Galt High School senior Ethan Reece is used to kicking off tees when he practices kicking during the football season, but for his second trip to the Kicking World National Showcase last weekend, he found out just a few days before the competition that he’d need to kick without a tee.
Sacramento Republic FC announced on Dec. 6 it has reached an agreement on a new deal with midfielder Drew Skundrich. Terms of the new deal were not disclosed.
Having played in other tournaments for so many years, this week the Galt Warriors varsity and JV boys soccer programs will instead play a brand new tournament on their own field.
After taking the lead briefly in the third quarter of their last game in the Lady Warrior Shootout, the Galt Warriors took back their lead and held onto it as they defeated Tokay 35-25 to earn third place at Warrior Gym Dec. 7.
The 36th annual Optimist High School Girls’ Volleyball All Star games were held on Dec. 8 at Capital Christian High School. The small schools match was won by the North Team. The scores were 25 (North) – 22 (South), 25 (South) – 22 (North), 25 (North) - 22 (South), and 26 (North) – 24 (South…
Matthew Phillips and Glenn Gawdin each registered three points on the night and Luke Philp netted a pair of goals as the Stockton Heat overwhelmed Bakersfield by a 7-3 final Saturday night at Stockton Arena. The Heat jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first period scores from Philp and Buddy Ro…
The 36th Optimist High School Girls’ Volleyball All Star games are set for Sunday, Dec. 8. It will be held at Capital Christian High School, 9470 Micron Avenue in Sacramento. The Small Schools match will start at 1 p.m. The Large Schools match will start immediately following the Small Schoo…
In his first full season of competing in cross-country, Cristian Martinez not only finished 15th among D IV boys in the CIF State Cross Country Championships, but finished 138th in the state out of 1,004 runners – and he didn’t even get to complete his pre-race routine, which includes, among…
Sacramento Republic FC announced today it has re-signed the club’s all-time leader in goals and appearances, Cameron Iwasa. Terms of the contract were not disclosed following negotiations with the club captain.
Stockton’s four-game win streak came to an end on Friday as the Colorado Eagles jumped out to a 4-0 lead before a late push from the Heat produced a 5-2 final score at the Budweiser Events Center. The Eagles put two on the board in each of the opening two periods before Matthew Phillips got …
The Galt Warriors, pictured above competing last season, will compete in two tournaments this weekend when they travel north to the Vista del Lago Invitational and compete a bit closer to Galt at Bradshaw Christian High School in its annual JV tournament.
The Liberty Ranch Hawks, who tied Sheldon 2-2 on Nov. 25, will take on Franklin of Elk Grove Tuesday, Nov. 3 in their second game of the year. The game is the second of three straight games against teams from Elk Grove; the Hawks will host Elk Grove High School two days later.
The Galt Warrior varsity girls basketball program hadn’t defeated Stagg High School in seven seasons, but over the weekend they grabbed that elusive win on Stagg’s own turf, Galt head coach Dorvez Barnett noted after another win on Nov. 25.
Saturday will be the Liberty Ranch Hawks’ return to the CIF State Cross Country Championships, with Cristian Martinez representing his school and looking to challenge for first place.
The Galt Warriors, pictured here during their 2019 Section Championship season, will take on Tokay at home on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at 6 p.m. in their second game this season. The Tigers, which are 0-0-1 this season, defeated the Warriors last season 3-2 in the team’s last meeting.
The Galt Warriors, pictured above in their Foundation Game against Ben Holt Academy, will play their second game of the year Wednesday on the road at Edison in the first game of the Stockton Children’s Classic. The Warriors also played Sierra Nov. 22, losing that game 67-34.
The Sacramento River Cats have released the design and details of the ring commemorating the club’s historic 2019 Triple-A Championship. River Cats players and staff from the title-winning team will receive their rings during a special on-field ceremony at Sutter Health Park on Saturday, Apr…
Michelle Bustamante, Terry Esparza and Bonnie Rodriguez were honored at recent city council meetings for their commitment to the Galt community. The Galt Community of Character Coalition (GCCC) announced its honorees for the character trait Pride in Community and presented the award recipien…
The CIF Regional Water Polo Championships began Tuesday, Nov. 19 in the North Region (boys and girls) and Friday, Nov. 22 in the South Region (boys only) and will culminate with the Championship Finals being held Saturday, Nov. 23. Eight-team brackets for each of the three divisions are avai…
There was no doubt in his coach’s mind that Cristian Martinez would qualify for the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section State Cross-Country Championships; the question instead was where he would end up finishing at the section championships on Nov. 16.
By competing at the Sac-Joaquin Section Cross-Country Championships Nov. 16 in Folsom, the Galt Warriors’ varsity girls team continued the trend that the program has experienced over the past several years of gaining more experience and seeing the team grow.
Ryan Lomberg found a streaking Justin Kirkland on the far post with just 17 ticks remaining to break a third period tie for a dramatic 3-2 win over San Jose Saturday night at Stockton Arena. The goal capped a third period rally that saw Stockton turn a 2-1 deficit into a divisional win, the …
One after one, red and white ‘G’s crossed the finish line fairly close to one another in the Division 4 race at Frogtown and, minutes later, it was official – the Galt Warrior varsity girls team had advanced to the Sac-Joaquin Section Cross-Country Championships.
The Liberty Ranch Hawks’ football playoff game on Nov. 8, the first to be played on campus, may be the last for this season after a competitive match up against Foothill, but it will also be a chance to usher in a new era of playoff teams, as bittersweet as the final result was for their seniors.
Cristian Martinez crossed the finish line third at the Sac-Joaquin Section Cross-Country Sub-Sections, helping the Liberty Ranch Hawks to advance to the SJS Cross-Country Section Championships after an impressive finish at Frogtown in Angel’s Camp.
The Liberty Ranch Jr. Hawks 8U team had a successful day on the biggest day of the season as they brought home a Super Bowl win on Nov. 9 at Bradshaw Christian High School.
Returning to the playoffs was something that the Liberty Ranch Hawks had had as a goal and, thanks to the closest Dairy Bowl win in years over their rival Galt, this week Liberty Ranch will be playing in its first playoff game since 2016.
With no other runner even breaking the 16-minute barrier in Folsom, Cristian Martinez won the Sierra Valley Conference Championship easily for his sixth cross-country win this season.
Republic FC’s 2019 USL Championship campaign came to a close on Saturday night following a 3-0 result to El Paso Locomotive FC at Southwest University Park.
The Liberty Ranch Hawks knew they’d have a tough matchup in Nevada Union in the first round of their Sac-Joaquin Section Division III volleyball playoff game Oct. 29.
Ahead by just one point in the fifth set of their Sac-Joaquin Section D III volleyball play-in match against Mountain House, a fired-up Mark Snow yelled at his players that they needed just one more for the win.
The Galt Warriors took to the court on Oct. 28 to do something the program hadn’t done in years – play in a Sac-Joaquin Section postseason game.
The Galt JV Warriors run the ball in their win over Union Mine on Oct. 25. The Warriors broke a 6-6 tie in the second quarter with three straight touchdowns and went on to win 35-12 after a final touchdown in the fourth quarter for their second Sierra Valley Conference win. The Warriors will…
For the second time this week, a resilient Republic FC side stormed back from an early goal down to advance in the 2019 USL Championship playoffs after defeating regional rivals Reno 1868 FC in a Quarterfinal showdown on Saturday night, 3-1.
The Galt Warriors have faced a streak of challenging opponents in the past few weeks but the experience has been one that could spur them to grow as they’ve continued to in recent years into an evolving program.
At school, Matthew Medina was recently selected to be a group speaker with a program that brings together student leaders. In the boxing ring, Medina, 13, spoke with his athleticism when he won his division at the Double Punches boxing tournament in Santa Rosa.
Down by three touchdowns in the first half, the Liberty Ranch Hawks faced one of the better teams in the Sierra Valley Conference in the second-to-last game of the regular season and lost 28-7.
For their first game, the 2019 Mesa Verde Mavericks had just 21 players available to play for their school and hometown pride.
The Liberty Ranch Hawks varsity boys cross country team competed at the Hughson Supercross on Oct. 19 and saw another first place finish for Cristian Martinez and a third-place finish as a team at the annual race, which featured 23 teams in the varsity boys division.
Among the highlights of last week’s Liberty Ranch game against El Dorado for head coach Anthony Linebaugh, watching kicker Damian Ochoa’s progression may have topped it.
This weekend the McCaffrey Bulldogs raced in the Flat Sac Invitational at Gibson Ranch County Park. It was the last competitive race of the season for the McCaffrey cross-country team.
Marking the culmination of a journey that began more than five years ago, Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber officially announced today that Major League Soccer (MLS) has awarded an expansion team to California’s capital city, Sacramento.
Playing to a full five sets against Rosemont, the Galt Warriors earned their third Sierra Valley Conference win and will close the regular season with one of their best records in recent history.