was the first Big Sky victory for the Hornets since Fe...

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Elk Grove Sports Corner
EG Rugby Team Wins Championship

EG Rugby Team Wins Championship

The Elk Grove United Youth Rugby Club won the Varsity Silver Division Championship on Sunday in The Kick Off Tournament (http://svrf.org/kot.html) at Cordova High School in Rancho Cordova. The tournament is the largest youth rugby tournament in th...

Sac State Sports
Hornets host San Jose State in ESPN Braketbuster

Jan 30, 2012
Hornets host San Jose State in ESPN Braketbuster

By Bryan Metcalf, SacStateSports.com staff writer ESPN has announced that Sacramento State will host San Jose State on Feb. 18 as part of the 10th Annual Sears Bracketbusters tournament. This game, which will be played at Hornet Gym, is unlikely to be televised on any of the ESPN networks. Thegame is scheduled for a...

The State Hornet
Indoor track places high at Washington Invit. over weekend

Jan 30, 2012

Senior Baiba Celma and junior Jesse Elvrom both led the way for Sacramento State's indoor track and field teams by finishing in the top 10 at the University of Washington Invitational this past Friday and Saturday. Celma's 3,456 po...

Kings Corner
Monday practice: Hayes discusses ‘irritating’ shoulder

Jan 30, 2012

Head coach Keith Smart addresses the media following Monday's practice. Kings forward-center Chuck Hayes said today that his left shoulder "slightly popped out" in the final seconds of the Kings' loss to the Utah Jazz on Saturday night. The first t...

Game to 100
Commentary: Public kept in dark on Kings arena

Jan 30, 2012
Commentary: Public kept in dark on Kings arena

A lawyer friend of mine who is usually well-informed about Sacramento political and governmental issues asked me this question the other night: What’s going on with the arena parking plan?  Evidently, he hadn’t been reading my blog religiously or  Field of … Continue reading

From the Capitol
Five-star defensive lineman Arik Armstead going to Oregon

Jan 30, 2012

The highly-regarded 6-foot-8, 280-pound player from Elk Grove has chosen Oregon state to be his home for the next four years. The top recruit in the west will play basketball and football for the Ducks. “I’m going to play defensive line,”...



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