Elk Grove Sports Corner

Elk Grove Sports Corner This site is the place to go for daily updates of what is going on in local sports in the City of Elk Grove. Podcasts and videos of events and games are included often.

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Edmiston Takes EGUSD A.D. Job

Edmiston Takes EGUSD A.D. Job

With the dawning of the new academic year at the Elk Grove Unified School District came a change in leadership in the District’s athletic and facilities management department.


Retiring is Jim Smrekar, a former coach and teacher at Florin and Valley High Schools who has been EGUSD’s athletic director the past 12 years. And,...

Friday Night Live Chat

Join me and other sportswriters from around the area live right here on our Friday Night Live Chat.
I'll be covering Pleasant Grove's home opener with Rocklin. Keep your Internet dial tuned right here for live updates, not only from PG's game, but also the top games around on opening night.

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Delta League Prediction: It’s Grant’s To Lose

The high school football season kicks off Friday with a string of non-conference battles including Rocklin at Pleasant Grove and Jesuit at De LaSalle.Grant will be playing its crosstown rival Burbank (special kickoff time of 5:30 p.m. at Titan Stadium)...

Tellez Promoted To Class-A Lansing

Tellez Promoted To Class-A Lansing

Toronto Blue Jays' farmhand Rowdy Tellez has been promoted to the Lansing Lugnuts of the Class-A Midwest League. This comes after Tellez helped his Bluefield (W.Va.) Blue Jays (Appalachian League) win the Mercer Cup in a dramatic fashion.Tellez drilled...

Access:Sacramento’s Game-of-the-Week Schedule Announced

Access Sacramento's live coverage of Friday night football opens Aug. 29 with Rocklin vs. Pleasant Grove at Sheldon High School.  A total of 18 schools will be seen over the 10 game football TV schedule.  Mid-Season Game of the Week switches ...

EG To Play At Levi’s Stadium/What’s Wrong With Saunders?

One of the big stories of the 49ers' new Levi's Stadium has been the issue of it's natural grass turf. Crews pulled out most of the new turf this week and replaced it, hopefully in time for the Sunday pre-season game with San Diego. But, Thursday they told the Jesuit Marauders that their Aug....

McClain Hired At PG/Fiery End To Larson’s Day

McClain Hired At PG/Fiery End To Larson’s Day

A former Elk Grove High School and Sacramento State baseball coach, Rusty McClain was hired Friday as the new baseball coach at Pleasant Grove High School.He replaces Nolan Dunkly who resigned last week after barely a week on the job. Dunkly cited diff...

Dunkly Resigns PG Baseball Job, After One Week

Barely a week after he was hired to coach varsity baseball at Pleasant Grove, Nolan Dunkly today resigned the post.The Eagles' athletic director Bruce Belden confirmed the resignation Thursday evening saying Dunkly felt as though he couldn't devote the...

Football Previews/Valley, Monterey Trail Improved

This time of year at the Elk Grove Citizen Jon Gudel and I are busy interviewing our area football coaches and writing previews of the upcoming season. Below are links to the previews we've published thus far.ValleyFlorinMonterey TrailSheldonBradshaw C...

Rinaldi Will Coach PG Frosh Baseball; Reed Transfers To Tokay

Rinaldi Will Coach PG Frosh Baseball; Reed Transfers To Tokay


In his first move on the job, Nolan Dunkly hired his former boss, Rob Rinaldi, to become the freshman baseball coach at PGHS.

Rinaldi had resigned the varsity post July 6 citing burn-out as the reason for stepping down. He has coached at Pleasant Grove since 2004 when the school opened and prior to that...

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