The Hawks compete against Laguna Creek last week at the Hawks’ Nest. Liberty Ranch hosted Laguna Creek last week and after a 3-1 win, improved their overall record to 5-4. Paityn Snow led the Hawks with 11 kills, nine aces and 28 attacks, Jess Lawton had 28 attacks and 10 digs, Rachel Smith …

With four touchdowns by Arthur Draeger and an interception returned for a touchdown by Hunter Maberto, the Liberty Ranch Hawks cruised to their first win of the football season at home against Bear River.

Having made an impact on the Galt Warriors’ wrestling program thanks to his solid performance throughout all four years, last month Will Farren secured the next step in his future by signing a wrestling plus academic scholarship with Dakota Wesleyan University.

Freshman Amara Aimufua collected a team-high 14 kills and hit .324 for the morning, while host UC Davis hit .279 as a team en route to a, 25-22, 25-23, 25-16, sweep of Nevada for its first victory of the season to open the 2021 Aggie Invitational on Friday morning at the UCU Center.

Last season with no seniors on its squad and COVID-19 reducing most teams’ schedules to just a handful of games, the Liberty Ranch Hawks found themselves in a rebuilding year.

A game that was a nail-biter in the third quarter and that had potential to match that same level of scoring in the fourth, the Galt Warriors’ football season opener provided fans with a dramatic second half against Ripon Christian at Erv Hatzenbuhler Field/Warrior Stadium Aug. 20.

Sacramento Republic FC put its best foot forward on both ends of the pitch on Saturday, playing Phoenix Rising FC to a 0-0 draw at Phoenix Rising Soccer Complex in Chandler, Arizona.

With just a handful of months separating Galt High School’s last football season and the upcoming football season, the unique sports schedules that characterized the 2020-21 school year will give way to full-length schedules that start Friday, and the Warriors are ready to put their skills to work.

Galt Youth Baseball fall ball sign ups are open through Aug. 22 for the Babe Ruth League. Player evaluations will be Monday, Aug. 23. Players must be five years old as of April 30, 2021 to play in the league. The 10 game season will start mid-September through mid-October.

The first of four meetings with the Tacoma Defiance ended in a 1-1 draw on Aug. 5 at Cheney Stadium, as Jerome Kiesewetter scored his first Sacramento Republic FC goal.

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The California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) and its sections, including the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section (CIFSJS), is charged with the responsibility for governing and administering interscholastic athletics for high schools across the State. Further, the CIF, its Sections and member schools …

Eight UC Davis men’s water polo players were individually honored for their efforts in the classroom during the 2020-21 school year, while the team was one of 34 programs lauded for their academic performance, as the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches announced its all-academic teams.

The Sacramento River Cats came back from multiple deficits, but were unable to finish off the first place Reno Aces, falling in 12 innings on Ildemaro Vargas’ game-winning single.

The Big Sky Conference released composite league football schedules for the 2022, 2023 and 2024 seasons as part of the 2021 Football Kickoff media weekend. UC Davis will take on Sacramento State in the regular season finale, as is part of the conference’s scheduling parameters.

Galt Youth Baseball fall ball signups are open through Aug. 16 for the Babe Ruth League. Player evaluations will be Monday, Aug. 23. Players must be five years old as of April 30, 2021 to play in the league. The 10-game season will start mid-September through mid-October.

Sacramento Republic FC snapped a nine game winless streak when they defeated Las Vegas Lights LC 2-1 in Southern Nevada on Wednesday in the teams’ second meeting of the season.

Sacramento Republic FC fell 2-0 to Orange County SC on Saturday Night at Heart Health Park, bringing the club’s recent unbeaten streak to a close.

With 330-mph fire-breathing machines under the lights and the first nitro action in two years at Sonoma Raceway due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the NHRA Sonoma Nationals on July 23-25 is sure to deliver a weekend full of unforgettable moments.

The Indomitable Club grabbed a point against San Diego Loyal SC in dramatic fashion with an aerial strike in the closing moments to secure a 1-1 result.

The Sacramento River Cats were on the losing end of a walk-off for the second consecutive game as the Las Vegas Aviators went from down one to a one-run victory with one swing of the bat on Monday night.

The Topps Company, the official trading card partner of Major League Baseball, on July 6 announced its month-long pop-up truck tour in celebration of Topps National Baseball Card Day, which is Saturday, Aug. 7.

A full list of classes offered by Galt Parks & Rec can be found online at www.ci.galt.ca.us; or call 209-366-7180. Register at: https://apm.activecommunities.com/galt.

The annual Optimist High School Softball All Star rosters were released last week and three area athletes from Liberty Ranch High School have been selected for the large schools’ south team roster and one athlete for the small schools south team.

Although the 50th annual Optimist High School Baseball All Star games were canceled for the protection and safety of the players, coaches, officials, fans and volunteers due to the uncertainty of the coronavirus, the Evening Optimist Club of Sacramento released its annual list of athletes wh…