The Elk Grove Golf Classic, which will be held Aug. 10 to raise money for the Elk Grove Youth Sports Foundation, will be held at Valley Hi Country Club at 9595 Franklin Blvd. in Elk Grove.

UC Davis rising sophomore Jackie Lucena has earned an exemption into the 2020 United States Women’s Amateur Championship after finishing second at the 120th annual Women’s Western Amateur Championship at the Prestwick Country Club on Saturday in Frankfort, Ill.

In a move that falls in line with the decision by Sacramento County to continue with distance learning when the 2020-21 school year starts, the California Interscholastic Federation on July 20 released a modified high school sports season for 2020-21 that obliterates the fall months complete…

In their second game since the USL season re-started and second home game, Republic FC (1-0-2, 5 points) have yet to be defeated through three regular season matches this year and Sunday’s 1-0 win over regional rivals. Reno 1868 FC was the first time the Indomitable Club claimed all three po…

Recently, Minor League Baseball (MiLB) announced that Major League Baseball (MLB) would not be providing its affiliated Minor League teams with players for the 2020 season. As a result, the minor league baseball season was officially cancelled. The Sacramento River Cats will have to wait unt…

Mardy Fish won the 2020 American Century Championship on July 12, shooting a 72 and posting a final 76 points for the tournament in the celebrity golf tournament that raised money for charities, including the Equal Justice Initiative, the Center for Disaster Philanthropy COVID-19 Response Fu…

When local athletes go for their next medal at their next Special Olympics competition, whether it is virtual or after physical competitions resume, they’re counting on being able to have that opportunity as they have in the past, as an activity that is free for themselves and their teammates.

July 20 will reveal more about how sports will be handled for the 2020-21 school year by way of a California Interscholastic Federation meeting but, for now, local schools have a guideline to follow for the initial part of the plan to reopen sports in Galt.

Republic FC’s revised schedule for the 2020 USL Championship season will bring live professional sports back to Sacramento for the first time since mid-March, with the Indomitable Club set to return to the home pitch on July 13 against Tacoma Defiance. Monday’s match will be the first profes…

In her short time at Galt High School, Angela DaPrato had helped the varsity girls basketball team double the amount of wins the program had had the previous year and thought she was on her way to working on long-term goals with the program.

Besides turning into a top long-distance runner on the varsity track and field team for Galt High School as well as cross-country, Madison Petersen added to her well-rounded athlete status by competing on the swim team, in basketball and turning in good grades as well.

The Liberty Ranch Hawks had just come off of their best varsity softball season in program history. This year was poised to be their year. Just six games into their season, however, COVID-19 hit and the day of their first Sierra Valley Conference game of the year, Rosemont High School called…

The California Interscholastic Federation released its guidelines on June 12 for reopening sports and noted that its guidelines are to be used primarily as a tool for when schools reopen and that school districts should look to the state and county for guidance as to when they can safely reo…

Not content to only satisfy one of his interests during the fall sports season, Ethan Reece decided to go for both football and cross-country.

Though they didn’t have a chance to play most of the regular season, Logan Mayfield and Kenny Morgan received recognition last week when they were chosen by the Optimist Club of Sacramento to play in this year’s Optimist High School Baseball All Star Small Schools game. The Optimist All Star…

This month, the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) signed Rival as the national operating partner for the AAU Esports program. The AAU broke into the esports gaming ring last year, when it announced esports as the newest addition to its 41 sports.

In what could have been their final softball game had the season actually occurred, Anabelle Buchanan of Liberty Ranch and Haley Sanchez of Galt High School were selected to play on the Small Schools’ South roster of the Optimist All-Star softball game, which honors the top senior high schoo…

With student-athletes being forced to work out on their own these days due to the coronavirus shutdown, the motivation to stay on top of their training might be a little harder than it normally would if they were at the field or track with their coach and athletic trainer.

After a monstrous season of setting records and making his mark on the Sac-Joaquin Section, Liberty Ranch’s Jalen Patterson made his college plans official, according to athletic director Anthony Linebaugh, by signing his letter of intent to play basketball for Arizona Western College.

Justine Navarra (Buhach Colony High School) and Nolan Torres (Corona High School) were named the recipients of the prestigious CIF Spirit of Sport Award for the 2019-20 spring sports season. The two statewide winners will receive an award, a patch, and a $1,000 scholarship. The CIF Spirit of…

The Sacramento River Cats, Sutter Health and Atlas Disposal are joining forces to donate 1,500 grocery care packages to first-responder employees, and volunteers from all three organizations will participate in a “packing day” at Sutter Health Park on Tuesday, May 12, beginning at 10 a.m. Th…

While these days, she can be found doing volleyball workouts as she prepares for college, Haley Sanchez admits that when she started playing volleyball in eighth grade, it wasn’t her top choice.

After playing basketball for four years, Galt High School’s Logan Mayfield earned All-League honors at the end of the winter season.

The Stockton Heat’s parent club, the Calgary Flames, announced April 27 that it has signed forward Emilio Pettersen to a three-year entry level contract.

Those who are looking to stay fit on their own as schools continue distance learning now have another resource. Running website Athletic.net launched its new Athletic app in mid-April to provide the opportunity for runners to compete against runners across the country in virtual meets where …

Each June, the California Coaches Association honors dozens of coaches, as well as others who contribute to athletics, up and down the state for the tremendous impact they have had on their campuses and in their communities. The association would like to bring recognition to these coaches an…

The Stockton Heat announced on April 14 that they have signed free-agent defenseman Greg Moro to a two-year AHL deal and free-agent defensemen Noah King and Koletrane Wilson to one-year AHL deals, with all three contracts starting in the 2020-21 season.

The Sacramento River Cats were able to throw an Opening Day celebration of sorts in lieu of their regularly scheduled plans on April 14, treating families to some of the perks they’d normally experience at a River Cats game from the convenience of their own car.

The Galt Warrior girls soccer team has had an especially talented roster the past several years and the Sierra Valley Conference recognized that fact this year when Sabrina Welch, Sasha Martinez and Mariely Preciado were voted All-League at the end of the winter season.

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