Jim Crandell’s unique view on all things sports in California; focusing on Sacramento’s home teams, the River Cats, Kings and Mountain Lions, High School break-out stars, and the Northern California favorites like the San Francisco Giants, Oakland A’s, 49ers, Raiders, and NASCAR.
Serena Williams is scheduled to return to the Bankof the West Classic for the first time since beatinglucky loser CoCo Vandeweghe for the 2012 title.Vandeweghe also is entered in next week's tourna-ment at Stanford's Taube Family Tennis Stadium.. Photo... […]
There are more football teams than the NFL clubs in camp this week. It's the opening week of drills for our area junior football squads. Below are some photos of the Elk Grove Jr. Thundering Herd Pee Wees, working out at their long-time practice field ... […]
Patty Fendick-McCain, a Sacramento native who starred at Stanford and in professional tennis, recently announced her retirement after nine years as the women's head coach at the University of Texas. Fendick-McCain, 49, led the Longhorns to the NCAA Championships each year, including appearances in the round of 16 in 2008, 2010 and 2012. Fendick […]
After reading Sacramento Bee columnist Marco Breton’s hang ’em high column yesterday regarding the death penalty, I decided to reread three columns he wrote on the Rev. Uriel Ojeda in 2012 and 2013. I did this because I recalled a … Continue reading → […]
Lots of interesting notes on our local athletes:David Freitas (Elk Grove H.S.) has been promoted to AAA-Norfolk by the Baltimore Orioles.J.D. Davis (Elk Grove H.S.) was doing so well after being drafted in June by the Astros that he's already been prom... […]