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NorCal Tennis Czar
NorCal players vie for pro titles

   Players with Northern California ties remain in contention for titles this week at every professional level: the elite ATP World Tour, the women's Challenger circuit and the men's Futures.    On the ATP World Tour, top-seeded Ais...

Kings Corner
Cousins’ improvement receives recognition

May 4, 2012

A King has finally shown up in the voting for an award for the 2011-12 season. DeMarcus Cousins received two second-place votes and five third-place votes for Most Improved Player.

Game to 100
Scary thought: DeMarcus Cousins representing U.S.

May 4, 2012
Scary thought: DeMarcus Cousins representing U.S.

  Here’s a unpleasant thought:  DeMarcus Cousins on the U.S. Olympic basketball team.  I know it’s crazy to think that anyone would tout the Sacramento Kings center as a candidate to represent the United States on the world stage, but … Continue reading

Elk Grove Sports Corner
Thursday Scoreboard

Before I get to the scores, read Bill Patterson's story in the Bee about the possibility the CIF will look at a different rule, much more liberal, in dealing with athletes who transfer from one school to another.With open enrollment in Elk Grove, we're...

NorCal Tennis Czar
Sanchez, 17-year-old Hardebeck gain quarters

   Maria Sanchez, a wild card from Modesto, and Krista Hardebeck, a 17-year-old qualifier headed to Stanford in the fall, reached the quarterfinals of the upset-filled $50,000 Audi Melbourne Pro Tennis Classic in Indian Harbour Beach, Fla.&nb...

Kings Corner
NBA Announces Early Entry Candidates for 2012 NBA Draft

May 3, 2012

The NBA announced the 66 players who have filed as early entry candidates for the 2012 NBA Draft. There are 49 players from U.S. colleges and 17 international players.

The State Hornet
Mendonca struggles as baseball drops one-game series to SF

May 3, 2012

For the second game in a row, Sacramento State starting pitcher Tanner Mendonca struggled to find the strike zone Tuesday. After Mendonca walked a season-high five batters April 29 against San Jose State, he was given another chance Tuesday, ...

NorCal Tennis Czar
Cal, Stanford earn 11 NCAA singles berths

   Six singles players from Cal and five from Stanford are scheduled to compete in the NCAA Men's and Women's Championships this month in Athens, Ga.   Stanford'sNicole Gibbs earned the Pacific-12 Conference's automatic berth in wom...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
Wednesday’s Scoreboard

This was a big day for both baseball and softball around Elk Grove. Here's the scores I've had reported as of 9:30 p.m.:Baseball:Laguna Creek 5, Grant 4 (8 inns.) - sophomore Anthony Poindexter doubled off Grant ace Cameron Avila-Leeper to lead off the...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
EG Win DVC Golf Title

Delta Valley Conference18 holes at The Reserve, par 72Team results: Elk Grove 419, Davis 426, Franklin 447, Monterey Trail 484, Grant forfeit, Laguna Creek forfeit.Individual results:  Patrick Levin, EG, 77; Tam, F, 79; Klein, D, 80; Sco...

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