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Elk Grove High’s Lady Football Kicker

Sep 24, 2014
Elk Grove High’s Lady Football Kicker

Gary Gelfand introduces us to Hunter Petracek, a young lady who not only plays varsity soccer, but also serves as the Thundering Herd’s Football kicker… nailing 45-yard field goals at will.

The State Hornet
Hornet men struggled in the Husky Invitational

Sep 23, 2014

Sacramento State men’s golf struggled in Washington, coming in last place behind Seattle by 12 strokes at the Husky Invitational.



Bleed Black and Purple
Did the Kings improve this offseason? It’s complicated

Did the Kings improve this offseason? It’s complicated


By Tony Xypteras

For a team that lacked cap room, the Kings were fairly active (as they have been since Vivek Ranadive bought the team last year) again this offseason. Training camp is less than a week away, and this feels like the roster the...

The State Hornet
Women’s golf makes season debut at WSU Cougar Cup

Sep 23, 2014

Sacramento State women’s golf wrapped up its first tournament of the season at WSU Cougar Cup Monday, Sept. 22 and mirrored similar results from last year’s event, placing seventh overall (296-307-312-915).



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NorCal Tennis Czar
Donaldson, 17, upstages Harrison in Napa Challenger

Sep 23, 2014
Donaldson, 17, upstages Harrison in Napa Challenger

Ryan Harrison lost to 17-year-old fellow AmericanJared Donaldson 6-3, 7-5 in the first round of theNapa Valley Challenger. 2013 photo by Paul Bauman     Not so long ago, Ryan Harrison was considered the top prospect in U.S. men's tennis....

Game to 100
Speed bag conveys memories of long ago

Sep 23, 2014
Speed bag conveys memories of long ago

I decided to retire my old speed bag. It’s been with me for at least 20 years. It’s too worn and cracked and covered in red tape to bother replacing the bladder again. Sometimes, you just have to let go. … Continue reading

Bleed Black and Purple
Looking back at Peja Stojakovic’s draft night

By Greg Hyatt

The biggest bit of news coming out of Kingsland last week, was that the franchise is retiring Peja Stojakovic's jersey. I for one am a fan of it. I mean, this franchise doesn't have that many banners to raise, so when we get the opportunity to do it, why not?

When I...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
Madrigal, Team USA Survive Hurricane Odile To Win Gold

Madrigal, Team USA Survive Hurricane Odile To Win Gold


Nick Madrigal and his family now know personally what damage a hurricane can impose on land. As a member of the age 18-and-under Team USA baseball squad that competed the past couple weeks in the La Paz, Mexico the Elk Grove High School shortstop saw the results of Hurricane Odile which hit the Mexican...

NorCal Tennis Czar
Ginepri, two seeds ousted early in Napa Challenger

Sep 23, 2014
Ginepri, two seeds ousted early in Napa Challenger

Robby Ginepri lost to Liam Broady of Great Britain 6-4, 6-0in the first round of the $50,000 Napa Valley Challenger.2013 photo by Paul Bauman   Neither past accomplish- ments nor seedings meant much in the $50,000 Napa Valley Challenger on Mo...

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NorCal Tennis Czar
Former U.S. star to play today in Napa Challenger

Sep 22, 2014
Former U.S. star to play today in Napa Challenger

Robby Ginepri lost to Andre Agassi in five sets in the2005 U.S. Open semifinals. 2013 photo by Paul Bauman   Robby Ginepri, the only active American man to reach a Grand Slam singles semifinal, is scheduled to play Liam Broady of Great Britai...

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